News

Aug 27, 2018

Florida: Ahead of the Curve

Florida has always been a special place for us here at Transoft. Not from a world-renowned vacation destination point of view but because of the mutual and long-standing association with Florida DOT, the relationship with our customer base – the highest per capita of any State – and our involvement with the educational and professional […]


Jun 4, 2018

Transoft Solutions Completes Acquisition of Airtopsoft

Transoft Solutions Inc., a global leader in transportation engineering design and analysis software, announced today that its Belgian affiliate company has acquired Airtopsoft SA, a leading developer of airspace and airport modeling solutions.


Mar 21, 2018

ParkCAD 5.0 Released

The newest version of ParkCAD is here!  Version 5.0 represents a major step forward in parking site designing and visualization. 


Jan 10, 2018

AutoTURN 10.2 launched

The latest version of AutoTURN and AutoTURN Pro has just been released! AutoTURN 10.2 adds an option to perform reverse maneuvers for tractor-trailer combinations and updated vehicle libraries. For AutoTURN Pro users, 3D clearance analysis capability is even more flexible, and IntelliPath automation has also been improved.


Nov 29, 2017

Texas DOT upgrades to AutoTURN Pro

The great state of Texas is known for many things, among them oil, Texas barbecue, and the Dallas Cowboys. Now the lone star state is among a number of US transportation jurisdictions that are making the move to AutoTURN Pro. TxDOT’s commitment to a license for the latest version of AutoTURN Pro is a major […]


Belgian bus maker moves to AutoTURN

Van Hool, the well-known Belgian manufacturer of buses, coaches, trolleybuses and trailers, has purchased an AutoTURN network site license. Globally Van Hool employs 4,500 people and manufactures over 1,700 buses and coaches (bodyworks and complete vehicles combined) and 5,000 trailers each year. They sell an average of 600 coaches annually in the United States. Until […]


10 common traffic mistakes made by developers

“Design with Confidence” is Transoft’s signature statement, and we take it very seriously. All our software is built with the purpose of the designer or architect being able to check their designs thoroughly prior to the project being built. It’s another way of saying “measure twice cut once”. When planning software isn’t used or it […]


California comes out with first electrified highway

“Life is a Highway” by Tom Cochrane is the song that comes to mind from recent news out of California. The west coast state has always been at the forefront of “green” transportation initiatives, leading the US in emissions-control standards, for example. Now California is the first state to “electrify” a section of highway between […]


Proof that roundabouts reduce injuries

A new study released by Minnesota Department of Transportation shows what engineers and designers at Transoft have known for years: that roundabouts increase road safety. The study quoted by radio station KROC AM 1340 looked at 200 roundabouts in the state and found there was not a single multi-vehicle fatality. In fact, there was an […]


Nov 24, 2017

BCIT students learn TORUS and NEXUS

Transoft’s partnership with British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) continues to flourish. Daniel Shihundu, VP Design Business Unit, recently gave a lecture to 70 civil engineering students during their two-hour Road Design Course (CIVL 3050), covering the fundamentals of intersection and roundabout design. Next week, the students will have hands-on design exercises to redesign the […]


Nov 10, 2017

Transoft, York form training partnership

Transoft Solutions has strengthened its ties with quality Civil Engineering departments through a partnership with York University in Ontario. York’s Lassonde School of Engineering agreed to purchase 30 seats each of AutoTURN Pro, TORUS roundabout software, NEXUS and Road CEM. The software will be used to train the next generation of transportation engineers. Learn more […]


Oct 6, 2017

TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERS IN TRAINING

Daniel Shihundu, Vice President of the Design Unit at Transoft Solutions, travelled to Vancouver Island in early October to meet with students at the University of Victoria. Daniel gave a lecture on intersection and roundabout design to UVic’s third-year civil engineering students. The class also included a roundabout tour, where Daniel explained a bit about […]


Oct 5, 2017

AVIPLAN 2.0 TAKES OFF

AviPLAN 2.0 adds more functionality to the existing bundle of industry-leading aviation software, thereby enhancing productivity for airport planners and safety at the airside. The newest version of AviPLAN features 3D terrain capability, user-defined tracking points, new docking rules and more. Learn more about the newest AviPLAN release here.


