Thinking Highways Articles
A DEAD END?

Simon Benfield on the multiple benefits brought to road users by the implementation of Smart Motorways All-lane running Smart Motorways: a natural and logical evolution of the dynamic hard shoulder-running...

Stop the Accidents – Now

Almost 26,000 people lost their lives in road accidents in Europe in 2014[1]. This is almost as many as the year before and some distance from the annual decrease of 6.7...

Safety & Security in Transport

Patrik Anderson indentifies trends in incident management for public transport operators   We see both Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) and Video Management System (VMS) vendors offering professional incident management...

Strategising Saftey

Eric de Kievit looks at Amsterdam’s Safety Performance Indicators and the city’s search for an alternative to the paucity of accident data in policy making Let’s first ask a simple...

The True Value of Mobility

Dr Andreas Kossak examines the complexities of Transit Oriented Development and Value Capture In 1919 the head of the planning department of the “Free and Hanseatic City” of Hamburg, Fritz...

Tap and Go

Transport for London and MasterCard are cooperating on an innovative, contactless credit card payment system, as Will Judge and Francisca Delgadillo report Just over 12 months ago Transport for London...

Getting There

The summer of 2015 saw the launch of the “Greater Manchester Transport Strategy 2040: Our Vision,” taking the unusual step of putting the needs of its citizens at the very...

A Tale of Three Cities: Freight Expectations

ITS for urban logistics: the right way to improve efficiency, by Giacomo Lozzi, supported by contributions from three European cities using ITS to address logistical issues Urban freight represents the...

Sustainable Urban Mobility and the Smart City

Polis has recently issued a position paper emphasizing the role of transport in smart city strategies. Karen Vancluysen explains Polis, representing leading cities and regions working on innovation in local...

A Sense of Well Being

Julian Sanchez and Esther Anaya report from London where the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games were the catalyst to creating greater links between the health of its citizens and its...