Road Traffic Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Road Traffic Technology-Updates US DOT offers emergency relief funds to repair Kentucky roads The US Department of Transportation (US DOT's) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has granted $3m in emergency relief funds to help the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) cover the costs of repairing federal-aid roads damaged by heavy rains an… Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT IBM's Intelligent Transportation solution to improve traffic flow for NJTA IBM has introduced a new transportation management solution to help reduce congestion and improve traffic flow for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) in the US. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT IPR30C Speed Information Panel (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, 21 May 2015 15:57:00 GMT Cameras in Action MG² is a leading manufacturer in accessible surveillance hardware. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:55:00 GMT Mitchell Freeway extension underway to tackle traffic in Perth Work on the Mitchell Freeway’s A$261.4m extension in Western Australia has started six months earlier than scheduled, as part of efforts to tackle traffic in Perth. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Philippines' San Miguel and MP CALA bid for $1.2bn Cavite-Laguna expressway Philippine conglomerates San Miguel and Metro Pacific Investments (MPIC) have submitted bids for a PHP55.5bn ($1.24bn) contract to build and operate the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALAX) Project of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Local Australian Governments get $135m for road construction and maintenance A total of 354 local governments have received an additional $135m in funding from the Australian Government for local road construction and street maintenance. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Aecom and Waterman secure £30m Midlands highways contract The Midlands Highway Alliance (MHA) has awarded partners Aecom and Waterman a £30m professional services partnership (PSP) contract to provide multidisciplinary professional design services in the UK. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT GoSwift wins global Transport Award for smart border crossing point Estonian public-private partnership GoSwift has won the 2015 Transport Achievement Award for smart border crossing point from the International Transport Forum at the OECD. Mon, 18 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT US Transport Secretary urges funding approval for Des Moines' SE Connector project US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has urged Congress to pass a long-term funding bill that can help boost transportation investment in communities such as Des Moines to improve industrial areas and roadway safety, as well as create jobs. Mon, 18 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Highways England and TfGM to improve road network in Greater Manchester Two major UK transport organisations Highways England and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have agreed to collaborate to create a world-class road network for Greater Manchester. Sun, 17 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT French island Reunion gets €500m EIB funding for new coast road The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending French island Reunion €500m for the construction of a new coast road (NCR), a large-scale project with singular technical features. Sun, 17 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Kapsch to provide toll system services for Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio river bridges Kapsch TrafficCom North America (Kapsch) has secured a $41m contract from the Indiana Finance Authority (IFA) to be the toll system provider for the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges (LSIORB) in the US. Thu, 14 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Australia doubles budget for 2015-2016 to accelerate local road repairs The Australian Government has doubled payments to local councils under its Roads to Recovery Programme to fast-track urgent road repairs and provide better access and improved safety. Thu, 14 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Cubic's NextBus passenger information system launched in Queensland Cubic Transportation Systems’ new NextBus real-time passenger information system has been officially launched across the TransLink public transport system in south-east Queensland, Australia. Wed, 13 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Survey reveals 94% of road drivers demand legally binding road tests for horse riders A survey conducted by UK-based car leasing company Flexed has reported that around 94% of road drivers have demanded legally binding proficiency tests for horse riders before they are allowed on the public roads. Wed, 13 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Burrill Lake Bridge Upgrade, New South Wales Burril Lake bridge is located on the A1 Princes Highway 4km south of Ulladulla in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. Tue, 12 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT CGI to provide ICT services for Highways England Canadian technology firm CGI group has secured a three-year end user computing services contract to provide information and communications technology (ICT) services to Highways England (formerly known as The Highways Agency). Tue, 12 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Chicago Transit Authority introduces BTMS technology to help reduce bus delays The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) in the US has introduced a new technology called Bus Transit Management System (BTMS) to boost bus reliability and provide more consistent service. Tue, 12 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Waterblasting Technologies-Non-Destructive Road Marking Removal Systems The award-winning, Stripe Hog® is the most advanced road marking removal system in the industry today. 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