New News information at Road Traffic Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.roadtraffic-technology.com http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/ en-us http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/ New News information at Road Traffic Technology http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Dorset Highways extends Hanson contract http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdorset-highways-extends-hanson-contract-5747711 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdorset-highways-extends-hanson-contract-5747711 Hanson Contracting, a UK-based construction company, has re-secured its contract with Dorset Highways for maintaining the county’s road network. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT RTA Dubai extends TransCore contract for five years http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsrta-dubai-extends-transcore-contract-for-five-years-5747695 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsrta-dubai-extends-transcore-contract-for-five-years-5747695 The Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai (RTA) has extended a contract with TransCore, a US-based company that provides transportation solutions, for another five years to carry out customer service operations and maintenance services on the Salik … Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT BMW Group and Mobileye to introduce new REM data generation technology http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbmw-group-and-mobileye-to-introduce-new-rem-data-generation-technology-5747882 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbmw-group-and-mobileye-to-introduce-new-rem-data-generation-technology-5747882 BMW Group, a global manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and Mobileye, a global technology company that develops of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, have agreed to introduce Mobileye's Road Experience Management (REM) data generation techno… Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Stage 2 of Narellan Road upgrade in NSW nearing completion http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsstage-2-of-narellan-road-upgrade-nearing-completion-5746456 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsstage-2-of-narellan-road-upgrade-nearing-completion-5746456 Roads and Maritime Services (RMS), a New South Wales government agency in Australia, has announced the installation of a 31tonne bridge girder as part of stage 2 of the Narellan Road upgrade project. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK reported third congested nation in Europe http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-reported-third-congested-city-in-europe-5745095 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-reported-third-congested-city-in-europe-5745095 Inrix, a global company that provides internet services and mobile applications pertaining to road traffic and driver services, has published its new report that suggests on average drivers in the UK spend around 32 hours stuck in traffic, making the… Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK Government to fund tech projects to reduce traffic congestion http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-to-fund-tech-projects-5745857 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-to-fund-tech-projects-5745857 The UK Government has awarded funding for tech projects that have been designed to ease congestion, speed up journeys and reduce impact on the environment. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Port Authority of New York and New Jersey opens Bayonne Bridge's new elevated roadway http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsport-authority-of-new-york-and-new-jersey-opens-bayonne-bridges-new-elevated-roadway-5745185 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsport-authority-of-new-york-and-new-jersey-opens-bayonne-bridges-new-elevated-roadway-5745185 The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in the US has opened Bayonne Bridge's new elevated roadway, marking the opening of the authority's first cashless tolling facility. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT 2getthere to launch ParkShuttle without safety driver or steward in Netherlands http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/news2getthere-to-launch-parkshuttle-without-safety-driver-or-steward-in-netherlands-5745104 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/news2getthere-to-launch-parkshuttle-without-safety-driver-or-steward-in-netherlands-5745104 Global technology company 2getthere has revealed that its autonomous ParkShuttle vehicle will be introduced on public roads in the city of Capelle aan den Ijssel, Netherlands, without safety drivers or stewards. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Dilip Buildcon receives LOA from NHAI for $136m project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdilip-buildcon-receives-loa-from-nhai-for-136m-project-5744559 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdilip-buildcon-receives-loa-from-nhai-for-136m-project-5744559 Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) contractor Dilip Buildcon has received a Letter of Award (LOA) from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to develop a project in Maharashtra. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT TomTom introduces new traffic data sharing tool http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstomtom-introduces-new-traffic-data-sharing-tool-5744053 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstomtom-introduces-new-traffic-data-sharing-tool-5744053 Dutch traffic, navigation and mapping products provider TomTom has launched a new traffic cooperation tool the Road Event Reporter that will enable traffic data exchange with cities, road authorities and other associated mobility stakeholders. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Cintra, Plenary forms joint venture for Australia and New Zealand road infrastructure market http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscintra-plenary-forms-joint-venture-for-australia-and-new-zealand-road-infrastructure-market-5743752 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscintra-plenary-forms-joint-venture-for-australia-and-new-zealand-road-infrastructure-market-5743752 Ferrovial subsidiary Cintra, along with Plenary, has established a new joint venture (JV), Netflow, to cater to the Australia and New Zealand road infrastructure sector. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK's TfL contracts Clearview Intelligence to improve London's road network http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuks-tfl-contracts-clearview-intelligence-to-improve-londons-road-network-5743278 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuks-tfl-contracts-clearview-intelligence-to-improve-londons-road-network-5743278 Transport for London (TfL) has contracted Clearview Intelligence to supply and maintain traffic control infrastructure across its road network. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT New study finds 56,000 structurally deficient bridges in US http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-study-finds-56000-structurally-deficient-bridges-in-us-5742652 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-study-finds-56000-structurally-deficient-bridges-in-us-5742652 A study of the US Department of Transportation’s (US DOT) newly-released 2016 National Bridge Inventory data has found that the country currently has a total of 55,710 structurally compromised bridges. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: ABB, Mouchel, Skanska http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-abb-mouchel-skanska-5741503 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-abb-mouchel-skanska-5741503 Buses and coaches manufacturer, Volvo Buses, has awarded a contract to ABB’s Electrification Products division to install bus charging systems to power the largest single network of electric buses and bus-charging stations in Europe. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Netherlands deploys new pavement lights to enable smartphone users cross roads safely http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnetherlands-deploys-new-pavement-lights-to-enable-smartphone-users-cross-roads-ssfely-5742421 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnetherlands-deploys-new-pavement-lights-to-enable-smartphone-users-cross-roads-ssfely-5742421 New pavement lights have been deployed at a pedestrian crossing in the Netherlands that would allow smartphone users to cross the road safely. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT TomTom introduces new traffic data sharing tool to transform mobility http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstomtom-introduces-new-traffic-data-sharing-tool-to-transform-mobility-5741511 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstomtom-introduces-new-traffic-data-sharing-tool-to-transform-mobility-5741511 Dutch company TomTom has launched a new traffic cooperation tool to facilitate the exchange of traffic data with cities, road authorities and other mobility stakeholders. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Scotland opens new Raith junction on M74 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsscottish-government-to-open-new-raith-junction-5740676 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsscottish-government-to-open-new-raith-junction-5740676 The Government of Scotland has opened the new Raith Underpass, at Junction 5 of the M74. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT US NYSDOT contracts Canada's IRD to maintain traffic data collection sites http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsus-nysdot-contracts-canadas-ird-to-maintain-traffic-data-collection-sites-5741658 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsus-nysdot-contracts-canadas-ird-to-maintain-traffic-data-collection-sites-5741658 Canadian company International Road Dynamics (IRD) has been awarded a traffic data collection installation and maintenance contract by the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT). Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT New Zealand Transport Agency to proceed with electric vehicles trial in Auckland http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-transport-agency-to-go-ahead-with-electric-vehicle-trial-5740677 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-transport-agency-to-go-ahead-with-electric-vehicle-trial-5740677 The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has revealed that it will go ahead with its plans to trial electric vehicles on the state highways in Auckland for a period of two weeks beginning from 6 to 20 March this year. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT ABB receives contract from Volvo Buses for installation of 12 bus charging systems in Europe http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsabb-receives-second-contract-from-volvo-buses-5740269 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsabb-receives-second-contract-from-volvo-buses-5740269 ABB has secured an order for 12 bus charging systems from Volvo Buses to power a network of electric buses and bus charging systems in Europe. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT