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In|Sync’s Dynamic Period Explained

By Lisa Honeyman, Technical Writer In|Sync 1.6 introduced many improvements that expanded features that were already established in In|Sync 1.4. Dynamic period is one of those features that has been an integral part of In|Sync’s method for proactively serving demand during changing traffic patterns. With In|Sync 1.6, we’ve …

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In|Sync Transit Signal Priority Functionality

Transit Signal Priority (TSP) is one of the most cost-effective approaches to enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of transit operations. However, while many TSP implementations have minimal impact on non-transit vehicle travel times, there are cases where TSP deployments have created additional delay for non-transit …

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What SB 743 Meant for the Traffic Industry?

By Justin P. Schlaefli, PE TE PTOE  On September 27, 2013, the way we look at transportation in California changed. On that date, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 743 into law, sending shockwaves through the transportation industry — which will be felt for years to come. SB …

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A Quick Look at Traffic Sensors

By Wayne Simmons As traffic signals needed to become more efficient and allow more traffic though an intersection, the industry realized that pre-set timed lights alone would never be good enough, even with different timings per day. The only way to streamline the process was …

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In|Sync’s Distributed Architecture

By Grant Niehus, Director of Operations From the very start of In|Sync’s history, it was designed to be a robust and scalable, adaptive traffic control platform. We envisioned that the system would positively impact millions of drivers a day, bringing loved ones to their destination faster …

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In|Traffic vs. Central|Sync

By Ryan Broomfield, Systems Architect Imagine shipping a nice wooden coffee table from one part of the world to another. It seems easy enough and relatively trivial at the outset. The customer pays for it and you simply place a coffee table in a box, …

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What Makes In|Sync Different?

We’ve been working vigorously at developing an advanced adaptive traffic control system since the beginning of Rhythm Engineering. When developing In|Sync in 2005, Rhythm Engineering used creative approaches and technologies new to the transportation engineering industry. Instead of developing incremental improvements to existing traffic control tools and …