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Sfara Announces Their Operational Autonomous Vehicle Proving Ground to Accelerate Product Development

Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 3:00am

In the spirit of its mission to provide enterprise class solutions, Sfara began studying the ability to use autonomous vehicles on a controlled proving ground to collect data on diverse sets of phone models.

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  • In the spirit of its mission to provide enterprise class solutions, Sfara began studying the ability to use autonomous vehicles on a controlled proving ground to collect data on diverse sets of phone models.
  • "We ran the vehicle on the same pre-programmed route on a closed track, so that all models are tested in identical circumstances."
  • As a result of these initial studies, Sfara launched an autonomous vehicle proving ground in Finland where they have already tested many smartphone devices with highest market penetrations from around the world.
  • "The Sfara autonomous vehicle proving ground also paves the way for our future technologies such as MCAS, which has drawn quite a bit of attention."

Electronic Toll Collection Market with COVID-19 Impact Analysis by Technology, Offering, Application, Type, and Region - Global Forecast to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 1:10pm

The electronic toll collection market in APAC is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period.

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  • The electronic toll collection market in APAC is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period.
  • Countries such as China, Japan, India, and South Korea are major contributors to the growth of the electronic toll collection market in APAC.
  • The growth prospective of the electronic toll collection market in APAC is promising with a steady growth rate in the near future.
  • The transponder-/tag-based tolling segment projected to hold a larger share of the electronic toll collection market during the forecast period.

Drivers Union Celebrates The Arrival Of Mayor's "Fare Share" Pay Plan

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 10:16pm

SEATTLE, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Uber and Lyft drivers with the Drivers Union celebrated the arrival of the final step in Mayor Durkan's Fare Share plan a Fair Pay Standard for drivers.

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  • SEATTLE, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Uber and Lyft drivers with the Drivers Union celebrated the arrival of the final step in Mayor Durkan's Fare Share plan a Fair Pay Standard for drivers.
  • Drivers Union urged City Council to quickly take up the measure with improvements to ensure greater transparency for riders and a living wage for drivers.
  • Drivers Union has led the campaign to put fair pay for Uber and Lyft drivers on the agenda at City Hall surrounding City Hall with a driver caravan , organizing multiple drivers actions , and documenting Uber and Lyft taking more from riders, while paying drivers less.
  • Drivers Union , affiliated with Teamsters Local Union 117, is an association of thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers in Seattle standing up for fairness in the for-hire transportation industry.

Traffic Logix Releases a Guide of Safety Tips for Teenage Drivers

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 6:00pm

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y., Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Traffic Logix announced the release of their newest infographic: Safety Tips for Teen Drivers.

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  • SPRING VALLEY, N.Y., Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Traffic Logix announced the release of their newest infographic: Safety Tips for Teen Drivers.
  • With tips regarding preventative measures, speed control, safety, technology, and external factors, this graphic highlights the most common causes for teenage traffic incidents.
  • To read more Safety Tips for Teenage Drivers, visit Traffic Logix here .
  • Traffic Logix specializes in speed limit enforcement products and services including radar speed signs, speed camera systems, and rubber traffic calming.

Mon River Rail-Trail System Chosen As Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's 2020 Rail-Trail Hall of Fame Inductee

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 3:32pm

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), the nation's largest trails organization, today announced the induction of West Virginia's 48-mile Mon River Rail-Trail System into the iconic Rail-Trail Hall of Fame.

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  • WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), the nation's largest trails organization, today announced the induction of West Virginia's 48-mile Mon River Rail-Trail System into the iconic Rail-Trail Hall of Fame.
  • The Mon River Rail-Trails, which converge in Morgantown, comprise the Mon River, Caperton and Deckers Creek Rail-Trails.
  • "This trail system is a community treasure and an important asset to the entire region.
  • The trails that form the Mon River Rail-Trail System deliver scenic views and exceptional experiences.

IBM Enhances The Weather Company Max Traffic Solution with Vizzion Camera Network

Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 2:00pm

NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Vizzion, provider of the largest traffic camera network in the world, is pleased to announce a new partnership with The Weather Company, an IBM Business, to integrate traffic camera imagery, streams, and data into its Max Traffic broadcast solution.

