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Seattle Breaks New Ground with Bicycle Master Plan

June 14, 2013 - in Transportation

Already considered among the leading U.S. cities for “bikeability” the city of Seattle has recently taken strides to accelerate its plan to triple bicycle usage and improve bike safety in the city. Last week, the Seattle Department of Transportation made…

Sensors Help LA Create Demand-based Parking Pricing

June 13, 2013 - in Sensors, Transportation

Los Angeles drivers competing over limited parking spaces are no longer paying the same rate for every space. With the help of a $15 million federal grant,…

Google Maps and Waze, Outsmarting Traffic Together

June 11, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

We’ve all been there: stuck in traffic, frustrated that you chose the wrong route on the drive to work. But imagine if you could see real-time traffic…

Paragon’s Client Event Welcomes Transport Professionals from the UK and Europe

June 10, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

Transport professionals from the UK and Europe descended on the Heritage Motor Centre to attend Paragon’s client conference. The event, aimed at Paragon’s diverse customer base, attracted representatives from a wide range of companies who listened to presentations…

Social Transit App Moovit Hits 1M Users; Announces Partnership With Vodafone Spain

June 6, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

Moovit, the crowdsourced app for real-time public transit navigation, has hit 1 million users, more than doubling its user base in the last four months. This milestone comes as Moovit has just announced a cooperation with mobile carrier Vodafone Spain, as…

Leica Geosystems Launches Mobile Mapping Solution Pegasus:One

June 5, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

Leica Pegasus:One, the most flexible, mobile mapping platform available today, offers an intuitive mobile mapping solution for all professionals. Leica Pegasus:One allows customers to use their existing, terrestrial scanner in profiler mode, for mobile mapping.…

Atlanta Takes in Data to Improve City Sidewalks

May 31, 2013 - in Sensors, Transportation

Georgia Tech professor Randall Guensler's research team is outfitting wheelchairs with Toshiba tablets. Over the next few months, dozens of professors, students, and volunteers will push the devices across the city's estimated 2,200 miles of sidewalks. Along…

Hertfordshire Awards Survey and Consultancy Contract to Yotta DCL

May 30, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

The UK's Hertfordshire County Council has awarded a contract worth up to GBP 130,000 to Yotta DCL for road surveying services across its 5000-km road network. The highway technology and surveying company is also providing consultancy services to help Hertfordshire…

SAP Signs Deal with China to Tackle Traffic Jams

May 29, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

German software maker SAP AG said Wednesday it signed a memorandum of understanding with the Chinese government to fight traffic congestion in the country's fast-growing cities. As part of the project, now in a pilot phase and expected to come into full swing…

RIEGL Speeds up Accident Investigation:
 Proven Time Savings of Up to 50%

May 28, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling, Transportation

When it comes to accident investigation and rapid deployment scene capture, time is of the essence. Fast data capture, fast turnaround time to clear a scene, and fast data processing is vital to reducing field time, increasing safety, and delivering precise…