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URBAN TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT & PUBLIC TRANSPORT, Italy, Turin

5T S.R.L., 1998, various extensions, ongoing

Challenge

The system was built and is progressively extended with the following objectives:

  • optimise traffic and reduce travel times
  • ensure absolute and selective priority to public transport
  • reduce the environmental impact of traffic
  • operate in full integration with the other ITS applications operational in the city

Details

  • Supply, configuration and commissioning of the traffic light control system software on an area of 300 intersections
  • Training and technical support to the system operators
  • Software maintenance and upgrade
  • UTOPIA UTC strategies implemented

Benefits

Before-after analyses conducted in the context of the QUARTETPLUS European research project demonstrated that the system resulted in:

  • 17% reduction of the travel time of private traffic at the area level
  • 14,4% decrease of the travel time of the public transport priority vehicles
  • 10% reduction of traffic emissions

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