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360-Degree SphereVision Video Gives a Clear View of Street Cleaning in London

August 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads, Transportation

Leading recycling and waste management company Veolia Environmental Services is taking the smart route to cleaner streets, by using a SphereVision 360 degree video system to monitor its waste management operations around Central London. Veolia, which provides…

Michigan Study Reports Community and Economic Benefits to Bicycling

August 17, 2014 - in Projects, Roads, Transportation

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)  released a new report, "Community and Economic Benefits of Bicycling in Michigan." This report is Phase…

Florida’s Governor Scott Announces $806.7 Million for Six Transportation Projects

August 15, 2014 - in Corporate, Roads, Transportation

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the advancement of more than $806 million for six major transportation projects throughout the state that will enhance…

Ames, Iowa Adds Radar Detecting Sensors to Improve Bicycle Safety

August 14, 2014 - in Roads, Sensors, Transportation

The radar detects when a biker sitting in a lane is waiting for the light to change.  Riders won't have to get off their bike and push the pedestrian light change buttons at the intersection. City officials said the system will make Ames a more bike-friendly…

Roadside Sensors Detect Conditions through Infrared

August 12, 2014 - in Maintenance, Roads, Sensors, Transportation

The Scottish engineering firm Findlay Irvine is hoping for sales growth at home and abroad as it embarks on field tests of a novel sensor product that monitors the conditions of roads and runways. Findlay Irvine has been developing a prototype with backing…

Siemens to Bring eHighway Demonstration to California

Siemens has been selected by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) to install an eHighway system in the proximity of the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the two largest ports in the U.S. Siemens eHighway is the electrification of select…

Caltrans Adds Intelligence with the I-80 Integrated Mobility (ICM) Project

August 5, 2014 - in Projects, Roads, Sensors, Transportation

The Interstate 80 Integrated Corridor Mobility (ICM) project will bring innovative congestion relief and safety improvements to the I-80 corridor from the Carquinez Bridge to the Bay Bridge. The project is expected to reduce the impacts of both commute and…

Students Examine a More Bike-Friendly Los Angeles Using Geodesign

August 4, 2014 - in Analysis, Planning, Projects, Roads

With a GoPro camera strapped to the front of her bicycle, Nicole Bosetti rode through the streets of Amsterdam. Whirring past brick-front cafes and canals, she captured footage of the safe and efficient bike paths available to cyclists. In Amsterdam, bicycles…

Arkansas Allots $2.7 Million to Intelligent Transportation System Equipment

August 4, 2014 - in Roads, Sensors, Transportation

For the first time, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has a line item in its budget -- totaling $2.7 million -- dedicated to dynamic message signs, traffic cameras and other intelligent transportation system equipment to monitor and improve…

Yotta Partners FM Conway to Deliver Multi Million Pound Westminster Contract

August 4, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads, Transportation

Yotta is partnering with infrastructure services company FM Conway to deliver a £30 million (Euro 37 million) per annum Highway Maintenance Contract for Westminster City Council. Yotta will be implementing their Horizons visualized asset management platform…