Road Traffic Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the 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 Study reveals improved transport systems can generate $1.4bn for Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsho-chi-minh-city-in-vietnam-can-gain-14bn-by-investing-in-intelligent-transport-system-study-says-211014-4447142 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsho-chi-minh-city-in-vietnam-can-gain-14bn-by-investing-in-intelligent-transport-system-study-says-211014-4447142 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newseuropean-test-drive-of-communicating-cars-technology-completed-4446970 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newseuropean-test-drive-of-communicating-cars-technology-completed-4446970 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-to-invest-608m-on-road-improvement-projects-in-greater-manchester-and-cheshire-201114-4445857 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-to-invest-608m-on-road-improvement-projects-in-greater-manchester-and-cheshire-201114-4445857 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/great-eastern-highway-upgrade/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsasian-development-bank-funds-indian-road-development-project-4445469 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsasian-development-bank-funds-indian-road-development-project-4445469 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-technology-to-help-ease-traffic-on-german-streets-4444230 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-technology-to-help-ease-traffic-on-german-streets-4444230 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsjenoptik-acquires-npr-maker-vysionics-191114-4444550 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsjenoptik-acquires-npr-maker-vysionics-191114-4444550 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-government-starts-funding-to-upgrade-local-roads-181114-4442908 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-government-starts-funding-to-upgrade-local-roads-181114-4442908 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/it/transoft/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/it/transoft/ 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfrance-considering-changes-in-motorway-operator-contracts-4442709 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfrance-considering-changes-in-motorway-operator-contracts-4442709 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/tdc3-8/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/detection/tdc3-8/ 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsixas-zuid-oost-reaches-financial-close-for-a9-motorway-project-in-netherlands-171114-4441579 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsixas-zuid-oost-reaches-financial-close-for-a9-motorway-project-in-netherlands-171114-4441579 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-starts-work-on-next-phase-of-smart-motorway-project-in-manchester-4440847 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-starts-work-on-next-phase-of-smart-motorway-project-in-manchester-4440847 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsscotland-to-seek-bids-for-aberdeen-bypass-project-141114-4439380 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsscotland-to-seek-bids-for-aberdeen-bypass-project-141114-4439380 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgambia-starts-construction-of-trans-gambia-bridge-4439148 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgambia-starts-construction-of-trans-gambia-bridge-4439148 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/agd/pressagd-new-appointments.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/agd/pressagd-new-appointments.html 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/access_control/tagmaster-product-catalogue/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/access_control/tagmaster-product-catalogue/ 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuks-department-of-transport-releases-guidelines-to-speed-up-road-construction-4437744 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuks-department-of-transport-releases-guidelines-to-speed-up-road-construction-4437744 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsplanning-underway-for-great-northern-highway-upgrade-in-australia-131114-4437996 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsplanning-underway-for-great-northern-highway-upgrade-in-australia-131114-4437996 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 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssolar-power-road-opens-in-netherlands-121114-4436165 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssolar-power-road-opens-in-netherlands-121114-4436165 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