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Hate crime awareness on UK public transport

There has recently been a bit of negative press surrounding hate crime awareness within the UK transport network, with the number of reported hate crimes increasing.
make dangerous jobs safer, deep sea diving

Has technology made dangerous jobs safer?

Certain jobs, like deep sea diving, bring an element of risk with them: in what sectors has technology made dangerous jobs safer?
mobility issues

Disability and public spaces

The UK’s population is living longer, meaning that more of us will experience mobility issues in our lifetime. Although this is the case, there is still an issue when it comes to the accessibility of our homes, buildings and public spaces
blind spot

New app helps raise drivers’ awareness of blind spots

Highways England is using virtual reality to reduce the risk of commercial vehicle drivers being involved in incidents as they travel up and down the country
learner drivers

Law change will see learner drivers on motorways

Law change could lead to a smarter generation of motorway users as learner drivers get their first taste of motorway driving
digital solutions

How digital solutions enable efficient passenger handling at airports

Renjit Benjamin, Senior research analyst from Frost & Sullivan explores the world of airport passenger flow management, focussing on how digital solutions enable efficient passenger handling The demand for air travel has been increasing over time with the International Association of Air Travel (IATA) expecting 7.2 billion air travellers in...

The Oceans Protection Plan is transforming marine safety in Canada

Canada’s Minister of Transport, The Honourable Marc Garneau explores the Oceans Protection Plan and how this is transforming marine safety in Canada today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement in November 2016 of the $1.5 billion Oceans Protection Plan marked the largest ever investment to improve marine safety and protect Canada’s...
aviation sector

The key role of the aviation sector in the UK economy

Graham Bolton, Chairman of the British Aviation Group provides an insight into the role of the aviation sector within the UK economy The aviation sector plays a key role in the UK economy, contributing some £20 billion per annum to the economy and directly supporting around 230,000 jobs. The national...
European rail

Right on track – the future of European rail

Nicolas Furio from Unife explores the latest developments in the all-important European rail industry and what they mean for the future In April 2016, the European Parliament overwhelmingly approved the Council Common Position on the Technical Pillar of the Fourth Railway Package. Hailed as the single most significant achievement in...
vehicle safety

Vehicle safety to get shake up following EC plans

The European Commission is considering making 19 vehicle safety technologies mandatory, it has emerged
Bogie on track before Internet of Trains

The Internet of Trains: For safety, efficiency and comfort

Particularly for bogies with flattened wheels, the Internet of Trains can bring all-round benefits, writes ZNAPZ CEO Marcel Van Velthoven The Internet of Things is entering our world more than we realise. Many pieces of equipment today have sensors, supplying us with all kinds of information. Obviously we have internet...

Internet of trains

Marcel Van Velthoven, CEO at Znapz talks about how the internet of things can bring value to the rail industry... I borrowed the title to this piece from Hessel Dikkers, Chief Information Officer of NS (Dutch Rail), who gave a very interesting presentation at the beginning of the European Rail...
rail

Asset management in the rail industry

Benefits of adopting the new ISO 55000 standard For many years the Rail Industry has been relatively stable with progressive evolution and development, however more recently significant changes have been seen. The recent development and technological advancements have resulted in numerous efficiencies with more transportation being undertaken on the rail...

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