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Traffic & Transport Software Directory 2009

Traffic & Transport Software Directory 2009
By Daniel Simpson

Welcome to the second edition of the Transport and Traffic Software Directory from Local Transport Today.  We have listened to your comments and feedback which we have endeavored to reflect in this new edition. The biggest change we have is the introduction of two newly researched sections.... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

Index : Software A-Z

The A-Z includes Traffic and Transportation Modelling, Accessibility and Travel opportunity models, as well as Highway Design, Data Collection, Passenger Transport and Urban Design software.  If there are any out of date entries, or incorrect information, please contact us, and we'll rectify... continue

3 Nov 2008Local Transport Today Supplements
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Trapeze FX Suite
Trapeze

Trapeze FX is an advanced fixed route scheduling tool designed for bus operators and local authorities to maintain a passenger transport database. Its comprehensive functionality automates time-consuming tasks and improves efficiency in the major stages of the scheduling process including route... continue

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Significant benefits for private and public sector operators through LT Enterprise DRT scheduling solution

Significant benefits for private and public sector operators through LT Enterprise DRT scheduling solution
Logical Transport

Logical Transports knowledge, experience and holistic approach to passenger and vehicle scheduling has... continue

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Integrated modelling of Junctions and small Networks using LinSig
JCT

LinSig has been the gold standard for detailed modelling of stand alone signal junctions for many years being in use at the vast majority of UK public authorities and consultants.  What many modellers and engineers are less familiar with however is LinSig’s ability to streamline the... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

Peter Davidson Consultancy

Peter Davidson Consultancy’s Visual-tm modelling software enables transport schemes to be modelled according to the Department of Transport’s webTAG guidance. Visual-tm enables users to build fully integrated nested logit models, in which a nested choice structure allows an individual... continue

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Citilabs

Citilabs

Move to integrated, high-speed... continue

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RouteMapper
IBI Group (UK) Ltd

Product Description: RouteMapper is IBI Group’s flagship highway video survey system. This market leading design uses the latest high resolution stills cameras and positioning technology that enables clients to accurately position, measure and also digitize highway related features in an... continue

18 Feb 2009Local Transport Today Supplements

IVU.Suite (operating companies and transport authorities)
IVU Traffic Technologies UK Ltd

Date programme first released Mid 1990s Current version and date released The IVU.Suite is an integrated family of products, with each module receiving two incremental releases per year on average. Support offered Telephone, email or remote support offered. Customer based training and on-site... continue

19 Nov 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

Fortress for the JMW Fuel Management System and InfoRoute for vehicle tracking and RTPI,
JMW Group

Date programme first released Fortress – 1984, InfoRoute 1990 Current version and date released Fortress  2008   InfoRoute 2008 Support offered Personal one to one training sessions, email, telephone, fault service is by fax and direct from the customers website.  For JMW... continue

13 Nov 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

HASTUS software solutions
GIRO

Current version and date released HASTUS 2008 Support offered •    On-site product training •    Customer support via email, telephone •    Biennial International HASTUS User Groups •    Regional HASTUS User... continue

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i-connex
Connexionzuk

Date programme first released Sept 08 Current version and date released 1.    Sept o8 Support offered Training, user group, email, helpdesk, FMS, mentoring Supplier details Unit F4, Worth Corner, Turners Hill Road, Pound Hill, West Sussex, RH10... continue

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TransXChange Modules
Omnibus

Date programme first released 2008 Current version and date released Regularly updated to all clients with the software Support offered Support - Both telephone and VPN support offered. Training - Full and additional training given for all Omnibus products. User Groups – These events... continue

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PocketBUS (timetable and schedule information on PDA)
Omnibus

Date programme first released 2005 Current version and date released Regularly updated to all clients with the software Support offered Support - Both telephone and VPN support offered. Training - Full and additional training given for all Omnibus products. User Groups – These events... continue

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OmniTIMES (advanced timetable package)
Omnibus

Date programme first released Early 90’s Support offered Support - Both telephone and VPN support offered. Training - Full and additional training given for all Omnibus products. User Groups – These events happen either once per year, or as a client requests Supplier details... continue

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OmniSTOP (Create accurate stop displays)
Omnibus

Date programme first released 2005 Current version and date released Regularly updated to all clients with the software Support offered Support - Both telephone and VPN support offered. Training - Full and additional training given for all Omnibus products. User Groups – These events... continue

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OmniROTA
Omnibus

Date programme first released 1990’s Current version and date released Regularly updated to all clients with the software Support offered Support - Both telephone and VPN support offered. Training - Full and additional training given for all Omnibus products. User Groups – These... continue

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OmniMAP (mapping tool)
Omnibus

Date programme first released 2008 Current version and date released Regularly updated to all clients with the software Support offered Support - Both telephone and VPN support offered. Training - Full and additional training given for all Omnibus products. User Groups – These events... continue

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OmniFLAG (Record, maintain and manage stops and ancillary equipment )
Omnibus

Date programme first released 2007 Current version and date released Regularly updated to all clients with the software Support offered Support - Both telephone and VPN support offered. Training - Full and additional training given for all Omnibus products. User Groups – These events... continue

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OmniEXPORT (timetable publicity exporter from Omnibus)
Omnibus

