News Roundup | Oct 2022

Real time traffic info arrives in the regions
Real time traffic information is now available to motorists using local roads across 22 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in regional NSW.

New tool released to help stop drivers from speeding
The Speed Adviser app, created by the NSW Government’s Centre for Road Safety, can warn drivers if they travel over the speed limit — or if drivers enter a zone where a mobile speed camera may be operating.

Transport for NSW begins OneRoad rollout
Real-time traffic updates now available across 22 local councils.

Dublin plans large expansion of active travel infrastructure
Dublin City Council has unveiled plans to transform its current 10 kilometres of walking and cycling routes into a city-spanning network of over 310 kilometres.

Italy’s first flying taxi trialled at Rome airport
German urban air firm Volocopter has completed its first manned electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) test flight in Italian airspace.

Glasgow expands ‘UK first’ cycle-activated safety signs
Glasgow City Council has expanded cycle-activated electronic safety signs across neighbourhoods following a pilot.

Barcelona uses metro trains to recharge e-scooters
A 12-month pilot project in Barcelona is using energy recovered from metro trains braking to charge personal e-scooters.

Automated pedestrian crossings in NSW
The automation of pedestrian signal crossings remains active in the Sydney CBD centre 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This initiative was first rolled out on in March 2020 to help limit the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community.

TfL introduces new innovative pantograph bus charging technology
The new pantograph bus charging technology is being used to rapidly charge the buses on London’s all-electric route 132, providing high-power top-ups multiple times throughout the day for a power boost.

Melbourne’s Zero Emissions Bus Trial advances with launch of first electric buses
Melbourne’s Zero Emission Bus Trial will provide operators and authorities with key insight into how electric and hydrogen fuelled buses can help improve financial and environmental sustainability across the State of Victoria.

Neuron riders travel 20 million kilometres across Australia
In addition to lowering carbon emissions and improving first- and last-mile connectivity, Neuron Mobility’s e-scooters and e-bikes have enabled riders to support local businesses across Australia.