ITS Design

ITS Research and Design

FreeAhead personnel have been involved with the design and specification of dozens of ITS systems including urban traffic signal control, freeway surveillance and control, variable speed control, advanced traveler information, commercial vehicle weigh-in-motion processing, parking management, and incident management systems.  They have provided these services both in the United States and internationally. 

Some of the ITS design projects our staff has been responsible for include:

Urban Traffic Signal Control

  • Columbus, OH
  • Washington, D.C
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Hong Kong
  • Mumbai (formerly Bombay)
  • Lynchburg, VA
  • Hickory, NC
  • Greenville, NC
  • Syracuse, NY
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Winston-Salem, NC

Variable Speed Control

  • I-40, Albuquerque, NM
  • State of Delaware


  • I-40, NC

Parking Management

  • Houston Intercontinental¬† Airport

Freeway Surveillance and Control

  • I-95 Incident Management, CT
  • Extension of the I-95 ATMS, Northern VA
  • I-64 Reversible HOV System, Norfolk, VA
  • US-131, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Springfield Interchange, Northern VA
  • Route 1/I-495 Interchange, Alexandria, VA
  • Route 44, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Penn-Lincoln Parkway, Pittsburgh, PA
  • I-40/I-85, Greensboro, NC
  • I-4, Orlando, FL
  • Cumberland Gap Tunnel
  • Golden Glades Interchange, Miami, FL
  • Columbus Freeway Management, Columbus, OH

Advanced Traveler Information

  • Border Wait Time, US/Canadian Border
  • Snoqualmie Pass, WA
  • TravTek, Orlando, FL
  • Pathfinder, Los Angeles, CA
  • Taiwan ATIS, Republic of China
  • Seattle Inter-jurisdictional ATIS


FreeAhead can develop ITS plans and specifications for the full range of ITS applications.