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Tag: Traffic Engineering

It All Counts: Video Data Collectors Do Much More Than Tally Vehicles

By Alexander Cowan, PE Engineers and state Departments of Transportation are always looking for ways to improve safety for the traveling public – and they’re continually seeking more efficient ways to do it. A great example of an innovative approach is the use of MioVision Scout video data collection units. The portable units allow transportation… Read More »

Bike Lanes, Intersection Improvements Can Change Urban Barrier into Friendlier Corridor

While heavy traffic is part of living in the big city, communities need not sit idly by as their arterial streets become unnecessarily clogged by outdated technology – or begin to feel like dangerous canyons that pedestrians and bicyclists fear to even attempt crossing. Traffic engineers hold the key to streets where shared use by… Read More »

Intelligent Transportation Systems Help Keep Drivers Safe in Work Zones

Work zones bring more than just heavy traffic and headaches – they also bring hazards. Drivers must pay close attention in work zones to successfully drive through the complex array of signs, barrels, and lane shifts. Distracted driving (taking hands off the wheel, eyes off the road, or mind off the road) has contributed to… Read More »