Road Traffic Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Road Traffic Technology-Updates Australia to add four more lanes to Kwinana Freeway in Perth The Australian and Western Australian (WA) Governments have announced to add extra lanes to the Kwinana Freeway in south Perth, in order to ease traffic on the Kwinana Freeway and Roe Highway. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Flatiron-Zachry JV secures $231m contract in South Carolina, US Infrastructure contractor Flatiron and its joint venture (JV) partner Zachry Construction have secured a $231m contract from the South Carolina Department of Transportation to reconfigure the Interstate 85/Interstate 385 interchange in Greenville, So… Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Uganda plans to float $1bn PPP tender for Kampala-Jinja road in 2015 The Ugandan Government is planning to float a $1bn public private partnership (PPP) tender for a new road that will connect the capital city of Kampala with industrial hub Jinja. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Britcon installs new toll collection facility on UK's Humber Bridge UK's building and civil engineering contractor Britcon has completed the installation of a new £5.5m toll collection facility on the Humber Bridge. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT SolarSign Shines in Awards SES America arrives at World Congress fresh from the National Rural ITS conference, where its SolarSign was awarded New Product of the Year. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:57:00 GMT EIB provides €490m loan for construction of expressways in Poland The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to provide a €490m loan to Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK) for road projects in central Poland. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Australia to upgrade Werrington Arterial Road Stage 1 The Australian and New South Wales Governments are planning to invest AUD$70m ($61m) to upgrade the Werrington Arterial Road Stage 1. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT TomTom unveils new online navigation service TomTom has unveiled a new online navigation service that allows customers to offer a navigation application on internet-connected devices such as smartwatches or smart glasses without storing a large offline map. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT KTA and OTA to integrate electronic toll collection programmes Kansas Turnpike Authority (KTA) and the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (OTA) in the US have partnered to integrate their electronic toll collection programmes. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Dubai RTA introduces new Smart Drive app to guide drivers in traffic The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai, UAE, has introduced a new app, Smart Drive, which helps drivers navigate easily through traffic. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Parkeon and Waysis partner to offer parking payment solutions for drivers Parking management solutions provider Parkeon has teamed up with Waysis, the owner of the Yellowbrick mobile parking payment (MPP) system, to allow drivers pay for parking through mobile applications. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sensor Line-Fiber Optic Traffic Sensors for Axle Detection Sensor Line is the world's leading company providing fibre-optic (FO) load sensors for rail and airport traffic.Sensor Line's proprietary FO technology ensures a unique performance for axle detection... Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Zimbabwe seeks $5bn to reconstruct the country's road network Zimbabwe requires $5bn to rehabilitate the country's road network, according to a senior government official. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT British Safety Council launches new safety qualification for commercial drivers The British Safety Council has launched a new qualification for people who work as drivers, with an aim to keep the roads safe. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT UK’s DfT launches new THINK! campaign to warn risks about country roads The UK Department for Transport (DfT) is launching a new campaign called THINK!, which warns drivers about the dangers of country roads. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT AAA research reveals hands-free technology may increase driver distraction Research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has revealed that hands-free technology, which is widely believed to reduce stress on driver and increase road safety, may increase mental distraction for drivers. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Interstate-4 Ultimate Improvement Project, Central Florida The Florida Department of Transportation is improving the Interstate-4 in Central Florida, USA under the Interstate-4 Ultimate improvement project. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Abu Dhabi DoT begins Phase II maintenance on Dubai-Al Mafraq road Abu Dhabi Department of Transport (DoT) has started the second phase of maintenance works on the Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Road between Dubai and Al Mafraq. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT PennDoT introduces Green Light-Go programme to improve highway traffic signal operations Pennsylvania Department of Transport (PennDoT) in the US has introduced a new traffic signal programme, which provides state funds to municipalities for the operation and maintenance of their traffic signals along state highways. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Volvo Trucks develops new technology to offer 360° views to drivers Volvo Trucks has developed a new technology that provides the driver with a 360° view of the truck, which aims to prevent road accidents caused by limited visibility. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT