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Siemens Automates High-speed Rail Route in Northern Spain

April 28, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Rail, Transportation

Working as part of a consortium with Thales, Siemens is to supply the signal and control technology for a 50-kilometer section of the high-speed rail route between León and Asturias, as ordered by the Spanish administrator company Administrador de Infraestructuras…

Twin Cities OMG Transit Provides Maps for Mobile Travelers

April 27, 2014 - in Transportation

The mighty Apple has famously stumbled when trying to compete with Google in Web mapping, but developers at tiny OMG Transit won't let this intimidate…

Fugro Roadware Delivers an ARAN 900 to Jiangsu Transportation Research Institute Group

Fugro Roadware recently delivered the latest ARAN 9000 pavement management data collection vehicle to the Jiangsu Transportation Research Institute Group…

Are Americans Making a Transportation Shift?

April 23, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Transportation

Scarcely a week seems to pass without a  new study or news story heralding a huge shift in how Americans are travelling. The number of miles each person drives annually has fallen each year since 2005. Americans took more than 10 billion trips by public transportation…

Transportation Director Calls Traffic ‘Public Health Threat’

April 23, 2014 - in Transportation

Portland Bureau of Transportation Director Leah Treat declared war on cars Tuesday, saying her top priority was providing more alternatives to automobiles for city residents. "We have a growing public health crisis in Portland — traffic," Treat said during…

Penske Truck Leasing Repeats as U.S. EPA SmartWay Affiliate Challenge Award Winner

April 22, 2014 - in Corporate, Transportation

The SmartWay Affiliate Challenge is a national challenge developed by EPA to acknowledge organizations that participate in SmartWay and do an exceptional job supporting the partnership's freight sustainability goals. SmartWay Affiliate Honorees have initiated…

Exelis Completes Nationwide Infrastructure Upgrade of FAA’s NextGen Aircraft Tracking System

April 21, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has completed a nationwide infrastructure upgrade that will enable air traffic controllers to track aircraft with greater accuracy and reliability while giving pilots more information in the cockpit. Exelis, a global leader in critical network…

Cityworks Receives FAA Approval for Automated Reporting at General Mitchell International Airport

April 16, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) has revolutionized inspection processes through an FAA approved use of Cityworks by Azteca Systems Inc. Through Cityworks, MKE has completely eliminated paper from their Part 139 reporting process. In addition to…

Yotta Horizons Software Helps Highways Engineers Enhance Asset Management

April 16, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

Horizons software is helping English local authority Telford and Wrekin Council reengineer their approach to highway asset management. The visualised asset management solution from Yotta will be used to provide organisation wide access to essential highway…

Transport Ministers’ Summit 2014: Young Researcher Award

April 11, 2014 - in Announcement, Transportation

One of the four young transport researchers below will be presented with the 2014 Young Researcher of the Year Award in the presence of transport ministers from around the world at their 2014 Summit in Leipzig, Germany, on 21 May. The jury has now announced…