First publishedon www.ITSInternational.com
is to provide design and operations services to traffic management centres (TMCs) in a bid to improve road safety in the greater Los Angeles area.
The contracts, in the cities of Inglewood and Glendale, total more than $1 million, and support the cities’ stated goals of ingesting data from Internet of Things (IoT) devices into central traffic operations hubs to better anticipate traffic-related issues.
In Inglewood, Iteris will design its new main TMC and related traffic management operations systems. As part of the city’s ITS buildout, TMC technologies and a Signal Shop TMC system will support traffic operations and facilitate the implementation of emergency management plans to allow traffic to be re-directed during major traffic activity.
The Glendale deal involves the design and integration of the TMC facility and equipment room. Iteris will relocate and recommission existing fibre optics, deploy a video management system and integrate it with existing field camera systems. The contract also includes the upgrade and re-configuration of existing Cisco network communications and the analysis and deployment of a signal system supporting up to 240 signalised intersections.
Scott Carlson, vice president and assistant general manager, transportation systems at Iteris, says the company will utilise resources from its TMC implementation across the US to resolve issues facing freeways and arterial roads throughout Inglewood and Glendale.