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CONTENTS Volume 8 Number 2 TECHNOLOGY


NATIONS AND REGIONS


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MACHINE VISION Paul Hutton talks to four of the sector’s leading lights. What challenges do they face? What are the best uses for machine vision technology? And what exactly is it? Listen to the accompanying documentary, Seeing Things, at thinkinghighways.com/podcasts/


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MANAGED MOTORWAYS 18


TRAFFIC SIMULATION 20


MICROSIMULATION 24


TRAFFIC CONTROL ROOM INNOVATION


EC PROJECTS & SUSTAINABILITY


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IRELAND FOCUS: NTA The National Transport Authority’s Investment in ITS, assessed by Michael Aherne


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IRELAND FOCUS: SOUTH DUBLIN COUNTY COUNCIL A local authority perspective on the current state of ITS play in the Republic of Ireland


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SOUTH AFRICA Paul Vorster wonders whether his nation’s status as the only African G20 country holds any sway in the ITS sector


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AUSTRALIA Cooperative-ITS: Heavy vehicle smart technology trials in New South Wales


FEATURES & COLUMNS


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COMPASS4D Carla Coppola reports on a project that emphasises the potential to use cooperative systems in everyday situations


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MOLECULES Fostering the deployment of electromobility and vehicle- sharing services, described in detail by Florinda Boschetti


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SUSTAINABILITY Denis Naberezhnykh on why the seemingly inexorable rise in popularity of electric vehicles is good news for the ITS sector


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TRAVELLER INFORMATION Martin Böhm reports from the Danube where some particularly inclement weather led to a new way of thinking


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V2X IN ISTANBUL Seyma Ulucay & Emine Yilmaz


LEGACY SYSTEMS Dave Marples


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ITS & EDUCATION José Papí


THINKING ALOUD Latest news on the road with the TH podcast team


thinkinghighways.com


ANDRÉ VITS 70


PROF PHIL CHARLES 71


IBEC: DR ALAN STEVENS 72


RICHARD BISHOP 74 THE VOICE FROM BRUSSELS 76


PAUL HUTTON 78


DR ANDREAS KOSSAK Vol 8 No 2 Europe/Rest of the World


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