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Kapsch TrafficCom Awarded North Tarrant Express Extension Project in Texas

February 19, 2014

Key project includes toll collection, intelligent transportation and network communication systems

Kapsch TrafficCom with its group headquarters in Vienna, Austria, has been selected by North Tarrant Express (NTE) Mobility Partners Segments 3 LLC to provide the toll collection, intelligent transportation and network communication systems for the NTE extension project. The NTE extension is approximately 10 miles long, and runs along I-35W north of the city of Fort Worth. Kapsch will deliver 10 all-electronic toll zones, including dynamic sign equipment and road sensors that provide the data to enable dynamic toll charges based upon actual traffic volumes. The total contract value is estimated at USD 26 million with the first of two segments scheduled to be operational by April 2016. NTE Mobility Partners LLC already selected Kapsch to design, build, and integrate the managed lane high occupancy toll system for the first two segments of the North Tarrant Managed Lanes Systems Integration projects in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex in August 2012. That project is currently underway and includes 11 toll zones and 29 tolled lanes.

Kapsch TrafficCom is a provider of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) in the application fields of road user charging, urban access and parking, road safety enforcement, commercial vehicle operations, electronic vehicle registration, traffic management and V2X cooperative systems. Kapsch TrafficCom covers with end-to-end solutions the entire value creation chain of its customers as a one-stop shop, from components and subsystems to their integration and operation. The solutions of Kapsch TrafficCom help to provide funding for infrastructure projects, to increase traffic safety, to optimize traffic flow, and to reduce environmental pollution from traffic. The core business is to design, build and operate electronic toll collection systems for multi-lane free-flow traffic. References in 43 countries on all continents make Kapsch TrafficCom a recognized supplier of electronic toll collection worldwide. As part of the Kapsch Group, a family-owned Austrian technology group founded in 1892, Kapsch TrafficCom, headquartered in Vienna, Austria, has subsidiaries and representative offices in 33 countries, has been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange (KTCG) since 2007, and generated with more than 3,000 employees revenues of EUR 488.9 million in fiscal year 2012/13.  

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