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AMAG Welcomes Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Expert Dr. Karim El-Basyouny

We’re excited to announce that Dr. Karim El-Basyouny has joined Advanced Mobility Analytics Group (AMAG) to lend his knowledge and expertise in the continued development and improvement of our SMART road safety digital platform.  Dr. Karim El-Basyouny is an Associate Professor and Urban Traffic Safety Research Chair at the University of Alberta (UofA). His research in road safety has been focused on advanced road safety management methods, complex computing and statistical techniques, and machine learning. His experience with extracting collision risk and safety trends from

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Advanced Mobility Analytics Group develops the world’s first Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) video and predictive analytics platform for road safety

Advanced Mobility Analytics Group (AMAG) has just released its SMART Version 2.0 Beta. This Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform for managing road safety is the first platform globally that combines video and predictive analytics for assessing crash risk and managing road safety at high crash concentration locations on a network. The Diagnostic Risk Mitigation (DRM) Module allows users to diagnose crash risks at a video-monitored location both across time and space, with insight into road-user behaviours, road user conflicts, operations, violations, and crash risk. The platform also

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Iteris Selected By Florida Department Of Transportation To Implement Smart Mobility And Safety Initiative

SANTA ANA, Calif. – September 1, 2020 – Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has selected Iteris to deploy a near-miss identification system at key intersections in three Florida counties in support of FDOT’s Driving Down Fatalities traffic safety vision of a congestion and fatality-free transportation system across the state. Under the terms of the two-year software-as-a-service (SaaS) agreement, Iteris, in exclusive partnership with Advanced Mobility Analytics Group (AMAG), a world-leading digital platform provider for proactive road

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High walk and bike scores associated with greater crash risk

Walkable zones often home to attractive destinations—creating conflicts among road users Neighbourhoods with high bikeability and walkability scores actually present higher crash risks to cyclists and pedestrians in Vancouver, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.

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What’s a Smart City? (blogs.nvidia.com)

“In a related effort, the city of Bellevue, Washington, tested a computer vision system from Microsoft Research to improve traffic safety and reduce congestion. Researchers at the University of Wollongong recently described similar work using NVIDIA Jetson TX2 modules to track the flow of vehicles and pedestrians in Liverpool, Australia….”

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Safety is a matter of inches — the width of road markings, UBC professor says (vancouversun.com)

Tarek Sayed admits he’s driven his wife and three children a little crazy over the years: the University of B.C. civil engineering professor can’t go anywhere without pointing out what’s wrong with the roads, and what could be done better.  Sayed, the Canada Research Chair in transportation safety and advanced mobility, is the author of a new study that shows conclusive evidence that widening longitudinal pavement markings (LPMs) dramatically improves highway safety by reducing collisions….

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Craig Lyon Joins Advanced Mobility Analytics Group to Lead & Support Operations in North America

Advanced Mobility Analytics Group (AMAG), is very pleased to announce the addition of Craig Lyon M.A.Sc., P.Eng. to the team as GM (North America) and Senior Road Safety Engineer. Craig joins AMAG with 23 years of experience as a road safety engineer. Since 2006, Craig has been the director of a successful consulting firm focused on applied research projects for clients such as the National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Federal Highway Administration, Transport Canada, the Transportation Association of Canada, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety,

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AMAG and Iteris to Deliver Florida Near-Miss Crash Management System

AMAG is delighted to announce that we have partnered with Iteris (iteris.com) to deliver a near-miss based crash risk management system for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Iteris—global leaders in smart mobility infrastructure management, and AMAG—pioneers of predictive analytics for road safety, will co-deliver a world-leading proactive video and predictive analytics system to help pave the way for a paradigm shift in transport safety management in the US and internationally. The leadership demonstrated by FDOT in initiating this work cannot be overstated—the shift away

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