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Minnesota Trials Infrared Camera to Inspect Bridges

September 3, 2013 - in Bridges, Maintenance, Projects, Transportation

Over the last several years, MnDOT has been participating in a national pooled-fund study on using infrared cameras to spot subsurface damage on bridge decks. These damaged areas just below the deck surface are called “delaminations,” and they’re what…

Eco-Mobility Festival Kicks Off in South Korea

September 3, 2013 - in Announcement, Transportation

The EcoMobility World Festival will be held in Suwon, 30 kilometers south of Seoul, from Sept. 1-30 to exhibit bicycles, scooters, light electric vehicles…

‘Patent Trolls’ Pub Brakes on S.F. Transit App

September 2, 2013 - in Transportation

At the outset of 2013, things were rolling along for Aaron Bannert's app.Smart Ride, which provides real-time transit information like the arrival times…

Satellite Integration Makes City Navigation Easy

August 30, 2013 - in Projects, Sensors, Transportation

Finding your way through Australian skyscrapers and open pit mines should no longer be a challenge thanks to the latest integration of two global navigation satellite systems (GNSSs). After combining two satellite systems for the first time in 2012, Curtin…

HERE Connects the Car to the Cloud

August 30, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

HERE, a Nokia business, today announced a complete Connected Driving offer, the only end-to-end driving solution on the market today, which will help car makers and in-vehicle technology suppliers connect the car and the driver to the cloud. The offering includes…

Commuting Study Aims to Break South Korea Holiday Gridlocks

August 27, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects, Transportation

Naureen Kabir, Director of the New Cities Foundation’s research arm, the Urban (co)LAB, will speak at the EcoMobility 2013 Suwon congress, South Korea on September 3, 2013. The congress takes place during the first EcoMobility World Festival. Ms Kabir will…

Riyadh Metro Awards Project Management Contracts

August 27, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

The Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) today announced the two winning international consortia who will oversee the design and construction of Riyadh’s new $22.5 billion metro system. The contract awards are the next major step in the development of the…

DB Netz AG Selects Intergraph’s Geospatial Solutions to Manage Geospatial Data of Germany’s National Railway Infrastructure

August 27, 2013 - in Corporate, Rail, Transportation

DB Netz AG, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn AG and responsible for the railway infrastructure in Germany, recently selected by public tender Intergraph’s GeoMedia Desktop Suite as part of its AGON GIS project initiative. GeoMedia is a powerful, flexible GIS…

California to Monitor Air Pollution Next to Freeways

August 27, 2013 - in Sensors, Transportation

Air quality regulators will begin monitoring pollution levels near major Southern California traffic corridors next year, for the first time providing data important to nearly 1 million Southern Californians who are at greater risk of respiratory illness because…

Texas to Convert Asphalt Roads to Gravel for Lack of Funding

August 26, 2013 - in Maintenance, Transportation

The sharp increase in heavy traffic from a historic oil boom has damaged many farm-to-market roads in South and East Texas. The damage related to energy development has become so extensive that state and local authorities lack the funding to make all the…