Monday , 11 December 2017

ITS

Smart Signal Control Strategy

During the past two-three decades developed countries experienced major technological developments in traffic control. Sadly, their established traffic signal optimization proved ineffective and very expensive for changing the infrastructure in developing countries. The big percentage of two and three-wheelers and especially the non-lane based behaviour make the correct detection of traffic demand with conventional loop or video sensors very difficult, ...

New Smart Traffic Management Solutions

The integration of high quality products, powerful monitoring and control systems combined in a smart integrated solution from Swarco called OMNIA enhance traffic safety, and efficiency on city mobility with beneficial and true impacts on a number of aspects. The Omnia concept exploits Swarco’s three decades of experience gained in the fields of traffic control, transport management, mobility information service and ...

SETTING BENCHMARK: HTMS on Outer Ring Road, Hyderabad

The Outer Ring Road (ORR) is an access controlled expressway that encircles a large area within the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) area. The ORR is a 158 kilometres eight lane divided highway (four lanes in each direction) with service roads on either side. The ORR also has the provision for a future rail corridor on one side. The main ...

ITMS for Agra Civic body

The Agra Municipal Corporation (AMC) has decided to upgrade traffic signals under the integrated traffic management system (ITMS), which will help in better vehicular movement. The  corporation will equip 22 major crossings with advanced traffic lights. The first pair of advanced traffic lights will be installed at Sai ki Takia junction, will work on solar power. All crossings quipped with ...

Single device as multiple solution provider

Improving safety continues to be the number one driving force behind enforcement solutions, combined with the global challenge to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured on the roads. The constant advancement of technology is seen in all walks of life and the enforcement market is certainly not isolated from this. The use of digital cameras has constantly ...

Looking for Innovation

Since 2002, Onyx have come a very long way… The technology offering from Onyx include Intelligent Transport Systems, Red Light Violation Detection Systems, ANPR and Wireless Traffic Control. The company has recently installed of ITMS in Kanpur city that includes 75 recollected traffic signals controlled by center control and command center along with 30 VMS for giving advance information to ...

Relating different types of (traffic) data

The initial procurement of traffic data by NDW in 2009 provided speed measurements, travel times and vehicle counts with vehicle categorization measured on approximately 24.000 locations throughout the country on the main road network and a number of provincial roads. The network of measurements has expanded over the years to include higher coverage on provincial roads and main urban roads, ...

Demand Sensitive Scheduling for Public Transport

Routing and scheduling in public transportation is a well-studied problem, and very relevant today in the face of rampant traffic congestion in most big cities across the globe. The routes and schedules need to be planned by transit agencies so as to successfully cater to the public demand, maintaining the revenue earned and operational cost incurred. The traditional schedules are ...

ATCS for effective signaling cycle

The current traffic control systems in the metro cities of India are facing problems due to randomness in the traffic density pattern throughout the day. The traffic signal timers have a fixed time period to switch traffic between different directions. Due to this, the vehicles have to often wait for a long-time span even if the traffic density is very ...

Fighting Traffic Congestion

Collaborative crowd-sourced data streams and free-to-use traffic information platforms, can optimize traffic flows to benefit all road stakeholders. Cities now face severe mobility challenges, and with many across the globe increasing in size, traffic challenges are also becoming greater, Drivers in London, for example, can expect to spend 38% of their travel time stuck in traffic at any time of ...