Bicycle detection and classification in Minneapolis

Minneapolis is consistently recognized as one of the top five bicycle-friendly cities in North America. The city is host to the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota as well as many other universities, and numerous high-tech startups. The city’s traffic division is taking a proactive approach in dealing with bicycle traffic in the city, knowing that a cyclist could sit at an intersection undetected, waiting for a car to approach to activate the signal.

Jacksonville Expands to GPS

Global Traffic Technologies, LLC (GTT) has contracted with Jacksonville Transportation Authority in Florida for the expansion of its latest-generation GPS-equipped Opticom™ Transit Signal Priority system. The Opticom TSP system allows public transportation agencies to extend or truncate green cycle times at traffic signals for more accurate schedule adherence. In turn, transit vehicles are on the…

Kingman, AZ implements Opticom GPS

Global Traffic Technologies, LLC (GTT) has contracted with the city of Kingman, AZ for the implementation of its Opticom GPS pre-emption solution, which works alongside intersection controllers to ensure emergency vehicles can move through intersections rapidly and safely. The Opticom solution includes a GPS component for location and wireless communications between authorized vehicles and the…