Entries by Erin Skimson

Small Cities. Big Results.

The promise of smart cities is moving from hype to reality. And it seems that a lot of the attention is going to the big cities. Cities like New York, Dubai and Singapore and are getting the bulk of the attention from smart city vendors and the media. All Cities Are Important But what about smaller cities and towns? In […]

How the Region of Waterloo is Doing New With Less

“With Spectrum you have streaming video and real-time alerts coming back to essentially do the fieldwork from the traffic management center, and get issues cleared more quickly.” – Mark Liddell, Region of Waterloo Traffic Analyst The Region of Waterloo is experiencing rapid growth in population and a flurry of start-up activity. An influx of new residents, combined […]

Maintenance and Infrastructure Insights

This is the final installment in our blog series on Traffic Insights. This post covers Maintenance and Infrastructure Operations. If you’d like to read other posts, check out links to the rest of the series below.  In part 1, part 2 and part 3 this blog series, we covered Miovision’s vision for data-driven traffic operations. […]

Arterial Performance Measures (APMs)

This is part 3 of 4 in our blog series on Traffic Insights. This post covers Arterial Performance Measures. Stay tuned for more! In part one of this series, we covered the evolution of data-driven traffic operations. In part two, we talked about the first set of insights, Signal Performance Measures. Today’s blog covers Arterial Performance Measures (APMs). […]

Signal Performance Metrics

This is part 2 of 4 in our blog series on Traffic Insights. This post covers Signal Performance Metrics. Stay tuned for more! In part one of this series, we covered the evolution of data-driven traffic operations. We looked at the obstacles many cities face in implementing modern systems. And we didn’t forget to cover […]

Halloween Costumes for Transportation Professionals

Transportation professionals, with Halloween approaching, you’re probably asking yourself: How can I find a hip costume that also encapsulates my love for all things transportation? Fear not ghouls and gals, Miovision has you covered. With our expertly curated and stylish Halloween costumes, you can let your inner transportation nerd fly free. Use one of these five transportation-themed costumes, and you’ll […]

“Safety Comes First”- An Interview with Oregon’s Chief Traffic Engineer

Recently, Miovision sat down with Dennis Mitchell, Chief Traffic Engineer with Oregon’s Department of Transportation. Dennis’ experience with ITS Technology gives him a unique perspective on the future of transportation. In this interview, we ask Dennis four key questions: 1) What does transportation look like to you in 10 years? 2) What is it that you want to do […]