The Australian Government is positioning the nation for safer roads through collaboration on high-tech vehicle and road systems via an agreement with the US State, Michigan.
Connected and automated vehicles, cyber security, ride-share, Mobility as a Service and artificial intelligence were among the transport technology topics discussed at this year's Australian Intelligent Transport Systems Summit.
ITS Australia is undertaking work with government and industry to shape opportunities in Australia that will promote the efficient movement of people and goods to improve safety, reduce congestion and environmental impacts.
New products in Lidar sensor technology from SICK are giving road infrastructure asset managers the ability to classify vehicles on the network and a wider solution to managing road traffic and safety.
The eight-year ITS contract has been awarded with the opportunity for two extensions.