Daily News Briefs, October 16, 2019

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Startup Develops Tool for Early Detection of Bridge and Tunnel Condition Problems

“American Journal of Transportation” reports, “The New York and Tel Aviv based startup Dynamic Infrastructure is implementing the world’s first deep-learning solution which allows bridge and tunnel owners and operators to obtain visual diagnosis of the assets they manage. The system provides live, cloud-based, 3D views of the bridge or tunnel and automatically alerts when changes are detected in maintenance and operation conditions – before the issues evolve into large-scale failures.” (Link inserted in quote.)

Highway and Bridge Maintenance Transportation and Infrastructure Research & Development


India Prepares to Launch "Unified Electronic Tolling"

The Indian Express features a primer on the country’s new “One Nation One FASTag” program scheduled for implementation on December 1. “The plan aims to integrate the collection of toll digitally and ensure seamless mobility of vehicles across India.”

The Times of India updates the rapid progress of the program’s implementation in the state of Karnataka.

ETC Systems FASTag System (India) India Interoperability Transponder RFID Technology


These are just some of the toll industry developments TRN is following.

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