Archives May 2021

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Registration is open for #SafeRoadsTODAY event

The #SafeRoadsTODAY event will bring together leading experts and key strategic stakeholders in the field of C-ITS. The aim of the event is to present the current status of the Europe-wide roll-out and discuss the positive effects of cooperative services on road safety. Due to the progress and harmonisation of C-ITS technologies, the focus has meanwhile been raised from a technical to a service level, which means that C-ITS services have arrived in the real world. Thanks to the coordinated interaction of infrastructure and vehicles, they are already available in Europe today and represent a driving force for a new era of road safety.

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Gaist signs up to ITS (UK)’s Executive tier of membership

The international roadscape and highways technology company Gaist has signalled its commitment to the UK’s transport technology industry by joining the Intelligent Transport Systems trade association ITS (UK).

As an Executive Member, Gaist will sit on the ITS (UK) Council and help steer the overall strategy and profile building of the ITS industry working alongside leading government departments, consultants, contractors and suppliers.

Gaist uses digital processes to provide deep insights into roads and the roadscape and has the biggest ever data bank of highly detailed images of highway network to provide customers with intelligence and analysis.  This includes high level asset information, mapping and location identification, surface materials analysis, deterioration modelling and HD site location imagery.

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ITS (UK), Estonia and Finland meet to build relationships

The UK’s trade body for Intelligent Transport Systems, ITS (UK) is opening doors for its members to work with companies from Finland and Estonia.

The organisation took part in a three-way online trade delegation meeting which involved it meeting with transport technology-related companies from the two countries to begin the process of introducing them to potential British partners.

Some 40 companies took part in the event which also included ministerial addresses from the three countries’ governments and a debate.

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MaaS: working group closed, TTS Italia towards the presentation of the Recommendations

With the online meeting of 31 March, the Working Group (WG) launched by TTS Italia and coordinated by 5T on MaaS, launched in January 2020, ended after more than a year: intense teamwork with the aim of analyzing, discussing, and defining the enabling conditions necessary for the development and dissemination of MaaS services in Italy.
Three core teams identified in the WG to come up with guidelines of 5 chapters: introduction to MaaS, MaaS, and business, MaaS and Governance, MaaS and Technology, the regulatory context at European level. And above all, 12 recommendations were drawn up which can be summarized with the following keywords: trust, openness, market, freedom, public governance, sharing, public transport, multimodality, data, interoperability, support for demand, sustainability.
The Group’s work went hand in hand with the institutional one carried out by the Association which, as announced in recent days, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Technical Mission Structure of the Ministry of Sustainable Infrastructures and Mobility (MIMS) to support the full diffusion of MaaS nationally.
Furthermore, TTS Italia was audited by the Study Commission set up by MIMS to propose interventions aimed at reforming the local public transport sector, on March 17th. The theme of the comparison, precisely the MaaS and the role of the public transport in the MaaS.
The guidelines created within the Working Group will be presented with a public event which, in collaboration with Club Italia and compatibly with DPCM and health situation, in Rome.

TTS Italia welcomes new members!

Following the last online meeting of the TTS Italia Board of Directors, the following joined the Association:
Bridge129 (www.bridge129.com): the company operating in the areas of access control, traffic monitoring, video surveillance, security systems, offering innovative and technologically advanced solutions by offering various products and services. Bridge129 is part of the TTM Group (TOP TECHNOLOGY MISSION), a financial holding that brings together different business initiatives.

Comark (www.comarkud.it): a company operating since 1994 and specialized in the development and production of products for monitoring road traffic, parking lots and cycle paths.

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