ITS Monday: Edition 37, 2021
A small collection of curated content from the worlds of intelligent transport systems, smart mobility, and associated areas.
Included this week, a few EV stories, cutting emissions, smart bus shelters, and The Complete Guide to Autonomous Vehicles.
And just in case you hadn’t caught it yet, we have a new series of interviews with transport professionals – Effects of COVID on the transport sector – what they see now, what they would like to happen post-pandemic, and what they think will happen. If you’d like to be join this conversation, drop us a line!
This week’s articles
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Apologies for being late on this, but this new book by Professor Michael Milford is on Kickstarter, and there’s only a couple of hours to go before the offer closes. It’s a guide to autonomous vehicles, written for kids … although as Michael points out, ‘A complete easy-to-understand guide to autonomous vehicles for kids… and everyone else!’. Clcik the button below to get in on the crowdfunding and pick up a copy of the book.VISIT THE WEBSITE
The UK city of Birmingham is making some big moves in mobility, sustainability, and liveability. ‘Birmingham has announced what it calls a “transformative” transport plan that will see the car-centric city becoming a super-sized low-traffic neighbourhood. City officials hope that closing roads to through motor traffic, introducing a fleet of zero-emission cross-city buses and building additional protected cycleways will create a more liveable city.’READ THE ARTICLE
Lastly this week, a tale from New Zealand. ‘The first two funding rounds of the NZ Government’s new look Low Emission Transport Fund (LETF) are now open for applications. The first round will provide co-funding for low emission vehicles and transport technology. The second round will focus on the installation of further public charging infrastructure.’READ THE ARTICLE