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Local Authority Guide to Emerging Transport Technology

Background

What is the Guide?

The Guide demonstrates how transport technology can be used to meet local authority objectives and shares knowledge   through case studies of the use of transport technologies in new and innovative ways. It also contains advice on procurement, specifying technology needs, making the most of what you already have and doing more with  less.

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Articles

Designing an integrated transport system: technological challenges and opportunities for city authorities and network operators

In October 2016 the IET held a panel to discuss the technological challenges and opportunities for city authorities and network operators in designing and achieving an integrated transport system. The panel including representatives from Atkins, Highways England, City of York Council and Telefonica and it was Chaired by Professor Phil Blythe, the Chief Scientific Advisor at the Department for Transport. Below is a summary of the key points from the session.

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Local Authority Guide to Emerging Transport Technology 2017-18

In 2014 the IET and ITS (UK) produced their first Guide to Emerging Transport Technology. With technology changing at speed, we decided it was time for some updates to the Guide. The second version, launched in 2017, is bigger and better.

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If you would like to know more?

Do please get in touch with us. Our team working on the project can be contacted by emailing ITS@theiet.org

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Case studies

Local Authority Transport Case Studies

These case studies demonstrate how transport technology is being applied by local authorities. If you would like to submit a case study please get in touch.

Events

RTIC-interactive!

Join the IET and ITS UK on the 9 May for a day that explores how current and emerging transport technology can help overcome the challenges in the implementation of cost-effective ITS solutions in local transport.

Intelligent Transport Systems for Local Authorities

In partnership with the ITS (UK), the Department for Transport and Transport Scotland, the IET ran an event on Intelligent Transport Systems for Local Authorities in June 2016.