Lessons Learned: TSP at two Agencies

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…

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GTT awarded supplier status in UK

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…

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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…

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Saanich, BC Police Department Implements GPS

Saanich, British Columbia uses Opticom GPS to help navigate through intersections quickly and safely. Published first on www.ITSinternational.com BRITISH COLUMBIA, CAD –  The Saanich’s district Police Department in British Columbia, Canada, awarded Global Traffic Technologies (GTT) a contract for the implementation of its latest-generation GPS-enabled Opticom pre-emption solution. This solution will work alongside the intersection controllers to help ensure emergency…

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Improving response times in Spokane

Ryan Simms of CBS-affliate KREM in Washington State reports about how Opticom Emergency Vehicle Preemption helps emergency departments in the Spokane area respond quickly and safely to emergencies: SPOKANE, Wash. — Fire departments in Spokane now have access to a device that could help them get to emergencies faster. The traffic signal device could improve…

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