BaltimoreLink

A look at BaltimoreLink one year in

It has been an exciting year for the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Transit Administration (MDOT MTA). With the arrival of the one-year anniversary of the launch of BaltimoreLink, let’s highlight some of the impacts BaltimoreLink has had since the launch: On-time performance has dramatically improved. BaltimoreLink infrastructure investments have been widely successful and are…

Urbandale, Iowa Expands Opticom Emergency Vehicle Preemption System

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…

Philadelphia, PA To Benefit From Opticom Traffic Signal Priority System

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…