Automated road traffic system to be introduced by end of first quarter of 2011
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 30 / Trend G. Veliyev /
The Azerbaijani ministry of transport intends to introduce automated road traffic system to reduce accidents at streets by late 2011.
The project will be realized in two stages, the ministry said. The first stage of the project envisages installation 100 video cameras, sensors, 30 E-information boards, 400 video-selectors at the busiest streets of Baku included in the zone of intellectual network. All these devises will allow observing situation in Baku's roads (accidents, capacity of roads, etc.)
All information about road streams in real time from sensors will be on server situated in united control center.
Control center will control work of traffic lights, E-boards via GPS system distantly. It will allow operatively solve problem with capacity of roads. E-boards installed in all roads of Baku will inform drivers about jams.
Sub-system of data transmission will operate upon Internet and GSM mobile communication. It will allow operatively get information about intervals of route buses. Roughly $77 million will be spent to realize the project. Operations on realization of the project will be completed by April 2011.
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