Roundups

Issue 19.2 |

Roadsoft 2019 Framework/Data Migration Update

This issue annouces that there will not be an update to the Michigan geographic framework base map (MGF) from version 17 to version 19 during the current TAMC data collection cycle due to the ongoing technology update by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB) and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). An update to the MGF version 19, along with the subsequent user data migration, will be included in a Roasoft release later this fall once the current TAMC data collection cycle is completed.

In addition, this issue annouces that the 2018 crash data, along with updated crash data for 2015-17, is available for import starting with Roadsoft 2019.6. The issue also announces the release of the Roadsoft Mobile 2019.5 update that includes the new Road module. Agencies can now use their mobile devices to rate roads using the PASER and IBR rating methods.

This issue reminds customers that CTT has ended their support for SQL Server 2008, 2008R2, and SQL Express 2008 due to Microsoft's end of support for those products starting in July, 2019. Finally,it also reminds customers that Microsoft is ending support for Windows 7 in January of 2020. In response, the CTT will also be ending their support for Windows 7 in January of 2020.

Issue 18.4 |

2018 RUCUS Roundup

This issue provides a wrap-up of the 2018 Roadsoft User Conference of the United States (RUCUS), and provides information about the 2020 RUCUS. It announces the major enhancements to the Roadsoft Mobile 2018.12 app. It also announces that Microsoft is ending their support for Windows 7 in January of 2020. In response, the CTT will also be ending their support for Windows 7 in January of 2020. It wraps up with a reminder that support for SQL Server 2008, 2008R2, and SQL Express 2008 has ended.

Issue 18.1 |

Introducing Roadsoft 2018.3

This issue announces the release of Roadsoft 2018.3, which streamlines the Transportation Asset Management Council (TAMC) data collection process and provides a number of feature and interface enhancements. The issue also explains that Roadsoft 2018.3 will not include a framework migration due to the ongoing technology upgrades to the Michigan geographic framework by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget, and the the Linear Referencing System by the Michigan Department of Transportation.

Issue 17.4 |

The Right Tools at the Right Time

This issue announces the new Project Planning & Selection tool, and gives a brief overview of some of the features and functionality that it provides. It also discusses Microsoft's upcoming extended support termination for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008R2. Due to this, CTT's support for those products will cease on January 1, 2019 to protect user Roadsoft and MERL data.

Issue 18.2 |

New Release & New Modules

This issue announces the release of the new Drainage Module, the rewritten/redesigned Sidewalk Module, and updates to the Bridge Module.

Issue 18.3 |

Engage in the Conversation

This issue discusses the Roadsoft User Group meeting, along with the subsequent 2019 Roadsoft work plan survey and survey results. It also reminds customers about Microsoft's upcoming extended support termination for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008R2. Due to this, CTT's support for those products will cease on January 1, 2019 to protect user Roadsoft and MERL data.

Issue 16.3 |

Participating in the Roadsoft Conversation

This issue discusses the Roadsoft User Group meeting held on August 5th, 2016, the 2017 Work Plan Survey, and the upcoming Roadsoft User Conference of the United States (RUCUS).

Issue 16.2 |

Roadsoft Best Practices & Support

This issue discusses best practices for the IRT submission process, and it also includes important information regarding the impact of Microsoft support changes to Roadsoft customers.

Issue 17.1 |

Advancing Asset Management

This issue discusses changes to the Investment Reporting Tool (IRT) and consequent updates to Roadsoft. It also highlights the new Inventory Based Rating System™ now available in Roadsoft. 

Issue 17.3 |

Engagement Drives Design

This issue discusses the Roadsoft User Group meeting, along with the subsequent 2018 Roadsoft work plan survey and survey results.