ITS Monday: Edition 8, 2021
A small collection of curated content from the worlds of intelligent transport systems, smart mobility, and associated areas.
Included this week: Via Transportation acquiring a mapping software company, delivery robots = pedestrians, and old Lime batteries find a re-use.
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!
Now, scroll down, and see what’s in this week’s edition. Oh, and before you do, be sure check out the quickest way to receive our new content via the subscription box just below …
They’re robots, but now, in law, they are more than robots. In Pennsylvania, and 11 other US states, delivery drones have the right to operate on city sidewalks, plus they are classified as pedestrians.READ THE ARTICLE
Lastly, a story that is perhaps a little out of left field. A British company will make portable Bluetooth speakers out of old Lime share e-bike batteries and plastic shopping bags. ‘What we found is that a significant number of the cells within the battery can be reused, even though it no longer is a battery that’s sufficient for transportation use in our own products.’READ THE ARTICLE