Traffic and demand management

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Traffic and demand management refers to measures such as parking management, reallocating urban space in favour of sustainable modes of transport (including shared space), access controls, road pricing, and traffic signal control strategies.

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 23 Oct 2019
By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 13 Nov 2019

Offering sustainable mobility services to cruise ship passengers in Italy - Offrire servizi di mobilità sostenibile per i passeggeri delle navi da crociera in Italia

When a cruise ship docks at a port city, thousands of passengers and crew members disembark to tour the local area. In terms of mobility planning, the number of visitors may be minimal in comparison to the number of residents, but the concentration of visitors in such a short space of time and space is often a challenge.

The recorded webinar below (in Italian) will show you what the Italian cities of LOCATIONS (Trieste, Ravenna e Livorno) are planning in order to manage this issue properly.

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By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 14 Oct 2019

Study suggests significant benefits from Barcelona's superblocks

A recent study by the health institute BCNecologia, based in Barcelona, suggests that there are potentially significant benefits to be delivered from Barcelona’s ambitious plans for applying the superblock model. The model effectively takes urban space away from the car and gives it to people, enabling an increase in walking and also providing more space to socialise. The superblocks also have better cycling and public transport links, to replace car journeys.

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By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 07 Oct 2019
By Youris.com / Updated: 23 Sep 2019

“From Dream to Reality” Leading Smart City projects to Share Results in Brussels at EU Regions Week 2019

On 8 October 2019, from 14:30-17:00, the first three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban, and Triangulum, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, are hosting the session “From dream to reality: sharing experiences from leading European Smart Cities” at the European Week of Regions and Cit

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By gregorysmith / Updated: 28 Oct 2019

Case study on the effect of the machine learning on congestion handling, Debrecen, Hungary

This case study, produced by the Engineering Faculty, Mechatronical Department at Debrecen University shows the results of the KnK Venturi Traffic Optimisation Machine Learning (ML) System on a given traffic problem. The solution provided by machine learning demonstrates the problem-solving capabilities of new technologies.

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By Ella Andrew / Updated: 02 Sep 2019

City Transport & Traffic Innovation Exhibition 2020

The City Transport & Traffic Innovation (CiTTi) Exhibition will gather industry experts together, to explore how innovations in traffic and transport will help the movement of people and goods through an urban environment safely and efficiently.

Visitor passes are free and will give attendees full access to all the solutions on offer, including live demonstrations of cutting-edge technologies, informative conference streams and the chance to learn from experts behind the latest traffic and transport innovations.

By Hannah Figg / Updated: 03 Sep 2019
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 19 Aug 2019
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 05 Aug 2019

Coventry pilots closure of school roads to improve child safety

The schools in the UK city of Coventry have a problem in common with many other schools Europe-wide: unsafe roads around schools resulting from high levels of traffic, the largest part of which caused by parents dropping off their children directly at the school gate right before classes start.

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