Thinking Highways Articles
A VIABLE ALTERNATIVE

As Steve Carroll reports, the results from the UK DfT’s Low Carbon Truck Trial seem to clear a path for low carbon HGVs Freight transport is vital to economic growth,...

IN LIFE YOU MUST HAVE VISION

New vehicle detection technology addresses the needs of future ITS programs, says Scott Robinson A fundamental component to an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) is vehicle detection – stop bar, advance,...

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The Society of Automotive Engineers has good news: Paul Green has been ‘messing with the devil’ (in a good way), as Lou Fancher reports If the devil is in the...

PREPARING FOR IMPACT

Knoxville, Tennessee could become America’s next autonomous and connected vehicle testbed, as Pete Spiller reports Knoxville, Tennessee is poised to become America’s next testbed for autonomous and connected Vehicles. Mayor...

WELCOME TO THE INTERNET OF TRANSPORTATION

Bob McQueen maintains his reputation as one of the ITS sector’s most innovative thinkers with a ‘sideways’ look at how the principles of the Internet of Things could be applied...

A CHANGING LANDSCAPE

What is Integrated Mobility?  There are different definitions to this suddenly hot buzz-phrase, but the general concept is to provide comprehensive connectivity between different travel modes to provide users with...

FAST INTERNET FOR THE INFORMATION AUTOBAHN

Nils Klute on how Deutsche Telekom’s HotSpot Drive is delivering high-speed WiFi for BMW The future undoubtedly belongs to the “Connected Car” – but make no mistake, these rolling super...

SIGNAL OF INTENT

Alistair Gollop looks back at the last 10 years of traffic signals and discusses what may happen in the next decade   There have been many developments in traffic signals...

AHEAD OF HIS TIME

While playing with his Dropbox settings, Andy Graham came across this file dated 2026. He hasn’t been able to work out how this actually happened but it provides an interesting...

A TIME FOR REFLECTION

Kevin Borras talks to Keith McCabe, a stalwart of the UK’s ITS sector for longer than he’d care to remember, about his fairly untypical entry into the industry in which...

SMART SKILLS FOR SMARTER MOTORWAYS

The UK’s proliferation of smart motorway schemes has generated one all-important question: what if there aren’t enough skilled engineers to deliver the projects? Joe Wilson suggests that a team effort...