City Turns To Tech Upgrades For Smarter Winter Response
By Beth Milligan | Nov. 14, 2018
Traverse City is turning to a number of technology upgrades to improve the city’s response to winter weather both “economically and environmentally,” according to Director of Public Works Frank Dituri – including testing out alternatives to traditional salt and sand to combat icy roads, going paperless as a department, and using GPS and live-data reporting to track truck plowing routes, speeds, and locations.
Dituri and Traverse City Streets Superintendent Mark Jones gave an overview to city commissioners this week of the department’s plan “to ensure safe streets” during the upcoming winter season. City Manager Marty Colburn said staff are responsible not only for overseeing plowing operations on city streets ...
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