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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe August / September 2014 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

THE ROAD TO 2034 - Over the past 20 years, traffic management has attracted some of the finest analytical, problem-solving and business minds in the world – and they’ve all at some point featured in the pages of this magazine. As part of our birthday celebrations, we’ve reunited 20 of them, creating the best-informed panel of ITS experts ever put together. Here they reflect on just how far we’ve come and, as the rate of change accelerates, consider where mobility will be in two decades’ time

URBAN INSPIRATION - This month the 21st ITS World Congress comes to Detroit, Michigan. Here, Jim Barbaresso, the chairman of the organizing committee, reveals the highlights attendees should be watching out for, at what promises to be the greatest mobility showcase ever

EXCLUSIVE TRAFFIC INTERVIEW: BILL FORD - We chat with William Clay Ford Jr, part of the most famous auto-manufacturing dynasty in the world, and a man on a mission to revolutionize mobility over the next 20 years and beyond

 

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View latest editionThe June / July 2014 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:


MEGA EVENTS - The biggest challenge of hosting an international mega event on the scale of the FIFA World Cup or Summer Olympics is transport. But, as Tom Stone discovers, there’s no one-size-fits-all policy: each city develops its own unique solutions to extensive logistical requirements, with varying degrees of success

REAL-TIME TRAFFIC - As the benefits of social media in ITS continue to increase, David W Smith finds out how crowdsourcing applications that exploit cell phone and in-vehicle technologies are changing the way that real-time traffic information is collected, analyzed and shared

TUNNEL SAFETY - Far from being safe havens cut off from risk, the enclosed nature of tunnels makes them intensely dangerous environments. Lauren Ansell discovers why underground infernos are feared above all others and how advanced technologies can help

 

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View latest editionThe April / May 2014 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:


JOINED-UP THINKING - As the need to reduce vehicle CO2 emissions becomes more urgent, Max Glaskin looks at how authorities around the world are using cooperative systems to ensure that air quality targets are met

LEAP OF FAITH - Amid widespread concerns over privacy and security, David W Smith talks to the experts who argue that the adoption of cloud-based ITS is an essential step in the journey toward better, safer roads

A FINE, FINE LINE - As the growing population of pedestrians and cyclists in urban areas creates new challenges for road authorities, Lauren Ansell finds out how three major cities are addressing the vulnerability of these road users, and prioritizing their safety and mobility

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe February / March 2014 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:


QUALITY STREETS - With Google aspiring to have its self-driving car in public hands by 2017, AV expert Paul Godsmark contemplates how a city embracing this autonomous future now by creating an AV-only zone could steal a livability march on every other municipality around the world

STATIC ELECTRICITY - The move toward more automated and connected vehicles may be a lightning bolt for parking operators. Max Glaskin asks whether its effect will spark new life into the industry - or kill it off

ISLAND RECORDS - Unearthing ITS projects in unlikely areas, Louise Smyth meets traffic management practitioners from very different islands around the world to discover how they are deploying ITS and tackling the unique challenges they face on a daily basis

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe January 2014 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:


READY OR WAITING? - Autonomous, self-driving vehicles are likely to develop and be deployed during the next few decades. But, asks Todd Litman, how will they affect transport planning decisions such as road and parking supply, as well as public transit demand?

CROSSING POINTS - There are challenges aplenty to ensure freight and travelers pass across our bridges safely and efficiently, hence Timothy Compston finds operators are increasingly embracing ITS to keep vehicles on these crucial links flowing smoothly

DARK MATTERS - Timothy Compston discovers that there's a bright future for the above-the-road lighting market, with predictions of more intelligent solutions to deliver enhanced efficiencies and light when - and where - it's needed

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe October / November 2013 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:


WEATHER PROOF - Brimming with success stories, V3.0 of the FHWA's Best Practices for Road Weather Management can guide you through whatever Mother Nature throws in your way. Nick Bradley provides an update on nine of the featured projects

COUNTDOWN TO AUTONOMY - With self-driving vehicles getting ever-closer to reality, traffic and transportation managers need to think about them sooner rather than later. Having contemplated how this driverless revolution could affect our industry, Paul Godsmark questions if it could replace traffic management entirely