Date programme first released 2006 Current version and date released Regularly updated to all clients with the software Support offered Support - Both telephone and VPN support offered. Training - Full and additional training given for all Omnibus products. User Groups – These events... continue

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OmniDAS (Omnibus Depot Allocation System)
Omnibus

Date programme first released 2008 Current version and date released Regularly updated to all clients with the software Support offered Support - Both telephone and VPN support offered. Training - Full and additional training given for all Omnibus products. User Groups – These events... continue

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OmniBASE (passenger transport scheduling software)
Omnibus

Date programme first released 1990’s Current version and date released Regularly updated to all clients with the software Support offered Support - Both telephone and VPN support offered. Training - Full and additional training given for all Omnibus products. User Groups – These... continue

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NaPTAN 2 Editor
Omnibus

Date programme first released 2007 Current version and date released Regularly updated to all clients with the software Support offered Support - Both telephone and VPN support offered. Training - Full and additional training given for all Omnibus products. User Groups – These events... continue

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EBSR Module
Omnibus

Date programme first released 2008 Current version and date released Regularly updated to all clients with the software Support offered Support - Both telephone and VPN support offered. Training - Full and additional training given for all Omnibus products. User Groups – These events... continue

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CrewPLAN (automatic crew scheduling system)
Omnibus

Date programme first released 1990’s Current version and date released Regularly updated to all clients with the software Support offered Support - Both telephone and VPN support offered. Training - Full and additional training given for all Omnibus products. User Groups – These... continue

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KEYLIGHTS
Key Traffic Systems

Product description: KeyLIGHTS provides tools to enable all the necessary steps of lighting design to be quickly performed in the CAD?environment. KeyLIGHTS has a large symbol library for different types of lighting column and this easily enables users to create working drawings of proposed... continue

4 Nov 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

TPS SURVEY MANAGER
Travel Plan Services

Product description: The TPS Survey Manager package is an online tool that allows the user to create web-based surveys using only a web browser. The software enables the user to deploy surveys and view real-time results as responses are received. Date program first released: June 2006 Support... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

PEARS (Economic Assessment of Road Schemes)
SIAS

Product description: Program for the Economic Assessment of Road Schemes, specifically designed for use with the outputs from traffic microsimulation models (not restricted to S-Paramics). Carries out a trip-based assessment of changes in travel time costs and vehicle operating costs. Costs of a... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

SP-ANALYSE
Peter Davidson Consultancy

Product description: Sp-Analyse is a stated preference software suite for modelling people’s choice-making behaviour that can be used to measure the perceived utility or monetary value that people perceive an item may have. Related software: Visual-tm Other information: Software is available... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

QUADRO (Queues And Delays at ROadworks)
Department for Transport

Product description: QUADRO is a DfT computer program maintained and distributed by TRL. The purpose of the program is to provide a method of assessing the total cost of major road maintenance works. This can include direct costs such as resurfacing and reconstruction but also the cost imposed on... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

TUBA (Transport Users Benefit Analysis)
Department for Transport

Product description: TUBA has been developed for the DfT to undertake economic appraisals for multi-modal transport schemes. TUBA carries out transport economic appraisals in according with the DfT’s Transport Analysis Guidance (WebTAG). TUBA undertakes a matrix-based appraisal with either... continue

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INCA (Incident Cost-benefit Analysis)
Department for Transport

Product description: INCA is a spreadsheet-based program developed for the DfT for calculating delays and travel time variability costs and benefits relating to traffic incidents. The software estimates the benefits that may arise from remedial measures to reduce the impact of incidents. The... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

Keypoint
Cambridge Software Publishing

Product description: Keypoint is a survey software application helping the user carry out the complete survey process without the need for specialist outside consultants. Date program first released: 1999 Date current version released: March 2007 (version 5.5) Support offered: Free and unlimited... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

UrbanISM – transport movement & streets mobile
Urban Initiatives

Date programmed first released: June 2008 Date current version released: September 2008 Support offered: UrbanISM is currently in-house software offered through Urban Initiatives consultancy services Supplier details: Urban Initiatives, 1 Fitzroy Square, London W1T 5HE Tel: 020 7380 4545 Email:... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

UrbanISM (Integrated Spatial Model)
Urban Initiatives

Product description: UrbanISM (integrated Spatial Model) is an in-house suite of software tools focused at assessing urban structure, street grids and movement patterns. Our spatial model allows 8 key spatial metrics to be determined which facilities better optmisation and testing of existing and... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

UC Win Road
TRL

Product description: UC-win/Road is a powerful 3D design and visualisation program for urban planners, traffic and highway engineers. The rich functionality of UC-win/Road facilitates the creation of a 3D Virtual Reality (VR) environment in a very short time with terrain editing, traffic setting,... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

URBANVALUE –DOL (Development Opportunity Locator)
Space Syntax

Product description: Is used to identify and appraise potential development locations in terms of their latent social and economic value generation. Employing advanced spatial accessibility technology, the tool provides evidence on location value as well as an evidence-based platform for rapid... continue

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URBANVALUE-EVI (Economic Value Impact)
Space Syntax

Product description: Provides an evidence based assessment of the economic value of planning and design proposals. The software allows the effects of spatial plans, from the regional to the detailed scale, to be measured and monitored. Application of URBANVALUE-EVI include property and personal... continue

