MS2 Blog

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Is My MS2 Application Being Used?

Many agencies using MS2’s software open the application to the public. This benefits the public since they no longer have to contact the agencies for local traffic count data. And public access means agency staff can use their time more efficiently instead of having to answer traffic count data questions from the public.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

MS2 DOT User Conference a Big Success

Users of MS2’s Transportation Data Management System (TDMS) at the state Department of Transportation level gathered September 16-17 in Helena, Montana for our biennial DOT User Conference. Twenty-five people from MS2, FHWA and ten DOTs were in attendance for the day and a half event which was hosted by the Montana Department of Transportation. The event also featured a fascinating presentation from Montana State University civil engineering pro... [Read More]

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

MS2 Adds New Clients and New Staff

It’s been a successful summer for Midwestern Software Solutions. We added five more new state Department of Transportation clients within a span of five months. After receiving the go ahead from the Washington State DOT in June, MS2 will begin doing business with Florida, Tennessee and Puerto Rico. All of these new clients will be using our cloud-based Transportation Data Management System (TDMS) to improve the way they map, manage, report and... [Read More]

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

MS2 DOT User Conference 2019

Montana Department of Transportation will host this year’s MS2 DOT User Conference beginning on September 16, 2019. Attendees from ten state DOTs and FHWA will be gathering in Helena, MT for two days of presentations and interaction.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

WSDOT joins MS2 as its 19th State DOT

The Washington State Department of Transportation has awarded MS2 a contract to provide for a new state-wide Transportation Data Management System. With this contract, Washington State becomes MS2's 19th State DOT client. The contract, based upon the RFQQ titled “Cloud Services for the Retrieval, Processing, Storage and Reporting of Roadway Usage Data,” was awarded in early June 2019. The state will use MS2’s Traffic Count Database System with... [Read More]

Friday, April 5, 2019

Multi-legged Intersection Diagrams Now Available from MS2

MS2’s Turning Movement Count (TMC) module was one of the first in our Transportation Data Management System (TDMS) suite of software modules. The TMC module imports intersection turning movement counts collected either by hand-held devices like Jamar count boards or video-based devices like those from Miovision and other hardware manufacturers. Users collect the data and then import the data into the software via the internet. Until now, the T... [Read More]

Friday, February 1, 2019

SANDAG Selects MS2

MS2 announced in January that it has signed a long-term contract with the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) to provide a cloud-based transportation data management system (TDMS) including hosting and support services. The TDMS will consist of the following software modules: • Traffic Count Database System • Turning Movement Count System • Non-Motorized Database System The goal of the project is to provide SANDAG with a modern... [Read More]

Friday, December 7, 2018

MDOT’s New Traffic Monitoring Database

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) today publicly rolled out its new Transportation Data Management System (TDMS). TDMS is a software solution developed by MS2 that offers a variety of modules to receive, process and analyze traffic related data. Some of the modules within TDMS include: Traffic Count, Turning Movement Count, Non-Motorized, Highway Performance and Traffic Crash. The MDOT TDMS will be one of the most complete datasets... [Read More]

Monday, November 19, 2018

Seasonal and Axle Factors Update

From time to time, MS2 updates features of our software to assist DOTs with data analysis and reporting. You may have noticed a change to the way the TCDS handles Seasonal and Axle Factors.