It’s time for ITS to play its role. That’s official.

Just before Christmas, when most of the press and the rest of the world had their minds on other things, the European Commission released a momentous set of documents detailing their strategy for Intelligent Transport Systems.  It’s a great shame that it got ignored, as it provides the clarion call that the industry so desperately needs.


The Action Plan identifies the shortcomings of previous initiatives, where ITS has been deployed in a fragmented way, leading to a patchwork of  solutions with no cohesion or integrity.  Its intent is to put in place a framework that will lead to Europe wide systems, using legislation if necessary to speed up the process.


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