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URBANVALUE-PAD (Planning and Design)
Space Syntax

Product description: Provides planners, architects and public realm designers with an evidence-based tool for rapidly developing spatial planning options and undertaking performance appraisals at the regional, city and local placemaking scales. URBANVALUE-PAD appraises the viability of location,... continue

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URBANVALUE-TAP (Transport Accessibility Planning Module)
Space Syntax

Product description: URBANVALUE-TAP is a multi-modal, micro simulation software platform for the evidence-based analysis and design of pedestrian, cycle and vehicle transport networks. Applications include a) movement volume& distribution forecasting, b) route-choice modelling of pedestrians,... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

CityCAD
Holistic City

Product description: CityCAD is a new city information Modelling application designed for modelling urban design and master planning projects from 1ha up to over 1000ha in size. It is a parametric tool which automatically estimates floor areas, unit numbers and a range of planning, movement... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

Uniprint- Smartcard Encoding System
UniCard UK

Product description: UniPrint allows Local Authority TCAs to locally encode and print travel passes, specifically for the ENCTS Freedom Pass but also for a variety of other service concession such as School passes, Library and Leisure. It is used in combination with the Unicard- CMS. Fully... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

Unicard Management System
UniCard UK

Product description: The CMS allows online management and tracking of concessionary transport cards by Local Authorities. In two minutes an operator can register a cardholder, scan and store documents, photographs, award a concession and request a card. Fully compliant with the DFT specifications,... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

Phoenix Fuel Management
Triscan Systems Limited

Product description: Phoenix is a user friendly, PC-based software solution that’s fully compatible with Microsoft windows. By providing accurate, up-to-the minute management information at the touch of a button, it allows you to monitor your fleet’s fuel usage automatically and around... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

Business Intelligence
Trapeze Software

Product description: Web based Transport intelligence system designed to produce reports and key performance indicator dashboards using data from across your enterprise systems (utilising both Trapeze and third party systems) Existing library of reports is provided with new reports easy to create.... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

Routewise-Kernel
Trapeze Software

Product description: Local Authority public transport database system designed for Integrated Passenger Transport Units. Used within the UK by LA’s to import bus operator EBSR files, export data for use in RTPI and traveline systems, manage NaPTAN bus stop data and manage fixed route school... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

FX – Finance & Contracts
Trapeze Software

Product description: A system for secure data management of tendered contracts for local authorities.  Allows users to produce tender documentation then track against key performance indicators before creation of all relevant financial paperwork. Date program first released: 2005 Date current... continue

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FX
Trapeze Software

Product description: Fixed route scheduling tool designed for bus operators and local authorities to maintain a passenger transport database. Supports both MS SQL and Oracle databases and works in a CITRIX environment. The GIS allows for simple route creation and editing on the map. TransXChange... continue

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Novus-FX
Trapeze Software

Product Description: Web browser based passenger transport data management system for Local Authorities. Create data from scratch or import (and export) TransXChange files from bus operators with a powerful GIS that can also incorporate online mapping. The use of web technology allows a highly... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

Transcend
Trapeze Software

Product description: Transcend imports data from electronic ticket machines into a database designed for large volumes and rapid retrieval. This facilitates a top down view which allows users to quickly drill down through high level summaries and exception reports to see the detail of an individual... continue

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Duty Allocation
Trapeze Software

Product description: Duty Allocation handles forward allocation, driver sign-on, daily reallocation of duties, absence and lateness recording, holiday management, schedules interface, vehicle allocation and mileage interface Date program first released: 1989 Date current version released: 2005... continue

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TUDO
MVA Consultancy

Product description: PUDO is a school transport Pick-Up and Drop-Off (PUDO) application. PUDO comprises a PDA/Smartphone application for field data collection and PUDO hazard assessment, database and GIS map viewer to query and display the results. Date program first released: 2008 Date current... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

TARA
MVA Consultancy

Product description: Transport Address Resolving Application. TARA cleans and geocodes travel survey data and provides post processing reporting tools including GIS mapping tools.  TARA includes advanced algorithms for automated address matching. Date program first released: 2001 Date... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

ConFARE
MVA Consultancy

Product description: ConFARE is a concessionary fares management system. It manages user information, permits including renewals and printing, and payments. Includes photo scanning. Compliant with the National Concessionary Fares scheme. Date program first released: 2007 Date current version... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

PT Insight
MVA Consultancy

Product description: PT Insight is an Integrated database with a built-in Geographic information system to manage public transport data. The system manages bus stops, routes, timetables, fares, ticketing, tenders, contracts, concessionary fares, automated publicity production, school transport,... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

LT ENTERPRISE
Logical Transport

Product description: LT?Enterprise is a next-generation integrated passenger transport scheduling solution, covering all aspects of Vehicle and Passenger Scheduling, Routing, Vehicle Tracking and Mobile Communications. Flexibility, scalability and ease of use come as standard with LT?Enterprise, as... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

PERS (Pedestrian Environment Review System)
TRL

Product description: PERS can assist in the identification of opportunites to improve pedestrian walking routes and public spaces, whilst supporting the effective targeting of resources. PERS creates a systematic framework so that pedestrian provision can be assessed, reviewed and audited. The... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

