Transit Signal Priority: Handbook

Our streets and highways are getting more congested as the population grows and more cars enter the transportation system. It is in the best interest of all to improve public transit service so that more travelers will utilize transit freeing up space on our streets, diminishing our dependence on fossil fuels, and improving air quality.

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GTT patents link between legacy IR and modern GPS systems

The Opticom multimode phase selector allows easier upgrades, more cooperation  Global Traffic Technologies, LLC has been issued a U.S. patent for its Opticom multimode phase selector technology, which allows traffic signal priority control systems to work with both legacy infrared and modern GPS-enabled communication technologies. The multimode phase selector is a crucial component for Transit Signal…

Cape Canaveral Benefiting from Opticom GPS

Cape Canaveral Benefiting from Opticom GPS

System provides priority to emergency vehicles at intersection for improvements in operational safety and response times. Published first on International Fire Fighter CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – GTT has contracted with the City of Cape Canaveral, Florida for the implementation of its latest-generation GPS-enabled Opticom pre-emption solution. The Opticom Emergency Vehicle Pre-emption (EVP) system works alongside…

Burgas, Bulgaria to benefit from priority system

Global Traffic Technologies, LLC (GTT) has delivered Traffic Signal Priority systems to 32 intersections in the Bulgarian city of Burgas. The OpticomTM TSP system allows public transportation vehicles to be given priority signals at traffic intersections, enabling a smoother, more efficient service. GTT’s Opticom technology is also fitted to 77 public transport buses in Burgas.…

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.