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Preserving Highway Safety with the Emergence of the Internet of Vehicles

The Internet of Vehicles is another paradigm that will impact the safety of travelers in rural and urban settings. In this post, industry expert Bruce Aquila discusses how IoV technologies will be integral to ensuring that people, products, and goods move safely.

Taking to the Streets for Safer Cities

Today’s cities strive for a safer, more effective transportation system for the traveling public. In this post, we discuss how collaboration between policymakers, engineers, and design technology contributes to safer streets and cities.

Critical Data Requirements for Highway Safety Planning

Highway safety planning is core to the overall mission of any state’s Department of Transportation. In this post, industry expert Bruce Aquila discusses Model of Inventory of Roadway Elements (MIRE) and analyzes its effect on the highway safety planning process.

What Effect Will the Internet of Things Have on Transportation Agencies?

How can IoT devices be leveraged by the transportation industry? In this post, transportation industry expert Bruce Aquila discusses how IoT technologies can be applied to infrastructure management, operations, roadway data collection, and autonomous interconnected vehicles.

Keeping Our Roads Safe – International Traffic Records Forum Recap

Sponsored by A Professional Association of Transportation Safety Information Professionals (ATSIP), this year’s International Traffic Records Forum had tracks and sessions that focused on many aspects of highway safety data. In this post, transportation industry expert Bruce Aquila discusses some of the high points from the data analysis and visualization track.

GIS-T 2017 Recap - The Frontier of Excellence

From asset management and safety analysis to how spatial technologies can be used with autonomous vehicles, this year’s GIS Transportation Symposium’s topics spanned a breath of more traditional subjects to cutting-edge ideas and trends.Here’s a look at a few of the major topics discussed at the 2017 GIS-T Symposium.

How Geospatial Technology Fits into Transportation’s IT Mainstream

In this post, transportation industry expert Bruce Aquila discusses how spatially-enabled technologies have evolved within the IT architecture of transportation departments. He also explores how DOTs use web services and the cloud to harness valuable data created by geospatial technologies.

To Host or Not to Host - Transportation Research Board Recap

In early January, the Transportation Research Board held its annual meeting in Washington, D.C. and attracted more than 12,000 transportation professionals from all over the world. Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure's Bruce Aquila, senior transportation consultant, discusses this year's meeting and his presentation on the advantages of cloud hosting.