CARSHARE ONLINE
TRL

Product description: CarShare Online is for organisations wanting to promote car sharing amongst their staff – to encourage ‘green travel’. CarShare Online allows employees wishing to share journeys to contact others who live near to them and who travel at similar times of day. It... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

CityPlanner
Traffic Information Systems

Product description: CityPlanner is a door-to-door multi-modal journey planning solution that enables users to plan journeys just by entering the place name or address for the starting and destination points. It offers configurable page layout, allowing the user to customize the product with the... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

NOVUS (provides tools to plan, deliver and manage demand responsive services)
Trapeze

Product description: NOVUS provides tools to plan, deliver and manage demand responsive services. Date program first released: 2005 Date current version released: 2007 (major releases annually) Support offered: Telephone, user groups, face-to-face and online training. Related software: MON/MDC for... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

MON/MDC
Trapeze

Product description: MON/MDC provide end-to-end software tools for mobile data and vehicle tracking functions. Date program first released: 1999 Date current version released: 2007 (major releases annually) Support offered: Telephone, user groups, face-to-face and online training. Related... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

MIA Internet Journey Planner
Trapeze

Product description: A web-based application enabling the presentation of passenger information systems in any browser-based environment. Date program first released: 2000 Date current version released: April 2007 (version 5.1) Support offered: Telephone, user groups, face-to-face and online... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

MIA EMS
Trapeze

Product description: Designed to enable rapid response to complex telephone enquiries including the presentation of full timetables, route and fares information and multi-modal journey planning. Date program first released: 2000 Date current version released: June 2007 (version 8) Support... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

MIA Batch Journey Planner
Trapeze

Product description: Can be used by local authorities or large organizations to provide up-to-date travel plans to large numbers of people. Date program first released: 2002 Date current version released: June 2007 (version 8) Support offered: Telephone, user groups, face-to-face and online... continue

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FLEX (scheduling and dispatch tool that supports flexible bus service)
Trapeze

Product description: FLEX is a scheduling and dispatch tool that supports flexible bus service operations by permitting vehicles to deviate from fixed route patterns to accommodate door-to-door passenger requests. Date program first released: 1995 Date current version released: 2007 (major releases... continue

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Concessionary Travel
Trapeze

Product description: Concessionary Travel provides tools to help local authorities to manage the issuing of passenger bus passes and control the reimbursement of fares to operators. Date program first released: 1998 Date current version released: 2007 (major releases annually) Support... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

EMERGE (web-based application providing live traffic and travel information)
Siemens

Product description: eMerge is a web-based application providing live traffic and travel information extracted directly from the Comet UTMC traffic management system. Date program first released: 2003 Date current version released: January 2007 (version 4) Support offered: User group meets three... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

RIDESHARK
Rideshark

Product description: RideShark is a sophisticated GIS-based rideshare matching system first developed in North America and now available in the UK. Based on a Microsoft platform RideShark is one of the most user-friendly systems available. It matches for carpool partners as well as bike, walking... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

MULTIFLOW (travel plan management application)
Rare Spark

Product description: Multiflow is a dedicated travel plan management application. It is a web-based application that provides a framework for developing a travel plan from scratch through to setting targets and monitoring the process of the various travel plan initiatives. The application can also... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

MTC/MobiRouter
Mobisoft

Product description: The complete solution for your Integrated Transport Unit. Mainstream, SEN, Social Services etc. Data management, strategic optimisation and planning, real time routing and scheduling. Fully GIS based. Real time communications and tracking of vehicles as options. Date program... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

Liftshare (programme to facilitate lift sharing)
Liftshare

Product description: A programme to facilitate lift sharing, Liftshare calculates how much money and emissions are saved by users carsharing for a particular journey. Date current version released: October 2008 (version 2) Support offered: Email and call centre. Supplier contact... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

Diadem+ (Data Input and Data Editing Module)
JourneyPlan

Product description: A data input and data editing module, users select origin, destination and calling points from a pre-defined resources list and simply enter other information such as days run information, operator name, platform information and wheelchair accessibility. Output files can be... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

JAMBUSTERS JOURNEYSHARE 2008
Jambusters

Product description: Market-leading web-based car share package, highly configurable, supports Single Sign-On, parking permits, targetted mailshots, map-based administration, integration with travel planning frameworks, other travel modes. Date program first released: February 2000 Date current... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

iTRACE Web
iBase Systems

Product description: iTRACE Web is an internet-based travel plan project management and reporting tool. Designed to enforce a standardised methodology (specified by Transport for London and the West London Transport Strategy Group (WESTRANS)), it uses maps and forms to monitor and report on travel... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

Highway Safety Analysis Software (HSA Software)
X32 Group

Product description: HSA Software is designed to assist engineers in conducting traffic accident investigations at intersections, road segments or networks. It includes entering/editing accident data, filtering data by locations and crash categories, generating output forms and charts with accident... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

MTV (Motorway Traffic Viewer)
TRL

Product description: MTV is a specialist graphical tool with advanced features to analyse and visualize motorway traffic using data obtained from MIDAS (Motorway Incident Detection and Automatic Signalling) loops. MTV processes this data and produces detailed graphical outputs of the behaviour of... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

