Getting the Green Light Without the Hassle

When responding to an emergency, firefighters and EMS personnel know that every second counts. That’s why more than 3,100 cities around the world rely on OpticomTM priority control to help get their emergency vehicles on scene quickly and safely. But many municipalities don’t have the time or resources to install and maintain those systems. Therefore,…

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GTT to discuss the power of intelligent transport insights at Growing Sustainable Communities Conference

Global Traffic Technologies presentation will look at how insights gleaned from data can assist agencies to plan adjustments and upgrades to preemption systems, helping cities run smarter Smart cities have embraced the use of traffic preemption systems to provide public transit and emergency vehicles with priority at intersections. At the 10th annual Growing Sustainable Communities…

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GTT Advisory Board to discuss transportation, technology trends at 2017 meeting

Academic, public transit, public safety and ITS leaders aim to foster public-private partnerships at 3-day summit in Minneapolis Transportation and public safety leaders will meet in Minneapolis this week to discuss industry trends and emerging technology challenges as part of Global Traffic Technologies’ (GTT) second annual advisory board meeting. GTT will host public transit agency…

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Urbandale, Iowa Expands Opticom Emergency Vehicle Preemption System

The city of Urbandale in Iowa has expanded its Opticom™ GPS-enabled traffic preemption solution from Global Traffic Technologies, LLC (GTT). The system works alongside intersection controllers to help ensure emergency vehicles can move through intersections quickly and safely. When an emergency vehicle needs to navigate an intersection, the Opticom Emergency Vehicle Preemption (EVP) system onboard…

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Philadelphia, PA to benefit from Opticom Traffic Signal Priority System

Global Traffic Technologies, LLC (GTT) has contracted with the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to deploy its Opticom™ traffic signal priority system at intersections along the busy Erie Avenue. The Opticom system allows public transportation agencies to extend or truncate green cycle times at traffic signals for more accurate schedule adherence, allowing riders to get to…

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