VIDEO: The benefits of ditching loops in favour of video detection


With rapid new developments and a thriving tourism economy, the traffic management team in Bentonville, Arkansas, must easily and efficiently tracking and planning for population growth as well as daily fluctuations in its heavy commuter traffic.

Having adopted a culture of technological innovation over many years, Bentonville recently removed its last in-ground induction loop and is now proud to have 100% video detection at all signalized intersections. And having installed VantageLive! in June for traffic data collection, the city leverages real-time traffic data to adjust signal timing as needed at Bentonville’s Traffic Monitoring Control Center.


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Tom has edited Traffic Technology International magazine and the Traffic Technology Today website since he joined the company in May 2014. Prior to this he worked on some of the UK's leading consumer magazine titles including Men's Health and Glamour, beginning his career in journalism in 1997 after graduating with a law degree from the London School of Economics (LSE).

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