CENTRE OF ATTENTION - TOCs are the nerve centers of an ongoing intelligent traffic management revolution. It's therefore not surprising, finds Timothy Compston, that increasing attention is being paid to design features to ramp-up their operational capabilities

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe August / September 2013 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:


HARVEST FESTIVAL - The energy produced by vehicles driving on our roadways is a potentially huge source of untapped electricity. Louise Smyth meets the people who will have cause to celebrate if the concept sparks into life

THE MODULAR BUS - Transit buses may shortly be displaced by self-driving taxis, according to some industry experts. Here, Tyler Folsom takes a look at exactly what effect that might have on road management, safety and efficiency

BIG IN JAPAN - As the World Congress on ITS prepares for its 20th installment in Tokyo this October, Saul Wordsworth examines one of the world's most mature and innovative markets for intelligent transportation solutions

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe June / July 2013 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:


GIVE DEATH THE DAY OFF - The potential for accident reduction through low-cost engineering measures at hazardous sites is particularly high. Lloyd Fuller and Leanne Keeble highlight some of the most effective life-saving treatments money can buy

AMERICA'S FINEST - Rewarding innovation in ITS deployment and development, the Best of ITS Awards have firmly established themselves as the premier accolades of the traffic world. Louise Smyth meets the stars of this year's show

HIGHWAY PATROL - Various tools and strategies have been developed and implemented in an effort to improve overall traffic incident management. Louise Smyth speaks with some of the many stakeholders ensuring the very best first response

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe April / May 2013 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:


UTOPIAN STREETS - Moving away from the constraints of traditional highway demarcations and traffic regulations, Shared Space aims for a more balanced and vibrant environment in which motorists, pedestrians and even cyclists coexist in perfect harmony. Timothy Compston investigates

GRID UNLOCKED - A downside to the golden promise of C2X communications and interconnected traffic infrastructure is the potential for hacking. Saul Wordsworth logs on to find out what's being done to combat this faceless threat

CITY OF SCHEMES - There can't be too many traffic managers around willing to swap jobs with Mehmet Necip Ertas. But having achieved so much - and with the drive to achieve so much more - he tells Nick Bradley it's a job he wouldn't dream of swapping anyway

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe February / March 2013 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:


IN THE ZONE - Workzones present unfamiliar territory to drivers. But as Saul Wordsworth finds out, everyone from planners and engineers to law enforcement and drivers have a role to play in ensuring safe and efficient passage through the sitesl

SPACE ODYSSEY - It's been a long and at times arduous journey, but the sectors of traffic management and parking finally seem to be on the same wavelength, in doing so revolutionizing how this valuable resource is managed. Timothy Compston discovers how this convergence is impacting our cities

STREET WISE - Peering into the world of pavement markings and road studs, Max Glaskin discovers a new level of intelligence being applied to these humble traffic tools to help drivers use highways more safely

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe January 2013 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:


SENIOR SERVICE - An aging driving population presents new challenges for highway designers. But Max Glaskin finds experts around the world are giving special consideration to enhancing the infrastructure for these baby boomers - changes that will benefit all

TIME TO SWITCH? - The convergence of cost-effective LEDs with more intelligent controls could go a long way to helping authorities balance the books. But David W. Smith discovers there is still reluctance to take a fresh look at roadway lighting deployments

STRATEGIC MANEUVERS - The first steps in an ambitious program to reform the Strategic Road Network have been mapped out in the UK. But, Philip Bates ponders, will the UK government do what's necessary to offer a better service to motorists and business users?

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe October / November 2012 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:


AND NOW FOR THE WEATHER - Nick Bradley discovers increasing excitement within the meteorological community relating to how the connected vehicle could improve road weather operations. But is this a snowball in the face for traditional RWIS technologies?

