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Caltrans improves vulnerable road user safety with HAWK crosswalk beacons

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is improving safety for pedestrians with newly-installed high-intensity-activated 'HAWK' crosswalk beacons at extremely busy roads.

August 2018



UDOT reduces Redwood Road congestion with innovative continuous flow intersection

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has implemented a continuous flow intersection (CFI) on Redwood Road at Pioneer Crossing. The CFI is designed to significantly reduce wait times for vehicles wishing to turn left or right.

August 2018



ODOT uses radar technology and fines to improve workzone safety

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has partnered with Medford Police to improve safety in workzone areas for its staff and the public. The authorities are using radar technology to enforce lower speed limits at workzones that are particularly close to fast-moving traffic, as well as implementing double-priced fines for violators.

August 2018



Kirk Steudle reveals how MDOT is planning for the long-term

Kirk Steudle, director of Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) discusses key projects that his organization is planning and working on to propel it toward a more connected and automated future. The video was originally published by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' (AASHTO) Transportation TV.

August 2018



DelDOT uses drones to manage special events traffic and road closures

Although drones are being used by an increasing number of states to carry out bridge surveys, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is expanding the scope of their use by utilizing them in an increasing number of traffic management applications as shown in this video.

August 2018



GDOT installs V2I smart beacons to slow traffic at school bus drop-off spots

In order to improve safety for children and teachers getting on and off school buses on busy roads, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has collaborated with Applied Information and AT&T to install flashing beacons equipped with vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) capabilities. To read our full report on the technology,

August 2018



Ekin launches modular smart city monitoring and data collection device

Ekin is helping road authorities with the launch of its modular smart city monitoring and data collection device. Spotter can be customized to perform traffic management, speed detection, parking violations and wrong-way detection functions. For more information on the new system, click here.

August 2018



iHear, the first emergency vehicle siren detection system

Soltare, a Canadian technology startup company has developed an in-car system for passenger and fleet vehicles that can detect approaching emergency vehicles and aid safely allowing the high-speed vehicle to pass by. This video illustrates how the system works and to read more click here.

August 2018



Preventing accidents on the road with video analytics

Franz Lowenherz, a principal transportation planner for the City of Bellevue, Washington and Andrew P. Tarko, professor of Civil Engineering and director of the Center for Road Safety at Purdue University were recents guests on the ITE Talks Transportation podcast. In this clip, Lowenherz explains how clever video analytics technology is monitoring roads to better understand where crashes are likely to happen and measures can be introduced to pre-empt them from happening. To listen to the full interview click here.

August 2018



New Iowa DOT attenuator trucks in action

The Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) is trialing a new audible warning system on its fleet of Impact Protection Vehicles (IPVs) that act as mobile crash barriers to protect workers and equipment in highway work zones.

August 2018



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