Sustainability, mobility, and affordability. These are some of the issues that keep transportation leaders up at night. Traffic Operations Engineer Andy Kading tells how the City of Eugene, Oregon, is building a sustainable future, one traffic light at a time.
In July of 2015, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) began a new era in enterprise asset management when it initiated a project with AgileAssets to add Signals/ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems), Maintenance Management Systems, and FDC (Field Data Collector) to its existing pavement management tools to develop a broader asset management approach. The MnDOT Project Sponsor is […]
The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Office of Safety publishes a newsletter three times a year called, the Safety Compass Newsletter. The recent spring issue, 2016, describes a number of important traffic safety management plan issues. Good data is the most critical element needed to understand and improve traffic safety management. For many years, safety data […]
Among the many complex infrastructure assets that public agencies are tasked with managing, few are as challenging as traffic signs. The sheer number of signs in many programs makes the efficient tracking of sign location and the accurate assessment and management of individual sign condition difficult. For example, medium sized to large city agencies are […]