Road Traffic Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.roadtraffic-technology.com web site http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/ en-us http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/ Road Traffic Technology-Updates http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Road safety improvements begin in Sooke and British Columbia http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsroad-safety-improvements-begin-in-sooke-british-columbia-4617095 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsroad-safety-improvements-begin-in-sooke-british-columbia-4617095 A series of road improvements worth C$9.1m ($7.1m) have started on Highway 14 in and around Sooke, Canada, as part of a partnership between the Province of British Columbia and the District of Sooke. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Queensland selects Nexus consortium for $1.2bn Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-selects-nexus-consortium-for-12bn-toowoomba-second-range-crossing-project-4617024 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-selects-nexus-consortium-for-12bn-toowoomba-second-range-crossing-project-4617024 Australia's Queensland Government has selected the Nexus consortium to deliver the A$1.6bn ($1.2bn) Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT London Cycle Superhighways http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/london-cycle-superhighways/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/london-cycle-superhighways/ Cycle Superhighways (CS) are bicycle paths extending from external parts of London to central London. Mon, 06 Jul 2015 16:16:00 GMT June's top stories: SSL's wins $1.75bn contract, Samsung’s new Safety Truck http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/features/featurejunes-top-stories-ssls-wins-175bn-contract-samsungs-new-safety-truck-4614518/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/features/featurejunes-top-stories-ssls-wins-175bn-contract-samsungs-new-safety-truck-4614518/ Saint-Laurent Group (SSL) consortium wins $1.75bn contract from Canada, Samsung launched its new 'see-through' Safety Truck and Vinci Concessions has been selected to build the Regina bypass project. Roadtraffic-technology.com wraps up the key headli… Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT INRIX to provide real-time traffic information to Danish Road Directorate http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsinrix-to-provide-real-time-traffic-information-to-danish-road-directorate-4615976 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsinrix-to-provide-real-time-traffic-information-to-danish-road-directorate-4615976 US-based transportation intelligence provider INRIX has secured a contract from Danish Road Directorate to provide real-time traffic information throughout the country, in order to manage traffic and reduce congestion. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Greenroad launches new integrated video solution for improved driver safety http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgreenroad-launches-new-integrated-video-solution-for-improved-driver-safety-4616038 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgreenroad-launches-new-integrated-video-solution-for-improved-driver-safety-4616038 US-based SaaS fleet performance solutions provider GreenRoad Technologies has introduced a new in-vehicle video system that records dangerous or noteworthy events as they happen on the road and in the vehicle. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Metric Group-Car Park Pay-and-Display Equipment http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/parking/metric/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/parking/metric/ With a heritage of over 130 years in the ticketing industry, beginning with the Bell Punch Company in 1878, METRIC is at the forefront of design and innovation, and has a major presence worldwide. Part of METRIC mobility solutions AG, METRIC encompas… Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:47:00 GMT Efficient Solutions for Traffic Systems http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/efficient-solutions-traffic-systems/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/efficient-solutions-traffic-systems/ Modern traffic management on road, rail and sea routes is geared towards safety, efficiency and a good environmental balance. Rugged sensor solutions provide reliable control and monitoring systems for transportation applications. Fri, 03 Jul 2015 08:46:00 GMT Highways England to invest £600m for six major North East road projects by 2020 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshighways-england-to-invest-600m-for-six-major-north-east-road-projects-by-2020-4614822 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshighways-england-to-invest-600m-for-six-major-north-east-road-projects-by-2020-4614822 UK Government-owned company Highways England has announced that more than £600m will be invested over the next five years for major improvements on North East roads, in order to reduce congestion and journey times for drivers. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Cameras in Action http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/traffic_man/mg-squared-cameras-in-action/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/traffic_man/mg-squared-cameras-in-action/ MG² is a leading manufacturer in accessible surveillance hardware. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:29:00 GMT IPR30C Speed Information Panel (Speed Sign) http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/driver_info/ipr30c-speed-sign/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/driver_info/ipr30c-speed-sign/ Speed sign, or speed measuring panel, is a piece of equipment which displays to passing drivers his/her actual speed. Knowing the local speed limit, the driver normally (70% of the time) slows down. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:27:00 GMT BRAUMS Pty Ltd Announcement http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/aldridge-traffic/pressbraums-pty-ltd-announcement.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/aldridge-traffic/pressbraums-pty-ltd-announcement.html BRAUMS Pty Ltd is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding agreement to purchase the business and assets of KVM Traffic Services (KVM) from Licola Cape Pty Ltd. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:09:00 GMT NSW's $662m Tintenbar to Ewingsdale road section to open by year end http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnsws-662m-tintenbar-to-ewingsdale-road-section-to-open-by-year-end-4614444 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnsws-662m-tintenbar-to-ewingsdale-road-section-to-open-by-year-end-4614444 The New South Wales (NSW) Government in Australia has announced that the A$862m ($662m) Tintenbar to Ewingsdale road section of the Pacific Highway upgrade will be open for traffic before the end of the year. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Nokia's HERE to lead vehicle hazard warning project in Finland http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnokias-here-to-lead-vehicle-hazard-warning-project-in-finland-4614542 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnokias-here-to-lead-vehicle-hazard-warning-project-in-finland-4614542 HERE, mapping, navigation and location services owned by Nokia, has secured a contract from Finnish traffic agencies to lead a pilot project to allow vehicles to communicate safety hazards to others on the road. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT TRL and Transpolis partnership provides safety barrier testing in France http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstrl-transpolis-partnership-provides-safety-barrier-testing-in-france-4613485 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstrl-transpolis-partnership-provides-safety-barrier-testing-in-france-4613485 The UK's Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) has entered into partnership with Transpolis, the French road safety testing facility, to provide full-scale safety and security barrier impact testing services to its customer base worldwide. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT London to trial first fully electric double-decker bus in October http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newslondon-to-trial-first-fully-electric-double-decker-bus-in-october-4613428 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newslondon-to-trial-first-fully-electric-double-decker-bus-in-october-4613428 London mayor Boris Johnson has announced that the world's first fully electric double-decker bus will enter passenger service in October, as part of the transport authority's aim to reduce air pollution levels in the UK's capital city. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT FLIR Systems-Intelligent Transportation Systems http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/traficon/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/traficon/ FLIR Systems is the world leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of thermal imaging systems for a wide variety of commercial, industrial and government applications. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:51:00 GMT SES America-Messaging Technology Solutions http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/driver_info/ses-america/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/driver_info/ses-america/ SES America, a leader in the ITS industry since 1986, is recognized as a pioneer for its design, manufacturing, installation and maintenance of dynamic message signs (DMSs), lane control signs, blank-out signs and DMS retrofit kits. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:45:00 GMT CA Traffic-Global Traffic Monitoring and Data Collection Products, Services and Software http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/counters/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/counters/ CA Traffic Ltd provide a wide range of technology solutions, services and software to enable accurate data collection from a dynamic traffic environment. The company’s product range includes traffic ... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:44:00 GMT Vivotek introduces IP816A-LPC for traffic monitoring http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvivotek-introduces-ip816a-lpc-for-traffic-monitoring-4612449 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvivotek-introduces-ip816a-lpc-for-traffic-monitoring-4612449 Taiwanese manufacturer of traffic cameras Vivotek has launched its first dedicated licence plate capture solution, the IP816A-LPC. Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:00:00 GMT