American Traffic Solutions CEO Recognized for Entrepreneurship
TEMPE, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 11/04/13 -- James Tuton, American
Traffic Solutions (ATS) Chief Executive Officer, was recently
recognized as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2013 at
the recent Builders + Innovators Summit. ATS is the leading provider
of traffic safety, mobility and compliance solutions for state &
local governments, commercial fleets and rental car companies.
Each year, the Builders + Innovators Summit brings together emerging
and seasoned entrepreneurs from a diverse set of industries. The
focus is on building great and enduring companies that reshape their
industries and make the world better through innovation.
"I am honored to have been included with this group of visionaries,"
said Tuton. "The opportunity to be among America's next wave of the
best and brightest innovators and share stories and ideas was an
Tuton pioneered the road safety camera industry in the United States
with the first Speed Safety Camera program implemented in Paradise
Valley, Arizona in 1987. Red-Light Safety Cameras followed nearly a
decade later. As the market has matured and grown, so has ATS. Now,
ATS serves in partnership with hundreds of municipalities across
North America in a joint effort to improve traffic and community
safety in places where people live, work and play. In 2005, ATS
introduced PlatePassÂ®, an automated electronic toll payment service
that enables fleet and rental car customers to use high-speed,
cashless electronic toll lanes at participating locations throughout
the United States and Canada.
ATS has grown into the industry leader of red-light, speed and school
bus stop arm safety cameras. ATS large city customers include New
York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Miami, New Orleans,
Seattle, Memphis, Kansas City, St. Louis and many more. ATS also is
provides its PlatePass and Viologics toll payment and violation
management solutions to leading rental car and fleet management
companies like Hertz, Dollar/Thrifty, Avis, Budget, Advantage,
Donlen, Wheels and GE and others.
"ATS recognizes that the power of innovation is unlocked by people.
Great companies are built with great people, and ATS has them in
abundance. The foundation of our compan
y was built by strong people
with a shared vision of thinking differently and being the best at
what we do," added Tuton. "The Builders + Innovators event was
inspiring and humbling; it reminded me not only of how far our vision
has brought us, but also how much further we can go."
ATS currently has more than 750 employees. It is a privately held
company with annual revenue in excess of $200 million.
About American Traffic Solutions:
ATS is proud to be the market leader in road safety camera
installations in North America. ATS has more than 3,200 installed
school bus stop arm, red-light and speed safety cameras serving more
than 30 million people. ATS is the largest road safety camera program
service provider in North America with awards or contracts with
nearly 300 local jurisdictions in 21 states and the District of
Columbia. ATS also offers toll and violation management solutions for
major fleets and rental car companies. For more information, please
Title: Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Marketing,
Phone: (480) 443-7000
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