15 Jun TransCore and Industry Leading Team Members Honored by ITS-New York for the 2012 Most Outstanding ITS Project of the Year
HARRISBURG, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–During the Intelligent Transportation Society of New York’s annual meeting, the New York City Department of Transportation and team participants TransCore, KLD, Peek Traffic, and Econolite/ CBH Inc. and the Federal Highway Administration were awarded top honors for the Most Outstanding ITS Project of the year for “Midtown in Motion,” the most advanced adaptive traffic management system in North America.
TransCore’s role was to design New York City’s next generation traffic control system that would encompass 12,400 traffic signals located throughout the five boroughs. TransCore’s work included implementation of its TransSuite® traffic management software and the integration of TransCore’s Encompass® radio frequency identification (RFID) readers to read local toll tags, KLD’s adaptive control module, Peek Traffic controllers, microwave sensors furnished by Econolite/CBH, and other related equipment using the New York City Wireless Network (NYCWiN).
New York City’s deployment of the Midtown in Motion system serves as a model for other metropolitans deploying intelligent transportation systems to mitigate choke points and reduce congestion and vehicle carbon emissions.
TransCore’s 75-year heritage supporting the transportation industry spans the development of RFID transportation applications at Los Alamos National Labs to implementation of the nation’s first electronic toll collection system. The breadth of the company’s expertise includes traffic management systems, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), systems integration, design consulting, operations, maintenance, RFID manufacturing, and extensive Web-based logistics systems. TransCore has installations in 46 countries and a vast portfolio of intellectual property. In 2012, Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranked TransCore No. 140 out of the Top 500 Design Firms.
TransCore is a U.S. owned and operated company with headquarters in Harrisburg, Pa. TransCore operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Roper Industries, a Standard and Poor’s S&P 500 Index company.