Smarter parking in Mölndal’s new town center

Mölndal’s city center is undergoing an extensive modernization and transformation with new homes, retail stores and places to meet. In order to improve accessibility and the environment, the city is installing a parking guidance system that will help residents and visitors quickly find a parking spot. Together with Infracontrol, Focus Electronic will provide 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Sundsvall gets Parking Guidance System

Because Sundsvall municipality also wants to improve its city center environment and traffic flows, it is introducing a parking guidance system. The system comprises 24 signs that will guide road users to four major parking installations in the city center. This will make it quicker and easier to park and will mean better use is…

Improved traffic information on more ferry routes

Last year Infracontrol was awarded the contract to deliver the new traffic information system based on the Infracontrol Online cloud service to the Swedish Transport Administration’s ferry company. The first ferry route to get connected and receive new signs was Vaxholmsleden, and the system went into operation in October 2012. Following a successful trial period,…