Traffic Safety

If you drive on or walk near public roads like city streets or highways, then you have probably encountered a number of traffic control devices around construction zones and other areas. Construction workers have many traffic channelizing devices to help direct traffic patterns around dangerous areas. The primary role of the traffic devices is to warn drivers about upcoming dangersRead More

Self Driving Cars

Many companies are in the race to deliver the first autonomous car to the public for commercial and personal use. These companies include the likes of Uber, BMW, Waymo, and even Uber, and each company has their sight on collecting the benefits of being the first company to offer autonomous car technology to the public. Each company is looking toRead More

Traffic Safety

Summer Road Trips More Popular Than Ever As the U.S. economy continues to strengthen, many families are looking for ways to enjoy the summer as children are out from school. Instead of dealing with the inconveniences of airport security and baggage fees, many families are looking forward to hitting the road on road trip vacations. Road trips represented nearly 22%Read More

Infrastructure

The Growing Popularity Of Beacon Technology Bluetooth beacon technology has been changing the way we build our cities and interact with technology. Since 2013 beacon technology has been on the rise as a way to connect customers with their surroundings in interactive and exciting ways. 2016 saw the most significant jump in beacon technology adoption across various industries with BIRead More

New Technology

The Future Of Autonomous Vehicles In The Balance Over the past five years, there have been significant advancements in autonomous car technologies. Not only has this technology shown that autonomous cars can have on efficiency, many transportation authorities believe that autonomous vehicles will make our roads safer. However, autonomous cars face mounting challenges due to technical and political regulations. TheseRead More

Traffic Safety

The History Of Florida Road Rangers In 2000, the Florida Department of Transportation voted to create a free service to help stranded motorists across Florida. Since that time, Road Rangers have come to the assistance of more than 5 million motorists across Florida who were stranded for a variety of reasons ranging from running out of gas on the highwaysRead More

Self Driving Cars

Evolving Transportation Systems Impact Real Estate & Housing Our transportation system shapes almost every aspect of U.S. economic, social, and cultural elements. From the spread of communities in suburbia to the way, products are transported across U.S. highways. There is not a single aspect of life in America that is not impacted by methods and regulations of transportation. In theRead More

Self Driving Cars

Growing Interest In Autonomous Car Technology The advancements in self-driving car technologies are not only changing the face to our cities and engineering, but the autonomous car industry is also transforming how companies approach the personal car market. In the past, a standard business model consisted of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers of personal vehicles. As autonomous cars have started toRead More

Self Driving Cars

Adjusting Existing Laws & Regulations For Autonomous Car Technologies Autonomous technology is being integrated into everything we do. From computers to workflows, and even self-driving cars, autonomous technology is quickly changing how humans interact with the world around them. While local policymakers and city planners work together to find ways to integrate autonomous car technology into our cities, there areRead More

Road building

A Sustainable Solution To Plastic Waste Worldwide plastic production has accelerated rapidly over the past six decades. While the introduction of plastic is a fairly recent, plastic has found itself into the production of almost everything throughout the world economy. Everything from forks, computers, and cars have some components that are made out of plastic. As a result, humans haveRead More

Pedestrian Safety

How Safe Are Pedestrians In Local Parking Lots? With the continued migration of populations to urban environments and the ongoing growth of suburbia in the U.S., people are congregating in more dense locations than ever before in history. As populations continue to grow in dense urban locations, pedestrians will be exposed to dangers of vehicles in parking lots. Studies showRead More