Scottsdale, AZ – American Traffic Solutions, Inc. (ATS) was named one of Arizona’s top 10 “Hot Growth” companies for 2008 by BizAZ Magazine in its July/August 2008 edition. ATS provides red-light and speed camera enforcement programs to more than 120 communities in the United States and Canada including New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., St. Louis, San Diego, Seattle, Houston, and Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa, Glendale and Scottsdale, Arizona.

In the article announcing the winners, one of the judges, Kathy Tulumello, Business Center Director for The Arizona Republic and commented, “This company is finally reaping the financial benefits of its innovative ideas.” The list of 10 Arizona-headquartered companies winning this award included, Avnet, Kahala Corp and Lifelock among others.

“When we partnered with Paradise Valley 20 years ago to launch the country’s first photo enforcement program, I don’t think any of us were conscious that what we were doing was starting a brand new public safety industry,” said James Tuton, President and CEO of American Traffic Solutions. “Photo enforcement programs are now operating in more than 300 communities in 25 states, with more markets opening every month. I’m grateful to ATS’ talented and dedicated employees for the phenomenal growth our company has enjoyed.”

In addition to red-light and speed cameras, the article also highlights ATS’ PlatePass services which enable Avis, Budget and Hertz rental car customers to use high-speed cashless express toll lanes with fees billed automatically to the driver’s credit card instead of forcing drivers to stop at cash toll booths.

About American Traffic Solutions, Inc.:
Headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, American Traffic Solutions is a leading provider of technology and business solutions that support traffic safety and electronic toll collection programs worldwide. ATS is a private corporation, serving more than 100 municipalities and government agencies. ATS is the largest provider of photo traffic enforcement programs to America’s big cities, with contracts in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., St. Louis, San Diego and Seattle; Houston, Fort Worth, Irving and Arlington, Texas; New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa, Glendale and Scottsdale, Arizona. ATS is also responsible for the supply and support of Canada’s largest digital red light camera and speed enforcement program in Calgary, Alberta.