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Caltrans Adds Intelligence with the I-80 Integrated Mobility (ICM) Project

August 5, 2014 - in Projects, Roads, Sensors, Transportation

The Interstate 80 Integrated Corridor Mobility (ICM) project will bring innovative congestion relief and safety improvements to the I-80 corridor from the Carquinez Bridge to the Bay Bridge. The project is expected to reduce the impacts of both commute and…

Students Examine a More Bike-Friendly Los Angeles Using Geodesign

August 4, 2014 - in Analysis, Planning, Projects, Roads

With a GoPro camera strapped to the front of her bicycle, Nicole Bosetti rode through the streets of Amsterdam. Whirring past brick-front cafes and canals,…

Arkansas Allots $2.7 Million to Intelligent Transportation System Equipment

August 4, 2014 - in Roads, Sensors, Transportation

For the first time, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has a line item in its budget -- totaling $2.7 million -- dedicated to dynamic…

Yotta Partners FM Conway to Deliver Multi Million Pound Westminster Contract

August 4, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads, Transportation

Yotta is partnering with infrastructure services company FM Conway to deliver a £30 million (Euro 37 million) per annum Highway Maintenance Contract for Westminster City Council. Yotta will be implementing their Horizons visualized asset management platform…

Trimble and Bentley Accelerate Information Mobility with an Integrated Workflow for Road and Site Construction

Trimble and Bentley Systems announced today the next advance of information mobility between project design and field construction. Using Bentley’s ProjectWise collaboration servers and services, along with its i-model technology for the open exchange of…

Driverless Cars Can Hit the Streets in the UK in January

July 31, 2014 - in Roads, Transportation

The UK government has announced that driverless cars will be allowed on public roads from January next year. It also invited cities to compete to host one of three trials of the tech, which would start at the same time. In addition, ministers ordered a review…

AutoTURN 9.0 Continues to Build on its Reputation for Trust and Innovation

Transoft Solutions, Inc., a global leader in transportation engineering design solutions, recently announced a major upgrade to AutoTURN, its flagship product and the world’s leading vehicle swept path analysis software. From its early beginnings as a basic…

Tower Hamlets Take Street Works Management Online with Yotta’s Mayrise Software

Tower Hamlets Council is implementing the latest computer software to improve the management and coordination of street works.  The Internet hosted Mayrise Street Works system from Yotta will enable the East London borough to respond to changes in street…

Regional Planning in Dallas to be Informed by Cycling Data

July 23, 2014 - in Planning, Roads, Sensors

As more North Texas cities try to make streets and trails friendlier for pedestrians and bicyclists, the North Central Texas Council of Governments is working to help quantify their efforts. The regional planning organization is teaming up with cities to provide…

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…