Road Traffic Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Road Traffic Technology-Updates Study reveals improved transport systems can generate $1.4bn for Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City A study carried out by Siemens and Arup has claimed that Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam can gain $1.4bn in economic benefits by making its transportations system weather-resilient. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:57:00 GMT European test drive of ‘Communicating Cars’ technology complete Cooperative ITS Corridor has completed the 'Communicating Cars' test drive with leading industry partners and government officials from Austria, Germany and the Netherlands. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT UK to invest £608m on road improvement projects in Greater Manchester and Cheshire The UK Government is planning to invest a total of £608m in road improvement projects in Cheshire and Greater Manchester. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:29:00 GMT Great Eastern Highway Upgrade The Great Eastern Highway is a 595km-long main road that connects Perth and Kalgoorlie in Western Australia. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Asian Development Bank funds Indian road development project The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide India with a $350m loan to develop, improve and upgrade roads in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT New technology to help ease traffic on German streets German traffic monitoring expert traffic data systems has appointed BLIP Systems to introduce a non-intrusive solution to be used on the country's roads and cities. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Jenoptik acquires NPR maker Vysionics Automatic number plate recognition (NPR) manufacturer Vysionics has been acquired by advanced enforcement solutions firm Jenoptik, in a bid to expand its presence in UK. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Australian Government starts funding to upgrade local roads The Australian Government has started funding councils across the country to build and upgrade local road and street networks under its Roads to Recovery programme and its Financial Assistance Grants. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:44:00 GMT Transoft Solutions-Vehicle Turn Simulation and Swept-Path Analysis Software Transoft Solutions' AutoTURN Pro 3D is the world's most popular CAD-based vehicle turn simulation and swept path analysis software. AutoTURN Pro 3D is employed by engineers, architects, planners and ... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:16:00 GMT France considering changes in motorway operator contracts The French Government is in the process of making changes in contracts with motorway operators, which it considers to be too generous. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT ADEC's Flagship TDC3-8 Traffic Detector The present report describes the final report of the 3rd party conducted, independent test of the overhead detector 'TDC3-8-F-B-45' by ADEC. The detector uses three distinct sensing technologies: Doppler radar, ultrasonic and passive infra-red. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:51:00 GMT IXAS Zuid-Oost reaches financial close for A9 motorway project in Netherlands Special purpose company IXAS Zuid-Oost has reached financial close for the A9 Gaasperdammerweg public-private-partnership (PPP) project, which is created for the development of A9 motorway in the Netherlands. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT UK starts work on next phase of smart motorway project in Manchester The UK Government has started work on the second phase of the smart motorway project in Greater Manchester. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Scotland to seek bids for Aberdeen Bypass project The Scottish Government is looking for bidders for the £70m Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route / Balmedie to Tipperty project. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:30:00 GMT Gambia starts construction of Trans-Gambia Bridge The Gambia Government has started construction of the Trans-Gambia Bridge project, which will cost approximately $65m. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Raft of New Appointments at AGD Systems as Business Expands Intelligent radar detection systems manufacturer AGD Systems has appointed four new key members of staff to strengthen its team as business continues to expand significantly. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:24:00 GMT Tagmaster Catalogue: Long-Range Identification Solutions for Access Applications Using RFID TagMaster develops and manufactures leading edge products for advanced long-range radio frequency identification (RFID) systems and information services associated with rail bound transportation, automatic vehicle identification, object identificatio… Thu, 13 Nov 2014 08:58:00 GMT UK Department of Transport releases guidelines to speed up road construction The UK Department of Transport has launched new guidelines to ensure reduction of congestion on roads and speeding up of various road construction projects. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Planning underway for Great Northern Highway upgrade in Australia The Australian Government has started detailed planning for the renovation of the Great Northern Highway, a 218km corridor between Muchea to Wubin. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT Solar power road opens in Netherlands The world's first solar power-collecting roadway has opened in Netherlands, which converts sunlight on the road surface into electricity to be used for road lighting and traffic systems. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT