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 UK Highways Agency opens new smart motorway section on M6 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-highways-agency-opens-new-smart-motorway-section-on-m6-4216206 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-highways-agency-opens-new-smart-motorway-section-on-m6-4216206 The UK’s Highways Agency has completed the latest section of a ‘smart motorway’ project on the M6 near Birmingham, resulting in improved journey times and less traffic congestion. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT UK council trials cashless parking payment system http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-council-trials-cashless-parking-payment-system-4215884 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-council-trials-cashless-parking-payment-system-4215884 Shropshire Council, the local authority of Shropshire in England, is trialling a new project that allows people to make parking payments through mobile phones. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT New glow-in-the-dark road markings debut on Dutch highway http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-glow-in-the-dark-road-markings-debut-on-dutch-highway-4215447 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-glow-in-the-dark-road-markings-debut-on-dutch-highway-4215447 New glow-in-the-dark smart road markings have been unveiled to replace standard streetlights on a 500m-long stretch of the N329 highway in Oss, the Netherlands. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT ParkChicago introduces mobile payment option for metered street parking http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsparkchicago-introduces-mobile-payment-option-for-metered-street-parking-4215387 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsparkchicago-introduces-mobile-payment-option-for-metered-street-parking-4215387 ParkChicago, a new app that gives drivers the option to pay for metered street parking with a mobile phone, has introduced a pilot programme in West Loop, Chicago, US. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ferrovial-led team secures $655m highway contract in US http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsferrovial-led-team-to-secure-655m-highway-contract-in-us-4214296 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsferrovial-led-team-to-secure-655m-highway-contract-in-us-4214296 A consortium led by Ferrovial subsidiary Cintra Infrastructures has been selected to design, build and finance 26 miles of the I-77 in North Carolina, US. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT High­ways Agency opens new section of motorway on M25 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-opens-new-generation-of-motorway-on-m25-4214673 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-opens-new-generation-of-motorway-on-m25-4214673 The UK High­ways Agency has announced the opening of the first section of a new generation of motorways on the M25. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Pavement Marking Removal Equipment http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/waterblasting/3467936041001.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/road_marking/waterblasting/3467936041001.html A demonstration on equipment for removal of pavement markings. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:40:00 GMT Swarco, TfGM work on new scheme to provide enhanced driver information http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsswarco-tfgm-work-on-new-scheme-to-provide-enhanced-driver-information-4213805 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsswarco-tfgm-work-on-new-scheme-to-provide-enhanced-driver-information-4213805 Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and Swarco Traffic have teamed up for a project aimed at providing enhanced driver information on roads around the county. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Northern Road Bridge officially opened in UK http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnorthern-road-bridge-officially-opened-in-uk-4213508 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnorthern-road-bridge-officially-opened-in-uk-4213508 The UK Transport Minister Susan Kramer has officially opened new £12.62m Northern Road Bridge, a project which boosts transport links into Portsmouth. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT ISS introduces new mobile license plate recognition camera http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsiss-introduces-new-mobile-license-plate-recognition-camera-4212630 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsiss-introduces-new-mobile-license-plate-recognition-camera-4212630 Image Sensing Systems (ISS) has released its new compact license plate recognition (LPR) camera, in partnership with MAV Systems. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Bilfinger wins Eiganes Tunnel contract in Norway http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbilfinger-wins-eiganes-tunnel-contract-in-norway-4213135 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbilfinger-wins-eiganes-tunnel-contract-in-norway-4213135 Engineering and services company Bilfinger has won an order to construct the Eiganes Tunnel, which will significantly reduce the volume of traffic in the Norwegian city of Stavanger. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT NorthConnex Motorway, Sydney http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/northconnex-motorway-sydney/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/northconnex-motorway-sydney/ The New South Wales (NSW) government, Transurban and M7 Westlink will construct a 9kms long tolled motorway known as NorthConnex in Sydney, Australia, which has one of the world's biggest road networks. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:40:00 GMT CDOT to improve highway safety with Ciena’s technology http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscdot-to-improve-highway-safety-with-cienas-technology-4212013 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscdot-to-improve-highway-safety-with-cienas-technology-4212013 The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) in the US is deploying Ciena’s converged packet optical and packet networking solutions to improve highway safety and traffic flow. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Drivewyze PreClear bypass service expands reach in US http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdrivewyze-preclear-bypass-service-expands-reach-in-us-4212355 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdrivewyze-preclear-bypass-service-expands-reach-in-us-4212355 Drivewyze has launched its Drivewyze PreClear in Florida, the 21st state to offer the bypass service that provides commercial vehicles with inspection site bypass opportunities. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT March’s top stories: EIB supports A11 Belgium motorway link, Alberta invests in highways http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-eib-supports-a11-belgium-motorway-link-alberta-to-invest-on-highway-network-improvement-4207947/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-eib-supports-a11-belgium-motorway-link-alberta-to-invest-on-highway-network-improvement-4207947/ The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to extend its financial aid for the 12km A11 motorway link between Brugge and Westkapelle in Belgium, while Alberta will invest C$5bn ($4.46bn) over the next three years to rehabilitate the highway networ… Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:55:00 GMT Car Charging Group collaborates with GE to offer more EV charging networks http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscar-charging-group-ge-to-offer-interoperability-between-ev-charging-networks-4211673 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscar-charging-group-ge-to-offer-interoperability-between-ev-charging-networks-4211673 US electric vehicle (EV) charging service provider Car Charging Group has entered into an agreement with GE's industrial solutions business to introduce interoperability between CarCharging's Blink Network and GE's WattStation EV chargers. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:00:00 GMT UK Highways Agency moves ahead with £1.5bn A14 scheme http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-highways-agencys-15bn-a14-scheme-moves-ahead-4211579 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-highways-agencys-15bn-a14-scheme-moves-ahead-4211579 The Highways Agency has launched a public statutory consultation for the £1.5bn A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement project. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Car Charging introduces multi-network EV mobile app in US http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscar-charging-introduces-multi-network-ev-charging-mobile-application-in-us-4210848 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscar-charging-introduces-multi-network-ev-charging-mobile-application-in-us-4210848 US-based Car Charging Group has launched a beta version of its mobile application to enable electric vehicle (EV) drivers to initiate and pay for charging sessions on hardware by multiple manufacturers, directly from their smart phone. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Montana selects AgileAssets software for traffic safety analysis capabilities http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmontana-selects-agileassets-software-to-strengthen-traffic-safety-analysis-capabilities-4211033 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmontana-selects-agileassets-software-to-strengthen-traffic-safety-analysis-capabilities-4211033 Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) has selected AgileAssets Safety Analyst software to strengthen the efficiency, accuracy and robustness of their traffic safety analysis capabilities. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Image Sensing Systems unveils new Autoscope Ex-140 intelligent LPR camera http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsimage-sensing-systems-unveils-new-autoscope-ex-140-intelligent-lpr-camera-4209805 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsimage-sensing-systems-unveils-new-autoscope-ex-140-intelligent-lpr-camera-4209805 Image Sensing Systems, an above-ground detection provider of license plate recognition (LPR) systems, has introduced a new Autoscope Ex-140 intelligent LPR camera. Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT