Traffic management

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Welcome to the Traffic Management Channel, a special section that provides the user an in-depth look at the multiple aspects of traffic management — straight from sources of Roads & Bridges magazine and our Transportation Management & Engineering supplement.

 

Topics covered include intelligent transportation systems, traffic signals, traffic monitoring, intersection safety, traffic design software, electronic tolling and congestion pricing.

If you were to conduct a study about how citizens in a specific region are getting from point A to point B, you would likely find that the number of miles traveled by vehicle...
In the far-flung world of intelligent transportation systems (ITS), forces are beginning to coalesce toward a goal of a much more efficient and safer environment.   This...
Detroit’s M-1 Rail is an unprecedented public-private partnership that includes local, regional, state and federal partners working together to design and build a circulating...
Those who closely track recent development of new public-private partnerships (P3s) in the public-transportation sphere can be forgiven for stifling a yawn.   There is...
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is looking for new ways to pay for maintenance and operation of toll lanes after Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed a bill last week...
High-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes and carpool lanes could be coming to the 14th Street Bridge in Washington, D.C., after the city council votes on a new budget bill next month...
San Francisco became the third city piloting the RideScout transportation aggregator app last week, joining Washington, D.C., and Austin, Texas.   RideScout collects...
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is moving forward with its Go Time driver information initiative by placing 132 automated roadway travel time signs...

Products

  • Each kit includes calibration sign standards and comparison panel standards. The procedures are simple, efficient ways to manage your sign assets...
  • This series provides nighttime vehicle recognition and increased road safety for trucks, trailers and other vehicles. It is a high-quality,...
  • This series provides nighttime vehicle recognition and increased road safety for school buses, farm vehicles, heavy equipment and railroad cars. It...
  • Dialight’s new XL15 LED traffic signal modules are powered by Hi-Flux LED technology, consuming 7 to 12 watts compared with existing 20-watt units,...
  • The N50 Imaging Unit is the first imaging unit in the next generation of Vehicle Recognition Solutions (VRS) from HTS. This next-generation 2 MP IP...
  • The RU2 Fast-3350 VMS Speed Display Trailer has a 30-in. x 50-in. full graphic, medium density LED array capable of 1 to 3 lines of text, full...
  • The 9-Inch Matrix Display Radar Driver Feedback Sign from TraffiCalm Systems displays numeric, text and emoticon electronic messages to drivers. Each...
  • The new Ruggedcom RSG2488 compact rack switch from Siemens Industry Automation Division is the first product under the Siemens Ruggedcom brand. This...
  • The Avery Dennison TrafficJet Digital Printing System is a complete digital printing system for traffic safety and reflective sign producers, as well...
  • Pexco’s DP 200 EFX City Post is an ultra-high performance post that features a slim, sleek profile and quick “spin-in” deployment. This all-...
With more than 41,000 miles of road, South Carolina operates the nation’s fourth-largest state-maintained highway system. For the South Carolina...
Based in St. Louis, Pace Construction is a heavy-construction company with over 60 years of bridge- and highway-construction experience. Pace...
Brisbane’s Gateway Bridge in Australia was the largest road and bridge project in Queensland’s history, necessary to meet the region’s future highway...
Managing the heavy equipment fleet for any municipality can be a rewarding job. But there are challenges too, particularly if your agency is under...
When Cargill Deicing Technology officially decided to increase its environmental commitment, it were not making empty promises. Not only did the...
It is no secret that winter maintenance offers up its own set of challenges for contractors. Unpredictable weather, pedestrian safety concerns and...

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Industry News

Data from a new government report shows that if all the structurally deficient bridges in the U.S. were placed end-to-end, it would take 25 hours...
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) officials broke ground yesterday for the Swatara Creek Bridge Project—a major construction undertaking that...
The State Rte. 99 tunneling machine will resume digging by the end of March 2015, according to a schedule released yesterday, April 21, by the...