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Labor Day Weekend Means Travel Time (Plug-In)

Labor Day and vacation typically go hand-in-hand. It’s the last big push for summer travel before the weather starts getting cooler. There’s a schedule to keep to fit everything into a vacation. Usually, you start by plugging info into a mapping site to estimate how long it takes to get from point A to point ...

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Minneapolis Reinforcing Snow Emergencies with Full-Color Dynamic Message Signs

It’s no surprise that Minnesotans know how to deal with snow. On average, the North Star State gets to plow about 54 inches of it every year. So, when the City of Minneapolis declares a snow emergency, things get serious.

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Passenger Communication at its Finest

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport In the world of consumer electronics, online retailers like Amazon, Tiger Direct and Newegg continue to chomp away at our local brick-and-mortar stores. Most analysts blame it on any combination of poor customer service, convenience and price. I would contend that it’s a lack of well-delivered, well-timed information. These days, ...

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DMS content strategy: How to shake up public perception with the right message at the right time

Whenever bad weather, construction projects or accidents interrupt the regular flow of traffic, dynamic message signs connect with motorists to increase awareness. Agencies rely on this technology for traffic mitigation and safety when they are needed most. But on a normal day — and to the chagrin of many skeptical taxpayers – these displays are ...

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Sharpening Traffic Management in New Jersey

Vanguard® Dynamic Message Signs Create Valuable Clarity and Versatility for Garden State's Tollways With increasing support from government standards and industry expertise, full-color high-resolution dynamic message signs are appearing on freeways throughout the country. The 122-mile New Jersey Turnpike carries some of the heaviest traffic in the country. The people and goods on this vital ...

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Happy National Transportation Week!

We at Daktronics Transportation take our business to heart. Every year, America's transportation systems encounter more demand, more volume and more challenges. Our products and services impact these universal systems in several ways, and we couldn't be more proud to work in this industry. May 14-20 is the 50th annual National Transportation Week, which commemorates ...

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New Displays Sustain Safety and Minimize Maintenance on New Hampshire’s I-93

Adding two lanes to 20 miles of an interstate is a daunting task, but when it results in safety and mobility for millions of motorists, New Hampshire's project will be well worth the effort. Like the Granite State's rolling hills, the idea of free-flowing, stress-free traffic paints a beautiful picture for visitors and residents alike. ...

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LED Displays guide traffic from Mexico at El Paso port of entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently updated the El Paso port of entry with new Daktronics LED displays that inform and guide traffic approaching the border from Mexico. The installed displays are networked with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag readers which scan the special RFID tags on the person's vehicle. RFID tags store the person's ...

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Greetings from ITS World Congress

We're already halfway through what has been another great ITS World Congress here in Orlando, Fla. Hundreds of people have made a stop at the Daktronics booth. We're learning about their challenges and their ambitions with ITS technology and also sharing our solutions for their DMS needs. We'd like to extend a special thank you ...

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Join us at ITS World Congress!

On Oct. 16, the world's leading transportation policy makers, technology and business professionals will gather in Orlando, Fla., for the world's largest transportation convention and trade show. This year's ITS World Congress (Oct. 16-20) will undoubtedly bring to light some exciting innovations from all corners of the ITS industry. Our team is looking forward to ...