MAAP (Microcomputer Accident Analysis Package)
TRL

Product description: MAAP’s facilities include accident, casualty and vehicle cross tabulations with graphical presentation of cluster analysis and stick diagram analysis. Accidents can be displayed and analysed by location by use of scanned or vector maps of the area concerned using... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

BUNDLE
TRL

Product description: Traffic engineering software BUNDLE is a suite of four computer programs useful to the traffic engineer, developed for use on Palm OS handhelds (PDAs). BUNDLE 3 includes a synchronized traffic counter to carry out entry and/or exit traffic counts; SATFLOW to measure traffic... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

PLAN (provides tools for using integrated GIS)
Trapeze Group

Product description: PLAN provides tools for using integrated GIS for analyzing transport services and location and demographic planning, allowing passenger ridership data to be displayed on the map background and associated with bus services and demographic information. Date program first... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

RMS – Remote Monitoring System
Siemens

Product description: RMS is an automated monitoring and control system for traffic controllers and related equipment – providing automatic fault monitoring and reporting for any connected traffic signals. RMS also supports the collection and analysis of information from Sieclass,... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

Traffic Platform
PTV

Product description: TP is based on modular architecture for traffic management centres. It includes VISUM Online for traffic analyses and forecasts, as well as data refinement. Date current version released: May 2007 (version 1.0) Support offered: User group meetings annually. Related... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

TCM (Traffic Count Management)
PTV

Product description: TCM allows user to import, process and analyse count data. Date current version released: February 2007 (version 1.5) Support offered: User group meetings annually. Related software: PTV Vision, VISUM... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

NAVICI MAP SERVICES
Logica

Product description: Navici is Logica’s online map services platform for bringing GIS functionality to web applications. It contains Europe-wide mapping, routing and geocoding. Additionally, it allows for visualisation of customer-specific and dynamic data. It is compatible with several OGC... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

KEYOSC
Key Traffic Systems

Product description: KeyOSC provides a suite of utilities to enable seamless Ordnance Survey MasterMap handling and management of drawing and printing, turning AutoCAD into a fully functional desktop GIS. Date program first released: 1998 Date current version released: April 2006 (version... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

KEYACCIDENT
Key Traffic Systems

Product description: KeyACCIDENT is an accident analysis system that allows engineers to identify road traffic accident clusters, analyse each area graphically and detect common causes. GIS searches can be undertaken to identify accidents at a particular site and severity symbols plotted. Date... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

TARGET START, TARGET CR, TARGET CRWEB
Golden River Traffic

Product description: Target Star is a ‘point and print’ package designed for traffic engineers who carry out short-term data studies. Target CR can handle and process data files from different manufacturers’ equipment. Target CRweb allows reports to be extracted using a web... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

AUTOWEBMAPS
Automatica

Product description: AutoWebMaps is a web-based GIS (Geographic Information System) supporting OS (Ordnance Survey) MasterMap (topographic and ITN (Integrated Transport Network) layers) that links to SQL (Structured Query Language) databases and has in-built public transport accessibility. It can... continue

31 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

TRANSYT (signal co-ordination program)
TRL

Supplier contact details: TRL Software Bureau Crowthorne House Nine Mile Ride, Wokingham Berkshire RG40 3GA Tel: 01344 770 758 Email: softwarebureau@trl.co.uk Website: www.trlsoftware.co.uk... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

SAFENET (Software for Accident Frequency Estimation for Networks)
TRL

Product description: SafeNet allows estimates to be made of the personal injury accident frequency for particular elements of a road network, including junctions of different types and road sections. Date current version released: September 2005 (version 2) Support offered: Annual user group... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

MWM SUITE (products for managing highway maintenance services)
Trapeze Group

Product description: MWM is a suite of products for managing highway maintenance services. Applications include automated bi-directional salt control with audiovisual SatNav for accurate dispersal of salt, improved in-cab safety and reduction in training times. Date program first... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

SITRAFFIC OFFICE
Siemens

Product description: SITRAFFIC?Office provides a suite of innovative tools for traffic management departments to support the paperless office, intersection and network optimisation and significant data export tools for other 3rd party applications. Easy to use, it integrates a variety of file and... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

SIECOM CONTROLLER INTERFACE SOFTWARE
Siemens

Product description: Siecom provides an interface tool for use by traffic engineers who need to interact with traffic and pedestrian controllers on-street. Offering both wireless and wired connection, Siecom can be used to replace the industry-wide standard handset terminal and comes with a range... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

PC SCOOT
Siemens

Product description: PC SCOOT is an adaptive traffic control system that made the SCOOT program available on a PC for the first time in 2006. Date program first released: 2006 Date current version released: January 2007 Support offered: User group meets annually. Support desk – offers email... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

IC4 WITH INTERACTIVE TRAFFIC CONTROLLER EMULATION
Siemens

Product description: IC4 and the controller emulation provide a sophisticated tool set for the configuration and testing of Siemens ST700, ST800 and ST900 controller families. It is intended to be used by traffic engineering professionals who need to configure and test controllers in a PC?graphical... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

COMET (UTMC traffic management and information system)
Siemens

Product description: Comet is an advanced UTMC traffic management and information system providing traffic managers with up-to-the-minute transport network status information as well as strategic control. Incorporating a UTMC common database, Comet provides the capability to monitor and control car... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

