Cubic (ITMS) launches traffic monitoring and control systems and services for U.S. region
DETROIT, ITS World Congress– Sept. 4, 2014 – Cubic Transportation Systems, a leading integrator of information technology and payment systems and services for intelligent travel solutions, will exhibit two vital new services, Cubic Intelligent Transport Management Solutions (ITMS) and Urban Insights at the 2014 World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). The company will provide demos of both offerings at Technology Showcase Booth 2826 Sept. 7-11 at Cobo Hall in Detroit and will participate in three speaking engagements at the event.
ITS World Congress marks the U.S. launch of Cubic (ITMS), a leading provider of traffic monitoring and control systems and services. With a combination of transport management and vehicle enforcement solutions, the company provides everything from smart signage, traffic safety cameras and data collection points to operational control centers. It has already powered the transport and infrastructure projects for the Sydney and London Olympic Games. Now, with an unrivaled expertise in urban and interurban road networks, Cubic (ITMS) traffic solutions keep these cities and many others flowing.
To help transportation organizations unlock the true value contained in the vast amounts of ITS data they generate daily, Cubic has also launched Urban Insights Associates, a big data and predictive analytics consulting and services company headquartered in Washington, D.C. Urban Insights combines unmatched transportation expertise with industry-specific data science methods, enabled by a cloud-based big data and predictive analytics platform. The result is a complete business insight discovery solution that helps transportation planners and administrators quickly comprehend what needs to be done to make their networks run more smoothly.
In addition to the Technology Showcase, Matt Cole, executive vice president and deputy for strategy, business development and diversification at Cubic, will participate in a World Congress Executive Session entitled “Big Data and Open Data—The Big Issues” on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Cole and other panel members will discuss ITS applications based around big data and how they can help improve the movement of people and goods and the efficiency of urban transportation networks. Some applications to be discussed include transport service timetables, real-time awareness of traffic flows and the performance of traffic systems, a specialty of Cubic (ITMS). Cole will be joined by Kenichiro Yoshida, director, Electric Vehicle and Advanced Technology Office, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industries, Abbas Mohaddes, president & CEO, Iteris, Inc., Stefan Schumacher, IBM and Ralf Lenniger, senior vice president, Interior Electronic Solutions, Continental Automotive GmbH. Moderating the session will be Claire Depré, head of Unit Intelligent Transport Systems, DG MOVE, European Commission, Belgium.
Wade Rosado, director of analytics at Urban Insights, and Chris Bax, Cubic (ITMS)’s managing director, will take part in an Urban Insights-sponsored Town Hall discussion entitled “Prime Time for Big Data” on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. The conversation will explore the case for big data in transportation, including how recent technological advances in big data and analytics will help improve safety, traffic, energy, efficiency and more for agencies as well as the rider experience. Rosado and Bax will highlight how Urban Insights is doing just that with its consulting services and proven data science methodology. They will be joined by Bryan Mistele, co-founder, president & CEO at Inrix, Randell Iwasaki, executive director, Contra Costa Transportation Authority, Detlef Sadlau, Infrastructure & Cities Sector Mobility and Logistics Division, Road and City Mobility, Siemens AG, and Jun Sato, vice president, Telematics Services Department, Innovation Business Unit, Fujitsu Limited, Japan. Dean Garfield, president & CEO, ITI, will moderate the session.
Phil Silver, director, business development at Urban Insights, will moderate a panel joined by Larry Yermack, Cubic’s strategic advisor, entitled “The Importance of the Back-office – Addressing the Payment Processing and Reconciliation Challenge” on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 3:30-5 p.m. The panel will center on current back-office challenges and solutions being deployed, featuring a discussion on the provision of financial clearing house and reconciliation solutions and services to agencies in a multi-operator environment, promoting the use of commercial off-the-shelf solutions for financial accounting and the automated clearing and reconciliation solutions that Cubic developed and deployed over the years. Silver and Yermack will be joined by Gregory Le Frois, vice chairman, toll services, HNTB Corporation, Ernesto Natera, account executive, Aptean , Conrad Sheehan, general manager, C-SAM, Inc., and Martin Röhrleef, head of staff division, "Combined Mobility,” uestra AG.
To learn more about Cubic (ITMS) and Urban Insights, visit Booth 2826 during the following ITS World Congress Exhibition Hall Hours:
•Monday, Sept. 8, 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
•Tuesday, Sept. 9, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
•Wednesday, Sept. 10, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
•Thursday, Sept. 11, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
About Cubic Transportation Systems
Cubic® Transportation Systems, Inc., is part of Cubic Corporation. Cubic Corporation is the parent company of three major business segments. Cubic Defense Systems is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems and secure communications systems. Mission Support Services is a leading provider of training, operations, maintenance, technical and other support services for U.S. and allied nations.
Cubic® Transportation Systems, Inc., is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions. Cubic delivers integrated systems for transportation and traffic management, delivering tools for travelers to choose the smartest and easiest way to travel and pay for their journeys, and enabling transportation authorities and agencies to manage demand across the entire transportation network – all in real-time. Cubic specializes in design, development, manufacture, supply, installation, integration, services and information. Services provided by Cubic include on-site management, central systems, operations support, patron support, business support and field services.
Every year, more than 24 billion transportation payment transactions are processed using Cubic payment and information systems worldwide. Cubic has delivered over 20 regional back office operations which together integrate over 130 transport operators and serve over 38 million people every day in major markets around the world. Active projects include London; Brisbane (Southeast Queensland) region, Australia; New York/New Jersey region; Washington, D.C. /Baltimore/Virginia region; Los Angeles region; San Diego region; San Francisco region; Minneapolis/St. Paul; Chicago; Atlanta region; Miami (South Florida) region; Vancouver and Edmonton, Canada; Sydney (New South Wales), Australia; Germany; and Scandinavia.