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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 […]

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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