PARKCAD
Key Traffic Systems

Product description: ParkCAD is a CAD-based software that enables the user to generate conceptual parking lot designs. It features design tools that enable the user to generate parking rows, modules and complete lots that automatically conform to the design criteria. Support offered: Telephone,... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

KEYTRAM
Key Traffic Systems

Product description: KeyTRAM models the swept paths described by any type of Light Rapid Transit vehicle. Critical points along a proposed track run can be studied in great detail and the graphical display allows visual confirmation of tram behaviour. Date program first released: 1992 Date current... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

KEYSIGNBASE
Key Traffic Systems

Product description: KeySIGNBASE, formerly known as AutoSIGNBASE, is a road sign asset manager that links the KeySIGN?traffic sign design system with Microsoft’s Access database and the GIS capabilities of Autodesk Map. It provides a fully-functional front-end to a database, enabling the easy... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

KEYSIGNALS
Key Traffic Systems

Product description: KeySIGNALS enables traffic signal and highway engineers to produce traffic signal design drawings within the AutoCAD environment. It produces symbols for all authorised signal head arrangements and also incorporates some road marking lines, symbols, zig-zags and text. Date... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

KEYSIGN
Key Traffic Systems

Product description: KeySIGN, formerly known as AutoSIGN, is an AutoCAD add-on providing a suite of tools focused on the design rules for direction signing. The software is supplied with all the correct transport fonts, standard symbols and a library of pre-designed signs. Many signs can also be... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

KEYROADWORKS
Key Traffic Systems

Product description: KeyROADWORKS provides a range of drawing tools to create temporary traffic management scheme designs. Designs can be created in the traditional wallpaper-style diagrammatic scheme or based on Ordnance Survey mapping. An intelligent signing corridor object allows designs to be... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

KEYREGS
Key Traffic Systems

Product description: KeyREGS is a package for managing Traffic Regulation Orders. Date program first released: 1992 Date current version released: April 2006 (version 4.2) Support offered: Telephone, email and web support. Annual user group meetings, training tutorials, seminars. Related... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

KEYLINES
Key Traffic Systems

Product description: KeyLINES is road marking and traffic management design software that allows engineers to produce road marking and traffic management drawings quickly within the CAD environment. Date program first released: 1991 Date current version released: June 2007 (version 6.2) Support... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

AUTOTURN
Key Traffic Systems

Product description: AutoTURN is a CAD-based design tool used by transportation engineers, civil engineers, architects and civil drafters/designers to help assess vehicle manoeuvres for all types of roadway, highway and off-street project ranging from intersection, roundabouts and loading bays to... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

TRANED
JCT Consultancy

Product description: TranEd is a graphical editor and enhancement package for TRANSYT that is designed to supplement the facilities of standard TRANSYT with a range of graphical tools to more efficiently edit and evaluate complex networks, particularly those with complex traffic signalling. Date... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

LINSIG
JCT Consultancy

Product description: LinSig allows the traffic signal engineer to construct a model of a traffic signal junction or, in some versions, a small network, and analyse its performance. The junction’s design can be changed using interactive graphical views and the effect of the changes on junction... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

FLOWROUND
JCT Consultancy

Product description: Flowround is a design tool for traffic flow patterns on roundabouts with spiralled lane markings to be used in the planning and design stages of a roundabout to develop robust lane flow plans prior to in-depth capacity analysis, for example with LINSIG V2, TRANSYT, TranEd or... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

PDS DESIGN, PDS LINE, PDS SIGN, PDS VEHICLE PATH
ECL

Product description: PDS software is modular with modules for volumetrics, site developer (access roads and drainage), advanced and highway design (roundabouts/major highways), rail design (permanent way and light), overlay design (urban and rural), sign face design and siting, road marking,... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

SIGNPLOT
Buchanan Computing

Product description: SignPlot is a stand-alone tool for designing UK?traffic signs. Date current version released: October 2007 (version 2) Related software: TraffMap suite of products. Supplier contact details: Buchanan Computing, 45 Notting Hill Gate, London W11 3PB Tel: 020 7674 3150 Email:... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

LINEMAP
Buchanan Computing

Product description: LineMap combines the power of CAD with the simplicity of word processing, to provide a fast and accurate design tool with the option to build up inventory and maintenance records for a whole authority. All road markings contained in the latest TSRGD (signs regulations) can be... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

PARKMAP
Buchanan Computing

Product description: ParkMap provides a comprehensive means of storing and displaying all relevant information relating to traffic regulation orders (TROs). It is a map-based system providing a visual representation of the order information along with an associated database, the structure of which... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

ACCSMAP
Buchanan Computing

Product description: AccsMap is a map-based road casualty analysis system developed specifically for the UK. It is a comprehensive input, reporting, analysis and validation system for road accidents, enabling data to be viewed and interrogated on a map background. AccsMap is able to provide full... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

VISUAL TRANSPORT MODELER
Peter Davidson Consultancy

Product description: Visual-tm is a fully integrated modelling workbench for the transport planner that includes an accessibility module. Using Accessibility (the accessibility module) with Visual-tm the user can calculate the DfT’s accessibility targets; weigh by population, households or... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

NAMTRAC
Derek Halden Consultancy

Product description: The software provides national and local accessibility modelling capabilities and can be used to identify the characteristics of catchment populations and the choices of destinations available from any specified group of points or zones. Date program first released: March... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