LIFE STORY- Louise Smyth reports on the ALPR solutions that are the lifeblood of the ITS sector across the world

THINK TANK - Charged with traffic reliability, safety and efficiency - and all on a tight budget - challenges abound for TMC managers. But Timothy Compston discovers an FHWA-backed initiative is allowing them to pool resources to succeed on the frontline

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe August / September 2012 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

SENDING OUT AN SOS - As eCall looks set for Europe-wide deployment in 2015, Louise Smyth speaks with one of the experts driving forward the life-saving technology - and asks what impact it could have on the EU's Decade of Action targets

STATE OF PLAY - Driverless cars at last appear to be nearing a deployable reality, with Nevada offering a legal proving ground. Richard Yarrow speaks with some of the car makers looking to turn science fiction into fact

POETRY IN MOTION - DOTs worldwide are waxing lyrical about the graceful traffic flow offered by adaptive real-time signal control. Timothy Compston asks experts in the field if it's the best ITS that money can buy

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe June/July 2012 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

PRESERVATION SOCIETY - Ahead of the International Conference on Weigh in Motion, Nick Bradley speaks with some of the academics and specialists working on the next-generation WIM systems to protect our pavement assets and rid our roads of the scourge of overloading

PERVASIVE AND PERSUASIVE - Developments in Oregon and on the I-95 corridor appear to suggest that the USA's uphill quest for a mileage-based user fee could soon reach a peak. But, asks Bern Grush, could the political argument be strengthened by focusing more on value-added services rather than the MBUF component?

JAM BUSTERS? - A new system from Honda aims to flag up congestion-causing driving behavior and even prevent it, using cloud servers and adaptive cruise control. Izzy Kington investigates how the testing stage is progressing

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe April/May 2012 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

SAVINGS ACCOUNTS - In a challenging financial climate, innovators often rise to the top with solutions to do more with less. Timothy Compston seeks out the thoughts of those responsible for our road networks to discover where intelligent traffic technology is enhancing their operations - without breaking the bank

END OF THE WILD RIDE? - Predicting the price of gas will continue to rise in the long term is not difficult. But will the paradigm shift away from SOV travel as the preferred mobility option? Bern Grush analyzes a recently published white paper to search for an answer

PILLARS OF STRENGTH - Despite Greece's undeniable economic problems, there are beacons of hope within its ITS industry. Louise Smyth meets the practitioners exhibiting a core of steel

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe February/March 2012 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

DIVIDING OPTIONS : Timothy Compston seeks out the views of operators, industry leaders and systems innovators for an inside track on the latest approaches being deployed to meet the very real safety and security challenges faced by today’s road bridges

SHOW BUSINESS - In terms of size, number of visitors and exhibitors – and not forgetting technology on show – there really is nothing quite like Intertraffic in Amsterdam. Louise Smyth presents 20 highlights to whet your appetite

ACTIVE MEASURES - The relationship between road marking quality and the effectiveness of ADAS has gone largely unnoticed and under-researched. But Timothy Compston finds steps are now being taken to encourage best practice in such a safety-critical area

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe January 2012 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

VISUAL APPEAL : It's not every day that something moves out of a niche and enters the mainstream traffic market, yet that's exactly what machine vision cameras have done. And the best thing, writes Louise Smyth, is that this might only be the start of things to come

END OF THE ROAD - With a dramatic expansion in the level and type of in-car information being delivered to drivers, Timothy Compston assesses what effect, if any, this is having on the viability of electronic roadside signage such as VMS

SHINING EXAMPLES - It's difficult to know where to start when discussing the virtues of modern streetlighting systems – energy consumption, cost reductions, and traffic safety. Saul Wordsworth finds out from some world-leading experts

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe October / November 2011 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

SUPPORT NETWORK : An increasing number of agencies are embracing MDSS for cost, efficiency and environmental improvements. But Nick Bradley finds that advances on the horizon in meteorology and connected vehicles could take the maintenance tool to a whole new level

SWEET HARMONY - TMCs are dramatically expanding their capabilities to fine-tune the way they respond to fast-moving and potentially safety-critical incidents. Timothy Compston speaks with the front-line conductors who have to face the music on a daily basis

