Over the next three years, TransCore will design and install:
• 91 new dynamic message signs.
• 113 roadside cameras.
144 solar-powered, mid-block radar detection sites.
• 489 traffic signal detection sites.
“Our population is expected to grow by 50% over the next 20 years. This equates to another two million travelers on our local roads,” said Alanna Reed, public information officer for the Department of Public Works and Engineering, City of Houston. “This smart technology infrastructure will enable us to prepare for this growth and provide the residents of Houston greater mobility across the region.”
Through real-time data collection and monitoring from roadside equipment, traffic engineers can stay abreast of current traffic conditions and even predict those locations and times that have a greater likelihood of incidents. The system will immediately dispatch emergency personnel when needed, as well as alert motorists of changing roadway conditions by automatically posting updates on dynamic message signs.
Throughout the U.S. and internationally, TransCore has deployed innovative intelligent traffic management solutions, including the world’s largest traffic control system in New York City.