to pilot and Roadway Disruption Management Platform in Florida

British company has signed an agreement with the city of Altamonte Springs, Florida to deploy the company’s Live Link work zone safety module and Network Monitor, its traffic insights module which uses real-time data to assess network efficiency. Altamonte Springs is just north of Orlando and is bisected by Interstate 4, the main highway between Tampa, Orlando and Daytona Beach. It is also home to State Roads 434 and 436, regionally recognized as two of the busiest surface streets in the area.

Altamonte Springs City Manager Frank Martz believes the agreement showcases the city’s promise to its residents. “At the City of Altamonte Springs, we are dedicated to embracing innovation as a catalyst for progress,” he said. “This partnership with underscores our commitment to exploring new solutions that elevate the quality of life for our community.”

Live Link will allow road construction, utility and event contractors working in the city to notify GPS mapping providers about road disruptions directly from the roadside, using an intuitive cell phone application. For the first time, construction crews will be able to contribute to their own safety in near real-time, sharing information on the exact location of work zones and whether they are active, have detours, or require speed changes.

As part of this agreement, Altamonte Springs staff will also have access to’s Network Monitor module that provides mid-size and smaller cities with the power of a traffic control center for network management and incident response. Network Monitor highlights severe and non-typical congestion, tracking average speed, delay times and queue lengths around work zones, events and incidents. Traffic managers in Altamonte Springs will be able to use’s real-time map to monitor traffic hotspots and relate them to their root causes.

Simon Topp,’s Chief Commercial Officer, said the City of Altamonte Springs is the perfect venue for Live Link and Network Monitor. “Altamonte is known regionally and nationally for its innovation,” he said. “With its combination of major local roads and proximity to Interstate 4, the city is committed to managing congestion and keeping drivers safe. We share that motivation.”

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