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 Report: Recovery of Bulgaria’s construction industry to be led by road projects http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsreport-recovery-of-bulgarias-construction-industry-to-be-led-by-road-projects-4905822 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsreport-recovery-of-bulgarias-construction-industry-to-be-led-by-road-projects-4905822 The construction industry in Bulgaria is projected to grow from 2016 to 2020 and recover from the decline of the last five years, according to a report by Timetric. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT FHWA provides $200m loan for new lane construction on New Hampshire’s I-93 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfhwa-provides-200m-loan-for-new-lane-construction-on-new-hampshires-i-93-4905924 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfhwa-provides-200m-loan-for-new-lane-construction-on-new-hampshires-i-93-4905924 The US Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has granted a $200m loan under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) for construction of new lanes and to carry out improvements on New Hampshire's I-93 highway from Salem to… Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood, Colliers International Group, WSP Global http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-goodwyn-mills-and-cawood-colliers-international-group-wsp-global-4904637 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-goodwyn-mills-and-cawood-colliers-international-group-wsp-global-4904637 Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood, (GMC), an architecture and engineering firm based in the US, has acquired Stevenson & Palmer Engineering (SPE). Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Toyota and Uber sign MoU to explore ridesharing concept http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstoyota-and-uber-sign-mou-to-explore-ridesharing-concept-4905934 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstoyota-and-uber-sign-mou-to-explore-ridesharing-concept-4905934 Japanese car manufacturer Toyota Motor Corporation and smartphone-based ride-sharing company Uber have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore ridesharing in countries where the concept is expanding. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT In-Vehicle Video Surveillance Boosts Public Safety http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/access_control/in-vehicle-video-public-safety/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/access_control/in-vehicle-video-public-safety/ Terrorism, crime, and vandalism targeting public transit systems, such as the London bombings in July 2005, and killings on school buses and transit lines in recent years, have highlighted the importance of in-vehicle video surveillance. Thu, 26 May 2016 16:29:00 GMT New rapid-flashing beacon can improve pedestrian safety http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-rapid-flashing-beacon-can-improve-pedestrian-safety-4904974 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-rapid-flashing-beacon-can-improve-pedestrian-safety-4904974 The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has sponsored a new research project for improving pedestrian safety at uncontrolled crosswalks. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Transport Research Laboratory to oversee CarConnect project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstransport-research-laboratory-to-oversee-carconnect-project-4904869 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstransport-research-laboratory-to-oversee-carconnect-project-4904869 Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) has been appointed by Western Power Distribution (WPD) to oversee the delivery of CarConnect, a project intended to help the power industry to understand how plug-in electric vehicles (PIVs) charge at home in sync … Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT US researchers develop algorithm to control autonomous vehicles http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsus-researchers-develop-algorithm-to-control-autonomous-vehicles-4904835 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsus-researchers-develop-algorithm-to-control-autonomous-vehicles-4904835 Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new algorithm that can control autonomous vehicles as it maneuvers at the edge of its handling capacity. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Uber begins testing of self-driving car in Pittsburgh, US http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuber-begins-testing-of-self-driving-car-in-pittsburgh-us-4903504 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuber-begins-testing-of-self-driving-car-in-pittsburgh-us-4903504 Uber has begun testing autonomous cars at its Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Councils in UK receive £21m green transport funding http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscouncils-in-uk-receive-21m-green-transport-funding-4903405 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscouncils-in-uk-receive-21m-green-transport-funding-4903405 Councils in the UK have secured funding of approximately £21m from the government to promote green forms of transport. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Axis Communication unveils two new panoramic cameras for use at traffic intersections http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaxis-communication-unveils-two-new-panoramic-cameras-for-use-at-traffic-intersections-4903275 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaxis-communication-unveils-two-new-panoramic-cameras-for-use-at-traffic-intersections-4903275 Axis Communications, a Swedish company that provides network video, has introduced two multisensor panoramic cameras, the P3707-PE and Q3708-PVE, that have the ability to cover large areas, thereby eliminating the need for multiple camera installatio… Tue, 24 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT India, Thailand and Myanmar work on construction of 1,400km highway http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsindia-thailand-and-myanmar-work-on-construction-of-1400km-highway-4902074 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsindia-thailand-and-myanmar-work-on-construction-of-1400km-highway-4902074 India is working on the construction of a 1,400km highway that will connect the country with its Southeast Asian neighbours, Thailand and Myanmar by land Mon, 23 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Xerox launches Transit Matrix Solution http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsxerox-launches-transit-matrix-solution-4902008 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsxerox-launches-transit-matrix-solution-4902008 US-based Xerox Corporation has launched Transit Matrix Solution, a computer-aided dispatch and automatic vehicle location (CAD/AVL) system. Mon, 23 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT TransCore introduces interoperable toll service technology Nationalpass http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstranscore-introduces-interoperable-toll-service-technology-nationalpass-4902094 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstranscore-introduces-interoperable-toll-service-technology-nationalpass-4902094 TransCore, a US-based provider of transport solutions, has introduced its new Nationalpass technology, an interoperable toll service. Mon, 23 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Seattle to install Siemens’ integrated traffic management system http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsseattle-to-install-siemens-integrated-traffic-management-system-4900475 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsseattle-to-install-siemens-integrated-traffic-management-system-4900475 Seattle, a city in Washington, will install Siemen’s Concert, an integrated traffic management system that will connect both the company’s and city’s third party systems such as traffic control centres, intersection controllers, and parking guidance … Sun, 22 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT MEP Infrastructure Developers and partner to develop road project in Gujarat, India http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmep-infrastructure-developers-and-partner-to-develop-road-project-in-gujarat-india-4901015 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmep-infrastructure-developers-and-partner-to-develop-road-project-in-gujarat-india-4901015 MEP Infrastructure Developers, through a joint venture with a Spanish firm, has secured a bid to develop National Highways Authority of India's (NHAI) road project in Gujarat under hybrid annuity mode. Sun, 22 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Otto’s retrofitted commercial trucks tested on California roads http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsottos-retrofitted-commercial-trucks-tested-on-california-roads-4900432 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsottos-retrofitted-commercial-trucks-tested-on-california-roads-4900432 Otto, a startup company, has tested commercial trucks retrofitted with autonomous equipment, on roads in California. Sun, 22 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Report: Investments in infrastructure projects key to Tunisia’s construction industry growth http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsreport-investments-in-infrastructure-projects-key-to-tunisias-construction-industry-growth-4898760 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsreport-investments-in-infrastructure-projects-key-to-tunisias-construction-industry-growth-4898760 The construction industry in Tunisia is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.54%, driven by investments in infrastructure construction, healthcare, industry, education construction and housing projects, according to a Timetr… Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT SWARCO installs 15 variable message signs at Port of Dover to help manage traffic http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsswarco-installs-15-variable-message-signs-at-port-of-dover-to-help-manage-traffic-4899255 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsswarco-installs-15-variable-message-signs-at-port-of-dover-to-help-manage-traffic-4899255 SWARCO, a manufacturer of traffic management systems, has installed 15 variable message signs (VMS) at the Port of Dover in Kent, UK, to help manage vehicular traffic at a new freight holding facility. Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Western Ring Route http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/western-ring-route/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/western-ring-route/ The Western Ring Route (WRR) is a 48km (30 miles) motorway under construction in Auckland, New Zealand. Thu, 19 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT