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Local Authority Guide to Emerging Transport Technology

The biennial brochure brings together numerous case studies that explain how new transport technology is being implemented by local authorities. If you would like to submit a case study please complete this form and send it to us before the closing date of 30 September 2018. 

Background

What is the Guide?

The Guide demonstrates how transport technology is being used to meet local authority objectives 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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Case studies

Local Authority Transport Case Studies

These case studies demonstrate how transport technology is being applied by local authorities. If you have a transport technology story we’d like to hear from you. We are currently preparing the third edition of the publication. If you would like to submit a case study please complete this form and send it to use before the closing date of 30 September 2018.

Contact us

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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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.

Videos

Events

Local Authorities and Smarter Traffic Management Day

On 28th November 2017 IET Transport held a joint event with the Department for Transport and others on smarter traffic management for local authorities at IET Birmingham: Austin Court.

 

ITS World Congress

IET Transport held a panel session on Innovative Procurement Models for ITS Products and Services at the ITS World Congress in Montreal on 1st November 2017.

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Articles

Local Authorities and Smarter Traffic Management Conference Report

Write-up from the event in November summarises the key themes that emerged, such as the need to focus on policy rather than technology-related outcomes, how industry must better understand authorities’ challenges and the human factors of emerging new tech.

IET contributes to London Assembly’s ‘Future Transport’ report

Institution’s stance on CAVs, delivery drones and planning for the adoption of new transport solutions included in publication that follows on from the capital’s “recent failures” in preparing for innovative new services.

Delivering Mobility-as-a-Service

Transport systems and networks worldwide have hitherto been unable to deliver seamless integration across modes and local boundaries, with transport providers often struggling to address congestion and its impacts.