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 UK Highways Agency and WheelRight to trial new tyre pressure measuring system http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-highways-agency-and-wheelright-to-trial-new-tyre-pressure-measuring-system-4542115 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-highways-agency-and-wheelright-to-trial-new-tyre-pressure-measuring-system-4542115 The UK’s Highways Agency and WheelRight are trialling a drive-over tyre pressure measuring system for three months at Keele Services between Junctions 15 and 16 on the M6. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT NZ Transport Agency installs electronic tolling gantries on Tauranga Eastern Link http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnz-transport-agency-installs-electronic-tolling-gantries-on-tauranga-eastern-link-4542108 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnz-transport-agency-installs-electronic-tolling-gantries-on-tauranga-eastern-link-4542108 The New Zealand (NZ) Transport Agency has announced the installation of one of the 9m-high electronic tolling gantries on the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL). Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT ODOT partners with navigation app Waze http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsodot-partners-with-navigation-app-waze-4541016 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsodot-partners-with-navigation-app-waze-4541016 The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) in the US has joined forces with the real-time crowdsourced navigation app Waze. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Survey finds UK drivers want their views be heard while making new road laws http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-drivers-want-their-views-be-heard-while-making-new-road-laws-survey-finds-4541001 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-drivers-want-their-views-be-heard-while-making-new-road-laws-survey-finds-4541001 A survey by car leasing company Flexed has revealed that a majority of UK road users wish to be asked about future legislation for drivers to counteract 'war on motorists'. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 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. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:49:00 GMT ParkMe and Xerox expand real-time street parking availability in Los Angeles http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsparkme-and-xerox-expand-real-time-street-parking-availability-in-hollywood-and-venice-4540031 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsparkme-and-xerox-expand-real-time-street-parking-availability-in-hollywood-and-venice-4540031 US-based parking data provider ParkMe has collaborated with Xerox to expand coverage of real-time street parking availability in Hollywood and Venice in Los Angeles, US. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT MnDOT to test mobile device to detect road conditions http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmndot-to-test-mobile-device-to-detect-road-conditions-4540011 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmndot-to-test-mobile-device-to-detect-road-conditions-4540011 The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) in the US is testing a mobile road condition monitor that can detect hazardous ice, snow or wet conditions by using infrared technology. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT VITRONIC celebrates its 30th anniversary http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/photo_enforcement/vitronic-photo-enforcement/pressvitronic-celebrates-30anniversary.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/photo_enforcement/vitronic-photo-enforcement/pressvitronic-celebrates-30anniversary.html On the 30th anniversary of the company, founded in 1984, VITRONIC looks back on a very successful 2014. In addition to the strong growth of the parent company, international subsidiaries also recorded large orders and an increase in sales. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:41:00 GMT Tunnel Ventilation Control http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/sick-traffic-sensors/4131140847001.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/sick-traffic-sensors/4131140847001.html A video from SICK showcasing their tunnel ventilation control technology Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:55:00 GMT Costain to provide design development of £750m M4 Corridor in South Wales http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscostain-to-provide-design-development-of-750m-m4-corridor-in-south-wales-4539063 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscostain-to-provide-design-development-of-750m-m4-corridor-in-south-wales-4539063 The Welsh Government has appointed engineering solutions provider Costain to provide design development services on the £750m M4 Corridor around Newport, South Wales, UK. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT San Miguel to invest $3.74bn for toll roads construction in Philippines http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssan-miguel-to-invest-374bn-for-toll-roads-construction-in-philippines-4539080 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssan-miguel-to-invest-374bn-for-toll-roads-construction-in-philippines-4539080 San Miguel is set to invest PHP168bn ($3.74bn) for the construction of modern toll roads and highways in the Philippines. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT New Zealand awards contract for $349m Huntly section of Waikato Expressway http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-awards-contract-for-349m-huntly-section-of-waikato-expressway-4538013 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-awards-contract-for-349m-huntly-section-of-waikato-expressway-4538013 The New Zealand Transport Agency has awarded a contract to a consortium of Fulton Hogan, HEB Construction, Jacobs and Opus International Consultants to build the NZD458M ($349m), 15.2km route on the Huntly section of the Waikato Expressway. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Chevrolet to debut new technology to help parents monitor kids driving http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newschevrolet-to-debut-new-technology-to-help-parents-monitor-kids-driving-4537920 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newschevrolet-to-debut-new-technology-to-help-parents-monitor-kids-driving-4537920 The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu is set to debut a new system called 'Teen Driver', which provides parents with a tool to help encourage safe driving habits for their kids, even in their absence. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT ATC Participates at Amsterdam's Intertraffic http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/aldridge-traffic/pressatc-participates-at-amsterdams-intertraffic.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/aldridge-traffic/pressatc-participates-at-amsterdams-intertraffic.html ATC and BRAUMS exhibit at Intertraffic in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Western Australia to install signalised pedestrian crossing on Guildford Road in Perth http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newswestern-australia-signalised-pedestrian-crossing-guildford-road-perth-4537004 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newswestern-australia-signalised-pedestrian-crossing-guildford-road-perth-4537004 The Western Australia Government together with the City of Bayswater is set to build a new signalised pedestrian crossing on Guildford Road in Bayswater. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Ireland county demands speed limit guidelines review http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsireland-county-speed-limit-guidelines-review-4537008 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsireland-county-speed-limit-guidelines-review-4537008 Fine Gael TD for Louth in Ireland Peter Fitzpatrick has called for a complete review of speed limits that are in place at present on local and regional roads in Louth. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Perth Freight Link http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/perth-freight-link/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/perth-freight-link/ Perth Freight Link is a proposed freight connection project that aims to provide a direct streamlined connection between the Roe Highway and the Port of Fremantle, Australia. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Siemens secures contract to provide hosted traffic management service to SOSBC in UK http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssiemens-secures-contract-to-provide-hosted-traffic-management-service-to-sosbc-in-uk-4535998 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssiemens-secures-contract-to-provide-hosted-traffic-management-service-to-sosbc-in-uk-4535998 The UK's Southend-on-Sea Borough Council (SOSBC) has awarded a contract to Siemens to provide a new hosted traffic management service operating real-time Urban Traffic Control (UTC), including SCOOT adaptive control. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT UK announces £100m funding to develop driverless car technology http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-announces-100m-funding-to-develop-driverless-car-technology-4536050 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-announces-100m-funding-to-develop-driverless-car-technology-4536050 In an effort to boost driverless car technology in the UK, Chancellor George Osborne has announced a further £100m funding in the Budget 2015 to develop the technology. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT British Columbia announces $2.5bn transportation plan http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbritish-columbia-announces-25bn-transportation-plan-4535128 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbritish-columbia-announces-25bn-transportation-plan-4535128 Canada's British Columbia (BC) Government has announced a $2.5bn transportation plan, which involves critical investments and improvements that will be carried out throughout the province. 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