ACCESSION
Citilabs

Product description: Accession is used for accessibility analysis of the transport system with regard to accessibility to the transport services themselves and to local destinations, e.g. public services such as hospitals. Date program first released: 2004 Date current version released: February... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

TRANSYT (signal co-ordination program)
TRL

Product description: TRANSYT is a signal co-ordination program. It is an off-line program for determining and studying optimum fixed-time co-ordinated traffic signal timings in any network of roads for which the average traffic flows are known. Date current version released: October 2003 (version... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

STM (Strategic Transport Model)
TRL

Product description: STM is a strategic multi-modal transportation modelling tool appropriate for regional transport planning, structure plan development and other applications where there is a need for strategic level land use and transport policy assessment. STM facilitates analysis of... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

SISTM
TRL

Product description: SISTM is a microscopic motorway simulation model owned by the UK Highways Agency and developed by TRL for studying and evaluating methods for reducing congestion on motorways. The model aims to replicate the behaviour of individual drivers and contains car following and lane... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

PICADY (computer program for predicting capacities)
TRL

Product description: PICADY is a computer program for predicting capacities, queue lengths and delays at non-signalised major/minor priority junctions. It can be applied to any three or four-arm priority junction. Date current version released: 2006 (version 5) Support offered: Annual user group... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

OSCADY PRO
TRL

Product description: OSCADY PRO is a phase-based traffic signal optimisation program that can be applied to isolated junctions. Alternatively, the results can be exported into TRANSYT for use in linked systems. OSCADY PRO can automatically generate and optimize both stage sequences and stage... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

OSCADDY Classic
TRL

Product description: OSCADY Classic is a software package for predicting capacities, queue lengths and delays at isolated traffic signal controlled junctions. It can optimize signal timings to minimize delay or maximize capacity Date current version released: March 2003 (version 5) Support... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

PCMOVA (allows connection to microscopic simulation models)
TRL

Product description: PCMOVA is the implementation of MOVA on a PC that allows connection to microscopic simulation models. It supports VISSIM and S-Paramics and enables users to assess the benefits of running MOVA and test different configurations before on-street installation Date current version... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

CONTRAM (dynamic traffic assignment modelling software)
TRL

Product description: CONTRAM is dynamic traffic assignment modelling software for urban and inter-urban situations. It is designed to model the varying traffic demand and congestion that occurs during the day and will represent the peaks of congestion as well as off-peak conditions within a single... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

ARCADY
TRL

Product description: ARCADY is used for predicting capacities, queue lengths, delays and accident risk at roundabouts. It can model both drive-on-the-left and drive-on-the-right roundabout systems and ARCADY calculations can be applied to single island roundabouts with up to seven arms Date current... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

AIMSUN
Transport Simulation Systems

Product description: AIMSUN is an integrated suite of traffic and transportation analysis tools including both static and dynamic modelling. It can be used for transport planning, traffic management and demand and traffic data analysis. It has a common extensible object model and a database shared... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

URBAN DYNAMIC MODEL
Steer Davies Gleave

Product description: The UDM simulates how urban areas evolve over periods of years. The UDM is not currently offered as stand-alone software but as part of SDG’s consultancy package. Date program first released: 2000 Date current version released: January 2007 (version 7) Related... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

ATM (Active Traffic Management controller)
SIAS

Product description: Active Traffic Management controller that links to S-Paramics and provides lane control and speed management via simulated Variable Message Signs in a microsimulation model. Used to test the effect of active control of motorway traffic. Includes MIDAS speed control, hard... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

S-PARAMICS
SIAS

Product description: Microsimulation software for application to all sizes of road network from a single junction to a big city with dynamic feedback for accurate traffic flow modelling within active ITS and UTC environments. Includes strategic routing, incidents, vehicle emissions, single... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

AUTOTRACK (vehicle swept path analysis program)
Savoy

Product description: AutoTrack is a vehicle swept path analysis program. Data is portable between AutoCAD, MicroStation or stand-alone versions. Date program first released: September 1996 Date current version released: April 2007 (version 7.6) Support offered: Telephone, email, training for level... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

VISUM (National Traffic & Transportation Modelling)
PTV

Product description: VISUM can be used for the analysis of single intersections and local transportation planning as well as national traffic and transportation modelling. VISUM is designed for multi-modal and intermodal analysis and can display the entire range of relevant transport modes. Date... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

VISSIM
PTV

Product description: VISSIM is a microscopic simulation program for multi-modal traffic flow modelling. It can simulate urban and highway traffic, including pedestrians, cyclists and motorized vehicles. Date current version released: May 2007 (version 4.3) Support offered: User group meetings... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

VISUAL TRANSPORT MODELER
Peter Davidson Consultancy

Product description: Visual-tm is a fully integrated modelling workbench for the transport planner that can model transport solutions to forecast demand ridership and revenue, justify them for business case funding, set transport targets and monitor these targets. Date program first... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

ERICA
Peter Davidson Consultancy

Product description: ERICA builds origin-destination trip matrices from origin-destination trip record data, statistically merging it using the DfT’s variance weighting methodology. This takes account of double counting, multiple screenline crossings and problems associated with motorways.... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

