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 TfL introduces third edition of Streetscape Guidance for futuristic urban space design http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstfl-introduces-third-edition-of-streetscape-guidance-for-futuristic-urban-space-design-4808122 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstfl-introduces-third-edition-of-streetscape-guidance-for-futuristic-urban-space-design-4808122 The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has introduced the third edition of Streetscape Guidance, which sets standards on the futuristic look of London’s streets and public spaces. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Reliance Infrastructure said to be in talks to divest road assets portfolio http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsreliance-infrastructure-said-to-be-in-talks-to-divest-road-assets-portfolio-4807949 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsreliance-infrastructure-said-to-be-in-talks-to-divest-road-assets-portfolio-4807949 Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group unit Reliance Infrastructure is said to be holding talks with pension funds and investment firms to divest its road assets. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT In-Vehicle Video Surveillance Boosts Public Safety http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/access_control/in-vehicle-video-public-safety/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/access_control/in-vehicle-video-public-safety/ Terrorism, crime, and vandalism targeting public transit systems, such as the London bombings in July 2005, and killings on school buses and transit lines in recent years, have highlighted the importance of in-vehicle video surveillance. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:32:00 GMT IoT Expo Europe 2016 to Feature Advantech http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/access_control/advantech-road/pressiot-expo-europe.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/access_control/advantech-road/pressiot-expo-europe.html Advantech is exhibiting at this year's Internet of Things (IoT) expo, taking place in London, UK. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:11:00 GMT Illinois to have first P3 managed lane http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsillinois-to-have-first-p3-managed-lane--4806849 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsillinois-to-have-first-p3-managed-lane--4806849 Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner plans to construct the first public-private partnership (P3) managed lane project in the state. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT US records rise in traffic deaths in 2015 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsus-records-rise-in-traffic-deaths-in-2015-4806167 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsus-records-rise-in-traffic-deaths-in-2015-4806167 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a part of the US Department of Transportation (US DOT), has reported that there has been 9.3% rise in traffic deaths for the first three quarters of 2015. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Advantech at Integrated Systems Europe 2016 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/access_control/advantech-road/pressintegrated-systems-europe-2016.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/access_control/advantech-road/pressintegrated-systems-europe-2016.html Advantech is exhibiting at Integrated Systems Europe 2016, the world's largest AV system integration and unified communications event, which is taking place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:32:00 GMT Pavement and Soft Ground Stabilisation Solutions http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/infrastructure/pavements-and-soft-ground-stabilisation-solutions/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/infrastructure/pavements-and-soft-ground-stabilisation-solutions/ Whether constructing a gravel forestry track over soft soil or resurfacing a multi-lane highway, Maccaferri has the technical knowledge and wide product range to provide solutions for the rigorous demands of today's roads. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:27:00 GMT A $100m smart motorway upgrade in the UK open to traffic http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsa-100m-smart-motorway-upgrade-in-uk-open-to-traffic-4804997 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsa-100m-smart-motorway-upgrade-in-uk-open-to-traffic-4804997 A £100m upgrade on the smart motorway that connects Junction 11a at Cannock to Junction 13 at Stafford on the M6 in the Midlands, UK, has been opened for commuters. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Google to expand testing of autonomous car to Washington http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgoogle-to-expand-testing-of-autonomous-car-to-washington-4805431 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgoogle-to-expand-testing-of-autonomous-car-to-washington-4805431 Google is set to expand the testing of its autonomous vehicles to Kirkland, Washington, later this month. This will make Kirkland the third US city where the technology giant is testing the self-driving car. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT OnDynamic System Nominated for Intertraffic Innovation Award 2016 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/it/apm-pro/pressondynamic-system-intertraffic-innovation-award-2016.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/it/apm-pro/pressondynamic-system-intertraffic-innovation-award-2016.html APM PRO's OnDynamic system has been nominated for an Intertraffic Innovation Award. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:51:00 GMT January's top stories: Traffic updates by Google Maps, US proposes $4bn for automated vehicles http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/features/featurejanuarys-top-stories-traffic-updates-by-google-maps-us-proposes-4bn-for-automated-vehicles-4802250/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/features/featurejanuarys-top-stories-traffic-updates-by-google-maps-us-proposes-4bn-for-automated-vehicles-4802250/ Google Maps provides traffic updates to Edinburgh bus and tram passengers, Obama's FY17 budget proposes nearly $4bn for automated vehicles, and Highways England proposes new road link across River Thames. Roadtraffic-technology.com wraps up the key h… Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:24:00 GMT Jaguar Land Rover to invest in UK’s first CAV test corridor http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsjaguar-land-rover-to-invest-in-uks-first-cav-test-corridor-4804166 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsjaguar-land-rover-to-invest-in-uks-first-cav-test-corridor-4804166 Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is investing in a 66km ‘living laboratory’ project in the UK, in order to develop new connected and autonomous vehicle (CAVs) technologies. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Improvement work at Hammersmith gyratory to improve safety for London cyclists http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsimprovement-work-at-hammersmith-gyratory-to-improve-safety-for-london-cyclists-4803617 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsimprovement-work-at-hammersmith-gyratory-to-improve-safety-for-london-cyclists-4803617 The UK's Transport for London (TfL), along with Hammersmith and Fulham Council, plans to add new cycle and bus lanes at Hammersmith gyratory, which is known for being unsafe for London's cyclists. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Vinci secures a €500m contract to construct bypass in France http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvinci-secures-a-500m-contract-to-construct-bypass-in-france-4802456 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvinci-secures-a-500m-contract-to-construct-bypass-in-france-4802456 Construction company Vinci has signed a 54-year concession contract worth €500m, to build the 24km western Strasbourg bypass in France. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT HICL to acquire stake in France’s A63 motorway project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshicl-to-acquire-stake-in-frances-a63-motorway-project-4801400 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshicl-to-acquire-stake-in-frances-a63-motorway-project-4801400 Long-term infrastructure investment company HICL has reached an agreement to buy a 13.8% interest in France's A63 motorway project from Colas Sud Ouest and Spie Batignolles. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT ITRCC to commence $200m Indiana Toll Road improvement project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsitrcc-to-commence-200m-indiana-toll-road-improvement-project-4801772 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsitrcc-to-commence-200m-indiana-toll-road-improvement-project-4801772 US-based Indiana Toll Road Concession Company (ITRCC) has announced that it will shortly start a two-year $200m improvement project of the Indiana Toll Road. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT Gibraltar Highway Cable Barrier Systems http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/infrastructure/gibraltar/4736720300001.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/infrastructure/gibraltar/4736720300001.html Gibraltar Highway Cable Barrier Systems Wed, 03 Feb 2016 17:22:00 GMT Metric to Roll Out New On-Bus Ticketing Machine in Ireland http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/parking/metric/pressmetric-on-bus-ticketing-machine-ireland.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/parking/metric/pressmetric-on-bus-ticketing-machine-ireland.html Metric have received a large order from the National Transport Authority (NTA) for its metric.mobile POS ticketing machine, which was successfully tested in Wexford Bus last October. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:09:00 GMT Tinynode launches smart vehicle detection sensors http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstinynode-launches-smart-vehicle-detection-sensors-4800140 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstinynode-launches-smart-vehicle-detection-sensors-4800140 Tinynode has introduced a new generation of vehicle detection sensors that would enable drivers to easily find vacant parking lots. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT