Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 23, 2012
Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that it has been selected by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to implement three all-electronic tolling systems through the Washington State Roadway Toll Systems Project. The project includes the implementation, maintenance and operation of three all-electronic tolling systems in the Puget Sound area: the SR-99 bored tunnel in Seattle scheduled to open in 2015, the new SR 520 floating bridge targeted to open in 2014, and the planned I-405 express toll lanes between Bellevue and Lynnwood.
As the systems provider, Telvent will implement its SmartMobility Tolling System and extend its Remote Operations and Maintenance System (ROMS), currently operational on the state’s SR 520 bridge. This advanced technology allows operators to accurately monitor toll systems operations and maintenance management to ensure the reliability and accuracy of the toll system. Tolling is a key funding tool for state transportation projects and all-electronic tolling can help reduce traffic congestion while providing drivers the convenience of traveling at free flow speeds.
According to Telvent's Chairman and CEO, Ignacio Gonzalez, “After the successful implementation of the ORT system for Washington State’s SR 520 bridge project, Telvent is excited to again partner with WSDOT on this important new project that will benefit both systems operators and drivers. We are confident that Telvent’s all-electronic tolling systems will allow for efficient tolling operations.”
The successful completion of this project will further position Telvent as a leader in the North American all-electronic tolling and ORT industry. The company’s portfolio currently includes six all-electronic and ORT projects, including the WSDOT SR 520, and the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority 183A toll roads. Telvent is responsible for the capture and processing of millions of toll transactions daily.
Telvent is a global IT solutions and business information services provider dedicated to helping improve efficiency, safety and security for the world’s leading companies. Telvent serves markets that are critical to the sustainability of the planet, including the energy, transportation, agricultural and environmental sectors. (http://www.telvent.com)
WSDOT keeps people, businesses and the economy moving by operating and improving the state's transportation systems. To learn more about what we're doing, go to http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/news for pictures, videos, news and blogs.
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As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centers & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group’s 130,000 plus employees achieved sales of 22.4 billion Euros in 2011, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.