Modernization of the ITS on the Highway of Querétaro, Mexico

Our Mexican Partner Ingeniería Geofísica y Sistema S.A. de C.V. (IGS) recently won a project of the Communication and Transport Secretary (SCT) as a final client to upgrade and install new Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) along the Federal Bridges and Highways in Querétaro in Mexico. They include eight Automatic Weather Road Weather Information Stations (RWIS) delivering road status, temperatures, friction and others.

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News from the Road Maintenance Depot in Offenburg, Germany

In winter 2015, the Road Maintenance Depot in Offenburg (TBO) equipped their fleet with the first mobile road sensor MARWIS to improve the winter service. Since then, their number has steadily increased. But how many are there in the meantime and what tasks do the smart helpers fulfill? The TBO operations manager answers these questions in the following article…

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How to Compose a Road Weather Information System (RWIS)?

The following article deals with the compilation of Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS) & helps to choose the right components…

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Safety vs. Environment Protection: Study Discovers Increasing Salt Levels in Lakes

A recent study published by the US-American National Academy of Sciences revealed an increasing chloride amount in rural and urban freshwater lakes around the American continent. The scientists believe, that mainly road salt distributed on icy roadways is to blame for this. But how to stop this process without huge investments?

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