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Jul 13, 2020

Ground-breaking study demonstrates traffic-cam monitoring is effective way to improve road safety

Transoft Solutions Inc., developers of transportation engineering software and road safety analytic technology, the City of Bellevue, Washington and the Together for Safer Roads coalition have partnered on a first-of-its kind, citywide analysis of traffic camera video with the goal of improving safety for all road users.


Jul 8, 2020

Transoft Solutions releases AQCESSRAMP for design and retrofitting of curb ramps

Transoft Solutions Inc., developers of transportation engineering software and traffic safety analysis technology, has announced the release of AQCESSRAMP, the first-of-its-kind software for the efficient design and retrofitting of sidewalk curb ramps.


Jun 18, 2020

The latest release of AviPLAN 3.0 includes new enhancements

AviPLAN 3.0, the latest edition of Transoft Solutions’ CAD-based airside planning, design and operations tool, was launched globally on May 28th. The release includes the introduction of several frequently requested enhancements.


Jun 16, 2020

Transoft Solutions Establishes US Subsidiary to Broaden its Business Horizons

Transoft Solutions Inc., developers of transportation engineering software, based in Richmond BC, is set to broaden its business horizon with a newly established Transoft Solutions (U.S.), Inc. subsidiary.


Apr 24, 2020

Transoft Solutions Expands Capabilities of TORUS Roundabouts with Advanced 3D Modeling and Visualization

Transoft Solutions Inc., developers of transportation engineering design software, has announced the release of the latest version of the TORUS™ Roundabouts with new and enhanced features.


Mar 19, 2020

Transoft Solutions’ Response to COVID-19

Transoft Solutions is closely monitoring the evolving global impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID‑19) and we are following recommendations and guidelines from the local public health authorities and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for updates and directives regarding the coronavirus.


Mar 5, 2020

Bicycle Swept Path Analysis Included in New Release of Transoft Solutions’ AutoTURN PRO

Transoft Solutions Inc., developers of transportation engineering design software, has announced the release of the latest version of the AutoTURN™ suite of products with new and enhanced features.


Jan 13, 2020

TRANSOFT SOLUTIONS ACQUIRES BRISK SYNERGIES TO LEVERAGE MACHINE LEARNING AND VISION ANALYTICS FOR SAFER CITIES

We are excited to welcome Brisk Synergies to the Transoft family! Headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Brisk Synergies is the leader in automated road safety analysis. Brisk Synergies’ BriskVANTAGE and BriskLUMINA software platforms apply continuous deep learning analytics on traffic video to help assist transportation professionals reach their Vision Zero goals.


Jul 22, 2019

TRANSOFT SOLUTIONS COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF UK-BASED KEYSOFT SOLUTIONS

Transoft Solutions Inc., a global leader in transportation engineering design and analysis software, has just announced the completion of its acquisition of Keysoft Solutions Ltd.


Jul 4, 2019

A purpose-built tool for airport airside planners and operators

by: Bernard Goodworth Twenty-five years ago, when I began with the planning of aircraft ground-movement areas, CAD was still in its infancy, there weren’t any “tools” available for this specific task. Swept paths still needed to be created by hand, on paper (so you mostly didn’t bother). In the CAD environment we created our own aircraft […]


Jun 10, 2019

New Promotions at Transoft Solutions

We are very pleased to announce the promotion of Ben van Leest to Senior Vice President of our Aviation business unit and Daniel Shihundu to Senior Vice President of our Civil & Transportation business unit.


Mar 14, 2019

AutoTURN and AutoTURN Pro New Update

AutoTURN and AutoTURN Pro Version 10.2 have been updated to provide enhance performance and value for our customers by adding new vehicles to the Standard Vehicle Libraries (for AutoTURN and AutoTURN Pro), and Manufacturer-based Libraries (for AutoTURN Pro).


Jan 16, 2019

Transoft Champion Program Launched

Transoft Solutions has just launched an influencer program called Transoft Champions. We are looking for outstanding people to help us continue to develop world class transportation engineering software. If you have the passion and skillset, we are searching for people to work on an as needed basis in the following areas:


Nov 22, 2018

Transoft Solutions Corporate HQ Moves to New Office Space

Transoft Solutions Inc., answering the need to accommodate its rapid expansion and growing employee count, today announced it has relocated its offices to Suite 350 – 13700 International Place, Richmond, BC, V6V 2X8. The new space boasts an abundance of low voltage LED lighting, modern fixtures, open architecture, and a vibe that matches the company’s dynamic culture.


Oct 25, 2018

A Culture of Care and Compassion

Just over a year has passed since Hurricane Maria carved a deadly swathe of destruction through the small island of Puerto Rico. The category 5 hurricane caused massive flooding, food shortages, telecommunications challenges and left millions without electricity. Infrastructure and property damages were estimated at $90 billion which, at the time, was still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Irma just two weeks prior.


Sep 13, 2018

Transoft Solutions and Vectorworks Partnership Offers Vehicle Swept Path Analysis within Leading Design and BIM Platform

Transoft Solutions Inc., a global leader in transportation engineering design and analysis software, announced today that AutoTURN® technology has been introduced within the recently released Vectorworks® 2019 design and BIM solution.


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 organizations within the region.


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. 


