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Ver-Mac products are now connected to WAZE

February 10, 2021 WAZE is a navigation application that helps drivers get where they are going faster and safer while working to beat traffic. There are more than 30 million Waze users in US and there are a global community of over 115 million people.Ver-Mac is now pushing data from road construction sites to WAZE in REAL TIME.This new partnership with WAZE allows Ver-Mac to:Inform in real-time approaching motorists of work zone challenges ahead.Start and End of work zones.Active lane cl…

Considering Adaptive Signal Control Technology For Your City? Here’s How Such An Investment Pays Off.

随着城市的增长和车辆量的增加,自适应信号控制技术(ASCT)越来越频繁地引起人们的关注。已知流量模式是不可预测的,基于时间的系统不再是改善交通信号操作的灵丹妙药。只有经过证实的,经济上的,实时的自适应信号控制解决方案才能提供有效的方法并减少拥塞。除其他出色的品质外,良好的技术必须符合预算并确保快速A…

How Traffic Engineers Can Help Improve Air Quality in Urban Areas

Environmental sustainability is a mounting concern for public agencies as the relationship between transportation and global climate change becomes clearer. A recent report* by the Environmental Protection Agency states that the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from traffic account for about 28% of the total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. This clearly indicates that traffic is the largest contributor to the U.S. GHG emissions.It is a little known fact that adaptive traffic management systems…

Grey Eagle Casino Chooses TagMaster NA and ATS Traffic for Parking Controls Solution

Tagmaster North America,Inc是一家标识解决方案的领先提供商,最近在加拿大艾伯塔省艾伯塔省卡尔加里的Gray Eagle Casino的ATS交通停车障碍和设备结合使用了高性能的Tagmaster Na XT系列UHF读取器和悬挂标签。188jdc金宝搏灰鹰赌场之所以选择标签员NA和ATS流量,因为它们需要具有成本效益且已验证的Tur188jdc金宝搏nkey独立解决方案才能独立于主要建筑访问控制系统,但是…

New 3D crosswalk installed in Beaumont

This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. A new 3D crosswalk was installed near Ecole Beau Meadow School last week. (Alex Boates) A new 3D crosswalk was installed in Beaumont this past week, in an effort to enhance safety in an innovative way. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Alberta Traffic Supply (ATS) crew members were on the job on Monday, Sept. 21, putting the new 3D cros…

Beaumont installs ‘first-of-its-kind’ 3D crosswalk

Published Monday, September 21, 2020 1:54PM MDT Last Updated Monday, September 21, 2020 9:51PM MDT EDMONTON — The City of Beaumont is trying its hand at 3D crosswalks again, but this time it is using new technology. The 3D crosswalks were intended to stand out to drivers and make them pay more attention in school zones, as a way of reducing accidents. The previous attempts at 3D crosswalks received a flat reception from residents at the time. “I think the idea is great but i…

University of Alberta study: how to increase road work zone safety.

Roadwork is an essential part of ensuring that our roads remain safe for our citizens. However, the safety of workers can be of concern during these times. Work zones, especially on highways with high traffic volumes and speeds, are particularly dangerous. A highly dynamic work environment coupled with limited space in work zones creates hazardous conditions. Statistics show that approximately 70 work zones recorded at least one traffic-related injury every day. Twelve of those in a week in…

How one sign industry leader is improving road safety.

加拿大最大的道路标志制造商敦促加拿大人为公共安全投资更好的交通标志。尽管交通安全方面取得了重大进展,但道路交通仍是加拿大死亡的主要原因。The World Health Organization projects that, by 2030, road traffic will be the fifth largest cause of fatalities–surpassing both AIDS and tuberculosis.1 That’s why Alberta Traffic Supply (ATS), one of the country’s most prominent and long-standing traffic safety authorit…

运输趋势:无人驾驶汽车的智能标志。

The future for driverless cars is increasingly bright. Besides being eco-friendly, autonomous vehicles present enormous opportunities to reduce road-related injuries and death. While vehicles have become increasingly smart and connected, our roadways have yet to catch up. A report from the Senate Committee on Transportation and Communication warns that our roads are not yet ready to support autonomous vehicles – yet. Many municipalities have already started to make updates to their infrastr…

Traffic sign production: 5 benefits of digital printing.

多轮材料,热量和加工:过去,这种耗时的多步骤过程是创建反射性交通标志的唯一选择。在当今快节奏的市场中,这不会削减它。随着标牌行业的不断发展,您需要一个简化的生产过程,该过程有助于加快项目而不会损害质量。这意味着数字化。作为交通标志的制造商,为什么要考虑切换到数字印刷?

How retroreflectivity enhances road sign safety.

明亮的迹象意味着更安全的道路明亮的迹象有多重要?爱荷华大学的一项研究阐明了标志的亮度与驾驶员不仅看到标志的能力之间的牢固关系,而且更重要的是,也许更重要的是认识到它的信息。参与者能够更好地阅读和理解更明亮的迹象,这表明更明亮的迹象可以帮助驾驶员更加专注于驾驶的任务 - 当Drivi…...时,这是特别重要的优势。

Is your sign on the same wavelength?

您什么时候应该担心增强道路标志的可见性?对于许多人来说,想到的第一个想法是“晚上”。但是,不利条件会随时影响可见度,包括黎明,黄昏和阴天,这意味着增强的反射标牌在白天和夜晚一样重要。荧光颜色加班以提高反射率,不仅荧光颜色更为明显,因为它们非常强烈,而且还会更加明显。

Developing Intelligent Transportation Systems

在过去的一个世纪中,美国采用汽车已经加速了美国的工业化,从小城镇创造了城市,并促进了指数水平的增长水平。1908年,亨利·福特(Henry Ford)开始批量生产第一款负担得起的汽车,到1920年代末,美国的道路上已经有2300万辆注册车辆。1960年,这一数字增长到7500万,2015年,美国运输部报告了2.63亿个注册车辆…

What is a Smart City? The Main Themes and Best Practices

智能城市的城市规划是冷杉t introduced in the 1970’s by policy-makers in Los Angeles. As part of addressing increasing rates of poverty in the dense, urban center, L.A. planners used big data to drive their groundbreaking project “A Cluster Analysis of Los Angeles.” By the early 2000s, beliefs about Smart Cities had evolved into data-driven places synonymous with networks of sensors, surveillance, and wireless communications. Today, at the beginning of 2021, the Smar…

Improving Pedestrian Safety at Uncontrolled Crossing Locations: A Guide

在整个美国,2018年,有6,283名行人在机动车事故中遭到袭击。该统计数据至关重要。它占汽车总死亡总死亡人数的17%。值得注意的是,有75%的行人死亡发生在被认为是不受控制的或非交往的道路上。在对这一令人震惊的数据的响应中,联邦高速公路管理局(FHWA)开发了一个深入的,详细的指南,用于改善不受控制的交叉点的行人安全。...的目的…

Where and when LED flashing signs work best

2021年1月19日,斯波尔LED闪烁的迹象adically popping-up on vulnerable roadways for the last two decades. These are traffic signs embedded with simultaneously flashing LEDs outlining the shape of the sign’s perimeter or warning message. The high-intensity flashing lights are activated in real-time or by programmable calendar settings. Ultimately, the intention of an LED-embedded flashing sign is to draw awareness to unexpected changes in the road or modify driving behaviors….