Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 25 / Trend /
The Azerbaijani Transport Ministry participates in the 17th International Congress of countries applying intellectual traffic management systems, which takes place in Busan, Korea from Oct.25 to Oct.29, the ministry reported.
Ministry's Transport Policy and Economics Department Head and Intellectual Traffic Management System fro Baku Project manager Sadraddin Mammadov represents Azerbaijan at the event.
The project implemented in Baku will be demonstrated in Azerbaijan's pavilion in the exhibition, organized by the Congress.
The process of creation of intellectual transport management system in Azerbaijan will be completed in February 2011. The system is realized for regulation and management of passenger transport in Baku. The center for management of the intellectual traffic management is expected to be constructed by late 2010. The construction work was launched in 2009. The project of creation of intellectual transport management system in Baku is being implemented jointly by Azerbaijani specialists and experts of the Korean company SK C & C.
About 77 million manat is required for the realization of this project.
The system is provided to create about 639 sites for buses and about 140 sites for a taxi. The country has already created 375 new stops. It is also planned to change the location of the 42 stops, while 10 stops will be eliminated. These operations are conducted jointly with the traffic police.
It is planned to install about 450 bus stops of a new type in Baku as a part of the intellectual system. Electronic scoreboards will be installed there. They will monitor the traffic and the bus route (via satellite). Monitoring on effectiveness of location of a bus stop, necessity in it and use by the population will be held using cameras and board installed at the bus stop. Intelligent system involves the installation about 150 new electronic traffic lights.
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