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Traffic sensors to aid traffic flow during I-15 construction in Idaho

Image source: Idaho Transportation Department

Traffic Management News March 22, 2017
To aid traffic flow for tens of thousands of drivers during upcoming construction on I-15 in eastern Idaho, the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is turning to new Bluetooth-based roadway sensors that will be present on the I-15 median. These sensors will provide real-time travel information...
High-tech freeway signs coming to Project Neon in Nevada

Image source: Las Vegas Sun; NDOT

Traffic Management News February 16, 2017
The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) began installing the first of 52 Active Traffic Management (ATM) signs on a portion of U.S. 95 last week. The installations will continue through July 2019 and will feature intermittent lane closures.   The signs are part of the almost $1 billion...
Megabus to create safer drivers with GreenRoad systems
Road Traffic Safety News May 11, 2016
By December 2015, Coach USA, Coach Canada and Megabus had completed the deployment of the GreenRoad system throughout its North America locations.   Sean Hughes, director of corporate affairs North America, said that the traffic light LED system on the dashboard relays the driving alerts.  ...
Google-backed startup vies to predict congestion patterns
Transportation Management News February 04, 2016
Urban Engines, a Google Ventures-backed startup in based in Los Altos, Calif., is trying to go large with its software, called the “Space/Time Engine,” which aggregates real-time traffic data and feeds it into predictive models. The goal of the software is to give users the ability to see what...
Safety News September 08, 2015
According to Chicago area transit officials, Metra has selected Parsons to install positive train control (PTC) on the railroad’s commuter-rail lines. The contract—$80 million—represents Metra’s biggest PTC expenditure to date and will require Parsons to install an electronic train management...
Transportation Management News February 13, 2012
The Virginia corridor of I-66 is notorious for its heavy congestion, but the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is studying exactly what makes this highway so clogged and how it can be fixed, according to the Washington Post.   Chris Collins, the VDOT project manager working on the I-66...
Centracs is Econolite’s newest ATMS software platform
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Centracs is Econolite’s newest ATMS software platform—an intuitive and easy-to-use GUI-based, centralized system, enabling unmatched ITS management, traffic control and data sharing. Centracs leverages proven and robust client-server architecture and distributed processing for adding ITS system...
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New electronic signs on a stretch of I-75 in Florida will clock drivers’ speeds and post alerts in an effort to reduce fatal speed-related crashes, according to SunSentinel.com. The state is testing a new system on Alligator Alley, which carries I-75 through the Everglades, that will post an...
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