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Woolpert to Provide Aerial Photography and Mapping Services for West Virginia

Woolpert, a national geospatial, infrastructure management and design firm headquartered in Dayton, announced that it has been awarded a one-year contract with the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways to provide on-call aerial photography…

Caltrans Director Named President of the Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (WASHTO)

July 21, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty on Wednesday stepped into the role of president of the Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials…

Adding Value to Transit by Increasing Speeds

July 21, 2014 - in Transit, Transportation

Residents of the Twin Cities greeted the opening of the new Green Line light rail link last month with joy and excitement, finally able to take advantage…

A Temporary Transportation Bill is Expected to Pass

July 21, 2014 - in Roads, Transportation

The Senate is expected to vote on a temporary transportation spending bill later this week — with an emphasis on the word temporary. The bill would keep highway funding flowing through May of next year, and avert a looming infrastructure crisis. Without…

Building a 21st Century Infrastructure: Increasing Public and Private Collaboration with the Build America Investment Initiative

The President delivered remarks at the Port of Wilmington in front of the I-495 Bridge in Delaware. With 90,000 cars moving over it per day before repairs began, this bridge is a key example of the importance of infrastructure, which keeps the economy moving,…

Nottingham Tram Extension Relies on Leica Geosystems Precision Technology

July 15, 2014 - in Corporate, Rail, Sensors, Transportation

A pioneering, mechanised system for track construction, developed by Alstom Transport and Leica Geosystems, is driving the speedy, high accuracy delivery of two new tram lines for Nottingham Express Transit (NET). Construction work features Appitrack™ (Automatic…

Horizons Upgrade Takes Asset Management to Next Level

July 10, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

Yotta has released a major upgrade of its Horizons visualised asset management platform. Featuring a wealth of new functionality the latest release has been driven by customer feedback and includes new analytical tools, improved highly flexible user access…

Submission of Evidence for UK Inner Thames Estuary Airport Proposal

The Airports Commission is examining the need for additional UK airport capacity and recommending to UK Government how this can be met in the short, medium and long term. In January 2014, the Commission called for evidence to inform study outputs for feasibility…

Global Market Research on Self-Driving Vehicles and Driver Assistance Systems

July 10, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

Combinations of advanced driver assistance features that can enable semi-autonomous driving are now being brought to market for the first time. Increasing volumes and technology improvements mean that it is feasible to install the multiple sensors necessary…

“Ecotram“ Research Project Successfully Completed

July 10, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Transportation

As part of the “Ecotram” research project, Wiener Linien’s energy-saving tram was used on Line 62 in Vienna until the beginning of May. During its ten months in operation, the Ecotram collected valuable data on its power requirement in passenger service.…