Thinking Highways Articles
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...

An End To Gridlock

In September 2015, New York City’s former Traffic Commissioner Samuel Schwartz published a book entitled Street Smart: The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars in which he foresees...

Countdown to Zero

Towards zero emissions from city logistics in 2020 in the inner city: Pex Langenberg, Rotterdam’s Vice-Mayor for Sustainability, Mobility and Culture, talks to Polis’s Merle Schrör about that ambitious goal...

(RE-) Enter the Entrepreneur

Smart and Connected transportation is innovating, evolving and transforming faster and in more complex ways than ever before. However, a few have stepped up to lead it, with a little...

Friend or Foe… or Both?

Are autonomous and connected vehicles aggressors or allies, asks Yogesh Gautam Automakers are making steady progress in bringing autonomous vehicles to market. Google and several OEMs - Ford, Nissan, GM,...

Reverting to Hype

What Gartner teaches us about the Autonomous Vehicle, by Bern Grush and John Niles Much is written about the expectations for autonomous vehicle technology. The attention is deserved. Surely the...

Connectivity, Proximity, Mobility

ITS Canada CEO Rob Shirra looks forward to his organisation’s yearly coming together ITS Canada is pleased to announce that our 2016 Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held on...

Trust, but Verify

Michael Irvin on the evolving role of video detection to video surveillance “Trust, but verify,” President Reagan’s favorite Russian proverb continues to be sound advice we all should embrace -...