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Valerann and Excelerate Technology Leverage Space Technology Enabled ITS to Enhance Security at the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022

London, UK, July 21, 2022. ITS Equant, a project managed by a consortium between Valerann and Excelerate Technology and funded by the European Space Agency’s Space Solutions, has been selected to deploy the jointly developed innovative solution with Milton Keynes ...
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ARRB Report to Guide Increased Recycled Material Use in Road and Rail

Waste materials such as plastic, glass, organic food waste, and tyre rubber can now be used with more confidence in building Australia’s roads and railways. A new report by the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) provides an independent, expert review ...
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International Road Conference Set to Connect Africa and Stimulate Growth

The South African road network, valued to be an asset of around R3 trillion, is the arterial system through which the country’s economic lifeblood flows. This is to be celebrated at the upcoming 7th Regional Conference for Africa, being hosted ...
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SWARCO Inaugurates New Factory in Lower Austria

Two years of planning preceded the groundbreaking ceremony in May 2019 at the Neufurth Business Park in the Amstetten district. Now, another three years later, the SWARCO Global Glass Beads Technology Centre has started operations. 90 employees ensure market-leading products ...
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ITS European Congress 2022: Start-ups Win!

Three successful companies, Angoka, ASIMOB and MobiQu, were awarded the European Start-Up Prize for Mobility at the ITS European Congress held in Toulouse (France) on 30 May - 01 June 2022. The three winners of the competition, which is a ...
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#CommitToAct Streets for Life Week of Action 

#CommitToAct is an NGO-led campaign, coordinated by the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance), that pushes for local and national government commitment and accountability for specific, measurable road safety action. It supports NGOs to advocate with their ...
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ARRB Launches NetRisk2 – A Next Generation Road Safety Tool

The Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) has launched NetRisk2 - a next-generation road safety tool for road managers and asset owners that will change the way we identify and prioritise the treatment of high-risk roads.  Imagine: Using evidence-based assessments of ...
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EASST Launches New Online Disability Awareness Training course for Public Transport Managers in Low and Middle Income Countries

Across the world, many people with disabilities and reduced mobility are excluded from social and economic life due to inaccessible transport systems. Disability Awareness can bring a number of benefits to public transport companies. This short online course, available via ...
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Micro-incentives: a Game-changer Strategy to Nudge Sustainable Mobility Behaviour

The COVID-19 crisis can have a paradoxical effect on the world’s mobility. The limitations imposed on mobility during lockdowns and increasing concerns about the need to keep some physical distancing thereafter have reduced ridership to historical lows, and this has ...
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Turkey Inaugurates The Landmark 1915 Çanakkale Bridge

On 18 March 2022, the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge was put into operation after years of work, since its foundations date back to 2017. Located in the province of Çanakkale in northwestern Turkey, the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge earned the title of ...
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