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2012-10-03 10:20:11

SEATTLE, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll from PEMCO Insurance shows that nearly half of drivers polled in the Puget Sound region use the now-tolled State Route 520 bridge just as often as they did before the toll, despite projections from about six out of 10 drivers who said they planned to change their route to avoid paying the variable toll once it went into effect. In April 2010, PEMCO asked drivers in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties if the impending toll would change their...

2012-09-06 02:22:50

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cale America Inc., in partnership with Gtechna Inc., will provide the Public Parking Authority of Pittsburgh (PPAP) with an integrated real-time pay-by-license plate and eCitation enforcement solution. Cale America Inc. and Gtechna recently implemented a similar structure in Whistler, Canada making paying for parking easier for customers with a pay by license plate / ANPR (Automated Number Plate Recognition) system. In 2010, this pay-by-license-plate...

2012-08-30 23:00:55

Today Perceptics announced that its License Plate Recognition (LPR) systems installed at U.S. land border crossings perform with greater than 95% accuracy. Knoxville, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 Today Perceptics announced that its License Plate Recognition (LPR) systems installed at U.S. land border crossings perform with greater than 95% accuracy. The performance data for each port of entry is regularly published as part of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) agreement....

2012-08-30 02:20:53

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kapsch TrafficCom IVHS, Inc., a subsidiary of Kapsch TrafficCom AG has been selected by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to execute and deliver an integrated Incident Detection System (IDS) for the Washburn Tunnel in Houston, Texas. The project scope for Kapsch encompasses the installation, commissioning, training and maintenance required to support 14 fixed roadway cameras for bidirectional traffic in the vehicular tunnel and up to 6...

2012-08-28 06:21:25

CARROLLTON, Texas, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rent A Toll Ltd. announced today that it has been issued U.S. Patent No. 8,195,506 relating to tolling of rental car and fleet vehicles. The most recent addition to Rent A Toll's domestic and international intellectual property portfolio includes a system, method and computer-readable medium for billing based on the duration of a service period for providing tolling services to rental and corporate fleet vehicles. (Logo:...

2012-08-21 06:20:17

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A world where cars talk with other cars and traffic signals is literally right around the corner. Today, the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), in collaboration with the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) kicked off a year-long Safety Pilot Model Deployment test vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) technology in Ann Arbor, Mich. And DENSO International America, Inc. (DIAM) is part...

2012-07-31 14:20:30

OAKLAND, Calif., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorists may experience brief delays during off-peak hours at the Benicia-Martinez Bridge toll plaza each day from Saturday, Aug. 4 through Friday, Aug. 10, as Caltrans and the Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) make temporary lane changes in order to install a new automated toll collection and accounting system. Beginning Saturday evening, Aug. 4, the two FasTrak Express lanes at the left side of the toll plaza will be closed daily from 8 p.m....

2012-07-23 23:01:55

Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that it has been selected by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to implement three all-electronic tolling systems through the Washington State Roadway Toll Systems Project. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that it has been selected by...

2012-07-10 10:29:19

SAINT PAUL, Minn., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Image Sensing Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISNS) is pleased to report that a long-term Federal transportation bill extension has been signed into law. The bill, MAP-21, was signed last Friday by the President and authorizes over $100 billion in spending through the end of the Federal government's fiscal year 2014 which ends September 30, 2014. This is the first major new legislation for transportation funding since the 2005 bill ran out in...

2012-06-29 10:20:44

OAKLAND, Calif., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) reminds drivers of big-rig trucks, cars and trucks hauling trailers, and other vehicles or combinations with more than two axles that the second step in the two-phase toll increase approved in 2010 for multi-axle vehicles on Bay Area toll bridges takes effect Sunday, July 1. The first step in the toll increase took effect in July 2011. Beginning July 1, 2012, tolls for vehicles or combinations with three or...