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Woodbridge, N.J. Chooses American Traffic Solutions to Run Photo Enforcement Program.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- American Traffic Solutions, Inc. (ATS) became the red-light camera program vendor for Woodbridge Township, New Jersey Woodbridge Township is a Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township had a total population of 97,203. Its estimated population as of 2005 by the Census Bureau was 100,577,[1]  following its approval by the New Jersey Department of Transportation The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) maintains the State Highway system in New Jersey. It is headed by the Commissioner of Transportation. The present Commissioner is Kris Kolluri, Esq, who was sworn into office as Commissioner on March 13, 2006.  to participate in the state's five-year red-light running automated enforcement pilot program. The Township's application to the state for approval cited that it had selected ATS pending permission to move forward with its program.

"The Section of Route 1 that runs through Woodbridge Township is one of the most heavily traveled corridors in all of New Jersey," said Woodbridge Township Mayor John E. McCormac. "Red-light cameras are proven to increase safety, reduce crashes and improve the flow of traffic moving through heavily congested con·gest·ed
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 corridors like Route 1."

ATS serves more than 150 communities across the country with photo-enforcement programs including in New York City New York City: see New York, city.
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City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S.
, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. ATS also has regional offices in each of those cities, with ample resources available to assist Woodbridge's program as needed as needed prn. See prn order. .

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 City's red-light camera program has seen a 73 percent reduction in violations between 1994 and 2005. According to a 2007 study completed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a U.S. non-profit organization funded by auto insurers. It works to reduce the number of motor vehicle crashes, and the rate of injuries and amount of property damage in the crashes that still occur. , researchers tallied signal violations at intersections in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania before and after red-light camera enforcement had been in effect for about one year and found the cameras reduced violations by 96 percent.

Just a 40-minute trip from New York City, Woodbridge has been a meeting place for people since 1664. It is the oldest incorporated community in New Jersey, and the fifth largest municipality in the state with a population of more than 106,000. The Township consists of 10 communities -- Avenel, Colonia, Fords, Hopelawn, Iselin, Keasbey, Menlo Park Terrace, Port Reading, Sewaren, and Woodbridge proper.

About American Traffic Solutions, Inc.:

American Traffic Solutions (ATS) is a leading provider of technology and business solutions for traffic safety and electronic toll collection Electronic Toll Collection (ETC), an adaptation of military "identification friend or foe" technology, aims to eliminate the delay on toll roads. It is a technological implementation of a road pricing concept.  programs worldwide. ATS serves more than 150 municipalities and government agencies across North America with photo-enforcement safety programs such as red-light and speed camera programs. Among the company's larger municipal clients include New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., St. Louis, Houston, Phoenix, Seattle and San Diego. ATS also offers PlatePass[R], which is an automated electronic toll payment service that enables rental vehicle customers to use high-speed, cashless electronic toll lanes. ATS is a private corporation headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz. For more info visit: www.RedLightCamera.com, www.PlatePass.com or www.atsol.com.
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