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Monday, 6th October 2014 - 21:00

From locating potholes to monitoring air quality, new technologies could revolutionise the UK’s transport system and reduce local authority costs

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A new guide launched today by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) UK will help local authorities make use of new technologies, such as big data analytics and cloud computing, to revolutionise their local transport systems while also reducing costs. In the current political and financial environment, where local authorities are increasingly strapped for cash, the guide illustrates how some local authorities have used technology to improve their transport systems while managing, and in some cases reducing, costs. The guide sets out some of the advantages new technologies can bring in solving existing and future transport problems. Examples range from smartphone apps to determine road and cycle path conditions, to Bluetooth systems that allow transport operators and planners to analyse journeys across multiple transport modes in near real-time. ...

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