MOVA – What is it?

MOVA is a traffic control strategy that is specifically designed to maximise the operational efficiency of a junction/crossing.

MOVA is fast becoming the preferred control strategy for many local authorities for isolated junctions and is increasingly being used at roundabouts/junction networks which require linking. It is already the default control strategy at all new or refurbished sites on all-purpose trunk roads.

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UTC/SCOOT and Pedestrian Pushbuttons

The popular recent article on the BBC website, “Does pressing the pedestrian crossing button actually do anything?” was accurate with regard to the facts, having been well researched.

The follow up to the article was significant, with many people having a strongly held opinion on the function of push buttons such as whether machines should be allowed to make decisions instead of humans, whether people have to wait too long or whether pushing the button at all or too many times makes any difference … Read More

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Green Signals Consulting, 6 Months old

On the 9th March 2013, Green Signals took their first steps as a Consultancy. As the first order rolled in, Dave Moore, a signals Engineer with 21 years of experience, was settling into the seat of an Emirates Airlines Airbus A380, on his way to Dubai for a sun tan and several weeks work, undertaking SCOOT validation. Shortly afterwards, Dave was joined by the remaining “Greenies” who set about working long days and weekends to assist Atkins with the SCOOT validation of 40 junctions.

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Project Excellence – Some Recent Client Feedback

Following a successful first few months in Green Signals Consulting, a number of projects have been undertaken and completed, so we were keen to seek feedback from our clients and ask if there was anything we could have improved.

We have developed a project feedback questionnaire which we have asked our clients to complete across a range of projects. This questionnaire allows the client to mark the quality of the work we have undertaken as well as provide some additional comments on the project.

Of the project feedback questionnaire’s received … Read More

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“Triggers Broom” a Clean Sweep for Asset Management at the JCT Symposium

Green man sweepingAndy Marson, a Senior Engineer at Green Signals Consulting, will be presenting an article at the JCT Symposium at Warwick University on 19th and 20th September 2013. Affectionately entitled “Triggers Broom”, his presentation will provide an insight into guidance documentation available for Asset Management of Intelligent Transport Systems.

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