Thinking Highways News
Kapsch waiting for Jakarta green light

Swedish-based Kapsch TrafficCom says it has signed an agreement with an Indonesian IT firm in preparation to offering electronic road pricing for inner-city areas and highway toll booths.Kapsch, which first visited...

Only 1% of Abu Dhabi population uses public transport

Only one per cent of the UAE capital’s population use public transport, figures released by the Department of Transport show. The figures were released during a conference last Wednesday. The...

Google unveils new desktop maps for Indian cities

Google, the world's largest search engine provider, has unveiled a new tool to search, navigate and explore Indian cities, streets, landmarks, restaurants and events through its desktop maps."Our new tool...

Car park security in Paris improved

SAEMES (Société Anonyme d’Economie Mixte d’Exploitation du Stationnement, a semi-public parking system operator for the City of Paris) controls more than 90 car parks in the city area of Paris....

M4 managed motorway expansion plans revealed

Plans to increase capacity on the M4 have been announced by the government. The scheme will see variable speed limits and the hard shoulder converted to a traffic lane for...

National Roads Authority to deploy range of ITS

Ireland’s National Roads Authority (NRA) is to deploy a range of “intelligent transport systems” to improve travels times; warn drivers of weather, dangers and delays ahead; and automatically notify emergency...