Jönköping makes parking simpler

It’s going to be easier to find a vacant parking space even in Jönköping. Around 25 signs will show the way to vacant spots in seven of the major parking locations in the city center. Signs and parking areas will be connected to Infracontrol Online, which will control and monitor everything via GPRS. The aim…

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…

New technology counts City Tunnel passengers

The Triangeln Station in the newly opened City Tunnel in Malmö is not just an exciting design, it also employs exciting new technology to count the number of passengers using the station. Counting takes place by means of sensors that carry out video analysis performed locally in each unit. Because no images are registered or…

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. –…

Bike counters provide useful information

Interest in bike counters is growing fast. A new type of bike counter has been installed in four places in Borås, and now Karlstad will also get two. The new type of bike counter counts the number of cyclists and presents the information locally and on the town’s website. They also provide an entirely new…

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…