Traffic Management & Monitoring

SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, announced program results from long-term customer Cypress Truck Lines Inc., a family-owned and operated flatbed carrier based in Florida. Within weeks of implementing the SmartDrive® program in 2014, Cypress saw a 57 percent improvement in…
Siemens has expanded its industry-leading portfolio of adaptive traffic control software by introducing SEPAC “Peer-to-Peer”, new traffic software that allows controllers located at intersections to share information with one another on traffic and pedestrian conditions. This “connected” capability allows the on-street network of controllers to adaptively respond to changing traffic…
Dubai Traffic Police have completed tests comparing Vitronic Poliscan speed enforcement systems to standard radar systems on one of the city`s main roads. According to officials the LIDAR-based Vitronic systems came out six times more efficient than conventional technologies. The tests were part of a program to better enforce tailgating…
Just how will economic pressures, spiralling emissions and the advent of electric cars impact the UK’s road infrastructure? In September, the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport hoped to answer with its ‘Vision 2035’ report, detailing a future landscape including hybrid vehicles, controversial road pricing and even underground freight pods.
Tackling congestion often seems like an unwinnable war but several cities have managed to make sizeable inroads. Here we profile a few of these schemes including congestion charges in Stockholm, Singapore's area licensing scheme, Norway's cordon charge and a bold e-car trading scheme in Paris. Frances Cook reports.
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