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Parliament of Victoria approves automated vehicle trials

The legislation is an amendment to the Road Safety Act and will allow VicRoads to grant permits to individuals or organisations who intend to conduct on-road trials of automated vehicles. It is also expected to facilitate the creation of additional jobs and opportunities in the sector of automated technology. Minister ...

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Citymapper launches hybrid bus-taxi service in London

Following the company’s successful operation of night bus CM2 – which featured music, USB charging ports and ‘busmojis’ designed to alert commuters when they were approaching their stop – it has obtained a private hire licence from Transport for London (TfL) which allows the firm to offer rides to passengers. ...

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Louisiana to use P3 method for Belle Chasse Bridge project

The authority has also received approval of the Louisiana Joint Transportation Committee to utilise the P3 contracting process and advance to devise a cooperative arrangement with the private sector. DOTD development secretary Shawn Wilson said: “This project, as well as others, would have been funded under the gas tax proposal ...

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Metawave updates radar platform to advance autonomous driving

The inclusion has enabled Metawave’s WARLORD smart-radar platform to differentiate non-metallic objects, including pedestrians, cyclists, and road animals such as deer, squirrels, or coyotes, by evaluating their micro-motions. The WARLORD platform uses Micro-Doppler Radar Signature and various other AI features to recognise non-metallic objects, which are difficult to spot through ...

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