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Strategic Asset Management Planning: why parks need a plan, too

July 14, 2021
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Much of the global population is acutely aware of climate change, and corporations have initiated efforts to reach NetZero emissions. It may come as no surprise that one of the most passionate groups in the asset management community are those in the Parks and Recreation sector. From converting large-area mowers from gas to propane to […]

Choosing the right asset data collection vendor

June 4, 2021
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Three years after the City of Plano, Texas collected pavement condition data, the Data Transfer Solutions (DTS) Mobile Asset Collection vans, or MAC vans, were back on the streets in north Texas. Because pavement distresses increase over time, it’s common practice to recollect condition data periodically to ensure roads are well-maintained and necessary funds are […]

SNC-Lavalin awarded $15 million USD contract for California Department of Transportation

April 22, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONTREAL: April 22, 2021 – SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (TSX: SNC) has been awarded a three-year contract with two one-year extensions to provide a Transportation Asset Management System (TAMS) for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). Under the contract, SNC-Lavalin’s Data Transfer Solutions (DTS) business will provide services that include implementing the TAMS […]

DTS starts work on drone mapping and data collection contract in Houston

April 5, 2021
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Houston, Texas, USA: April 5, 2021 – Data Transfer Solutions (DTS), a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, was awarded a $3.8 million, three-year contract with a two-year extension option by the City of Houston to provide aerial mapping, imagery and condition data collection using drones. Under the contract, the Company is using […]

Data Governance: Helping Save Lives and Money

March 5, 2021
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State departments of transportation (DOTs) spend large sums of money creating, managing, analyzing and reporting on disparate data in their effort to maintain their transportation networks. At the same time, they struggle to use assimilated data to improve asset performance and public safety. A well-defined data governance framework with data standards tailored to an organization […]