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Silver Spring Transit Center Unsafe and Unusable

March 20, 2013 - in Transportation

A series of design and construction failures — including inadequate concrete strength and a lack of reinforcing steel — have left the Silver Spring Transit Center unsafe and unusable without major repairs, Montgomery County officials said Tuesday. The…

Oklahoma Rides the Road to Automation with Restriction Routing

March 19, 2013 - in Feature, Featured, Transportation

The movement of oversize and overweight truck loads require permitting by each state in order to ensure safety, to make certain that the loads fit under…

Cites Embrace a More Energy Efficient Future Mobility

March 14, 2013 - in Transportation

At this year's international public transport fair UITP in Geneva, Switzerland, Siemens will be showing the latest developments for integrated, resource-conserving,…

New Device Helps Quantify Your Car

March 13, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Automatic, an automotive tech startup that offers a small gadget that connects to your car’s onboard computer and wirelessly transmits the data it collects to your smartphone, can reveal how efficiently you’re driving, how much individual trips are costing…

3D Laser Mapping Expands North American Business

March 11, 2013 - in Transportation

Global laser scanning specialist 3D Laser Mapping has expanded its North American Business with the appointment of a Vice President Sales. Based out of the company’s regional headquarters in Denver, Colorado, John Arnold will be responsible for the continued…

London Plans a ‘Crossrail for Bikes’

March 9, 2013 - in Transportation

The Mayor's Vision for Cycling will create a 'Crossrail for the bike' as part of his plans for a nearly £1 billion investment in London cycling. The route will run for more than 15 miles, very substantially segregated, from the western suburbs, through the…

London Plans a 'Crossrail for Bikes'

March 9, 2013 - in Transportation

The Mayor's Vision for Cycling will create a 'Crossrail for the bike' as part of his plans for a nearly £1 billion investment in London cycling. The route will run for more than 15 miles, very substantially segregated, from the western suburbs, through the…

Intergraph Advances their Transportation Solutions

March 4, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Transportation

The Intergraph Transportation Summit 2013 took place in Huntsville, Ala. from Feb. 26-27. The event was a stop on Intergraph’s Geospatial World Tour as well as a focused program for transportation users of the Intergraph product suite. Intergraph has increased…

Waze Update Helps Users Navigate Closed Roads

February 28, 2013 - in Transportation

A Waze update launching Wednesday adds the ability for users to report closed roads on the social GPS service, in real-time. It enables them to help others navigate around areas that might be temporarily shut down for obstructions such as a street fair, road…

Tennessee DOT Reveals a Next-generation Web-based E-TRIMS System

February 27, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Transportation

Bryan Semore from the Tennessee Department of Transportation spoke today at the Intergraph Transportation Summit in Huntsville, Ala. Semore discussed the Tennessee Roadway Information Management System (TRIMS) that was first developed in the 1970s as a mainframe…