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…

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…

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…

Gothenburg Tramways Control System future-proofed

The monitoring system for Gothenburg Tramways has now entered its fifteenth year of uninterrupted operations. The system is in use around the clock by traffic managers at TLI, Gothenburg Tramways’ traffic management and information unit, to remotely monitor switches and signals. The hardware is now being upgraded to safeguard the supply of spare parts. –…

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…

A better overview in Göteborg 

Göteborgs Trafiklednings– och informationsenhet (TLI) is the municipal traffic control unit that guides bus and tram traffic in Göteborg. This is the heart of operations, whose task is to ensure that all passengers have access to secure, safe and well-functioning public transportation around the clock. Infracontrol simplifies everyday life for traffic controllers by gathering important…