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 Ford and MIT partner to measure pedestrian traffic in urban areas http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsford-and-mit-partner-to-measure-pedestrian-traffic-in-urban-areas-4962127 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsford-and-mit-partner-to-measure-pedestrian-traffic-in-urban-areas-4962127 US-based car manufacturer Ford Motor Company has joined hands with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on a new research project to measure pedestrian traffic, in a bid to improve transportation services. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Egis signs contract for future bike scheme with City of Krakow in Poland http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsegis-signs-contract-for-future-bike-scheme-with-city-of-krakow-in-poland-4962141 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsegis-signs-contract-for-future-bike-scheme-with-city-of-krakow-in-poland-4962141 French engineering company Egis has secured a contract with the Krakow municipality in Poland, for the operation of the public bike scheme in the city. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT SICE Wins ITS Project to Provide Lighting, Traffic Lights and Vertical Signalling to I-95 Phase 3A-2 in Miami http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/sice/pressits-project-lighting-traffic-lights-vertical-signalling-i-95.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/sice/pressits-project-lighting-traffic-lights-vertical-signalling-i-95.html SICE has won an ITS contract to provide lighting, traffic lights and vertical signalling systems to the I-95 highway in Miami. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT England’s NYCC contracts Siemens for its traffic signal network management and monitoring http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsenglands-nycc-contracts-siemens-for-its-traffic-signal-network-management-and-monitoring-4960906 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsenglands-nycc-contracts-siemens-for-its-traffic-signal-network-management-and-monitoring-4960906 Siemens UK has secured a contract from England’s North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) to provide traffic signal network management and monitoring. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT VDOT selects TransCore to implement dynamic pricing toll technology at DC Metro area http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvdot-selects-transcore-to-implement-dynamic-pricing-toll-technology-at-dc-metro-area-4961385 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvdot-selects-transcore-to-implement-dynamic-pricing-toll-technology-at-dc-metro-area-4961385 American technical and traffic engineering services company TransCore has been contracted by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to implement its dynamic pricing toll technology along the I-66 corridor inside of Washington DC’s Capital B… Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT US FHWA calls on states to nominate ‘zero-emission’ and ‘alternative fuel’ corridors http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsus-fhwa-calls-on-states-to-nominate-zero-emission-and-alternative-fuel-corridors-4960766 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsus-fhwa-calls-on-states-to-nominate-zero-emission-and-alternative-fuel-corridors-4960766 The US Department of Transportation (US DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has invited states and local officials to designate routes, where drivers will be able to find alternative fuels. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Metric Group-Car Park Pay-and-Display Equipment http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/parking/metric/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/parking/metric/ With a heritage of over 130 years in the ticketing industry, beginning with the Bell Punch Company in 1878, METRIC is at the forefront of design and innovation, and has a major presence worldwide. Part of METRIC mobility solutions AG, METRIC encompas… Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:58:00 GMT Louisiana DOTD activates ramp meters on US 90 B / Pontchartrain Expressway http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newslouisiana-dotd-activates-ramp-meters-on-us-90-bpontchartrain-expressway-4959135 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newslouisiana-dotd-activates-ramp-meters-on-us-90-bpontchartrain-expressway-4959135 The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has activated the ramp meters deployed at US 90B/Pontchartrain Expressway. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT UK’s RouteShoot to deliver geo-referencing technology for road-safety inspections in Scotland http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuks-routeshoot-to-deliver-geo-referencing-technology-for-road-safety-inspections-in-scotland-4959463 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuks-routeshoot-to-deliver-geo-referencing-technology-for-road-safety-inspections-in-scotland-4959463 UK-based RouteShoot has been awarded a one-year contract to provide GPS and video capturing software for road safety inspections in Scotland. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Highways England initiates road resurfacing works on M62 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshighways-england-initiates-road-resurfacing-works-on-m62-4959940 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshighways-england-initiates-road-resurfacing-works-on-m62-4959940 Highways England has initiated the resurfacing works that will be carried out on the westbound carriageway of the M62 in East Yorkshire between junction 37 at Howden and junction 38. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT CDOT begins field tests on its Smart Sign system on US 36 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscdot-begins-field-tests-on-its-smart-sign-system-on-us-36-4958537 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscdot-begins-field-tests-on-its-smart-sign-system-on-us-36-4958537 The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has started testing the Smart Signs system on US 36, which is one of the two corridors in the state, to improve traffic flow and safety. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Oxbotica launches mobile autonomy software solution http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsoxbotica-launches-mobile-autonomy-software-solution-4958177 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsoxbotica-launches-mobile-autonomy-software-solution-4958177 Oxbotica, an Oxford-based technology company, has launched its new Selenium mobile autonomy software solution with a concept vehicle at Culham Science Centre in Oxfordshire. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT TomTom extends TomTom City portal to additional 25 cities http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstomtom-extends-tomtom-city-portal-to-additional-25-cities-4958176 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstomtom-extends-tomtom-city-portal-to-additional-25-cities-4958176 TomTom (TOM2) has extended TomTom City, a traffic portal that provides live traffic and travel information, to 25 additional cities. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Kapsch TrafficCom Congratulates RiverLink Launch Team http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/transdyn/pressriverlink-launch-team.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/transdyn/pressriverlink-launch-team.html Resulting from a strong team effort among the State of Indiana, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Kapsch TrafficCom and other supporting organisations, the RiverLink tolling system officially opened its doors for business on 21 July 2016. RiverLink is th… Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:21:00 GMT Deals this Week: AgileAssets, Siemens Mobility, Cubic Transportation Systems http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-agileassets-siemens-mobility-cubic-transportation-systems-4956504 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-agileassets-siemens-mobility-cubic-transportation-systems-4956504 US-based infrastructure asset management company, AgileAssets, has secured a maintenance contract to manage roads and bridges in Alaska. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Michigan Economic Development Corporation and RACER Trust to build automated vehicle facility http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmichigan-economic-development-corporation-racer-trust-to-build-automated-vehicle-facility-4957773 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmichigan-economic-development-corporation-racer-trust-to-build-automated-vehicle-facility-4957773 The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and Revitalizing Auto Communities Environmental Response (RACER) Trust have signed an agreement for the purchase of land at Willow Run, which will be developed and used as a connected and automated… Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT International Road Dynamics to install Weigh-in-Motion systems in Pennsylvania http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsinternational-road-dynamics-to-install-weigh-in-motion-systems-in-pennsylvania-4957425 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsinternational-road-dynamics-to-install-weigh-in-motion-systems-in-pennsylvania-4957425 International Road Dynamics (IRD) has secured a contract from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) for the installation, calibration and maintenance of weigh-in-motion (WIM) systems across the state. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT NXP Semiconductors and eSSys to serve as technology partners for South Korea's C-ITS project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnxp-semiconductors-essys-to-serve-as-technology-partners-for-south-koreas-c-its-project-4957149 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnxp-semiconductors-essys-to-serve-as-technology-partners-for-south-koreas-c-its-project-4957149 NXP Semiconductors and eSSys will serve as technology partners in South Korea’s next-generation Cooperative Intelligent Transportation System (C-ITS) project. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT DELTA-Retroreflectometers for Road Traffic Safety http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/deltaol/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/deltaol/ DELTA provides a highly reliable range of retroreflectometers for measuring retroreflection of pavement markings and traffic signs. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:08:00 GMT FLIR Systems-Intelligent Transportation Systems http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/traficon/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/traficon/ FLIR Systems is the world leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of thermal imaging systems for a wide variety of commercial, industrial and government applications. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 09:47:00 GMT