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Systematic transportation technology

Transportation systems in the world are now undergoing major transformations. The rise in modern technologies has enabled the system to go a mile ahead in inventions. Innovations which aim at enhancing the transportation are now being used thus better transport.

Transportation technology is a systematic use of automation by people which advances in making the technology used in the system way better. We can all attest to this because the use of the technology system has made it easy for one to access for example a bus ticket without any hustles.

The metro workshops, on the other hand, play a significant role which brings out the relevance of this technology system. Their aim is to enable people to get the broader use of this mode, hence analyzing salient features of it. The (ITS) Intelligent Transportation Systems is making driving and traffic management

Increase in the traffic due to high population is one factor that propels this idea. The Network Support Company in Surrey Head of Marketing, Vicki Watson says “Insufficient funds for more infrastructure has made this system be successful”. Here are various ways in which the new transportation technologies will deal with the key challenges we undergo.

• Autonomous and Connected Vehicles 
The most anticipated element of ITS is the connected vehicle. Its imminent arrival is one reason for the new visions of transportation within a metro area. The focus on wireless communication between the vehicle to another is the main target of this technology. Having a decrease in the number of car accidents is one of the pros to this mode. Nonetheless, the roads will also de-congest once people embrace these cars.

• Accessibility to all. 
Not everyone has a car since we all are from different backgrounds thus pedestrians and also the bikers should be able to get access to these roads which is through the creation of a road that is more accommodating. The number of people that it can carry can also hold up to goods that are being moved.
Technology advances often come to low-income communities last. While the private market makes new business decisions, they should also get to consider the other communities. However, new technology should be made with communities for communities. Examples include having a Bike Town.

• Share driving data. 
The ITS generates data that aid civic leadership make better decisions. Traffic analysis, for example, can be determined by the connected vehicles and the connected infrastructure. This can easily inform the traveler how much traffic there is and which route is better for fast arrival to one’s destination. Through this system, the traffic is easily managed hence having more traffic flow.
Creating ways to have more centralized data, that is, shareable gives partner’s tools of being more efficient, good in transportation decision making and financial budgets, achieving the community expectations.

• Electrical vehicles. 
Having non-fuel cars are one of the biggest advantages in that they help to promote a non-polluted environment. Apart from it saving the environment the reduction in the cost of buying fuel will help in controlling the economy. Therefore, having more charging stations in lieu to petrol stations is so economical since its affordable among all classes in the society.

• Increase in the number of partnerships 
Networking among various industries is one way one can get support from investors. Engaging them in the various projects in mind will make them fund it. Consequently, having economical support is significant in promoting better infrastructure.
Partnering with the private sector is a good option not only for the cost but also the efficiency standpoint. With the increase in the population, having quite a number of good roads is one of the ways of implementing these transportation technologies.

Conclusion. 
As traffic grows in volumes in the coming decades, the public sector needs to embrace every opportunity in order to manage all transportation systems and infrastructure. This is one of the challenges that may arise and could be faced as time goes by.
The government has created these metro workshops to see pertinence in the use of new technologies in managing the transport.
Investing in a secure infrastructure is more secure than dealing with the rampant cost of building more roads or increase the number of cars crashes not forgetting the traffic system.This type of technology will be the key to all the mother of innovations as it will make the cities to be a bigger place to be and a hub of development.

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Bank Holiday on UK’s railways and roads

As millions of travellers set out on journeys during the bank holiday, cancellations and delays are anticipated as engineering works will affect rail lines serving the capital. It is worth noting that the number of Britons making overnight UK travel arrangements this holiday weekend has risen sharply by more than a third compared to last year. Approximately 6.9 million people are planning to go on break during the final longest weekend before the Christmas celebrations, up from the previous 5.1 million travellers as indicated by VisitEngland, the official tourist information centre in London, England.

Motoring organizations are looking forward to approximately 15 million drivers setting out on leisure trips over the long weekend while the congestion is expected to start building up beginning Friday lunchtime. The work that shall be conducted in preparation of HS2 means Euston station will remain closed thereby affecting services along the West Coast mainline all the way to Glasgow. Consequently, travellers will be advised to switch and opt for other routes in order to reach the East Coast line. According to Virgin Trains, the railway network will remain busy because of the major engineering works. Since the Edinburgh Festival shall be coming to an end, the rail line will even be busier. According to a spokesman from the company, services offered on either routes will be busy throughout the weekend. So unless it is really necessary, customers are advised against travelling on the West Coast route on Saturday or Sunday. However, customers who choose to carry on with their travel are advised to book tickets beforehand, make their seat reservations and expect to take slightly longer to reach their destinations.

The reconstruction of the London Waterloo platforms, which is the busiest rail station in the country will carry on over the holiday, although just 25% of the trains will be in operation on Friday. A spokeswoman from Network Rail apologized to the passengers for the disruptions and thanked them for exercising patience while reiterating that the efforts were meant to help deliver a bigger 21st century Waterloo Station.

The disruptions caused to the London commuters could potentially become more intense with the Southeaster trains operating on a reduced schedule and running without stopping at the Waterloo East, London Bridge, or Charing Cross stations. Queuing systems will be installed at the Victoria and Cannon Street stations the entire week to help with the handling of the diverted passengers.

Electrification work that will be executed on the main line of the Great Western between Bristol Parkway and Swindon will have an effect on the services between London Paddington and Wales for 4 weeks beginning Saturday.

National Express’ coach operator confirmed that it will add extra services during the weekend as passengers seek alternatives. A great surge in bookings has been witnessed on routes going out of the Euston and London Waterloo stations, meaning 1,000 or more additional seats will be made available on trains serving the Great Western.

According to a poll conducted by Network Rails, 77% of the British population have no plans to travel away from their homes over the long bank holiday weekend. Even though Network Rail will stay open, its 133M engineering works programme means passengers planning to travel should make inquiries beforehand.

Within London, bus controllers will go on strike, meaning there will be challenges on safety and disruptions that will affect the capital’s bus network during the weekend. However, the contingency plans in place mean the strike expected to last 48 hours will have minimal disruption to travellers.