PLATE TECHTRONICS - In one key sector of the ITS market, the business strategies, products and innovations of the next generation are being defined now. Louise Smyth meets the brains behind tomorrow’s ALPR solutions

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe August / September 2011 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

WRITTEN TESTIMONY : Always a passionately debated subject – particularly in the current climate of austerity measures – Louise Smyth assesses the latest findings for and against spot-speed cameras

A PERFECT HARMONY - As Jon Sorensen reveals, moves are afoot to implement a framework for 'the city as a platform', to improve communication between vehicles and pedestrians

THE MAIN ATTRACTIONS - Move over Disney and Universal Studios: for one week only in October, intelligent transport will be Orlando's big pull. Louise Smyth and Nick Bradley pick out some of the must-see sessions and technologies from the 18th World Congress on ITS

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe June / July 2011 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY - SCORES ON THE BORES : Tunnels are a lot safer today as a result of the efforts of EuroTAP, the mission of which is - quite frankly - to name and shame operators who aren't taking their duty of care seriously. Nick Bradley speaks with the men at the center of the program who aren't afraid to point the finger

SPACE EXPLORERS - If you thought the parking problems of 2011 were difficult to resolve, wait until you hear what 2050 has in store. Setting a course for the future, Nick Bradley scours the earth for some forward-thinkers with the tools to win the space race

IDENTITY PARADE - As Saul Wordsworth's report on the latest weigh-in-motion trends reveals, for a small community, the sector is never short of developments. Alongside continued success in improving road safety and minimizing asset damage, there is growing excitement about the emergence of direct enforcement

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe April / May 2011 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY - SECURE NETWORK : Our roads are critical components that are essential to everyday life yet inherently vulnerable to being compromised. Louise Smyth speaks with the experts who are bridging the gap between ITS and homeland security

LESS MEANS MORE - Peak oil, argues Bern Grush, is likely to usher in an increase in automobiles, an increase in vehicle miles traveled – and yet more congestion

DUAL IN THE TOWN - Mark A. Delucchi's new proposal for discrete road systems for high-speed vehicles and low-speed modes of transportation seeks to enhance sustainability without compromising the benefits of motor vehicle use

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe February/March 2011 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY - A NEW ORDER : They're the scene of hundreds of thousands of accidents resulting in lost lives and serious injury, as well as harmful emissions and delays costing economies billions of dollars. Is it time for a rethink on the traffic intersection? Nick Bradley enlists traffic management's A Team who feel the rulebook is there to be rewritten

PRIVATE PARTY - Bern Grush interviews Ontario's privacy commissioner, Dr Ann Cavoukian, who explains that protecting driver privacy while tolling is as important as - and has a lot in common with - protecting personal medical and smart grid data

ROAD ANGELS - Cast aside any aspersions you might have about the humble pavement marking. As Nick Bradley finds, these life-savers are worth every cent, while developments on the horizon are set to advance safety levels to a much higher plane

SILVER JUBILEE - A very special anniversary event deserves a very special preview. Here's 25 things you won't read about Traffex 2011 anywhere else. Louise Smyth toasts a selection of this year's movers and shakers. Here's to the next 25 shows!

 

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TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe January 2011 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY - RISE OF THE MACHINES : Increasing intelligence in vision- and imaging-based technologies will ultimately filter through to the benefit of ITS. Andrew Lee goes behind the lens to discover how it could impact upon traffic management

SEEN THE LIGHT, YET? - The world of intelligent streetlighting is advancing beyond all recognition, reaping rewards for road users, authorities, cities and ultimately the environment. As Lloyd Fuller discovers, however, the integration of the LED is just one part of this new smart equation

CAMPAIGN TRAIL - Road safety campaigns have evolved from the gory TV ads of the past, but has their effectiveness increased? Louise Smyth showcases some modern initiatives designed to tackle a variety of bad behaviors

 

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NEW LOOK! TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe NEW LOOK October / November 2010 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY - BEST LAID PLANS? : A blueprint for successful road weather management

SNAP DECISIONS - How the industry's faith in ALPR is paying off

WINNING STREAK - Our coverage of the annual IBTTA Toll Excellence Awards

 

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NEW LOOK! TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe NEW LOOK August/September 2010 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY - COLLECTED DEVELOPMENT? The rise of Bluetooth for traffic data collection

GREEN DAY - Transportation's impact on the planet is well documented - and even contested by some.

