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CiTTi Magazine will keep you updated with latest city transport and traffic innovation news, as well as providing insight into the current issues, concepts and technologies that are changing the way in which we move around the city.

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  • Škoda teams up with RegioJet for Czech multimodal transport app September 18, 2020
    Škoda has announced a collaboration with Czech rail and coach operator RegioJet to simplify the use of different public transport modes across cities in the Czech Republic. Passengers travelling on a RegioJet coach or train services will be given the opportunity to register for 60 minutes of free e-scooter use through the DigiLab app. Furthermore, […]
    Katie Searles
  • Connexin secures £80m investment to develop UK smart city technologies September 18, 2020
    Hull-based smart city operator Connexin has raised £80m in funding from infrastructure manager Whitehelm Capital to support development of smart networks and connected communities in UK cities. In 2019, Connexin delivered the UK’s first purpose-built Smart City Operating System for Hull City Council and this year helped infrastructure support service provider Amey implement Connexin’s CityOS […]
    John Thornton
  • Emissions-capturing tyre attachment wins James Dyson award September 18, 2020
    A device that captures polluting rubber particles caused by tyre wear has won the national James Dyson award. Designed by four masters students from Imperial College London and the Royal College of Art, the system is fitted to the wheel and uses electrostatics and air flows to collect harmful tyre particles as they are emitted. […]
    Katie Searles
  • Student’s autonomous taxi concept wins Ford design award September 18, 2020
    A transport design graduate from Staffordshire University has won a challenge by Ford  to develop mobility concepts, ideas and solutions that address new scenarios presented by Covid-19. Marius Lochner won the Ford New Norm Mobility Award for the “muvone” concept, a self-driving taxi for one that prioritises secure individual mobility while enabling people to travel freely […]
    John Thornton
  • Why a UK ‘cycling and walking revolution’ won’t reduce car travel September 18, 2020
    New bike lanes are a good idea for health and air quality, but the convenience of car travel for most journeys will remain, believes David Metz, honorary professor of transport studies, University College London… The UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, has announced £2bn to create thousands of miles of protected bike lanes and pedestrian space. There […]
    John Thornton
  • E-scooter trial launched in Staffordshire September 17, 2020
    Staffordshire County Council and transport partner Amey have launched e-scooters trials in Stafford and Newcastle-Under-Lyme as part of the ADEPT Smart Places Live Labs programme. The Live Labs Simulate programme, run by the council and Amey, is designed to test new innovations that can radically improve mobility and air quality across Staffordshire. The 12-month-long trials […]
    John Thornton
  • UK government investment to help build EV batteries September 17, 2020
    UK science minister Amanda Solloway has announced the launch of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to drive forward research in battery development for EVs. Nearly £44m will be will be allocated to the Faraday Battery Challenge, overseen by the Faraday Institution, to develop next-generation high-performance batteries for electric cars and electric aeroplanes, and to help complete a first-of-its-kind UK […]
    John Thornton
  • Millions more EV charge points needed to meet buyers’ confidence in 2035 target September 17, 2020
    Some 2.8 million public EV chargers will need to be installed by 2035 to achieve the UK government’s zero emission-capable new car market target, a study by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) and Frost and Sullivan has found. According to the survey, there are currently 19,315 on-street charge points in the UK, […]
    Katie Searles
  • Work on Derby cycle scheme commences September 17, 2020
    Construction of a new cycle scheme in Derby has begun, providing a continuous off-road route between the city centre, Wyvern retail park and Pride Park stadium. Funding of £500,000 allows phase one of work to begin transforming a grass verge into the cycle path and installing new street lighting. The route furthers the city’s aim […]
    Katie Searles
  • New EV charging hub installed at East Lothian park and ride site September 17, 2020
    EV charging infrastructure provider Swarco eVolt has installed a new charging hub at Wallyford Park & Choose for bus and rail commuters in East Lothian, Scotland. Located off the arterial A1, EV drivers heading for Edinburgh city centre or further afield will now have access to 18 new charging stations, including two Swarco eVolt 150kW […]
    Katie Searles

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