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Comparing 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 counts

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...

Replace your XYZ Loops

The Icoms Detections ITV-P2 radar detector mounts in the traditional MVD location on a primary traffic signal pole. The device has 2 zones, a 40m Zone (Blue LED) and a selectable 8, 10 or 15m stop line zone. (Red LED). 2 relay outputs means you can replace XYZ loops...

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,...

A Beginner’s Guide to Bicycle Detection at Traffic Signals

In 2017, the UK government published the Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy.  One of the targets from this strategy is to double the cycling activity by 2025 to 1.6 billion ‘stages’ or journeys. An honourable and ambitious target.  They also want to reduce the...

Vantage Velocity

A fast, easy, accurate travel time capture. ​ Vantage Velocity® takes advantage of the large number of vehicle that are driving with Bluetooth or Wi-Fi enabled devices such as smart phones. Each Velocity reader senses a devices unique “MAC” address as they pass a...