In Part 1 of this two-part series, we looked at yet another area that will be impacted by driverless vehicles: urban freight and the trucking industry. With the industry headed for a crisis – a shortage of drivers coming and increased demand for goods delivered by truck – driverless truck technology can potentially be the […]
The idea of any vehicle navigating the roadways on its own may seem like something out of the movies, particularly when thinking about a truck driving itself. But, we have already been “back to the future.” Tesla, Volvo, and Uber are all now in the self-driving truck business. In October 2016, Uber’s driverless truck – […]
Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) October 3, 2017 – Operating as a Veteran-Owned Small Business since the firm launched in 1985, The Traffic Group has now earned the SDVOSB designation.
Governing Magazine – Autonomous-vehicle technology is about to bring big changes to the way our freight moves, and it can’t come soon enough says Wes Guckert.
On April 16, 2017, the Los Angeles Times published an article by Roger Vincent that follows what The Traffic Group, Inc. has been preaching and teaching for the last several years. The article indicates that one of the country’s largest developers, Avalon Bay, is preparing a 475-car garage for 1,000 tenants. No big deal, right? […]
BALTIMORE, MD (4/24/17) —Wes Guckert, PTP, President & CEO of The Traffic Group, Inc. (TTG) – one of the nation’s leading traffic engineering and transportation planning firms – will be logging in the miles during the coming week as featured speaker at three of North America’s top industry conferences. Guckert will be discussing the impact […]
ITS International – Wes Guckert considers possible solutions and countermeasures to the problems of increased freight deliveries in growing cities.
Roads&Bridges – Wes Guckert shares his thoughts on what driverless vehicles will mean for the future of land and community development.
Throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, dozens of transit stations can be found, many with acres of parking spaces associated with them. Some of these locations can present prime redevelopment opportunities as the land near these often densely populated areas is extremely valuable. As this land is built into Transit Oriented Developments (TOD), […]
As we approach the Holiday Season and prepare to enjoy family and friends over Thanksgiving and Christmas, it is also a time to remember those that need our assistance, sometimes due to unforeseen circumstances, including health issues. While Thanksgiving is a time that many think about giving back, the help is needed all year long. […]
The first two blog posts in this three-part series provided real eye-opening details on where so many companies stand in their driverless car programs. Those details show where we are going in the next several years with respect to self-driving cars. ITS International, the magazine for advanced technology for traffic management and urban mobility, published […]
BALTIMORE, MD (11/2/16) — The Traffic Group, Inc.’s (TTG) Renata Haberkam will be a featured speaker at the Wilmington Area Planning Council’s (WILMAPCO) Our Town 2016 The Future of Transportation, taking place in Wilmington, Delaware on November 2. The Traffic Group is one of the nation’s leading traffic engineering and transportation planning firms. One of […]
In Part 1 of our blog series I discussed a number of companies outside of the auto manufacturing space that are throwing their hat into the driverless car ring. In this next blog, I wanted to provide updates on the major car manufacturers plans with respect to self-driving car technology, and where each of them […]
Business Insider published a report in October, 2016 that reviewed 19 major companies claiming to put self-driving cars on the road by the year 2021. That may seem like it’s much farther off in the future, but the reality is that is only 5 years from now! Think how fast five years goes by! It […]
For the first time in a decade, Congress passed a long-term authorization for transportation – which was also signed by the President – earlier this year, known as the FAST Act, short for Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act. The FAST Act provides a total of $305 billion from fiscal year 2016 to fiscal Year 2020, […]
One of the most dangerous maneuvers a driver can make is a left turn. Not only does he or she need to be aware of opposing vehicular traffic but also pedestrians and bicyclists who are crossing in front of the car’s path as well. The Left Turn Pedestrian & Bicyclist Crash Study, released this month […]