THE BRIDGE GUY - Steve Snider looks ahead to the upcoming IBTTA Annual Meeting in San Diego

 

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NEW LOOK! TRAFFIC TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL

View latest editionThe NEW LOOK June/July 2010 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY - PLANNED FOR PERFECTION? How ITS ensures your special day runs smoothly

WHAT LIES BENEATH - Technologies, strategies and services to best manage the most critical of all infrastructure

OPEN CHAMPIONS - Is this Europe's chance to become the Silicon Valley of cooperative driving? The team behind the SPITS project certainly think so

BRIGHT SPARKS - Our annual coverage of ITS America's Best of ITS Awards from Houston

 

 

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View latest editionThe April/May 2010 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY - IN THE ZONE? : Strategies to enhance safety and keep traffic flowing in workzones

RAISE THE ALARM - From radar to video, putting incident detection into practice

TEXAS RANGERS - TxDOT's Amadeo Saenz Jr takes you on an ITS tour of the Jumbo State

TOLLED YOU SO - Siemens' Karl Strasser looks back on a job well done in Slovakia

 

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View latest editionThe February/March 2010 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY - ONE IN EVERY CROWD? : The plethora of ways that crowdsourcing, the new procurement and management strategy, will contribute to creating transport products in the future

COMPUTER COURSE - Cutting time - not corners - in the traffic simulation/modeling world

INTER-MODAL GUIDANCE - How BMW is developing sustainable solutions to minimize the negative effects of mobility

JUST REWARD - Exploring a world of innovation at Intertraffic Amsterdam 2010

 

 

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View latest editionThe January 2010 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY - STREET SMART? : How telemanagement is taking street lighting to a whole new level of intelligence

FATAL DISTRACTION - Expert opinions on one of traffic's silent (but deadly) killers

IMAGE IS EVERYTHING - The increasing use of machine vision technology in the traffic market

COME TOGETHER - Richard Harris on the need for further cooperation in CVHS

 

 

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View latest editionThe October/November 2009 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY - STATE OF THE ART? : Regional focus: Australia's dreams for a safer, more efficient and integrated ITS network

CRIME STOPPERS - How ALPR in the ITS infrastructure is putting people behind bars

A WINTER'S TALE - Latest and future developments in road weather management

VISUAL EFFECT - Encouraging more teamwork with advanced control room technologies

 

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View latest editionThe August/September 2009 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY - JUST THE TICKET? : Intelligent Speed Adaptation systems have been developed and tested for a number of years, but are set to become even more advanced, ensuring that drivers maintain sensible speeds, and leading to safer, less congested and cleaner journeys for all.


THE FINAL FRONTIER - ITS could boldly go where it hasn’t been before if the industry can fully exploit the potential of satellite communications technology.


WEB ASSETS? - The internet has experienced multiple paradigm shifts since its genesis in the early 1960s. Here, Jon Sorensen looks at what impact today’s web-based tools and applications might have on the intelligent transportation systems sector.

 

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View latest editionThe June/July 2009 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY - DISASTER ZONE - IN CASE OF EMERGENCY : Investigating how intelligent transportation networks play a critical role in disseminating information, coordinating responses and routes, and improving safety during all phases of evacuation situations


EYES ON THE PRIZE - Our annual coverage of ITS America’s Best of ITS Awards


UNDERGROUND INTELLIGENCE - The Top 10 tunnel technologies you cannot do without

 

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View latest editionThe April/May 2009 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY - BUILDING BLOCKS - FOUNDATIONS OF SUCCESSFUL ITS

AL GULLON: APPROPRIATENESS (OR NOT) OF ACRONYMS... - Instead of ‘VII’, Gullon puts forward the case for ‘Vio2Vic’

