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Are we finally ready to get serious about protecting cyclists?

Are we finally ready to get serious about protecting cyclists?

Next week marks the close of the UK government’s consultation on the first major revision of the Highway Code in a generation. One of the main changes being proposed for protecting cyclists is to create “a formalised hierarchy of road users, which...

How to count bicycles on the highway and cycle paths.

How to count bicycles on the highway and cycle paths.

Part of the standard report on the IDASO core system The Icoms Detections TMA-3B3 Radar / LIDOR counts bicycles and collects speed data on bicycle paths, and bicycle lanes. The non intrusive technology can be mounted on existing street furniture and the data is then...

TMA-122 Radar replacing loops in Glasgow

TMA-122 Radar replacing loops in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council in 2016 took on trial two dual zone detectors as an option for replacing loops. After extensive testing they installed radar VA detectors on traffic signals in the city usually on single approaches or sites that were not ideal for loops.  This...

Compare a Radar Traffic Counter to an Inductive Loop Counter

Compare a Radar Traffic Counter to an Inductive Loop Counter

About Radar Traffic Counter Classifiers We carried out a 3 week study to compare an Icoms TMSA-SA radar traffic counter with an inductive loop detector traffic counter. The TMS-SA is designed to enable an engineer to carry out traffic surveys for up to 3 weeks without...

Technology for traffic counting

Technology for traffic counting

Here we take a look at the risks associated with the technology that is available for traffic counters. Loops and Tube Traffic Counter Classifiers The traditional way to count traffic using automatic counters is to use either loops or tubes. These have proven over the...

Are You Making the Most of Your Traffic Data?

Are You Making the Most of Your Traffic Data?

The demand for traffic data has never been so high in the traffic management industry. The problem is how do you collect this data and present in a format that is useful for transport planners and authorities to use? The collection of data also needs to seamless,...