Video Surveillance Systems

NYSDOT bringing ITS to Hudson Valley
News November 30, 2018
New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Acting Commissioner Paul A. Karas announced that construction is underway on two projects in the Hudson Valley. The first project will install intelligent transportation system (ITS) equipment on roadways in the Hudson Valley, while the second...
JTA bus simulator
Article October 16, 2018
With the understanding that many transit professionals throughout the nation experience similar safety challenges, the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) funded TCRP Synthesis 126, with the purpose of documenting and sharing successful practices and...
News October 26, 2015
The Florida Department of Transportation, which has seen a serious number of worng-way crashes statewide, began using a diverse set of tactics to reroute disoriented drivers in 2014, and law enforcement officials say that after a rough start to 2015, the efforts seem to be helping.   From 2010 to...
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...
News August 28, 2015
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the first ever toy powered paper airplane to fly commercially in U.S. airspace.   A Section 333 Exemption, which endows a specific person or entity to operate an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in open airspace, was granted to Peter Sachs, a...
News August 03, 2015
Every officer in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority” (SEPTA) Transit Police Department will soon be equipped with a body camera. The agency intends to spend some $300,000 on the cameras in order to equip more than 270 officers by the end of this calendar year.   “Cameras will make good...
News July 08, 2015
I-10 between Casa Grande Valley and the Phoenix metropolitan area has recently been outfitted with a new series of camera towers—but it is not the speed-demons that they are looking to capture.   According to Arizona Department of Transportation spokesman Harold Sanders, the cameras are designed to...
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 October 31, 2013
Macomb County (Mich.) is constructing a $13.5 million, 25,000-square-foot operations center. The Macomb County Operations and Communications Center will feature the county’s new data and operations centers, where stations will monitor traffic, dispatches from the sheriff, emergency operations, TV...
News November 15, 2011
  Traffic cameras can be the bane of the law-bending driver; the tickets issued using the cameras are notoriously hard to wiggle out of in court because of the photographic evidence of a driver speeding, or running a red light or stop sign.   Despite a general nationwide irritation with the cameras...
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