THE ENEMY WITHIN - Why lack of communication and political apathy are as much of a risk to Homeland Security efforts as terrorism

MADE TO MEASURE - The virtues of Bluetooth for traffic applications. By Phil Tarnoff

 

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View latest editionThe February / March 2009 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY: ELECTRIC AVENUE - BRINGING TOGETHER TRANSPORT AND ENERGY - How the rise of electric vehicles is promoting the need for a more harmonious relationship between the transportation, electrical utility, and IT sectors

CAMERA-SHY - Max Glaskin on why authorities are running out of reasons to deploy ALPR technology

SUPER COMPUTERS - Showcasing the latest advances in traffic software

 

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View latest editionThe 2009 Annual Showcase issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

Section 1: Traffic Safety
Section 2: Traffic Management
Section 3: Demand Management
Section 4: Detection/Measurement

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TALKING POINTS
We compiled the biggest questions in the tolling sphere - and lots of them - then asked the industry's most astute thinkers to come up with the answers. That was the mission. And here are the results...


TIME TO ACT
Challenges have seemingly always plagued the establishment of a European Electronic Toll Service, so the fact it didn't go live in October 2012 as planned wasn't a huge surprise. So when exactly will it join up Europe's existing tolling networks?

THINK AGAIN The huge reductions in VMT seen among millennials over the past decade look set to continue into the future. The effect this - and other modern trends such as driverless cars - could have on toll agencies (and revenues) is something best considered now rather than later

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THE BIG APPLE DREAMS BIG
By adopting Gridlock Sam's plan, the governor of New York City and the State Legislature could drastically reduce its current traffic dysfunction while rescuing New Yorkers from further fair hikes. Here's how...


WHERE TO NOW?
Challenges have seemingly always plagued the establishment of a European Electronic Toll Service, so the fact it didn't go live in October 2012 as planned wasn't a huge surprise. So when exactly will it join up Europe's existing tolling networks?

UNITED STATES It's a top priority for Congress as well as the IBTTA. Moreover, US toll interoperability is imperative if the industry is to reach its fullest potential in helping to solve the great transportation funding challenges of the future

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THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN'
Bob Dylan's lyrics declared national social change at a critical time in history. Today, road user charging is part of a new and exciting change that is altering the way we think about and pay for our valuable infrastructure


GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY
With attitudes changing toward the notion of tolling the USA's Interstate Highways, could public support pave the way for the nation's best source for infrastructure funding?

E-Z ROLLER This year's big toll story was undoubtedly the awarding of the industry's biggest ever procurement contract. E-ZPass's P. J. Wilkins discusses the process, coast-to-coast interoperability, and some neglected issues in AETC

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REALITY CHECK
With the policy case for interoperability developing and technology and business practices evolving fast, it seems a truly connected ETC network in the USA is just around the corner. But haven't we been here before?


THE GREENER ROAD
From all-electronic tolling to truck parking electrification, US toll agencies are proactively implementing a host of green practices in the name of social responsibility

LIFE OF BRIAN With customer services at the fore, this man aims to teach the tolling world a thing or two about deploying a GNSS-based road user charging scheme

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Read latest issue The 2010 edition of tolltrans is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY: ONE FOR ALL?
With the move toward all-electronic toll collection, agencies would be well advised to take account of an often forgotten - but vital - toll road user


CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM
Will the USA's surface transportation funding crisis prevent a solution to its congestion problem?

ED REGAN At the IBTTA's 77th Annual Meeting in Chicago, we caught up with a true toll industry veteran

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Read latest issue The 2009 edition of tolltrans is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

COVER STORY: RFID DAY? Can an existing solution solve tolling's ultimate conundrum?
The route to achieving true state-to-state tolling interoperability has left many transportation experts scratching their heads. Harold Worrall suggests that cooperation between states and agencies is crucial, while harmonization of the technology to be adopted is a must


SUPER HIGHWAY
All trial and no errors on Denver's E-470

RELIEF MECHANISM Projecting HOT lane travel demand

SAFETY PAYS Maintaining safe and efficient operations at toll plazas

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