Kapsch Awarded Software Maintenance Contract for Golden Gate Bridge

Kapsch Awarded Software Maintenance Contract for Golden Gate Bridge

Kapsch to maintain toll collection solution for the most iconic suspension bridge in North America

Vienna/McLean, October 30, 2013 – Kapsch TrafficCom North America (Kapsch), today announced it has been selected by the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District (District) to maintain and enhance the toll lane software for the Golden Gate Bridge, located in San Francisco, California. The two-year contract covers all toll lane software, which is the essential technical tool to enable the District to collect tolls.

“The efficient maintenance of the toll collection software is essential to the District’s ability to provide the transportation services that our customers rely on,” said Denis J. Mulligan, District General Manager. “Kapsch has the tolling experience required for the Golden Gate Bridge.”

“We are thrilled to expand Kapsch's presence in the western U.S. and immediately provide the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District with a transparent all electronic tolling (AET) maintenance program based upon Kapsch’s global technical support best practices,” said Chris Murray, President and CEO, Kapsch TrafficCom North America. “Accurate revenue collection is vital to the Golden Gate Bridge and Kapsch is honored to be selected to provide this critical managed service.”

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District based in San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District operates the Golden Gate Bridge, and two public transit systems: Golden Gate Transit buses and Golden Gate Ferry. Last year, 38 million vehicles crossed the Golden Gate Bridge and over 9 million customers rode the transit systems. For more information, visit: goldengate.org.

Kapsch TrafficCom is a provider of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) in the application fields of road user charging, urban access and parking, road safety enforcement, commercial vehicle operations, electronic vehicle registration, traffic management and V2X cooperative systems. Kapsch TrafficCom covers with end-to-end solutions the entire value creation chain of its customers as a one-stop shop, from components and subsystems to their integration and operation. The solutions of Kapsch TrafficCom help to provide funding for infrastructure projects, to increase traffic safety, to optimize traffic flow, and to reduce environmental pollution from traffic. The core business is to design, build and operate electronic toll collection systems for multi-lane free-flow traffic. References in 43 countries on all continents make Kapsch TrafficCom a recognized supplier of electronic toll collection worldwide. As part of the Kapsch Group, a family-owned Austrian technology group founded in 1892, Kapsch TrafficCom, headquartered in Vienna, Austria, has subsidiaries and representative offices in 33 countries, has been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange (KTCG) since 2007, and generated with more than 3,000 employees revenues of EUR 488.9 million in fiscal year 2012/13.

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Katharina Riedl
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Kapsch AG
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Kapsch TrafficCom AG
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