Econolite Receives 75th Order for Centracs® Advanced Transportation Management System


Milestone order from Longmont, Colo. highlights industry acceptance of software's powerful ITS capabilities and Econolite customer support

Anaheim, Calif.- Econolite today announced it has reached a major industry milestone with the contract for its 75th Centracs® Advanced Transportation Management System (ATMS) with the City of Longmont, Colorado. The milestone Centracs software system will be deployed as part of Longmont's Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) upgrade project.

According to the City, Centracs was chosen for its powerful ITS capabilities to help Longmont increase efficiencies throughout its planned traffic upgrade project, as well as Econolite's customer service. "Communications is critical to any successful ITS project, and Centracs enables us to leverage an existing WiFi mesh communications system," said City of Longmont Traffic Engineer Robert Ball. "Econolite's customer support has been rock solid for more than 15 years, and we are confident that with this upgrade we will receive dependable performance and support for the next 15 years, making Centracs an easy ATMS decision."

Introduced in November 2008, Centracs has quickly been deployed as the ATMS of choice by transportation agencies worldwide. "The rapid acceptance of Centracs is evidence of the software's ease of use and powerful architecture," said Econolite Senior Vice President of Sales and Product Management, Jeff Spinazze. "Reaching this milestone within three years of introduction is a testament to Centracs' ability to provide increased levels of ITS capabilities while controlling costs for our customers."

Centracs provides an integrated platform for transportation management, adaptive signal control, ITS field device monitoring, information management, graphical data display, interactive map capability, advanced traffic algorithms, and much more. Centracs is a flexible, user friendly, and cost-effective ATMS, enabling agencies to realize significant mobility benefits from its investment. The flexible and scalable Centracs design also provides agencies with feature-rich options that best meet evolving transportation agency needs.

About Econolite

In business since 1933, Econolite is a leading transportation solution provider and manufacturer of advanced traffic controllers (NEMA & ATC/2070), Centracs® and Aries® Advanced Transportation Management Systems (ATMS), Autoscope® video vehicle detection systems, arterial systems masters, vehicle and pedestrian signals, traffic control cabinets, data collection and management systems (DCMS.2), StrongPoint® communications network security systems, Intelligent Intersection(TM) technology, and a full line of transportation maintenance services. Econolite is committed to employing advanced technologies that reduce traveler time, ease congestion, enhance transit operations, provide safer mobility, and improve quality of life. For more information about Econolite, visit www.econolite.com.

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