Roads and transportation

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The Roads and Transportation society is for engineers with an interest in road and rail design, transport planning and traffic engineering.

The Active Travel Series shares knowledge on the planning, design and delivery of walking and cycling schemes. The free-to-attend webinars are delivered by the National Transport Authority in collaboration with the Engineers Ireland Roads and Transportation Society. Learn more here.

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Roads and Transportation in the Engineers Journal

Airports and harbours line up emissions reductions as greening of transport goes up a gear

Ports for planes and ships are gearing up for the era of sustainable fuels and renewable energy.

The human-powered engine-free plane with ‘impossible engineering’

Lazarus, built by students at the University of Southampton, made its longest flight time yet.

Self-driving cars – and all you need to know about them

Autonomous driving is the new goal of the car industry. Auto manufacturers, including Tesla, Volvo, Mercedes, Audi, and others, are working towards Level 5 of autonomous driving. Tesla claims that its cutting-edge driver assistance system, Autopilot, improves comfort and safety while operating a vehicle.

Helsinki's West Metro: Key lessons for Dublin

In the second part of the series on national conference articles, Matias Johansson outlines four guiding principles: guard your scope; agree on procedures and resources for scope changes beforehand; tie contractor progress and reporting to payments; and build an organisation to meet the task.

Automotive engineer John DeLorean: Daughter Kat starts company to build a new car in honour of her father

Kat DeLorean, daughter of legendary automotive engineer John DeLorean, is building a new sports car to honour her father’s memory.

Europe's rail infrastructure powers ahead with a focus on cutting noise pollution and safety amplifiers

With more people getting on track for sustainable high-speed rail, reducing noise pollution and sophisticated traffic management will boost adoption.

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