REDFLEX Rolls Out Ground-Breaking Stop Sign Monitoring System
REDFLEX and Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority to Increase Road Safety With Photo-Based Traffic System Along Popular L.A. Routes
SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 08, 2007 -- REDFLEX Traffic Systems, Inc., a leader in photo-based traffic safety solutions, announced they have reached an agreement with the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA) to install a number of photo-based traffic safety solutions including a ground-breaking new system aimed at monitoring stop sign violations. With this agreement, REDFLEX will monitor some of the most popular travel routes across Los Angeles, CA.
The MRCA is a California governmental agency comprised of a partnership between the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, the Conejo Recreation and Park District and the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District. They are charged with providing enforcement services for over 50,000 acres of public land and parks between Santa Monica and Simi Valley.
"We are truly honored to work with MRCA on implementation of this revolutionary solution that is new to the US market," said Karen Finley, President and CEO of REDFLEX Traffic Systems. "Thanks to our robust technology platform, REDFLEX was able to deliver a new and powerful traffic safety solution that is a great new step to increase public safety at dangerous intersections for our current and new customer-base," said Finley.
The five-year contract was awarded to REDFLEX as a result of a competitive Request for Tender process. In addition to the first-of-its-kind stop sign violation monitoring system, REDFLEX will provide fixed and mobile speed cameras and red light cameras.
The first cameras will be installed at Franklin Canyon in the heart of Los Angeles, located off Mulholland Drive. Another speed and red light camera will be located at the top of Reseda. The remaining red light cameras will be placed at the top of Topanga, the Temescal Canyon front lot -- off Sunset Boulevard -- and the Hollywood Bowl Overlook.
The new and innovative REDFLEXstop® provides an industry-leading stop sign violation system. It utilizes proven REDFLEXred and REFLEXslimline equipment, both of which provide outstanding situational awareness and applications to manage the most challenging detection situations. REDFLEXstop® provides a high quality of data that consistently proves legible in judicial systems across the United States. In addition, REDFLEXspeed® fixed system, the leading speed violation monitoring system and REDFLEXspeed® mobile system, a mobile speed violation system that makes use of non-intrusive vehicle detection technology, will be installed to monitor traffic speed.
About REDFLEX Traffic Systems
REDFLEX Traffic Systems Inc. is the largest provider of digital red light and speed enforcement services in North America. With headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, and offices across the United States, the company provides traffic safety technology and administrative expertise that helps reduce deaths and injuries resulting from traffic collisions. REDFLEX, which partners with public safety officials in state and local governments, has created many of the technology and processing methods that are now standard in the photo enforcement industry. Founded in 1986, REDFLEX Traffic Systems is the longest consistently operating company in the industry.