Lakeland, FL Signs Contract With ATS for Red-light Camera Enforcement Program

Scottsdale, AZ  – The City Commission of Lakeland, Florida approved a contract with American Traffic Solutions, Inc. (ATS) to serve as the city’s red-light camera traffic
safety program vendor. Designated intersections will be equipped with ATS’ latest ultra high resolution digital cameras.

“The goal of Lakeland’s photo-enforcement program is to reduce the number of violations, crashes and injuries caused by red-light runners,” said Kevin Cook, Director of Communications for the City of Lakeland. “American Traffic Solutions has a proven track record of improving traffic safety around Florida without any cost to taxpayers since the program is totally violator funded. We look forward to improved public safety in Lakeland similar to the results red-light cameras have shown in other Florida communities.”

ATS serves more than 125 communities with red-light and speed camera programs. As the largest vendor in Florida, ATS already serves several communities including Apopka, Aventura, Brooksville, Coral Gables, Cutler Bay, Florida City, Key Biscayne, Miami Gardens, North Miami, Orange County, Palm Coast, Pembroke Pines, Temple Terrace and Winter Springs. ATS also contracts with the Florida Turnpike Enterprise to provide ATS’ PlatePass® cashless toll payment services for rental car companies and their customers who use the Florida toll roads.

Located approximately midway between Tampa and Orlando along Interstate 4, Lakeland is a community with close to 100,000 residents. More than three million people live within a 50-mile radius, and more than 8.5 million reside within a 100-mile radius of Lakeland. Lakeland is home to Florida Southern College which features the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world. Publix Supermarkets corporate offices are also based in Lakeland.

About American Traffic Solutions, Inc.:
PlatePass® technology is powered by American Traffic Solutions, Inc., a provider of electronic toll and traffic management solutions, including vehicle detection and imaging technology designed and built specifically for automated toll collection and law enforcement applications. The company has provided some of the largest and most successful traffic safety and enforcement programs in the world, including New York City, Philadelphia, Houston, Seattle, Phoenix, St. Louis and Calgary. ATS’ patent-pending PlatePass® solution provides a unique, convenient, consumer offering to the rental car customer. The technology and service are built based on real-world experience providing toll violation processing solutions to some of the largest toll authorities in the United States. dev.www.atsol.com or www.PlatePass.com.

 

November 13th, 2008|