Cloud Connected Motorbikes for Smart Cities?
The M1 electric motorbike could be considered to be a “two-wheeled Tesla,” or a bike that has motorcycle-like capabilities, yet doesn’t require a license to ride.
Redesigning Future Vehicles
Imagine never having to worry about an accident again. Using cloud and analytics technologies, Continental and IBM are trying to build this world.
Smart Technologies to Ease Frustrations on New Jersey Toll Roads
NJTA, IBM and other technology partners have developed new capabilities with the goal of improving the motoring experience and making these two highways safer.
People-Oriented Cities: Smarter Driving, Smarter Cities
Creating safer, more sustainable cities means designing them to move people, not cars. One way to achieve this goal is transport demand management.
Solar Roadways Could Revolutize Transportation
The solar panels that Idaho inventors Scott and Julie Brusaw have built aren't meant for rooftops. They are meant for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways.
Connected Vehicles: Wifi on Wheels?
In Europe, cars are being equipped with WiFi-enabled dashboard monitors, so drivers can tap into weather reports and traffic patterns. Passenger vehicles in Canada, too, are slowly becoming mobile technology platforms. This year we’ll see vehicles with embedded mobile capability, able to support a host of devices.
Date - June 06, 2017 Author - Metro News
Edmonton transit has picked a preferred operator to start work on a new fare system — meaning city bus riders are one step closer to electronic fare payment.
Date - May 24, 2017 Author - CBC News
The city of St. Albert is going green — both literally and esthetically — with three electric buses on routes in and around the city this week.
Date - March 15, 2017 Author - Lynda Neufeld, CBC News
The City of Edmonton is looking at setting up a test track at the University of Alberta to try out so-called autonomous or driverless vehicles.
Date - March 03, 2017 Author - Lynda Neufeld, CBC News
The City of Edmonton is researching technology that provides information on available parking stalls in "real time."
Date - March 03, 2017 Author - Sharon Crowder, The Globe and Mail
St. Albert, a small Alberta city, is moving forward on an ambitious plan for growth based on early adoption of new urban technologies
Date - November 22, 2016
Electric charging stations, part of a pilot project called Plug 'n Go Edmonton, would power the city's electric fleet and could also be used by citizens who drive electric vehicles.
Date - October 19, 2016 Author - Elise Stolte, Edmonton Journal
Self-driving taxis and buses may be coming to Edmonton sooner than expected and are prompting even die-hard LRT enthusiasts to rethink their position.
Date - September 16, 2016 Author - City of Edmonton
ACTIVE-AURORA project now testing a variety of connected vehicle applications on roads in Edmonton, as part of the ACTIVE Test-Bed
Date - March 04, 2016 Author - Business Wire
The City of St. Albert today announced that it has taken steps to become the first municipality in Canada to order long-range all-electric buses to deploy on city streets for public transit use.
Date - September 02, 2015 Author - Matt Dykstra, Edmonton Sun
The Alberta NDP government is investing $28 million in a new "seamless" smart fare system for public transit users Edmonton, St. Albert and Strathcona County. Transportation Minister Brian Mason made the GreenTRIP funding announcement in St. Albert on Wednesday.
Date - August 26, 2015 Author - Kevin Ma, St. Albert Gazette
St. Albert could have up to four electric buses on its streets by September 2016 now that council has agreed to buy them with cash from GreenTRIP.
Date - August 05, 2015 Author - Gordon Kent, Edmonton Journal
Starting next Tuesday, signs along westbound lanes between 111th Street and 159th Street will recommend the best speed to go to curtail congestion and improve travel times.
Date - July 09, 2015 Author - City of Airdrie
Airdrie Transit is pleased to announce the launch of real-time bus tracking and a mobile app for transit customers through a partnership between Airdrie Transit and TransLoc.
Date - March 05, 2015 Author - City of St. Albert
Developed by New Flyer Industries Inc, the same manufacturer of the buses currently in the City’s bus fleet, the test run will examine how this zero emissions bus performs in cold weather.
Date - December 19, 2012 Author - CBC News
The Calgary Parking Authority launched a new iPhone app on Wednesday with added features beyond paying for parking.
Date - December, 2016 Author - Smart Cities Council
The Smart Cities Readiness Guide® is the first collaborative and comprehensive framework for a smart city, against which cities can assess their readiness to innovate
Date - November, 2016 Author - Smart City Alliance
The City of St. Albert has approved an innovative and unique strategy which sets out a vision of how the community can grow as a Smart City
Date - October, 2014 Author - Black Sheep Films
Now this would solve your daily commute issues...check out this fun video for a sense of the future of urban mobility!
October 29 – 02, 2017
The ITS World Congress brings together global leaders in intelligent and transformative transportation to showcase and evaluate the latest innovative concepts, active prototypes, and live systems.
June 20 – 21, 2017
Connected+ is Canada’s #1 IoT Conference & Expo returning June 20-21 alongside Big Data Toronto and AI Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
May 9, 2017
"Next Generation ITS - Are we ready?"
May 01 – 04, 2016
19th annual conference and exhibition of the Intelligent Transportation System Society of Canada, showcasing innovative systems and technologies from Alberta.
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