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GRIDSMART Technology Can Prevent Pedestrian Fatalities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2015 CONTACT: Lauren Jochum GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. (865) 466-3860 lauren.jochum@gridsmart.co GRIDSMART Technology Can Prevent Pedestrian Fatalities KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—As communities are being called by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to improve pedestrian and bicycle transportation safety in their communities through the “Mayors’ Challenge for Safer People and Safer Streets,” a Knoxville, Tennessee based company has […]

Aldis, Inc. Announces Name Change To GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc.

Aldis, Inc., a leader in deploying smart, cost-effective technologies to improve the safety and efficiency of our transportation system, recently announced that the company is now GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. After a successful year in both product development and sales, GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. more accurately reflects the company’s goals, product line and identity.

Is It Time To Bury The Loop?

The latest issue of Thinking Highways takes a look at the use of video detection technology as a more efficient method for traffic signal control over inductive loops. Bob McQueen’s statement, “It’s interesting that a much more cost-effective and modern technology has not been used on a larger number of intersections,” is directly in line with GRIDSMART’s philosophy of “See more. Spend less.” Great read!

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Mismatched Bookends? Not So Fast

At INTERSECT16, I defined what the GRIDSMART Man is when we recognized Tim Smith with J.O. Herbert Co., Inc. as the Ultimate GRIDSMART Man for 2016. The GRIDSMART Man is not always a bloke, the GRIDSMART Man might be a doyenne, because the essence of the GRIDSMART Man...

What is at the Heart of a Smart City?

Some say connectivity is the heart of a Smart City; others say government and many point to technology as the heart of a Smart City. The very wise say that citizens are the heart of a Smart City. I agree with the latter, but if I think about the first thing a Smart...

The Value of Perpetual Data

So, it is football season and I got to thinking about something……. A long, long time ago when I was a lad in South Detroit, we use to watch radio (the talkie).  We accepted that the Big Ten was not allowed to play in any bowl game except the Rose Bowl. Then...

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