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How Self-Driving Cars Could Reshape Our Cities

May 21, 2012 - in Transportation

Randal O’Toole suggests that self-driving cars will mean the death of mass transit. Matt Yglesias counters that the primary effect will be to dramatically reduce the number of parking spots. Here are some other likely effects on land use and commuting patterns.…

Bentley Introduces Shared ‘OpenRoads’ Information Modeling Functionality

May 18, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

Bentley Systems, Incorporated introduced, at this gathering of infrastructure professionals from around the world, the shared OpenRoads information modeling…

Bentley Introduces Shared 'OpenRoads' Information Modeling Functionality

May 18, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

Bentley Systems, Incorporated introduced, at this gathering of infrastructure professionals from around the world, the shared OpenRoads information modeling…

3D Laser Mapping Supports Collision Investigators Online

May 17, 2012 - in Projects, Transportation

3D Laser Mapping has launched a brand new website to support Police Collision Investigators. As the nationwide rollout of laser scanners continues, this valuable resource offers a secure online forum that allows Collision Investigators to communicate with…

Intelligent Vehicles to Return Revenues of Over $14bn by 2016

May 17, 2012 - in Projects, Transportation

Intelligent vehicles, through embedded connectivity, will be directly responsible for creating revenues of $14.4 billion by 2016, as existing telematics players extend to new geographical markets and expand their service models in the next five years, finds…

Spectra Precision Enables Electronic Center for Management of Geodata

Okręgowe Przedsiębiorstwo Geodezyjno-Kartograficzne (OPGK) a major survey firm working on road survey contracts across Poland is achieving significantly improved efficiencies using a newly developed Electronic Center for Management of Geodata (ECMG) to link…

Report – Transportation Strategies to Reduce U.S. Oil Consumption

A new report, “The Role of Driving in Reducing GHG Emissions and Oil Consumption: Recommendations for Federal Transportation Policy,” explores future U.S. transportation scenarios to evaluate how the U.S. can reduce oil consumption and cut greenhouse gas…

Ministry of Transportation Ontario to Standardize on Bentley’s Power InRoads as New Transportation Design Solution

May 8, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects, Transportation

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that the Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) has selected Power InRoads as its new transportation…

Hillingdon Surveys Streets with Electronic Eye Technology from Yotta DCL

May 3, 2012 - in Transportation

Yotta DCL has won a contract from the London Borough of Hillingdon for a high-tech digital video survey of the Borough’s highway assets, with complementary professional support services. Yotta DCL will capture street level images along Hillingdon’s 500km…

Meticulous Map Shows Every London Bus Journey

May 1, 2012 - in Sensors, Transportation

Cartography experts Joan Serras and James Cheshire, both of the University College London’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), have mapped every single one of London’s 114,000 daily bus routes. The map, which can be seen in full size at MappingLondon.co.uk,…