Tag : Smart infrastructure
The city of Newcastle has become the first city to use technology to recreate the entire city digitally to help planners stress test the city’s infrastructure in response to climate change and population growth.
Edinburgh to rule on £3.4M electric vehicle plan Subscription
City of Edinburgh Council is set to rule on plans to introduce a city-wide network of electric vehicle charging points in a bid to combat air pollution.
Shortlist for £840M transport fund revealedSubscription
A shortlist for 10 regions around the UK which could benefit from a share of an £840M government transport fund has been released.
Civils 4.0 | Future PresentSubscription
Modern technology is set to drive a step change in construction productivity as more and more projects adopt drones, sensors and the Internet of Things.
Civils 4.0 | A2/M2 telecoms planSubscription
Costain has bagged a first-of-its kind deal with Highways England to trial vehicle to road communications technology on the A2/M2. It is a glimpse into the future of transport technology.
EU issues ‘smart’ construction rulesSubscription
The EU has issued a new directive designed to make buildings smarter and more energy efficient.
Lighthouse | Sharing data is keySubscription
Data – not sexy but crucial to changing our future fortunes.
Driverless cars in biggest trial yetSubscription
Driverless cars will take part in a 30-month trial that will see them drive 320km routes through live traffic and under natural conditions.
The Gallery | The smart roads of the futureSubscription
An Italian smart highway programme is pioneering the use of drones and sensors to improve safety and traffic management.
New advances in self-healing concrete using fungus sporesVideoSubscription
Binghamton University in the United States has used a type of fungus to produce self-healing concrete which could be used to repair and protect ageing infrastructure.