FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Charles Territo
Title: Vice President of Communications
Phone: (480) 443-7000
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Nov. 30, 2010) – New York City’s ongoing attention to reducing energy costs continues with the installation of new, energy efficient streetlights.
To complete this work in the Borough of Staten Island, the city’s Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to Mulvihill ICS, Inc., a New York-based subsidiary of American Traffic Solutions Inc., which operates in Arizona and New York.
ATS/Mulvihill will furnish, install or maintain nearly 50,000 electronic 100-watt and 150-watt, energy efficient cobra head innovative streetlight fixtures in the borough’s roadways, parks and publicly owned parking lots.
New York City’s Department of Transportation operates an extensive street lighting system involving 262,000 lights on streets, bridges and underpasses, 12,000 in parks and 26,000 on highways. It makes up one of the largest municipal street-lighting systems in the country.
ATS began its relationship with New York City in 1994 with a contract to install, operate and maintain Intersection Safety Cameras. Currently, there are nearly 200 Intersection Safety Cameras in the city.
About American Traffic Solutions:
ATS is proud to be the market leader in road safety camera installations in North America. ATS has more than 2,000 installed Intersection and Speed Safety Cameras serving more than 30 million people. We have contracts in 240 communities in 22 states and Washington, D.C., including: Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Memphis, Nassau County (N.Y.), New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Seattle and St. Louis. ATS also offers PlatePass, an automated electronic toll payment service that enables rental vehicle customers to use high-speed, cashless electronic toll lanes. ATS is a privately-owned, U.S. corporation. For more information, please visit: atsol.com or www.PlatePass.com.