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Ohio Department of Transportation Embarks on State’s Largest Single Construction Project

September 29, 2014 - in Construction, Projects, Roads, Transportation

The Ohio Department of Transportation this week announced it was reviewing formal proposals to build a 16-mile, four-lane limited access highway from U.S. 23 north of Lucasville to U.S. 52 near Sciotoville (east of Cincinnati near the Kentucky border). The…

New Zealand Undertakes a Countrywide Transportation Assessment

September 26, 2014 - in Corporate, Roads, Transportation

BRISBANE, Australia, Sept. 25, 2014—An Interpret Geospatial Solutions project commissioned by New Zealand Police has challenged the common myth that…

City of Saskatoon Recognized for Increased Citizen Engagement through GIS

September 17, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads, Transportation

The City of Saskatoon received an Award of Excellence today from Esri Canada for developing a geographic information system (GIS) application that allows…

MDOT Recognized for ITS Technology Leadership

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

Two high-tech projects championed by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) have been recognized by the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) with ITS America's Best of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Awards. MDOT…

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 and mobile application to allow for the continuously streaming footage. Previously, the site and mobile…

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. So it’s no surprise that is the number one issue affecting the city, according to a new poll done for…

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…