The Ultimate Traffic Optimization: Adaptive signal control with real-time predictive modeling

Traffic congestion is one of the more frustrating—and seemingly unavoidable—parts of urban living

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Co-authored by Shaleen Srivastava, Vice President and Regional Director (Americas), PTV Group and Jim Benson, Strategic Alliance and Marketing Director, Intelligent Cities, Current, powered by GE.

Traffic congestion is one of the more frustrating—and seemingly unavoidable—parts of urban living.… Read more

Krakow focuses on adaptive control systems

Krakow focuses on adaptive control systems PTV Balance and PTV Epics. Photo: iStock/Macie J. Noskowski

Krakow focuses on adaptive control systems PTV Balance and PTV Epics. Photo: iStock/Macie J. Noskowski

In order to reduce traffic on the main transport arteries, the city of Krakow invested in adaptive control systems over a road network amounting to 19 kilometres. The results were outstanding.Read more

A look into the ITS laboratory

Wai Cheung, the City of Edmonton traffic engineer

Wai Cheung is the City of Edmonton’s traffic engineer. He has been responsible for planning the ITS hardware installations and is part of the team of the Yellowhead Trail ITS Simulation Laboratory.

How can cities manage the increase of traffic in times of tight budgets? ITS can be an answer.Read more