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 HELLA and Paul Vahle team up to develop wireless charging systems http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshella-paul-vahle-team-up-to-develop-wireless-charging-systems-4219544 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshella-paul-vahle-team-up-to-develop-wireless-charging-systems-4219544 Automotive electronics supplier HELLA has partnered with Paul Vahle to develop inductive charging systems for electric and hybrid-electric vehicles (EVs). Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT First multi-million pound design contract awarded under A9 dualling programme http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfirst-multi-million-pound-design-contract-awarded-under-a9-dualling-programme-4220008 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfirst-multi-million-pound-design-contract-awarded-under-a9-dualling-programme-4220008 Transport Scotland has awarded the first of three multi-million pound design contracts for the A9 dualling programme to the joint venture CH2MHill/Fairhurst. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Parkmobile extends mobile parking payment service to Michigan city http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/news-parkmobile-extends-mobile-parking-payment-service-to-michigan-city-4218415 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/news-parkmobile-extends-mobile-parking-payment-service-to-michigan-city-4218415 Parking payment services provider Parkmobile USA has introduced its new service at all Downtown Kalamazoo parking meters in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Kansas breaks ground on highway improvement project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/news-kansas-breaks-ground-on-highway-improvement-project-4219160 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/news-kansas-breaks-ground-on-highway-improvement-project-4219160 The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has broken ground on the $288m Johnson County Gateway Phase 2 Project in Lenexa. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Guardian Traffic Systems http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/access_control/guardian/3495676023001.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/access_control/guardian/3495676023001.html Guardian Traffic Systems provides the only top-down traffic spike system on the market for around the same price as any other system. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT TomTom introduces trial Navigation app for iPhone users http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstomtom-introduces-trial-navigation-app-for-iphone-users-4217475 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstomtom-introduces-trial-navigation-app-for-iphone-users-4217475 TomTom has launched a 30-day trial of its Navigation app for iPhone, extending the reach of the company’s services to more drivers. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Salini Impregilo secures bid for major motorway contract in Slovakia http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssalini-impregilo-secures-bid-for-major-motorway-contract-in-slovakia-4217994 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssalini-impregilo-secures-bid-for-major-motorway-contract-in-slovakia-4217994 Italian construction and civil engineering services company Salini Impregilo has secured a bid for a €410m contract to build a stretch of motorway in Slovakia. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Troja Bridge, Prague http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/troja-bridge-prague/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/troja-bridge-prague/ Troja Bridge is a double-deck, bowstring arch type bridge built over the Vltava River for the City of Prague, Czech Republic. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Lusail Expressway http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/lusail-expressway/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/projects/lusail-expressway/ Lusail Expressway will run north from the Doha city to connect the under-construction Lusail development area. 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 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 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 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 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