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Using AI to monitor the impact of Covid-19 on our Highways

Using AI to monitor the impact of Covid-19 on our Highways

Author: Peter Mildon - COO and Co-Founder, Vivacity Labs Peter Mildon, COO and Co-Founder of Vivacity Labs, has been reviewing data from Vivacity’s national network of AI-based video road sensors to assess the impact of Covid-19 on our highways networks on a daily...

A new source of road construction data

A new source of road construction data

Author: Tony Gosling - Chief Digital Officer, Pell Frischmann The design of highway schemes would be improved if designers and decision makers could easily understand the cost, time, risk and disruption impacts of individual design choices The traditional process...

Never, never, never give up

Never, never, never give up

Author: Karla Wakeman, Innovation Lead for Connected Transport, Innovate UK Winston Churchill once said "never, never, never give up". A good moto for us all and often applies to finding funding for your projects and innovations. We witness this often at Innovate UK...

It’s time to get to grips with digital

It’s time to get to grips with digital

Author: Lesley Waud - Transport Design Development Director, SNC-Lavalin Atkins By people, I really mean a culture and a mindset: a perception by many that doing things 'digitally' is a threat to long-held technical specialism or expertise. But I don't see it in those...

Future mobility, made possible

Future mobility, made possible

Author: John Batten - Global Cities Director, Arcadis By 2050, more than two thirds of the world's population will live in cities, and this rapid rise in urbanisation will dramatically reshape how we live our lives. From climate change to mobility, the impact of...

Help us hack the highways by better exploiting the value of data

Help us hack the highways by better exploiting the value of data

Author: Charlie Henderson - Global Head of Roads, PA Consulting The UK highways sector needs to move faster and collaborate with those outside of traditional sector boundaries if we're to improve the industry and create a positive human future. Imagine if we could...

You can’t do Big Data if you can’t do Small Data

You can’t do Big Data if you can’t do Small Data

Author: Brian Fitzpatrick - Brian Fitzpatrick, Founder, Fitzpatrick Advisory The future of our infrastructure is digital, but just who is best placed to build the local authority capability to manage this revolution? Who will look after the impact of decisions made by...

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