Iteris awarded $6.8m LA Metro sub-contract for Connected Bus Signal Priority System
Iteris, Inc., the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced that it has been awarded a $6.8 million subcontract by Parsons Corporation to provide design, implementation and integration support for the upgrade and expansion of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) NextGen bus signal priority (BSP) system, representing the continued expansion of Iteris’ BSP solutions in southern California, a key geographic market.
Under the terms of the three-year subcontract agreement, with Parsons Corporation, Iteris will provide design services, procurement, integration and testing, and make operational the new vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X)-enabled BSP system at an additional 88 signalized intersections along key corridors in the Greater Los Angeles area.
This project will upgrade and expand the largest signal priority project in the nation, and brings total deployments of Iteris’ BSP connected bus solutions to over 600 signalized intersections in the region.
The V2X-enabled BSP system will leverage existing on-bus priority request systems that incorporate GPS-based automatic vehicle location equipment, wireless communications and advanced intersection traffic controller technologies that provide intersection-based priority granting capabilities. This new deployment of the Countywide Signal Priority system is anticipated to be completed within 34 months.
In addition, Iteris will leverage its newly launched asset management service for intersections and arterials to track and maintain the inventory and condition of equipment deployed in the field or warehoused, conduct lifecycle analysis, and monitor asset performance over time.
“Improving safety, efficiency and sustainability for all modes of transportation is a priority for Iteris, and the cities and state agencies with which we work throughout the U.S.,” said Scott Carlson, vice president and general manager, Mobility Professional Services at Iteris. “Our commitment to and continued involvement with LA Metro’s Countywide Signal Priority Program is a testament to the efficiency of our vehicle-to-infrastructure approach to mitigate traffic congestion and improve the environment throughout southern California metropolitan areas, as well as nationwide.”
Iteris’ asset management service for intersections and arterials is a key component of the ClearMobility™ Platform, the world’s most complete solution to continuously monitor, visualize and optimize mobility infrastructure. ClearMobility applies cloud computing, artificial intelligence, advanced sensors, advisory services and managed services to help ensure roads are safe, travel is efficient, and communities thrive.
LA Metro is one of the largest public transportation agencies in the country, serving nearly 10 million transit riders a year, covering over 83 square miles of Los Angeles County communities.