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 SERNIS Provides Road Safety Solutions for Icy Roads http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/sernis/pressroad-safety-solutions-icy-roads.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/sernis/pressroad-safety-solutions-icy-roads.html SERNIS have a large range of road safety solutions for snow / icy roads. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:10:00 GMT Transport Scotland releases CAPS 2017 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstransport-scotland-releases-caps-2017-5719808 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstransport-scotland-releases-caps-2017-5719808 Transport Scotland has released a Cycling Action Plan for Scotland (CAPS) 2017 document, which reveals details about how the Scottish Government, local authorities could achieve the challenging shared vision for cycling. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Nissan announces first on-road autonomous vehicle tests in Europe http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnissan-to-test-autonomous-vehicle-in-london-5719829 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnissan-to-test-autonomous-vehicle-in-london-5719829 Nissan, a global vehicle manufacturer, has announced that it will conduct real-world demonstrations of autonomous driving cars in Britain, in February this year. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT US transportation agencies join hands for Smart Belt Coalition http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsus-transportation-agencies-join-hands-for-smart-belt-coalition-5719816 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsus-transportation-agencies-join-hands-for-smart-belt-coalition-5719816 The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) have joined to form the Smart Belt Coalition and will be collaborating with transportation agencies in Ohio and Michigan to focus on automated and conn… Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Applied Turbine Technologies-Road Cleaning and Drying Systems http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/applied-turbine-technologies-road/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/applied-turbine-technologies-road/ Applied Turbine Technologies (ATT) manufactures and develop road drying and cleaning systems based on jet turbine technologies to power a range of individual applications. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:04:00 GMT W-JET RoadDryer for Drying and Cleaning Roads http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/road_marking/w-jet-drying-and-cleaning-roads/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/road_marking/w-jet-drying-and-cleaning-roads/ The W-JET RoadDryer removes moisture and debris from road surfaces to ensure best adhesion before any surface treatment. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:42:00 GMT Skanska enters into JV to build new Sixth Street Viaduct in Los Angeles http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsskanska-to-build-new-sixth-street-viaduct-in-los-angeles-5719114 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsskanska-to-build-new-sixth-street-viaduct-in-los-angeles-5719114 Skanska, a global project development and construction company, has entered a joint venture with Stacy and Witbeck, to sign a contract with the City of Los Angeles for constructing a new Sixth Street Viaduct in Los Angeles, US. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT HERE to support Baidu Maps outside China http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshere-to-support-baidu-maps-outside-china-5719108 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshere-to-support-baidu-maps-outside-china-5719108 HERE, an Open Location Platform company, has announced that it will provide map content for Baidu Maps outside of China to support its recent expansion of coverage to Europe and the rest of the world. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Indra installs London Streets Tunnels Operation Centre (LSTOC) http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsindra-deploys-its-technology-to-manage-londons-12-street-tunnels-5719191 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsindra-deploys-its-technology-to-manage-londons-12-street-tunnels-5719191 Indra, a global consulting and technology company that offers technological solutions to the transport and traffic sector, has designed and installed the new London Streets Tunnels Operation Centre (LSTOC) allowing TfL to manage London'd entire trans… Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT METRIC Elite LS Parking Terminals Installed in San Pedro Cholula, Mexico http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/parking/metric/pressmetric-elite-ls-parking-terminals-mexican-city.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/parking/metric/pressmetric-elite-ls-parking-terminals-mexican-city.html The citizens of San Pedro Cholula in Mexico are saying 'hola' to new METRIC Elite LS parking terminals being installed across the city. This is the first time the city has charged for on-street parking, with the scheme part of the municipality's urba… Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:57:00 GMT TomTom extends real-time traffic service to Argentina and Colombia http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstomtom-extends-real-time-traffic-service-to-argentina-and-colombia-5717920 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstomtom-extends-real-time-traffic-service-to-argentina-and-colombia-5717920 TomTom (TOM2), the Netherland-based company that provides navigation and mapping products, has introduced its real-time traffic service in Argentina and Colombia. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK to invest £1.1bn for road improvements in East of England http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-to-invest-11bn-for-road-improvements-5718015 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-to-invest-11bn-for-road-improvements-5718015 The UK Government intends to invest nearly £1.1bn into improving journeys on some roads in the East of England. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT South Bristol Link opens for traffic in UK http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssouth-bristol-link-opened-for-traffic-5717905 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssouth-bristol-link-opened-for-traffic-5717905 The new South Bristol Link (SBL), which features a 4.5km express bus route and a roadway that includes new cycle and pedestrian paths, has opened in the UK. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Legal Units Changing Name to Geveko Markings http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/geveko/presslegal-units-geveko-markings.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/geveko/presslegal-units-geveko-markings.html In the last months, Geveko Markings has worked to implement its brand name in the organisation. Now, we are ready to take one step further and introduce the Geveko Markings name in various legal units worldwide. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:09:00 GMT AfDB to provide $40.8m loan for Lomé–Cotonou road project in Western Africa http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsafdb-to-provide-408m-for-lomcotonou-road-project-5716659 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsafdb-to-provide-408m-for-lomcotonou-road-project-5716659 The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has committed to providing a $40.8m loan to the Republics of Benin and Togo, which aim to transform the Lomé–Cotonou Road into a four-lane, 30 km road linking the capitals of the two countries. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK Government allocates £1.2bn to councils for road improvements http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-offers-12bn-to-councils-for-road-improvements-5716714 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-offers-12bn-to-councils-for-road-improvements-5716714 The UK Government will provide a total of £1.2bn to councils for road improvements during the 2017-2018 financial year. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT More investment needed to maintain highway and transit systems in US, says report http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsusdot-s-new-report-suggests-requirement-of-926bn-investment-in-infrastructure-5716705 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsusdot-s-new-report-suggests-requirement-of-926bn-investment-in-infrastructure-5716705 More investment is needed to maintain highway and transit systems in US as well as overcome a nearly trillion-dollar investment backlog, according to a new report titled, ‘2015 Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Perf… Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT UK plans to transform A303 Highway http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-plans-to-transform-a303-highway-5716038 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-plans-to-transform-a303-highway-5716038 The Government of UK intends to transform A303 highway as part of its £2bn investment in the south-west, which will see the construction of a tunnel at the historic Stonehenge site. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT NAVYA, Keolis launches autonomous shuttle in partnership with Las Vegas city http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnavya-and-keolis-launches-autonomous-shuttle-in-partnership-with-city-of-las-vegas-5716023 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnavya-and-keolis-launches-autonomous-shuttle-in-partnership-with-city-of-las-vegas-5716023 NAVYA, a French company that develops mobility solutions, and Keolis, a global company that manages passenger transportation systems, have partnered with the city of Las Vegas to launch the first completely autonomous, fully electric shuttle on a pub… Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Kapsch TrafficCom, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Skanska http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-kapsch-trafficcom-wsp-parsons-brinckerhoff-skanska-5715210 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-kapsch-trafficcom-wsp-parsons-brinckerhoff-skanska-5715210 I-77 Mobility Partners has appointed Kapsch TrafficCom (Kapsch) to design and install a tolling and traffic management system for the Interstate 77 Express Lanes project in Charlotte, North Carolina, US. 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