The benefits of Opticom EVP for the city of San Rafael were clear, and recent infrastructure initiatives led to one million dollars in federal funding grants to be awarded for the project. By implementing emergency vehicle preemption (EVP) and cloud-based traffic solutions, San Rafael has improved emergency response times and decreased intersection crash rates.
Opticom is an integral part of the infrastructure as Grand Prairie, TX continues to grow. Read more about how this essential technology is helping law enforcement in this case study.
Afte Hurricane Harvey, Harris County, TX upgraded its aging, legacy traffic signal preepmtion technology to an Opticom cloud-based, centralized solution.
Myrtle Beach, SC uses Opticom Priority Control as a Service to respond safely and quickly to emergencies without having to own or maintain the preemption system.
A recent study in St. Cloud, MN has showed that Opticom priority control can be a poweful tool for public works, enabling more efficient snow plow usage.
Hutto Fire Rescue is one of the first communities in the United States to use Opticom Priority Control as a Service (PCaaS)™. Opticom PCaaS is a comprehensive EVP solution where all the details of the system including installation, maintenance and upgrades, are provided as an ongoing service from the makers of Opticom — Global Traffic Technologies (GTT).
Engineers from Global Traffic Technologies used GPS location data logged by Opticom vehicle equipment to pinpoint where slowdowns were causing delays to emergency response.
Broward County, Fla. Traffic Engineering has been installing GTT’s Opticom GPS-enabled equipment in over 650 of their intersections since 2002. The county is expanding its deployment to include more than 250 emergency vehicles and 225 buses.
With Opticom CMS, traffic management personnel monitor, manage and maintain intersection activity remotely to improve service levels, maximize resources and expedite emergency response.
Liberty Township installed Opticom™ Radio signal priority control technology at every intersection in Liberty Township and the City of Powell as well as on 18 authorized response vehicles. Initial tests indicated that both the fire department and EMS reduced response times by at least 40 percent.