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Bracknell Forest Chooses Yotta’s Mayrise Software for Managing Road Works

The UK's Bracknell Forest Council has selected Internet hosted street works software from Yotta. The Mayrise Street Works package will be used to process around 25,000 requests per year from utility companies and others working on the highway. Following a…

North Vancouver Adds Road Sensors to Deal with Slick Weather

January 27, 2014 - in Roads, Sensors, Transit, Transportation

The District of North Vancouver is hoping innovative technology will help combat some of its slick winter roads. Road condition sensors, installed this…

WHO Road Safety Statistics: Sweden Almost Ten Times Safer than Egypt

January 20, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Roads, Transit, Transportation

The World Health Organization has an online map site with global data for road traffic death rates. The risk of dying from a road traffic accident is…

How Broadband Mapping Drives Economic Development and Planning Initiatives

January 8, 2014 - in Analysis, Feature, Featured, Roads, Transit

While an internet connection has become a daily fixture in the life of most Americans, lack of access to high-speed internet service, also known as broadband, is still putting portions of the country at a disadvantage. Connected Nation, a national non-profit…

Topcon Acquires DynaRoad, Opens New Technology Center

November 12, 2013 - in Corporate, Roads, Transit, Transportation

Topcon Positioning Group announces the acquisition of DynaRoad Oy, a construction software company in Helsinki, Finland. Topcon also announced the establishment of the Topcon Helsinki Technology Center in conjunction with the acquisition. In 2011, Topcon Positioning…

Jamaica Get Help on Groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap

November 7, 2013 - in Energy, Planning, Projects, Roads, Transit

The Worldwatch Institute today launched its groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap for Jamaica, a look at the measures that the Jamaican government can take to transition its electricity sector to one that is socially, environmentally, and financially sustainable.…

Section of A14 to Become a Smart Road

October 4, 2013 - in Projects, Roads, Sensors, Transit, Transportation

One of the country's most congested highways, joining the busy container port at Felixstowe to Birmingham, is to become Britain's first internet-connected road in a pilot project that could pave the way for everything from tolls to self-driving cars. A network…