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StreetMapper Bridges the Highways Survey Gap

November 14, 2012 - in Bridges, Corporate, Transportation

Survey technology company Terrametrix is using StreetMapper, the world’s most accurate mobile mapping system, to survey more than 7,000 bridges in California. Consulting to Caltrans, the California Department of Transportation, Terrametrix is collecting…

OceanWise Delivers Maritime Information Infrastructure to Clydeport

November 11, 2012 - in Corporate, Transportation

Independent marine data management, publishing and GIS specialist, OceanWise Ltd, has completed phase one of a maritime information infrastructure on…

Cityworks Soars at General Mitchell International Airport

November 8, 2012 - in Corporate, Transportation

Airport maintenance operations are soaring to new heights at Milwaukee County’s General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) with Cityworks, the genuine…

3D Mobile Laser Mapping Takes Off in Japan

October 25, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

Japan has recently taken delivery of its sixth mobile laser mapping system from 3D Laser Mapping. StreetMapper, the world’s most accurate mobile laser mapping system, uses vehicle mounted sensors to achieve highly accurate measurements while travelling at…

Laser Scanning Speeds Collision Investigations for UK Police

October 17, 2012 - in Transportation

A state of the art laser scanner is helping the UK's North Yorkshire Police open the county’s roads faster following serious collisions, minimising congestion and therefore disruption to other road users. The RIEGL VZ-400, purchased from 3D Laser Mapping,…

Mayrise Mobile Mapping System Arms Road Works Inspectors

October 16, 2012 - in Transportation

Mobile mapping and highways works management software from Mayrise Systems is helping English local authority West Berkshire achieve savings through improved working practices. Using rugged all-in-one handheld computers from Pidion, Street Works Inspectors…

Sea-Tac Awarded $750,000 FAA Grant For Airport Sustainability Master Plan

September 25, 2012 - in Planning, Transportation

FAA recently awarded the Port of Seattle a $750,000 grant to integrate sustainability into the next master plan for Seattle-Tacoma International. The port commission last week approved $6 million for the creation of a new airport sustainability master plan…

Headline: Making the Most of Your Infrastructure with GIS

September 10, 2012 - in Transportation

GIS when applied to the transportation industry can simplify data sharing in satellite offices, improve asset management, help airports give passengers a better travel experience and also guide logistics managers on how they can map out routes for their truck fleet.…

Mayrise Maps Cardiff’s Highway Lines and Signs

September 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Transportation

UK local authority Cardiff Council is pioneering the use of software from Mayrise Systems to improve the management of road lines and signs within the Welsh capital. Impressed by the functionality of MAYRISE Street Lighting software used by colleagues, the…

Chinese Buses Now Must Use GPS in Effort to Prevent Accidents

August 28, 2012 - in Transportation

A bleak 48-hour period that saw 62 lives lost in traffic accidents has prompted the Chinese government to introduce a number of measures, including mandatory Global Positioning Systems (GPS) in long-distance buses and vehicles transporting dangerous goods.…