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.
A world-first test bed, aimed at facilitating the development of smart multimodal transport systems, is anticipated to open up a range of opportunities for Australia thanks to its location in Melbourne’s inner-north.
ARRB is hosting its first Hack-a-thon in April, focusing on the emergence of autonomous driving, connected roads and electric vehicles.
Australia and New Zealand road transport association Austroads has supported the announcement by the Australian Communications and Media Authority that the Radiocommunications (Intelligent Transport Systems) Class Licence 2017 has been issued.