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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 safety, relieve congestion and increase mobility for Florida’s families. Projects slated for advancement…

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…

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…

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…

Trimble and Bentley Accelerate Information Mobility with an Integrated Workflow for Road and Site Construction

Trimble and Bentley Systems announced today the next advance of information mobility between project design and field construction. Using Bentley’s ProjectWise collaboration servers and services, along with its i-model technology for the open exchange of…

Driverless Cars Can Hit the Streets in the UK in January

July 31, 2014 - in Roads, Transportation

The UK government has announced that driverless cars will be allowed on public roads from January next year. It also invited cities to compete to host one of three trials of the tech, which would start at the same time. In addition, ministers ordered a review…