Traffic Data in Bagdad

Accurate traffic data is an essential part of any traffic engineering effort, whether it is downtown NYC or in the Iraqi capital of Bagdad. From designing road surfaces based on volumes of the different vehicle classes to assessing and implementing

Talking Bicycle and Pedestrian Data at ITE Toronto

We spent the last 4 days in Toronto, attending the ITE 2017 Annual Meeting and Exhibit. The theme of this event was Transportation for All: Putting New Ideas into Practice with sessions covering topics such as Smart Cities, Protected Bikeways, Autonomous Vehicles,

A Round About Way in WA – AITPM

First and Foremost… Roundabouts The AITPM WA AGM and technical session last week brought together an interesting panel of speakers and tackled a contentious topic. Main Roads WA prioritises roundabouts as the first preference for intersection design. Alternatives must be

Pro-Tip | Modify Header Post-unload in MTE

Mistakes happen… While MTE’s site lists feature is designed to reduce data entry errors, it’s good to know how to edit the header in case you have entered an incorrect direction code, or mistyped a lat, long. Header details are meta-information that

Our 6 Favourite Bikes from Velo-city

Velo-city 2017 in the Arnhem-Nijmegen region of the Netherlands included over 1,400 local and international participants in a celebration of cycling culture. We snapped pics of our 5 favourite bikes spotted in and around the show. #1. A Classic Wooden Bike

Velo-city 2017: The Cultural Home of Cycling

Combining his love of cycling with his love for Dutch culture, MetroCount CEO Mike Kenny joined Regional Manager – Daryl Ellison and Survey Manager – Robert Mulder at our Velo-city exhibition stand. MetroCount in the Netherlands Celebrating a rich bike

Switzerland: Before and after traffic study

Since the beginning of May, a wide network of traffic counters is being installed around the City of Biel, Switzerland. Its purpose is to identify any changes in traffic caused by the opening of a new ring road and connected

Remote traffic monitoring at the edge of the world

Before the earth was round, Dungeness on the south Kent coast of the UK would have been close enough to the point where you walked off the edge of the world. Today it is protected as a heritage site. A

Traffex 2017 Innovation Trail

Traffex 2017 marked 20 years since MetroCount was first involved in the exhibition. To make this edition even more special for us, our new RidePod® BP counter was included in the event’s Innovation Trail. A world first, this Bike +

MetroCount UK: Meet the new team

In the past few years, MetroCount UK has expanded with new technical specialists catering to the UK and EU markets. Clément Dabadie With a strong background in both technology and sales, Clément joined MetroCount just after Traffex in 2015, catering to

Bike Counter + Pedestrian Volumes

NEW RidePod® BP: Bike + People Counting

Accurately monitoring active modes of transportation is a difficult problem to master. On shared paths, separating pedestrians and bikes from a stream of similar objects (e.g. prams, skateboards) is a unique challenge. Both people and cyclists often travel in groups, making

Road Safety and Design: Safe Active Streets

Last week, the Department of Transport held the Safe Active Streets National Workshop at the Perth City Hall. This two-day seminar draws from Perth’s experience with building Bike Boulevards (on-road cycleways where speed limits have been reduced and cyclists are given