Special Reports

Better traffic signal monitoring

We’re now launching an upgraded Infracontrol Online function for traffic signal systems. It’s completely brand-independent and communication takes place directly between the control devices using the Roadside Message Protocol (RSMP) standard. The new module enables monitoring, control, logging and collection of traffic data in the installations. The first installations will be connected starting this February.…

Continued extension of national ITS platform

The Swedish Transport Administration has engaged Infracontrol for the continued development, extension and administration of its national system for traffic equipment, known as TUS2. The agreement is for two years, with an option for a further two. The system is used to control, monitor and collect data from ITS installations nationwide such as variable speed…

Continued work on road traffic management systems

Infracontrol has received a repeat order for the maintenance and development of the Swedish Transport Administration‘s national support system for road traffic management, NTS. The system is used by traffic managers and operations managers at the four traffic management centers in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Gävle for monitoring and controlling traffic nationwide. The new agreement…

Effective decision-making support creates safety in traffic

When traffic gets snarled, quick action is called for. Trafik Stockholm has a totally unique decision support system that helps traffic controllers to quickly take the right action. For example, during a vehicle fire in 2008, the entire Södra Länken tunnel system was safely closed in less than 2 minutes. 24 minutes later, the fire…

Gullberg tunnel creates new possibilities

After five years of construction, the Gullberg tunnel in Gothenburg is now fully open for traffic. The new tunnel makes land available for buildings and promenades, and it enables city expansion while improving road safety and reducing traffic noise. The Gullberg tunnel is also an essential link in Gothenburg’s road network, connecting to the Hisingen…

Improved traffic flow in Jönköping

For six years, Jönköping has used a parking guidance system that helps residents and visitors quickly and simply find a vacant parking spot. Experiences are good, and the municipality has noted a clearly positive effect on traffic in terms of accessibility, environmental impact and better utilization of its facilities. They also share the information with…

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,…

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…

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…