Traffic Tech (Doha, Qatar) Wins Award For Most Innovative ITS Implementation

The Traffic Tech Group’s most recent ITS projects in Qatar, the Duhail Over-height Vehicle Detection  System (OVDS) and the Doha Emergency Vehicle Preemption System (EVPS), collectively won the Most Innovative ITS Implementation Award at the ITS and Road Safety Awards 2014. “We are truly delighted to have won the Most Innovative ITS award as this…

Warning: Lower Rural Crash Rates Approaching

Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) uses Canoga™ Traffic Sensing Solutions to curb vehicle crashes at rural Minnesota intersections Nearly 70 percent of fatal vehicle collisions in Minnesota, as well as other states, occur on roads in rural communities, where higher speeds, varying terrain and inconsistent sightlines can put many drivers in danger. MnDOT is working…

The Wait is Over for Transit Riders in Memphis

Tens of thousands of people use transit services in Memphis every day. With the installation of Opticom™ GPS Transit Signal Priority (TSP) along the city’s two busiest transit corridors, many of those riders will reach their destinations in less time. “People are more willing to ride public transit if it’s convenient,” said John Lancaster, Manager…

Manhasset-Lakeville, NY Fire Department Unveils New Opticom™ GPS Technology

Eight intersections along Northern Boulevard in Manhasset and Great Neck have been equipped with new global positioning technology pre-emption systems to ease traffic flow as Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department crews respond to emergencies. Fire department officials said the technology, funded by a $125,000 grant from state Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel (D-Great Neck) and installed on all of…