Tag Archives: USA

Parking detection added to traffic management system

TrafficWare extends use of vehicle to infrastructure communication capability with car park vacancy detection in ATMS.now version 2.6. Six months after delivering a commercially viable Connected Vehicle ATMS module for 2017 model year vehicles, Trafficware has added more functions to …

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Automatic street lighting colour intensity

Minnesota city trials street lighting from Echelon connected to the IoT for remote adjustment or automatic environment-based control. Echelon Corporation is currently conducting a deployment of so-called “white tunable” connected streetlighting with the municipal leaders of White Bear Lake, a …

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More progress required on US teenage driver safety

Report from Ford and the GHSA shows that older teenagers are still over represented in fatal accident statistics in the USA. Ahead of the USA’s “National Teen Driver Safety Week”, which takes place from October 16th to 22nd, a new …

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Low US driver awareness of lighting maintenance

Osram responds to survey results with advice to American drivers on how to optimise lighting for safer night driving. Research performed by Osram America’s Sylvania Automotive Lighting division revealed that seven out of ten drivers are increasingly concerned about driving …

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Campaign group urges correct use of child seats

The Toyota Buckle Up For Life campaign is using Child Passenger Safety week in the USA to spread the word on correct child safety seat use. With 75% of child car seats in the USA not being used correctly, a …

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Majority of US child seats incorrectly installed

During the US child passenger safety week, campaign groups are educating parents on the importance of correct child safety seat installation. From September 18th to the 24th, the USA is holding Child Passenger Safety Week, a period of time dedicated …

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Ohio tolling system maintenance

TransCore secures additional five year contract on toll collection and maintenance of the Ohio turnpike system. The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission (OTIC) has extended its statewide toll collection system and customer service centre maintenance services contract with TransCore for …

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Collaboration brings traffic management to the cloud

Cubic and Microsoft have joined forces to offer scalable and flexible traffic management systems using the Azure cloud-based platform. Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) will offer the first US demonstration of NextTraffic, its new traffic management and optimisation system using Microsoft’s …

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Cloud based ANPR management for city parking

AutoVu Managed Service from Genetec is enabling the city of Richmond to focus on parking rather than managing on-premises ANPR servers. Users of Genetec’s Security Center IP security platform for video surveillance systems now have access to outsourced managed services …

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Full scale bridge deck testing facility opens

Fuji Electric was part of a six year project to create a living laboratory to understand the effects of traffic on bridge structures. Fuji Electric took part in the recent unveiling of the world’s first accelerated bridge-testing facility. The Bridge …

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