Mar 16, 2018

Transoft Solutions invests in new office, staff, and technology to strengthen support for UK customers

To meet Transoft’s growing UK business needs, Transoft has made strategic investments to better support its customers and their projects.


Jan 10, 2018

AutoTURN 10.2 Released

Transoft Solutions Inc., developers of transportation engineering design software, has introduced a new version of AutoTURN, the vehicle swept path analysis software of choice for engineers, architects and planners. An industry standard for more than 25 years, AutoTURN is trusted in over 120 countries, including 95% of US State Departments of Transport


Nov 29, 2017

Texas DOT commits to AutoTURN Pro

Transoft Solutions is pleased to announce an important software licensing agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation. TxDOT’s commitment to a license for the latest version of AutoTURN Pro is a major win given it is one of the leading DOTs in the traffic and transportation engineering fiel


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.


10 common traffic mistakes made by developers

Mike Spack, who writes a blog “Mike on Traffic,” came up with 10 common mistakes that developers make when negotiating traffic issues. Take a look at Mike’s “top 10” to ensure your next project goes smoothly, and scan our website to see which of our software products can help.


California comes out with first electrified highway

California is the first state to “electrify” a section of highway between the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Designed by Siemens, the highway system for trucks moving between the two ports, uses overhead wires like trolley buses or street cars, to power the specially built trucks’ batteries.  A version of the technology is already being used in Sweden, where Siemens is based.


Proof that roundabouts reduce injuries

A new study released by Minnesota Department of Transportation shows what engineers and designers at Transoft Solutions have known for years: that roundabouts increase road safety. The study looked at 200 roundabouts in the state and found there was not a single multi-vehicle fatality.


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.


Oct 30, 2017

Transoft forms training partnership with York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering

Transoft Solutions is proving its commitment to help educate the next generation of transportation professionals through a new training partnership with York University in Ontario.  


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.


Oct 5, 2017

AviPLAN 2.0 ADDS 3D TERRAIN CAPABILITY TO AIRSIDE PLANNING

The latest version of AviPLAN adds more functionality to the existing bundle of industry-leading aviation software, thereby enhancing productivity for airport planners and safety at the airside.


Sep 19, 2017

TORUS 5.1 RELEASED – BRINGS NEW FEATURES TO ROUNDABOUT DESIGN

Transoft Solutions Inc., developers of transportation engineering design software, has announced the release of TORUS 5.1, the industry-leading software for designing roundabouts.


Aug 29, 2017

Transoft and ITE Sign Licensing Agreement for New Web-Based App

Transoft Solutions, Inc., developers of world-leading software solutions for transportation and traffic engineering professionals, has deepened its partnership with the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) through a new joint licensing agreement involving ITE’s trip generation data.


Aug 2, 2017

Transoft Solutions opens new office in Shanghai

Transoft Solutions, Inc., developers of world-leading software solutions for transportation and traffic engineering professionals, today announced the opening of its new subsidiary office in Shanghai, China. The new office will serve as a key development centre for Transoft’s expanding Aviation portfolio together with Sales, Marketing and customer support.


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 30, 2017

Transoft Solutions Releases AutoTURN 10.1

Transoft Solutions Inc., developers of transportation engineering design software, has announced the release of the latest version of the AutoTURN suite of products. The industry-leading vehicle swept path analysis and turn simulation software, AutoTURN and AutoTURN Pro, have been enhanced with features that enable customers to design with confidence.


May 5, 2017

Transoft Solutions Acquires UK based Design Pro Software

Transoft Solutions, Inc., developers of world-leading software solutions for transportation and traffic engineering professionals, today announced the acquisition of Design Pro Software based in the UK.


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

GuideSIGN Plus Released

Transoft Solutions Inc., developers of transportation engineering design software, recently released GuideSIGN Plus, the newest member of the GuideSIGN family, and transportation agencies are making the switch.


Jan 16, 2017

Transoft opens new office in Germany

Transoft Solutions, Inc., developers of world-leading software solutions for transportation and traffic engineering professionals, today announced the launch of its subsidiary in Germany to manage sales, marketing, development and customer support.


Dec 9, 2016

Transoft Solutions Opens New Office In India

Transoft Solutions, Inc., developers of world-leading software solutions for transportation and traffic engineering professionals, today announced the launch of its subsidiary in India to manage sales, marketing, development and customer support.


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.


Jun 7, 2016

Transoft Solutions Completes Acquisition of ARCport from Aviation Research Corporation

Transoft Solutions Inc.announced that it has acquired the intellectual property rights to ARCport from Aviation Research Corporation (U.S.).


Apr 13, 2016

Transoft Solutions Appoints Steven Cheng as COO

Transoft Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce that Steven Cheng has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Cheng was formerly the VP, Software Development and Technology – a position he held since 2005.


Transoft Solutions Announces Reorganization Plans

Transoft Solutions has announced plans to reorganize by introducing business units focused on its core offerings: Vehicle Simulation solutions, Civil & Transportation solutions, and Airport Infrastructure solutions.


Mar 30, 2016

Transoft Solutions Unveils New Brand Mark, Signals a Positive and Exciting Change

Transoft Solutions Inc. has introduced a brand new corporate identity and logo marking a key step forward in the company’s evolution. The new logo features a fresh new look that marks the company’s changing operating plans, the introduction of exciting new product lines, and the launch of major developments of its flagship software, AutoTURN.


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 […]