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Sri Lanka Environmental Authority to Monitor Noise from Vehicles

May 29, 2012 - in Sensors, Transportation

The Central Environment Authority (CEA) of Sri Lanka is to commence noise level monitoring soon after amending the Motor Traffic Act. CEA Chairman, Charitha Herath has said that noise level monitoring would be implemented once noise pollution is included in…

UK Department for Transport Hands Over Street Designation Repository to GeoPlace

May 24, 2012 - in Projects, Transportation

Local knowledge and control of roads reduces traffic jams, enabling easier flow of people and vehicles through the road system. From April 2012, government…

3D Laser Mapping Supports Collision Investigators Online

May 17, 2012 - in Projects, Transportation

3D Laser Mapping has launched a brand new website to support Police Collision Investigators. As the nationwide rollout of laser scanners continues, this…

Report – Transportation Strategies to Reduce U.S. Oil Consumption

A new report, “The Role of Driving in Reducing GHG Emissions and Oil Consumption: Recommendations for Federal Transportation Policy,” explores future U.S. transportation scenarios to evaluate how the U.S. can reduce oil consumption and cut greenhouse gas…

Meticulous Map Shows Every London Bus Journey

May 1, 2012 - in Sensors, Transportation

Cartography experts Joan Serras and James Cheshire, both of the University College London’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), have mapped every single one of London’s 114,000 daily bus routes. The map, which can be seen in full size at MappingLondon.co.uk,…