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  • NORTH VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Vizzion, provider of the largest traffic camera network in the world, is pleased to announce a new partnership with The Weather Company, an IBM Business, to integrate traffic camera imagery, streams, and data into its Max Traffic broadcast solution.
  • In addition, 59% of traffic viewers want their traffic content delivered in the context of an integrated weather and traffic report.
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    Featuring enterprise-grade visualization capabilities, The Weather Company's Max Traffic solution uses IBM's advanced forecasting weather models to deliver reports that are informative and aesthetically appealing.
  • "Max Traffic is one of the most feature-heavy and powerful traffic and weather solutions available today," said Sean Beaudoin, Account Manager for Vizzion.

Velodyne Lidar Powering Intelligent Traffic Management in Nevada

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 1:00pm

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a partnership with University of Nevada, Reno to advance research in transportation infrastructure.

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  • Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a partnership with University of Nevada, Reno to advance research in transportation infrastructure.
  • The universitys Nevada Center for Applied Research purchased and, in conjunction with the Nevada DOT and Nevada Governors Office of Economic Development, is using Velodynes lidar sensors in its Intelligent Mobility initiative to collect data aimed at making transportation more efficient, sustainable and safe.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200812005076/en/
    The University of Nevada, Renos Nevada Center for Applied Research has integrated Velodyne Ultra Puck lidar sensors with traffic signals to detect, count and track pedestrians, cyclists and traffic.
  • (Photo: Velodyne Lidar, Inc.)
    The program has integrated Velodyne Ultra Puck lidar sensors with traffic signals to detect, count and track pedestrians, cyclists and traffic to help improve traffic analytics, congestion management and pedestrian safety.

Access Fixtures Introduces New Budget Friendly Bollard Lights

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 6:00pm

WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Access Fixtures, a Massachusetts-based manufacturer of commercial, industrial, and sports lighting, is introducing two new styles of entry-level cost, commercial grade, LED bollard lights.

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  • WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Access Fixtures, a Massachusetts-based manufacturer of commercial, industrial, and sports lighting, is introducing two new styles of entry-level cost, commercial grade, LED bollard lights.
  • The PYLA and the PYLO are sleek, durable 30 watt LED bollard lights designed for hospitality, commercial, and municipal settings.
  • "These new LED bollard lights are attractive, durable, and reliable," says Access Fixtures CEO Steve Rothschild.
  • Luminaire types include wall packs, area lights, bollard lights, sports lights, post top and high bays.

Global Power Sports Market (2020 to 2024) - Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 5:46pm

The "Global Power Sports Market (ATV, SSV, Snowmobiles, Motorcycles & PWC): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2020-2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Global Power Sports Market (ATV, SSV, Snowmobiles, Motorcycles & PWC): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2020-2024)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global power sports market is forecasted to reach US$13.87 billion in 2024, growing at a CAGR of 6.21% for the period spanning 2020-2024.
  • However, growth of the industry would be challenged by the seasonality of power sports vehicles sales, weather fluctuations, environmental issues and high maintenance cost.
  • The U.S. and Canada are the two largest market for power sports and are already well-penetrated at developed market levels.

MTC Invites Residents to Weigh In on Toll Policies As Martinez-Walnut Creek Express Lane Debut Nears

Sunday, August 9, 2020 - 4:00pm

Commuters and other travelers can learn about MTC's Express Lanes and toll policies on the MTC website at https://mtc.ca.gov/express-lanes-policies and submit comments by email to expresslanes@bayareametro.gov .

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  • Commuters and other travelers can learn about MTC's Express Lanes and toll policies on the MTC website at https://mtc.ca.gov/express-lanes-policies and submit comments by email to expresslanes@bayareametro.gov .
  • Express Lanes use tolling and technology to keep traffic moving for carpoolers, bus riders, motorcycles and solo drivers alike.
  • When tolling operations begin on the new Martinez-to- Walnut Creek segment of I-680, there will be a continuous 23-mile southbound Express Lane running the length of Contra Costa County.
  • In advance of opening the new Express Lane extension, MTC's Bay Area Infrastructure Financing Authority (BAIFA) affiliate must adopt rules for how tolling will work.