MS2 Blog

Monday, September 25, 2023

A Texas-Sized Implementation of our Software

20th Anniversary Recollections: by Steve Willaert, Senior Software Engineer The big state of Texas never does anything in a small way, and that includes their selection and use of MS2 software 10 years ago. When we implemented our software for the Texas Department of Transportation, we also evolved our processes and created new product functionality, which benefitted all of our clients. When TXDOT came on board as a new client, they made a ... [Read More]

Thursday, July 27, 2023

20th Anniversary Perspective: BJ Tomiko, Senior Partner / Director of Technical Support

Looking back on my 21 years with MS2 (technically predating the company itself), the one thing that stands out to me is our consistent and steady growth over time. It seems like almost every year we added 1-2 new State DOTs, a handful of smaller agencies, a new employee, and a batch of new features to the system. There have been some growth spurts here and there, but generally speaking, it’s been very steady growth as I look back over my years. T... [Read More]

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Announcing Harsh Srivastava

MS2 is pleased to announce that Harsh Srivastava has joined MS2 as a Software Engineer. Harsh has over 4 years of software development experience. At MS2 he’ll be working on enhancements to our existing software modules and the development of new features for our Traffic Data Management System. "Transportation is undoubtedly one of the modern-day backbones of the American economy. To my amazement, MS2 makes meaningful sense out of traffic data... [Read More]

Friday, April 21, 2023

The MS2 Team is Growing

MS2 is pleased to welcome two new team members to our growing staff! JESS HELMLINGER: Jess Helmlinger has joined MS2 as a Sr. Manager of Business Development. Jess has spent the previous 15 years in different business development, account management, and team leadership roles within the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) industry. Many of the systems previously implemented with customers, currently provide data to MS2. "The t... [Read More]

Monday, April 17, 2023

MS2 New England Traffic Monitoring Peer Exchange

MS2 recently hosted our 2nd DOT Peer Exchange in Concord, New Hampshire, which was attended by 25 transportation professionals from 7 different Departments of Transportation and 3 different vendors. As the market leader for Transportation Data Management Systems in the US, MS2 created the DOT Peer Exchange to bring together neighboring Traffic Data Management experts to share information with their regional Peers. The topics for this 2-day roun... [Read More]

Thursday, January 19, 2023

MS2 Promotes Two New Partners

MS2 is pleased to announce the promotion of Christine Hamill, PMP and Jeffrey Rice to Partners. Christine joined MS2 in 2019 and serves as Program Manager. She has over 25 years of project and program management experience and knowledge. One of her current projects is the MS2 TDMS implementation for Caltrans. With MS2 since early 2022, Jeffrey serves as Director of Sales and brings over 25 years of sales leadership experience. He is lea... [Read More]

Friday, September 9, 2022

Don’t Miss These Recordings From the 2022 NaTMEC Conference

MS2 always finds the annual National Travel Monitoring Exposition and Conference (NaTMEC) to be a valuable learning experience for our staff, and highly recommend it to our clients as well. In fact, each year our clients deliver presentations at NaTMEC, discussing how they use MS2 applications to achieve their traffic data management goals. Because there are multiple tracks at the NaTMEC, it’s impossible for one person to attend them all durin... [Read More]

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Why You Should Use Scheduled Reports

Do you have a Traffic Count Database System report that you run regularly? Take advantage of our Scheduled Reports feature. You can set up the report to run daily, weekly, or monthly. From the Report Center, instead of running just a single report, you can schedule recurring reports at the same time in the same User Interface. The Benefits of using Scheduled Reports: • Reduces Labor - Just enter your report specifications, specify "on-goi... [Read More]

Thursday, April 21, 2022

New MS2 Traffic Viewer

MS2 has released a new mobile interface for your Public TCDS website named Traffic Viewer. Traffic Viewer delivers a simple, easy-to-use view of traffic volumes and AADTs. It is optimized for mobile devices so a shortcut can be saved on your phone for quick access. The Traffic Viewer is included in your TCDS license at no additional cost to you. If you are at a public meeting and need to quickly find a daily total at a location, you now can ... [Read More]

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

MS2 Welcomes John Sowder!

MS2 is pleased to announce that John Sowder has joined MS2 as Senior Project Manager. John brings to MS2 over 25 years of information technology and project management experience in leadership positions. Most recently at the United Way for Southeastern Michigan, John managed the public COVID response interface project and led a team to develop and implement procedures and standards for data systems development and project management operation... [Read More]