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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.

Carmakers set to produce enough EVs to meet CO2 targets

Clean transport campaign group Transport & Environment (T&E) reports that car manufacturers will produce more than enough electric vehicles to comply with their CO2 reduction targets if they stick to their plans, following new analysis from IHS Markit.

Eyes wide open to possibility

Peter Rander, president, Argo AI, on why cities won’t be taking a backseat when self-driving cars are ready for prime time.

Some protected bike lanes leave city cyclists vulnerable to injury

Bike lanes separated from the roadway by physical barriers make cyclists feel safer and encourage more people to ride. However, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows that protected bike lanes vary in terms of injury risk.

Toll Road Evaders Have a Bad Day

Toll violation can run into some serious money. IBTTA’s Bill Cramer looks at how some US authorities are clawing back lost toll revenue…