Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communication

Article January 10, 2017
Less than 10 years ago, smartphones revolutionized how we communicate, how we work and how we interact with others. Just a few years ago, the concept of hailing an Uber car to take you where you needed within minutes was relatively unheard of. Technology is rapidly changing our lives, but there has...
News January 09, 2017
Panasonic announced it is partnering with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to turn a stretch of I-70 into a smart highway, enabling cars to communicate with each other as well as road infrastructure.   Together, the two organizations will build a communication platform that will...
News November 21, 2016
Startup company nuTonomy, which has already hit public streets with robot taxis, will begin trying out autonomous vehicles in the city of Boston by year’s end.   The company, financed in part by Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford’s venture fund, announced a deal with the city of Boston and...
News April 04, 2016
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is installing an Intelligent Traffic System in Jackson County. The $10 million project got underway this week with crews laying fiber-optic cable along I-10.   The purpose of the system is to deliver a modern driving experience that uses smart...
News March 11, 2016
A report released from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) showed that the implementation of a Road Condition Reporting Application by the Wyoming DOT was successful.   Weather Responsive Traffic Management (WRTM) involves implementation of traffic advisory, control and treatment strategies...
News October 01, 2015
Legislators in the U.S. House are moving to extend the federal deadline for automated train safety control systems that most railroads say they will simply not be able to meet.    A bipartisan measure has been introduced in the lower chamber that would push back the deadline, presently Dec. 31,...
News September 17, 2015
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is installing Rural Intersection Conflict Warning Systems at 54 high-risk locations around the state. The sites chosen for system deployment were ranked for factors such as limited visibility, adjacent railroad or commercial development, overall traffic...
News September 15, 2015
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced at the New York City Joint Management Traffic Center that New York City, Wyoming, and Tampa, Fla., will receive up to $42 million to pilot next-generation technology in infrastructure and in vehicles to share and communicate anonymous information...
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...
Article February 19, 2015
To assist the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) in meeting the challenges of a $2 billion reconstruction of I-35 in central Texas, Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) has designed, deployed and implemented an advanced construction traveler information system to keep the public...
Article February 19, 2015
2014 has seen a government and auto industry cooperative effort to develop connected vehicles (CV), which may well lead to an explosion in public attention to intelligent transportation systems (ITS). According to Thomas Kern, interim president and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of...
News December 02, 2014
Toyota Motor Corp. will begin implementing new advanced safety systems across its mass-market lineup in early 2015. Precrash braking packages, an improved auto-parking feature, a next-generation auto-adjust headlamp, a vehicle-to-infrastructure and vehicle-to-vehicle communication system will all...
News September 04, 2014
During its Advanced Safety Seminar in Ypsilanti, Mich., Toyota announced it would be putting an additional $35 million toward automated- and connected-vehicle safety research over the next six years.   The funding will be channeled to Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) in Ann...
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