In a public tender, Kapsch TrafficCom and its partner EVOCON were selected to provide the comprehensive urban mobility management solution EcoTrafiXTM for the city of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
The contract was awarded by the local authority Instituto Nacional de Tránsito y Transporte Terrestre (INTRANT) and includes a 17-month period for the implementation (i.e. design and construction) of new infrastructure as well as four years of technical operation. Total contract value is approximately EUR 18 million and will be shared by consortium partners Kapsch (60%) and EVOCON (40%).
The first part of the tender covers engineering, delivery, installation, testing, commissioning and the deployment of EcoTrafiXTM. This will include 100 new intersections, 2,200 new traffic lights, 40 CCTV cameras, 400 CVD vehicle detector cameras, variable message signs and control center equipment. Maintenance will cover 260 already existing intersections including traffic lights and CCTV, as well as the newly installed equipment.
“This contract is enhancing our urban mobility management footprint in the Latin-American region”, explains André F. Laux, COO Kapsch TrafficCom. “Santo Domingo is the biggest metropolitan area in the Caribbean, which demands high requirements for mobility within the city. We are proud that our solution was chosen to help the city achieve a more efficient and safer mobility future.”
Kapsch TrafficCom is a provider of intelligent transportation systems in the fields of tolling, traffic management, smart urban mobility, traffic safety and security, and connected vehicles. As a one-stop solutions provider, Kapsch TrafficCom offers end-to-end solutions covering the entire value creation chain of its customers, from components and design to the implementation and operation of systems. The mobility solutions supplied by Kapsch TrafficCom help make road traffic safer and more reliable, efficient, and comfortable in urban areas and on highways alike while helping to reduce pollution.
Kapsch TrafficCom is an internationally renowned provider of intelligent transportation systems thanks to the many projects it has brought to successful fruition in more than 50 countries around the globe. As part of the Kapsch Group, Kapsch TrafficCom has subsidiaries and branches in more than 30 countries. It has been listed in the Prime Market of the Vienna Stock Exchange since 2007 (ticker symbol: KTCG). Kapsch TrafficCom currently has more than 5,200 employees, and generated revenue of approximately EUR 693.3 million in fiscal year 2017/18.