Priority Management saves time, money and lives

Emergency vehicle preemption systems can offer benefits to more than first responders: mass transit and maintenance departments can also greatly benefit from this technology. According to Doug Roberts, CEO of Global Traffic Technologies (GTT) “unlike emergency situations, with public transit it is not simply a matter of getting to the destination as quickly as possible – there is…

New Tech Gives Fire Trucks a Green Light

Firefighters and medics can now get to emergencies faster than ever in St. Albert thanks to a new traffic-signal system. City crews are installing pre-emptive traffic control systems at eight intersections along St. Albert Trail and Boudreau Road this month. The controllers automatically switch traffic lights to green from red when they detect an approaching…

BaltimoreLink TSP Plans

Maryland Public Policy Institute In late October, Gov. Larry Hogan announced BaltimoreLink, the most dramatic reworking of Baltimore’s mass transit in years. The $135 million plan seeks to improve mass transit in Baltimore in the wake of the canceled Red Line project. This announcement is surprising to many, as the funding source for the new…

GTT working with translation agency to improve worldwide services

Global Traffic Technologies, LLC (GTT), a world leader in traffic priority control and sensing systems, is continuing the expansion of its international strategy by establishing a relationship with Sajan, an expert in deploying language services ranging from website translation to software localization. GTT launched its international strategy publically at a press event in London earlier…

Rural Roads in Minnesota

Many high-risk intersections in rural Minnesota areas will hopefully be site to less crashes, thanks to intelligent transportation systems that will soon be installed by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT is installing Rural Intersection Conflict Warning Systems at 54 intersections across the state. According to MnDOT, the sites were chosen based on various criteria,…

Putting a Stop to Intersection Indecision

In this article, ITS International explores how intersection crashes are being prevented on rural roads, with help from Canoga™ Traffic Sensing technology <Hyperlink to Canoga page>. They found that fatal crashes have been reduced by 30% and serious injuries have be reduced by 80%. Studies in North Carolina and Minnesota are applying great insight on…