AUSTIN (KXAN) – When someone dials 911, they expect the fire truck or ambulance there as fast as possible. But according to the Austin Firefighters Association, that’s not happening. Bob Nicks, the president of the association, says response times are up because Austin keeps expanding … Read more at KXAN news GTT Note: Hutto, Texas…Details
The City of Austin is renewing its push to bring in technology that would give emergency vehicles green lights all the way to a scene.
The Austin Public Safety Commission passed a resolution Monday to ask the city council to fund GPS traffic preemption technology.
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MIDLAND, TX – The Midland Fire Department is hoping to get an upgrade to its Opticom systems. The system operates a series of transmitters and receivers that signal traffic lights when an emergency vehicle is approaching so that lights can quickly and safely provide them the right of way. The fire department currently has an Opticom…Details
Hutto Fire Rescue is the second fire department in the nation to get the newest evolution of a traffic signal pre-emption system; the Opticom Priority Control as a Service. This critical life safety tool, which will now help Hutto Fire Rescue crews respond more quickly and safely to all emergencies throughout Williamson County Emergency Services…Details
GADSDEN, AL- First responders in Gadsden will have a little easier time navigating traffic following an agreement by the Gadsden City Council. The council approved a $20,000 per year agreement with Global Traffic Technologies, LLC and K2 Capital Group, LLC for hardware and software that will allow the fire department to change traffic lights green along…Details
LEON VALLEY, Texas-Responding to calls quickly and safely can be a challenge for first responders during rush hour or along busy intersections, so the city of Leon Valley recently gave the green light to purchase a system that will make it easier for police, ambulances and fire crews. The GTT Opticom Emergency Preemption Light Control…Details
Police and firefighters in Hendricks Country are making a big push to teach people about something that could make everyone safer. It has to do with a traffic signal that emergency responders say many drivers seem to ignore.Details
Placing detectors and deploying Transit Signal Priority (TSP) should be done to maximize benefits for transit vehicles while minimizing delay for other vehicles. Authors: Dowling, Richard G. and Aaron Elias The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) uses TSP for light rail and buses at many of their intersections throughout the city. While the Utah Department of…Details
GTT has been awarded supplier status for its traffic preemption solutions on the Government’s Crown Commercial Service Traffic Management 2 framework agreement. Published first on www.smarthighways.com The Crown Commercial Service Traffic Management 2 (TMT2) framework provides public sector customers with access to industry leading, innovative traffic management solutions by delivering local, regional and national traffic management technologies…Details
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…Details