The first Smart Highways of 2016 has been published online, and hard copies are being sent to the thousands of subscribers across the UK.
“This time we have a good look at recruitment and training in the industry, and how we might increase the diversity of new recruits, and then ensure they’re well trained,” writes editor Paul Hutton. “We meet three such recruits into Transport for London, learn about a training scheme for presentations and get a view about why widening the appeal of ITS is vital for its future.
“We also look at machine vision and how the ever-increasing intelligence inside cameras, and indeed audio equipment, can make our jobs easier, while we also have a couple of articles about smart cities.
The magazine’s big interview is with Martin Howell of Cubic, who tells not only about his company’s initiatives in mobility but also how he came to be one of the first British officers onto the Falklands during the islands’ liberation in 1982, while the Atkins Investigation studies Mobility as a Service.
There’s also a news round-up, several pages previewing April’s Intertraffic event, a look at the forthcoming ITS Congresses in Glasgow and Melbourne, news about the Highways Magazine Excellence Awards and Seeing is Believing, and of course the ITS (UK) pages.
You can read the new Smart Highways here.