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Reducing Congestion on Expressways, but Increasing Congestion in City Centres

There has been much recent talk of driverless cars, with high profile companies such as Google joining a number of leading car manufacturers in developing systems to enable driverless cars to take to the road. Richard Di Bona argues that whilst such cars may reduce congestion on segregated highways through increasing effective capacity, within city centres they may be more likely to increase congestion. It was not ...

Smart Parking in the shadow of the Leaning Tower in Pisa, Italy

The city of Pisa reinforces its role among the most innovative European Smart Cities with Smart Mobility and Smart Parking initiatives in collaboration with its technological partner firm Kiunsys to face a dramatic increase in congestion. Pisa is one of Italy’s main tourist destinations: it is universally recognized worldwide for its famous Square of Miracles, declared a World Heritage Site, and especially for its renowned Leaning Tower, one of ...

ITS Challenges in India

India has already made a foray into ITS in organizing traffic, more extensive and urgent integration of advanced technology and concepts into mainstream traffic management is imperative. A number of prototype ITS projects have already been introduced in various cities which have focused on isolated deployments of parking information, area-wide signal control, and advanced toll collection. However, there are only ...

Intelligent Transport Systems In India

 This report is derived from an extensive secondary literature survey of the intelligent transport systems (ITS) sector in India. The primary aim of the report is to set the context for understanding the current state and future evolution of the sector in the country. Briefly, the policy framework and institutional structure as well as the challenges and opportunities within the ...