ITS Europe, Helsinki

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The 10th European ITS Congress will take place in Helsinki June 16-19, with sessions set to focus on how new IT applications can improve transportation systems. ITS, short for Intelligent Transportation Systems, brings together municipal and other authorities, transportation companies, IT service providers,  thought leaders, technologists, researchers and other experts to discuss strategies for improved […]

BMW invests in Embark mobility apps maker

Embark will help BMW develop multi-modal urban transportation solutions (Photo: Embark)

BMW is investing in Embark, a US based maker of new-mobility iPhone and Android apps, as the German premium car maker gears up for the launch of its new i brand vehicles. Embark apps are designed to help travelers navigate mass transit in major cities. BMW’s investment shows car companies realize that personal mobility is […]

Copenhagen to adopt high-tech traffic management system

Bicycles play a big role in Copenhagen's transportation system (Photo: Wikimedia)

The city of Copenhagen is set to implement a high-tech traffic management system it hopes will reduce average CO2 emissions of city traffic. The city has awarded a 10 million euro contract to Dutch technical services provider Imtech to put in place a system that covers all 365 road junctions in Copenhagen. Imtech’s traffic management […]