CENSUS MATRIX TOOLS (builds journey-to-work trip matrices from data sources)
Peter Davidson Consultancy

Product description: Census matrix tools builds journey-to-work trip matrices from data sources including the ONS National Census. It overcomes census rounding and trip definition issues to produce origin-destination or production-attraction trip matrices by mode chain and car availability for... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

OMNITRANS (designed to support planning, design, operation and management)
OmniTRANS

Product description: The software package OmniTRANS is designed to support planning, design, operation and management of the transport system as well as consulting, research and education and the development and application of new technologies. Date program first released: 2000 Date current version... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

START (Strategic Analysis)
MVA

Product description: START is a high-level integrated model for strategic analysis Supplier contact details: MVA Consultancy, 17 Hanover Square, London W1S 1HU Tel: 020 7529 Email: info@mvaconsultancy.com Website: www.mvaconsultancy.com... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

STEPS (Pedestrian Movement)
Mott MacDonald

Product description: STEPS is a microsimulation tool for the prediction of pedestrian movement under both normal and emergency conditions. The software combines an agent-based approach, predicting the movement of discrete individuals through three-dimensional space, with interactive 3D graphical... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

CONTRAM (dynamic traffic assignment)
Mott MacDonald

Product description: CONTRAM is a dynamic traffic assignment program that uses a wide range of modelling tools to represent a variety of situations from congested urban networks to inter-urban regions. CONTRAM has been designed to model the varying traffic demand and congestion that occurs during... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

STUDIO
Legion Software

Production description: Studio simulates individual pedestrian movement within transport terminals, stadia, airports, tall buildings and town centres. Simulations of different designs, levels of pedestrian demand and operational plans are analysed to make decisions that reduce construction and... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

PAXPORT (Pedestrian Movement)
Legion

Production description: PAXPORT can simulate pedestrian movements in airports, metros and railway stations, event arenas and large public spaces. The model is based on a system of ‘block types’ that have specific characteristics to simulate movement over infrastructure common to... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

KEYNETWORK (Transport Assessment)
Key Traffic Systems

Product description: KeyNETWORK is a comprehensive transport assessment package designed to take users through the process from network creation to report generation. The program covers trip generation rates and regression data, distribution models, network design, route generation, trip assignment... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

TRICS
JMP Consulting

Product description: TRICS is the system that challenges and validates assumptions about the transport impacts of new developments. The system comprises a database of over 5,000 transport surveys at over 100 different types of development and allows comprehensive trip rate analysis and... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

STAN (STrategic freight plANning tool)
INRO

Product description: STAN is a strategic freight planning tool that responds to the needs of shippers and carriers to efficiently evaluate the impact of major changes in transport infrastructure, the regulatory environment and demand patterns on their cost, time, reliability and other performance... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

EMME (Travel Demand Forecasting)
INRO

Product description: EMME is travel forecasting software for complex public and private transport systems. It provides a flexible, open approach to modelling that allows users the freedom to leverage established techniques or create novel methods to address local needs. Date program first... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

DYNAMEQ (Equilibrium dynamic traffic assignment model)
INRO

Product description: DYNAMEQ is an equilibrium dynamic traffic assignment model for use on large, congested networks. It can be used to evaluate the impacts of congestion relief strategies, alternative signal timing plans, HOV facilities, construction mitigation measures and loss of critical... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

TEMPRO
Department for Transport

Product description: The TEMPRO program has been designed to provide projections of growth over time for use in local and regional transport models. It presents projections of growth in planning data and car ownership and the resultant growth in trip-making by different modes of transport (under a... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

DIADEM
Department for Transport

Product description: DIADEM was developed for the DfT and provides a straightforward way to implement a variable demand model consistent with WebTAG guidance. It uses an incremental hierarchical logit model for the following demand responses: trip frequency, time period choice, mode choice,... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

DELTA
David Simmonds Consultancy

Product description: DELTA is a software package for land use/economic modelling, designed to work with any appropriate transport model. It forecasts changes over time in land use (development, households/population and jobs) based on the behaviour of developers, firms and residents, reflecting... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

CUBE (Desktop and Web versions)
Citilabs

Product description: CUBE is a travel demand forecasting suite for the macroscopic, mesoscopic and microscopic simulation of multimodal person and freight transport. It offers user interfaces with built-in GIS (geographic information systems) and can be operated using web browsers with the Cube Web... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

TRANSCAD (Freight Demand Modelling)
Caliper

Product description: TransCAD is a single, integrated and comprehensive package for demand forecasting that combines passenger and freight demand modelling procedures and supporting tools with a built-in geographic information system for transportation and a relational database manager. Date... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

SATURN (Simulation and Assignment of Traffic to Urban Road Networks)
Atkins

Product description: SATURN is a suite of flexible network analysis programs developed at the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds. It has six basic functions: a combined traffic simulation and assignment model for the analysis of road-investment schemes; a... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

DRACULA (Dynamic Route Assignment Combining User Learning and microsimulAtion)
Atkins

Product description: DRACULA can represent the complete transport trip mechanism, from a choice of where and when to travel to the simulation of the entire journey by motorised means at the microscopic level. Date program first released: October 2000 Date current version released: March 2007... continue

30 Oct 2008Local Transport Today Supplements

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