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GRIDSMART Installation Best Practices

Written by Matt Greenoe, Director of Technical Services The GRIDSMART system is designed to be easy to use, simple to install, and built to provide years of unmatched service – if it’s been installed properly. We have found a common reason for system malfunctions or unsatisfactory service comes from improper installations. Just like a high-performance […]

Lonsdale Elementary: One Step Closer to Playtime

To make a donation to GIVESMART in support of the Lonsdale Elementary School playground, visit our website. Kids need a place to play, to exercise their bodies as well as their minds. A place to laugh and have fun, to stretch their imaginations free from the burden of desks and books, and in some cases […]

GRIDSMART 6.8 Offers Major Improvements

Written By Jeff Price, Chief Technology Officer If you haven’t downloaded and installed GRIDSMART Version 6.8 Software, you’re missing out on some significant benefits. As always, GRIDSMART strives to be Simple, Flexible, and Transparent. We’ve been listening to our customers and GRIDSMART 6.8 improves startup speed, reduces camera discovery time, and adds the all-new and […]

Do You Suffer from Antenna Installation Phobia?

Written by Mike Tourville, VP of Engineering The GRIDSMART Antenna comes as part of the GRIDSMART GS2 package (it also comes with STREETSMART), but some have been reluctant to install it. We’re hearing the primary reason is concern about drilling into the cabinet. We get it. It sounds invasive, but this is a simple, secure […]

Managing Technology Fears in the New Year

Fear is an expected part of life. It’s a key element of the human condition – fear of change, fear of the future and fear that others may discover our weaknesses. As transportation technology evolves at lightning pace, people, companies and the DOTs involved in the industry will experience fear as a result, often before […]

Invitation to Give Back at INTERSECT17

A wise person once said, “giving is the most selfish thing you can do, because it makes you feel wonderful.” When we started INTERSECT three years ago, it wasn’t just about gathering talking heads in a room to discuss the latest products; it was about changing the ITS industry to make the world a better […]

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Changing of the Guard

Each and All, I have had the privilege of standing before y’all for years, sharing how proud I am to be a part of the GRIDSMART team and how proud I’ve been to be able to bring GRIDSMART products and principles into our customers’ communities and lives. You may have...

The Endgame on Data Use in Transportation

About 12 years ago, I experienced one of my favorite career failures. I was serving as a Counsel for the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee. Senate committee staff write proposed new laws (bills) and try to convince stakeholders (other Senate staff, constituent citizens...

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FROM THE GROUND UP OCTOBER 8-10, 2019

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