Sep 19, 2017

TORUS 5.1 LAUNCHED

The newest version of TORUS 5.1 Roundabout software has been released! TORUS 5.1 features new design guidelines, mini-roundabouts, and new features for roundabout grading. Learn more about the newest TORUS Roundabouts release here.


Jul 20, 2017

GuideSIGN 7.0.1 Update Available

An update for the GuideSIGN suite of products has just been released. The latest software update is for GuideSIGN 7.0, GuideSIGN Plus 7.0 and GuideSIGN SIGMA 7.0.


May 18, 2017

AutoTURN Version 10.1 has been released

The latest version for AutoTURN and AutoTURN Pro has just been released. Version 10.1 adds a number of new simulation and analysis features, as well as vehicle library additions and extended platform compatibility.


Apr 25, 2017

Announcing the release of SITE CEM 2.0

The new and improved SITE CEM version 2.0 is here! For the past year we’ve been working with many civil engineers with practical experience to improve SITE CEM. We are now excited to announce the release of SITE CEM 2.0 – greatly enhanced to improve productivity of your site projects. Join us for the live launch event on Tuesday, May 2nd.


Mar 13, 2017

AutoTURN and AutoTURN Pro Version 10 Update

An update for AutoTURN and AutoTURN version 10 has just been released. The latest software update (version 10.0.2) fixes some minor bugs and includes the following features…


Feb 15, 2017

AutoTURN Online is here!

AutoTURN Online is here! This is the premier online software for performing vehicle swept path analysis quickly and confidently without needing CAD. Nothing to install. Just the vehicles and tools you need to analyze swept paths in seconds – all in your browser.


Feb 9, 2017

Introducing GuideSIGN Plus

Transoft Solutions is excited to announce the release of GuideSIGN Plus, the newest member of the GuideSIGN family. GuideSIGN Plus provides a solution tailored to your traffic sign planning needs.


Sep 29, 2016

Calgary International Airport Hosting Ceremony to Celebrate New Terminal

Transoft Solutions congratulates the Calgary Airport Authority on the upcoming opening of its New International Terminal at Calgary International Airport, the fourth busiest airport and a major hub in Canada. Transoft will be represented by the President and CEO, Milton Carrasco, for the opening ceremonies on October 1st 2016. The Calgary Airport Authority has been a user of Transoft software products including AutoTURN, AviPLAN Airside, and ArcPORT for various projects on the terminal and airside with the former dating as far back as 1999.


Jul 7, 2016

Replace T-junctions to make roads safer, report urges

The UK’s road network should be redesigned to replace T-junctions with mini-roundabouts wherever possible in order to make highways easier to navigate for older drivers and reduce the risk of accidents.


Jun 10, 2016

New 4D modelling method ‘can aid transport infrastructure planning’

An innovative 4D modelling method has been developed by Concordia University to aid the planning and completion of public transportation infrastructure projects.


Jun 9, 2016

Diverging diamond interchanges can save lives, new study shows

A new study has provided evidence that an innovative type of road structure called a diverging diamond interchange (DDI) can help to improve traffic flow and minimize the risk of collisions occurring.


Aug 20, 2015

AutoTURN Advanced Functions, Part 1: Custom Load Shapes

AutoTURN has long been established as the prime solution for swept path calculations in the AEC sector. Architects, engineers and traffic planners rely heavily on the simple and user-friendly Transoft software to simulate vehicle swept paths with extremely high accuracy in a wide variety of contexts. From simple parking lots in private homes to the […]


Aug 17, 2015

TORUS 5.0 Simplifies Turbo-roundabout Design

It is hardly a secret that turbo-roundabouts are quickly becoming more and more popular in the UK, the rest of Europe and all across the globe due to their increased efficiency and safety compared to traditional roundabout designs. However, since turbo-roundabouts were only invented fairly recently, they have been introduced rather slowly everywhere outside of […]