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Australia’s Ports would Gain an Edge with 3D Mapping Technology

September 13, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Australia’s ports must adopt cutting-edge spatial technology to navigate a global downturn in shipping and a looming lull in the local mining boom, according to an international transport specialist. Terry Bills is the GIS in Transportation expert with Geographic…

French Railway Society Purchases RIEGL VMX-450-RAIL Mobile Mapping Solution

September 12, 2013 - in Maintenance, Modeling, Transportation

SNCF, the national French railway society, has taken delivery of a RIEGL VMX-450-RAIL intended for the sole purpose of railway mapping. The complete scanning…

Lloyd Fraser Achieves Major Fuel Savings with Isotrak Vehicle Tracking

September 12, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Lloyd Fraser bulk liquid milk transport division is beginning to see a fall in its annual fuel bill since installing Isotrak. Lloyd Fraser uses Isotrak’s…

Environmental Protection Agency and Energy Department Release Fuel Economy Tool for Used Vehicles

September 12, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

As part of the Obama Administration’s ongoing efforts to increase fuel efficiency, reduce carbon pollution and address climate change, the U.S. Energy Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a new label that features EPA fuel…

Professor Releases an App to Track Commuter Data

September 10, 2013 - in Planning, Transportation

A Concordia professor is working to see how smartphones can help improve urban planning and public transportation. Zachary Patterson, who teaches in the Geography, Planning and Environment department and does research under the Hexagram-Concordia umbrella…

Autodesk Extends Roadway Design and Simulation Via the Cloud

September 10, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Autodesk extended their Infrastructure Suite this week with the new Autodesk Roadway Design for InfraWorks 360 Pro. This cloud-based offering adds to the model-based design workflows that Autodesk offers, placing highway and roadway rules-based engineering…

Continental and IBM Enter Connected Vehicle Collaboration

September 10, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

At the Frankfurt IAA (Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung) International Motor Show, the international automotive supplier Continental and IBM (NYSE: IBM), one of the world's leading technology companies, announced a collaboration agreement that will see…

2013 Transit GIS Conference Program Details

September 9, 2013 - in Announcement, Transportation

URISA, the Transportation Research Board (TRB) and the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) are pleased to promote program details for the 2013 GIS in Transit Conference, taking place October 16-17 at the Keck Center of the National Academies in Washington,…

HERE Partners with Automakers and Suppliers to Connect Cars to the Cloud

September 9, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

HERE, a Nokia business, today announced ahead of the Frankfurt Motor Show that it has partnered with the Mercedes-Benz division of Daimler and two of the world's leading automotive system integrators, Continental Corporation and Magneti Marelli. These partners…

Boulder Hosts Transportation Conference on Walking and Cycling

September 6, 2013 - in Announcement, Transportation

City of Boulder and Boulder County officials will get to show off the area's many bike and pedestrian-friendly features to hundreds of national transportation officials at the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals development seminar in Boulder…