Project Spotlight

Research Improves Traffic Monitoring

Published October 4, 2018

Since 2014, there has been a steady flow of about 250 million cars and trucks on U.S roads. That number is expected to rise as the nation’s population continues to grow. As a result, drivers may expect an increase in traffic and commute times. State and local agencies understand the importance of using traffic sensing technology to collect traffic data to help them better manage traffic congestion, road construction, and traffic signal intervals. Read More

ICT/IDOT Helps Soybean Growth Using Better Road Lighting

Published August 30, 2018

According to the Illinois Soybean Association, Illinois has been the top producing soybean state in four of the last five growing seasons. In 2017, Illinois farmers produced 10.5 million acres of soybeans with an average yield of 58 bushels per acre and a total production of 611.9 million bushels of soybeans. As one of the state’s largest agricultural commodities, soybean crops play an important role in the local, national, and international economy. Read More