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 and Pedestrian Counter

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

Remote Data Services in Southern Philippines

Our previous visit in the Philippines has given local authorities the support and know-how to deploy RoadPod® VT systems across the country. The latest installation took place in the municipality of Albuera, Leyte province. In the past few years, this

Class Wars – The Ford Ranger Case Study

We recently assisted a client who was trying to classify their fleet of 2017 Ford Ranger vehicles. This utility is on the larger side, with a kerb weight of 2151kg. Based on the type of vehicle, it was assumed that it would fit

Bike Futures 2017: One day in Melbourne

Last week, we attended the one-day Bike Futures conference in Melbourne at the beautiful St Kilda Town Hall. The event brought together government representatives, cycling advocates and local advocacy organisations. With a rich program, in under 8 short hours, the

Permanent Traffic Monitoring: The Added Value

For over 25 years, the RoadPod® VT tube counter (and its predecessor, the MC5600) has been the standard for monitoring traffic around the world. Robust and reliable, these counters are ideal for a wide range of short-term applications. From regular network surveys through to