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How do you move one million pounds?

Safety and efficiency are key for Departments of Transportation when routing and permitting oversize and overweight vehicles. Our friends at Oklahoma DOT shared this photo with us of a recent load weighing more than one million pounds! Using Intergraph’s Automated Routing for Oversize/Overweight (OS/OW) Vehicles application, Oklahoma DOT can integrate information pertaining to bridges, construction projects ...

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The Quickest Route or the Safest Route?

In my last post, I shared our routing and permitting demo. Efficient routing and permitting is important for an effective oversize / overweight vehicle solution, but it's not the only consideration. Picking the quickest route is easy. Picking the safest route is difficult because roadway conditions change due to construction or weather. That's where restriction management comes into play. Check out this vid ...

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How to Route & Permit Oversize/Overweight Vehicles

The safe and efficient routing of oversized and overweight vehicles is key to successful transportation department operations. An automated system can streamline workflow processes, improve the safety of vehicle movements and help preserve transportation infrastructure. Intergraph’s system allows transportation agencies to automatically generate safe travel routes, utilize temporary changes in road conditio ...

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Intergraph Works with Microsoft on CityNext

For the first time in history, more than 50 percent of the world’s population lives in urban areas and nearly 70 percent of people will live in cities by 2050. This ongoing migration creates unprecedented opportunities, but also intensifies problems such as aging infrastructure, hazards to public health and safety, pollution, crime and traffic. To help meet this challenge, Intergraph Security Government ...

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Leveraging Geospatial Data to Save Millions

The City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, is striving to become a “Smart City,” centralizing spatial information for multi-department use and investing time in planning for the future. Edmonton’s Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) was formed in 2006 as the first municipal office of its kind in North America. On average, Edmonton experiences 25,000 traffic collisions each year, which cost more than C$500 million an ...

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8 Ways Edmonton is a Smart City

The term “smart city” has been popping up in various industry discussions for a few years now, but what does “smart city” really mean? For Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, “smart city” means centralizing spatial information for use across city departments and the intelligent use of department-specific data to improve public works, transportation, public safety and more, now and in the future. Home to more than 1 ...

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Do More with Less: Optimize Operations while Facing Increased Costs and Reduced Budgets

Road networks form the backbone of transportation and are vital to the economy of a country. Local and regional governments are tasked with maintaining road infrastructure on shrinking budgets and growing populations. Facing these challenges, more and more authorities are developing economic network plans (ENP) that include the following modules: Intergraph’s road solution, used by Southland District Counci ...

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Transportation Keeps Cities Moving

In the city, someone is always going somewhere. However, there are consequences to that flow: traffic congestion, strains on infrastructure, and the resulting impacts on individuals and the city as a whole. The practical problem for planners: how to address something as fundamental to the character of cities as movement? It isn’t easy. In today’s cities, mobility is among the greatest challenges – and the c ...

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8 Reasons Not to Miss Intergraph at GIS-T 2013

Intergraph transportation customers are taking the stage at this year’s Annual GIS for Transportation Symposium (GIS-T) in Boise, Idaho, May 5-8. Intergraph and its customers will participate in eight presentations throughout the symposium (all times are MDT): HPMS Reporting Success at Tennessee DOT Monday, May 6, at 1:30 p.m. Tom Eldridge, Software Consultant at Intergraph Enabling Enterprise Geospatial Ap ...

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Rocket City Rednecks “Git” Together for a Team Buildin’ Experience at Transportation Summit

As part of this year’s North American Transportation Summit, National Geographic’s Rocket City Rednecks are joining in on the fun and participating in a special team-building event with all the attendees. The self-proclaimed Rocket City Rednecks are five “backwoods” guys from the rocket city, Huntsville, Alabama — home to NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center and the birthplace of the U.S. space program. Sure ...

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