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 Pozuelo de Alarcón Smart City http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/sice/presspozuelodealarcon-smart-city.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/sice/presspozuelodealarcon-smart-city.html SICE hands over their Smart City Project to the municipality of "Pozuelo de Alarcón" (Madrid-Spain), deploying a "Smart City Management Platform" to integrate several systems, such as management of parking systems, energy efficiency in municipal buil… Wed, 01 Apr 2015 15:54:00 GMT Panasonic Business Systems-Rugged Laptops for Vehicle Diagnosis and Data Collection http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/it/panasonic-road/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/it/panasonic-road/ Panasonic has a range of ruggedised laptops designed to enhance data collection and processing, and perform vehicle analysis in the road transport sector.Diagnostic tools for the automotive industryP... Wed, 01 Apr 2015 12:08:00 GMT Australia and QLD Governments provide funds for Coomera Interchange upgrade http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-and-qld-governments-provide-funds-for-coomera-interchange-upgrade-4544910 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-and-qld-governments-provide-funds-for-coomera-interchange-upgrade-4544910 The Australian and Queensland Governments have jointly provided A$57.4m ($44m) in funding for the upgrade of the Coomera Interchange (Exit 54) on the Pacific Motorway. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT Audi to develop new device to power self-driving cars http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaudi-to-develop-new-device-to-power-self-driving-cars-4544930 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaudi-to-develop-new-device-to-power-self-driving-cars-4544930 Audi has collaborated with various technology partners to develop a new device that will supply the computing power needed for a self-driving car to operate safely. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT TomTom data reveals traffic congestion nearly doubles journey times in evening http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstomtom-data-reveals-traffic-congestion-nearly-doubles-journey-times-in-evening-4543986 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstomtom-data-reveals-traffic-congestion-nearly-doubles-journey-times-in-evening-4543986 New data released by TomTom revealed that traffic congestion nearly doubles journey times during the evening rush hour in major cities worldwide. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT California Transportation Commission approves $325.8m for transportation projects http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscalifornia-transportation-commission-approves-3258m-for-transportation-projects-4543967 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscalifornia-transportation-commission-approves-3258m-for-transportation-projects-4543967 The California Transportation Commission (CTC) in the US has approved $325.8m worth of investments of statewide transportation projects to alleviate traffic delays, repair ageing roads and bridges. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT VITRONIC-Intelligent Laser-Based Red Light and Speed Enforcement Systems http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/photo_enforcement/vitronic-photo-enforcement/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/photo_enforcement/vitronic-photo-enforcement/ Germany headquartered VITRONIC is a world leader in machine vision systems offering innovative traffic enforcement and tolling solutions. The company's core competence is the monitoring of vehicles in free flowing traffic. All products are developed,… Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:35:00 GMT Queensland to upgrade New England, Flinders, Landsborough and Cunningham highways http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-to-upgrade-new-england-flinders-landsborough-and-cunningham-highways-4542921 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-to-upgrade-new-england-flinders-landsborough-and-cunningham-highways-4542921 Australia's Queensland Government is set to receive a A$61.6m boost to upgrade its New England, Flinders, Landsborough and Cunningham highways. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:00:00 GMT Google secures patent for pedestrians protection system http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgoogle-secures-patent-for-pedestrians-protection-system-4542951 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgoogle-secures-patent-for-pedestrians-protection-system-4542951 Google has secured a patent from the US Patent and Trademark Office for a system for pedestrian leg protection in vehicle impact for its driverless cars, which was filed on 25 September 2013. Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:00:00 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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