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The Belgian Road Research Centre (BRRC) Chooses a Mobile Mapping System

September 16, 2014 - in Corporate, Roads, Sensors, Transportation

The Belgian Road Research Centre (BRRC) is a research institute that has built a solid reputation over fifty years of existence. Its research is focused on the areas of road design, construction, maintenance, safety and mobility. Over the years, the BRRC has…

PennDOT Adds Streaming Video to Update Travelers

September 11, 2014 - in Projects, Roads, Sensors, Transportation

PennDOT announced today that streaming video from its more than 700 traffic cameras is now available on 511PA. PennDOT recently upgraded its 511PA website…

Poll Shows Winnipeg Voters Place Infrastructure Repair as First Priority

September 10, 2014 - in Maintenance, Roads, Transportation

Crumbling, falling apart or in desperate need of repair. The list of ways your could describe the state of some of Winnipeg’s infrastructure is long.…

Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications will Change the Way We Drive

September 10, 2014 - in Projects, Roads, Sensors, Transportation

In the near future, our cars will talk to each other. They'll share data about their location, speed, and direction, extending the range of a driver's senses far beyond their own - around corners, over crests and through trucks. It's a step-jump technology…

HERE Maps the Future of Smarter Cities

September 9, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Roads, Transportation

Today HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location services, announced two new research collaborations with the SWARCO Group and the Oakland County Connected Vehicle Task Force (OCCV). Together with its partners in the intelligent transportation space,…

MnDOT’s Truck-Mounted Paver Proves to Be Super Road Saver

September 2, 2014 - in Projects, Roads, Transportation

A machine that paves small segments of roadway to extend the life of the road is proving to be a good investment, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The truck-mounted paver lays a thin layer of protective seal coating on the existing…

New Data Show U.S. Driving at Highest Level in Six Years

September 1, 2014 - in Analysis, Maintenance, Projects, Roads, Transportation

New estimates released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that American driving between July 2013 and June 2014 is at levels not seen since 2008, fueling calls for greater investment in highways that…

Interstate 65 Widening Improves Safety, Reduces Construction and Comes in Under Budget

August 28, 2014 - in Construction, Projects, Roads, Transportation

A project that increased traffic capacity, improved safety and reduced congestion along a major artery in southcentral Kentucky has been recognized with a regional transportation award for coming in under budget. The Interstate 65 widening project in Barren…

Washington Adds New Cameras and Signs for Real-time Traffic Updates Along SR 539 and SR9

August 28, 2014 - in Projects, Roads, Sensors, Transportation

Drivers who plan to travel to Canada via Lynden and Sumas have a new source of information to use when choosing a border crossing. A contractor for the Washington State Department of Transportation has installed 14 new cameras along State Routes 9 and 539…

Fugro Awarded Contract by Oregon Department of Transportation

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has awarded Fugro Roadware a multi-year contract for Automated Pavement Data Collection services. The contract includes the collection of pavement data and right of way images of approximately 4,000-5,000 miles…