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 Ericsson to unveil cloud platform to improve traffic safety http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsericsson-to-unveil-cloud-platform-to-improve-traffic-safety-4525191 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsericsson-to-unveil-cloud-platform-to-improve-traffic-safety-4525191 Communications technology provider Ericsson is planning to launch a new cloud platform for the sharing of real-time traffic and road condition data between connected vehicles and traffic authorities. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Shikun & Binui consortium wins $800m toll lanes project in Texas http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsshikun-binui-consortium-wins-800m-toll-lanes-project-in-texas-4525176 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsshikun-binui-consortium-wins-800m-toll-lanes-project-in-texas-4525176 Israel-based construction company Shikun & Binui has won a $800m road construction project from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) in the US, as part of the Blueridge Transportation Group consortium. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT TransCore to deliver account management services for US MassDOT http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstranscore-to-deliver-account-management-services-for-us-massdot-4524141 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstranscore-to-deliver-account-management-services-for-us-massdot-4524141 The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in the US has awarded a $205m contract to TransCore for financial account management and customer service operations. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Siemens to provide traffic signal control system for SIPAC's project in China http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssiemens-to-provide-traffic-signal-control-system-for-sipacs-project-in-china-4524000 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssiemens-to-provide-traffic-signal-control-system-for-sipacs-project-in-china-4524000 Suzhou Industrial Park's Administrative Committee (SIPAC) has selected UK engineering company Siemens to provide the traffic signal control system for its ITS Phase II Project in China. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Transmax Welcomes ATC as a Reseller of its STREAMS Roadscape Product http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/aldridge-traffic/pressstreams-roadscape-product.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/traffic_man/aldridge-traffic/pressstreams-roadscape-product.html Transmax and Aldridge Traffic Controllers (ATC) are pleased to announce the formalising of their partnership through ATC's signing of a STREAMS Roadscape Reseller Agreement. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:44:00 GMT England and Wales implement new law to catch drug drivers on roads http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsengland-and-wales-implement-new-law-to-catch-drug-drivers-on-roads-4523004 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsengland-and-wales-implement-new-law-to-catch-drug-drivers-on-roads-4523004 Roads in England and Wales plan to free the road of drug drivers following the implementation of a new legislation that will help police forces to catch and convict them. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT TomTom to integrate Kia's automobile models with traffic-related services http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstomtom-to-integrate-kias-automobile-models-with-traffic-related-services-4522983 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstomtom-to-integrate-kias-automobile-models-with-traffic-related-services-4522983 TomTom has signed a deal to provide Kia Motors Europe with traffic, weather and other real-time data for its European automobile models. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Moscow installs new intelligent traffic management system http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmoscow-installs-new-intelligent-traffic-management-system-4521858 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmoscow-installs-new-intelligent-traffic-management-system-4521858 Russia's capital city Moscow has implemented an intelligent traffic system (ITS) called PTV Optima developed by German company PTV Group. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Texas Transportation Commission approves $1.74bn for road projects http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstexas-transportation-commission-approves-174bn-for-road-projects-4521834 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstexas-transportation-commission-approves-174bn-for-road-projects-4521834 The Texas Transportation Commission in the US has approved $1.74bn to the state highway fund for the construction of 201 road projects. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT World Bank to allocate $45m for Tajikistan roads rehabilitation project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsworld-bank-to-allocate-45m-for-tajikistan-roads-rehabilitation-project-4521027 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsworld-bank-to-allocate-45m-for-tajikistan-roads-rehabilitation-project-4521027 The World Bank will provide $45m in funding for the second phase of the Central Asia Road Links (CARs) programme in Tajikistan. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT US DOT allocates funds for real-time traffic information technologies http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsus-dot-allocates-funds-for-real-time-traffic-information-technologies-4520692 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsus-dot-allocates-funds-for-real-time-traffic-information-technologies-4520692 The US Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has allocated $2.75m to install integrated corridor management (ICM) technologies in congested urban areas across ten states, which offer real-time travel information. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Continued Solutions in Retrofitting DMS http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/driver_info/ses-america/presscontinued-solutions-retrofitting-dms.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/driver_info/ses-america/presscontinued-solutions-retrofitting-dms.html The last six months of 2014 brought new opportunities and improvements in retrofitting old or technically out-of-date DMS signs. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:15:00 GMT Tristar Transport's UAE operation receives ISO 39001:2012 certification http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstristar-transports-uae-operation-receives-iso-390012012-certification-4519723 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstristar-transports-uae-operation-receives-iso-390012012-certification-4519723 The Tristar Transport's UAE operation has been certified for ISO 39001:2012 standard in recognition of the company's road traffic safety (RTS) management system. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT TransCore wins $100m traffic management project in Saudi Arabia http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstranscore-wins-100m-traffic-management-project-in-saudi-arabia-4519894 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstranscore-wins-100m-traffic-management-project-in-saudi-arabia-4519894 TransCore has secured a $100m transportation project from Saudi Arabia's Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) to design and implement an advanced traffic control system in Riyadh. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Australia upgrades Bindi Bindi section of Great Northern Highway http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-upgrades-bindi-bindi-section-of-great-northern-highway-4518979 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralia-upgrades-bindi-bindi-section-of-great-northern-highway-4518979 The Australian and West Australian (WA) Governments have inaugurated the upgraded 11km section of the Great Northern Highway between Bindi Bindi and Lyons East Road. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT MDOT to host public meetings on Ford Road and Lotz Road projects http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmdot-to-host-public-meetings-on-ford-road-and-lotz-road-projects-4518900 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmdot-to-host-public-meetings-on-ford-road-and-lotz-road-projects-4518900 The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) in the US will host public meetings on the M-153 (Ford Road)/I-275 and Lotz Road projects. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Siemens launches first phase of Stratos Outstation development http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssiemens-launches-first-phase-of-stratos-outstation-development-4517985 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssiemens-launches-first-phase-of-stratos-outstation-development-4517985 Engineering firm Siemens has launched the first phase of its Stratos Outstation development for road authorities in the UK. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Safety groups seek crash avoidance technology on US commercial motor vehicles http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssafety-groups-seek-crash-avoidance-technology-on-us-commercial-motor-vehicles-4517858 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssafety-groups-seek-crash-avoidance-technology-on-us-commercial-motor-vehicles-4517858 Four highway safety groups have urged the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to introduce a safety regulation mandating the use of forward collision avoidance and mitigation braking systems on commercial motor vehicles such as … Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Colorado selects Iteris for road maintenance decision support services http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscolorado-selects-iteris-for-road-maintenance-decision-support-services-4516942 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscolorado-selects-iteris-for-road-maintenance-decision-support-services-4516942 The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) in the US has selected intelligent traffic management solutions provider Iteris to provide statewide pavement weather-forecasting and maintenance decision support services. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Works begin on Great Western Highway Katoomba to Lithgow upgrade in Australia http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsworks-commence-on-great-western-highway-katoomba-to-lithgow-upgrade-in-australia-4516926 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsworks-commence-on-great-western-highway-katoomba-to-lithgow-upgrade-in-australia-4516926 Australia has started works on a A$96m ($75m) Forty Bends and $70m Hartley Valley Safety package. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT