NEWTON MA (USA) - Caliper Corporation announced today at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting that NAVTEQ map data is now available for its TransCAD Transportation Planning Software.
TransCAD provides extensive transportation modeling and geographic information system (GIS) capabilities for transportation professionals. By embedding NAVTEQ map data into TransCAD software, government transportation planners, consultants, logistics planners, and geographic market analysts can provide more accurate traffic forecasting, transit planning, drive time and accessibility analysis, facility location, and overall distribution planning. TransCAD easily integrates with leading enterprise database and GIS software and comes with a wide variety of supporting geographic and demographic data.
"The combination of TransCAD and NAVTEQ map data provides a powerful new solution for transportation planning by governments and corporations," said Dr. Howard Slavin, president, Caliper Corporation. "The enhanced software demonstrates Caliper's dedication to providing customers with cost-efficient and high-quality products."
"TransCAD software provides another example of the applicability and utility of NAVTEQ map data and accurate routing attributes," said Roy Kolstad, vice president, Enterprise Americas, NAVTEQ. "NAVTEQ's extensive ground truth map data verification process makes us the trusted location data source and we are committed to continuously enabling robust transportation solutions for our customers."
Caliper is a leading developer of mapping, redistricting, transportation, and GIS software, including Maptitude®, Maptitude for Redistricting, TransCAD®, and TransModeler®. Caliper software is used by more than 75,000 users in over 70 countries.