TrafficQuest ends

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Since 2009 TrafficQuest has been developing, bundling , applying and disseminating knowledge on traffic management and traffic information. For more than 7 years the partners in TrafficQuest (Rijkswaterstaat, TNO and Delft University of Technology) have been covering the whole spectrum from fundamental, theoretical knowledge on traffic management to operational knowledge on the application and effectiveness of traffic management in practice. But now this will come to an end.

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Driving simulator with VR headset tested

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On July 18th, 2016 In the office of Rijkswaterstaat in Rijswijk a driving simulator was. This simulator is developed for Rijkswaterstaat by the visualisation company XKP from Rotterdam. The company developed a special computer for this project and acquired Virtual Reality headset with a high resolution. The purpose of the driving simulator is to let human test subjects test traffic measures, new road signs or even new road designs of human factors aspects. The remarks made by the testers can lead to further improvement in the design of in other related aspects. More information on this project can be obtained by Aad van den Burg of Rijkswaterstaat.

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Farewell Seminar Frans op de Beek

On June 22nd, 2016 Frans op de Beek had his farewell seminar entitled "The Impact of Connected, Cooperative and Automated Driving on Traffic Management", and accompanying reception in Rotterdam during which he said goodbye to more than 200 colleagues. During the seminar Frans looked back on his long and distinguished career with companies and organisations as Philips, DHV, TNO and Rijkswaterstaat. He also inspired all present with his own outlook on the future of traffic management. He stated that "the developments around connected and automated driving gain momentum and are accelerating".

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CIVITAS study tour to the European Silicon Valley of Urban ITS and traffic management

NachtverkeerYou are warmly invited to join the CIVITAS study tour on Urban ITS in Helmond on May 30th and 31st (noon to noon). The study tour offers to experience innovations available in the ‘Silicon Valley’ of Europe! For example the ‘road of the future’, the Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path, the innovative traffic control centre and the ‘crossing of the future’. Local innovators and policy makers will share their experience and practices. This tour is of particular relevance for professionals working in the urban ITS and traffic management domain. More information can be found on the CIVITAS website: http://civitas.eu/content/study-tour-urban-its-helmond-netherlands.

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