INRIX Launches Real-Time Traffic Operations Site Providing Free Access to Departments of Transport and Agencies Across EuropeBy Inrix, PRNE
Monday, June 6, 2011
LYON, France, June 7, 2011 -
- INRIXTraffic.eu Site Offers Transport Agencies Access to Traffic Flow
Data in Cities, Nationwide & Across Borders
INRIX(R), the leading international provider of traffic information and
driving services, today launched INRIXTraffic.eu at the ITS Europe 2011
convention in Lyon. INRIXTraffic.eu is the first free Web service to provide
European state, regional and municipal departments of transport with a
complete view of real-time traffic flow on major motorways across Europe.
Departments of transport, police, and emergency responders can gain
immediate access to a site designed to help them manage traffic operations,
emergency response coordination and public safety with greater precision.
Registration is available at www.inrix.com/inrixtrafficeu.asp.
"Across Europe, INRIXTraffic.eu empowers departments of transport and
their partners with a network-wide view of Europe's Motorways that's key to
efficient operations, particularly in times of crisis or during heavy travel
periods," said INRIX Vice President of Public Sector Rick Schuman. "We're
providing an invaluable tool critical to their efforts to improve mobility
and public safety across the European road network."
The site is open exclusively to all public employees and their onsite
contractors who own, monitor, manage, patrol or plan motorways in Europe.
Initial INRIXtraffic.eu coverage spans more than 160,000 km (100,000 miles)
- U.K. - France - Germany - Belgium - Netherlands - Hungary - Austria - Switzerland - Luxembourg
The real-time traffic information fueling INRIXTraffic.eu is powered by a
community of millions of GPS enabled vehicles. Providing a foundation of
continuous real-time speed and location reports to INRIX every minute for an
average of 7 hours per day, per vehicle, commercial fleets - such as taxis,
service delivery vans and long haul trucks - represent the majority of
INRIX's network. INRIX intelligently analyzes these reports and data from
consumer vehicles, GPS-enabled smartphones, road sensors and hundreds of
other sources to deliver a service of unparalleled coverage and quality.
INRIXTraffic.eu builds upon the successful introduction of
INRIXTraffic.us last year. Today, more than 600 departments of transportation
operations personnel in 45 of 50 states across the U.S. are using the site to
power their daily operations, traveler information services and performance
INRIX(R) is the leading international provider of real-time traffic
information and driver services in the car, online and on mobile devices.
With more than 130 customers and partners including Audi AG, ADAC, ALK, ANWB,
BMW, Coyote, the Ford Motor Company, I-95 Coalition, MapQuest, Microsoft,
NAVIGON, Tele Atlas, Telmap, TeleNav, Texas Transportation Institute and
Toyota, INRIX's real-time traffic and traffic forecasts to help drivers save
time every day.
INRIX Traffic Services leverage sophisticated statistical analysis
techniques, originally developed by Microsoft Research, to aggregate and
enhance traffic-related information from hundreds of public and private
sources, including traditional road sensors and the company's unique network
of more than 5 million GPS-enabled vehicles and cellular devices. INRIX
delivers highly accurate real-time, predictive and historical traffic
information today for 22 countries across North America and Europe. To
experience the traffic technology revolution behind the next generation of
navigation and location-based service applications, visit
Jim Bak of INRIX, +1-425-284-3825, jimb at inrix.com
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