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Taking a fresh look at wheel security

Gary Thomas, group director at GX2 Technology Group – owner of Wheely-Safe, explores the issue of wheel security and the implications for fleet operators when working in and around increasingly densely populated city centres.

The effects of internet shopping on urban logistics

Natalie Chapman, head of south of England and urban policy at the Freight Transport Association (FTA), details how the meteoric rise of internet shopping is ushering in an era of unprecedented change in the logistics industry.

Creating sustainable transportation for the future

Frank Muehlon, managing director for ABB’s global EV charging infrastructure business, explains why a collaborative approach and continual investment in new technology are key to delivering emission-free mobility solutions.

Is Direct Vision Standard the answer to achieving zero vehicular harm?

Natalie Chapman, head of south of England and urban policy at the Freight Transport Association (FTA), questions whether the Direct Vision Standard for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs), which comes into force in October 2020, is enough to end deaths and serious injuries on the capital’s roads by 2041.

20 years of TfL: from local transit authority to global consultancy

Mike Keegan, strategy and planning manager for city planning at Transport for London, and a managing consultant in its consultancy team, reflects on two decades of key policy decisions and explains how the organisation is using its experience to help other cities worldwide tackle their own complex transport challenges.

A progress report on US toll system interoperability

Kevin Hoeflich, chairman, toll services, and senior vice president for HNTB, explains how the US toll industry is making significant strides toward realising its goal of national interoperability.

Alternatives to clean air zones

Natalie Chapman, head of south of England and urban policy at the Freight Transport Association, considers other approaches to the UK government-led scheme that could deliver longer-term benefits to air quality in urban areas.

Access to EV chargers must be guaranteed

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), Eurelectric and Transport & Environment (T&E) are calling on the European institutions to facilitate a rapid roll-out of smart charging infrastructure for electrically-chargeable vehicles.