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Press release

5/2/2019

Kapsch TrafficCom installs traffic control system in Avilés (Spain).

  • Renewing the traffic management system over the next four years
  • Improvements in the control of vehicle access to the old town in order to increase safety

Vienna, May 2, 2019 – Kapsch TrafficCom has been awarded by the City Council of Avilés, in the Northern Central area of Spain, to renew the management of the traffic control system over the next four years. The contract, which exceeds EUR 1 million in value, includes the implementation of EcoTrafiX™, a system designed to capture, aggregate, archive and monitor various sources of traffic data.

The collected data helps municipal technical management to analyse and manage traffic in real-time. As a result, even smaller municipalities, like Avilés with a population of only 78,000, can examine and identify the causes of congestion and provide effective solutions. Not only does the project enhance mobility efficiency, but also includes improvements in road safety, by controlling access into the historic centre. EcoTrafiX™ will be integrated to suit the current systems of the city of Avilés. However, there is potential to expand the solution by integrating additional functionalities and services.

Traffic Management is not only valuable for major cities.

“We are focused on diversifying our services and expanding the availability of our solutions”, explains Andrè Laux, COO Kapsch TrafficCom. “This is a great opportunity to demonstrate how the advantages of urban mobility management can be adjusted for municipalities of various sizes.”

With the new contract, Kapsch increases its urban mobility management footprint in Spain. EcoTrafiX™ system is already implemented in Madrid, Malaga, Bilbao, Vitoria, Castellón, Donostia, La Coruña, Valladolid, Palencia and Huelva.


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.

 

Press contact:

Alf Netek
Chief Marketing Officer & Press Officer
Kapsch Aktiengesellschaft
Am Europlatz 2, 1120 Vienna, Austria
P +43 50 811 1700
alf.netek@kapsch.net
Alexandra Vieh
Head of Marketing and PR, Global
Kapsch TrafficCom AG
Am Europlatz 2, 1120 Vienna, Austria
P +43 50811 1728
alexandra.vieh@kapsch.net

Investor contact:

Hans Lang
Investor Relations Officer
Kapsch TrafficCom AG
Am Europlatz 2, 1120 Vienna, Austria
P +43 50 811 1122
ir.kapschtraffic@kapsch.net