Special Reports

Work continues with national traffic management

Infracontrol has received a repeat order for the maintenance and development of a national support system for road traffic management. The system is used by traffic and operations managers to monitor and control traffic nationwide; with the aid of e.g. more than 2,000 predefined and quality-assured contingency plans, the powerful decision support system helps manage…

Work continues on national ITS platform

Infracontrol has received a repeat order for the development, extension and management of a national road traffic equipment system. The system is used to control, monitor and collect data from ITS installations nationwide such as variable speed signs, congestion alert systems and traffic detour systems. There are currently around 50 installations connected to the system…

Travel time info helps ease traffic

The Swedish Transport Administration now shows travel times on sections of the highway affected by the construction of the Stockholm Bypass. The aim is to provide road users with better abilities to plan their trips as the traffic situation changes. Stockholm has an extensive traffic information system that uses 50 variable messaging signs. In addition…

The Lundby Tunnel gets new control and monitoring systems

Now it’s also time to modernize the traffic, operations and safety functions systems in the Lundby Tunnel. Midroc Automation is the main contractor and it has engaged Infracontrol to upgrade the monitoring system and to introduce a new traffic control system. The objective is to improve safety and make work in the traffic management center…

Swedish Transport Administration NTS wins international prize

The Swedish Transport Administration’s National Traffic Management Support (NTS) has received the Global Road Achievement Award in the Traffic Management and ITS category from the International Road Federation (IRF). The prize is awarded annually with the aim of drawing attention to world-leading projects and organizations that promote progress in the field of road traffic. The…

Swedish Norwegian collaboration on tomorrow’s road traffic management system

The Swedish Transport Administration and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration have signed a collaboration agreement concerning their joint development of a modernized traffic management and information system that will provide faster, more flexible and safer assistance in the event of traffic disruptions. The new system is based on the functionality of the Swedish Transport Administration’s…

Smart functions for parking guidance in Borås

After testing a system for parking information in Brodalsgaraget, the Borås municipal parking company has now expanded its system for parking guidance. Through an integration with Easypark SmartHub, it has been possible to connect 55 parking facilities without installing any new detection equipment. Information about ongoing parking is obtained from existing payment systems to Infracontrol Online,…

New national system for ITS installations

The Swedish Transport Administration owns and administers a great amount of ITS equipment. Much of it forms part of larger installations such as tunnels and traffic control systems where it is controlled and monitored. But there are also many smaller freestanding ITS installations right across the country such as variable speed limit signs, congestion alert…

Interaction design means simpler, safer traffic management

The Swedish Transport Administration’s National Traffic Management Support (NTS) has been helping traffic managers make safe decisions fast since 2004. Now the system will be even more powerful and simpler to use. With the assistance of specialist expertise from Infracontrol, user studies and requirements analyses are in progress to form the basis for improvements that…