Intelligent Transportation Systems
An Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) is an advanced application which aims to provide innovative services relating to different modes of Transport and Traffic Management enable users to be better informed and make safer, more coordinated, and ‘smarter’ use of Transport Networks.
Some of these technologies include calling for emergency services when an accident occurs, using cameras to enforce traffic laws or signs that mark speed limit changes depending on conditions.
ITS are used to improve the efficiency and safety of transport in a number of situations, such as listed below:
- Road transport
- To increase capacity of busy roads
- Reduce journey times
- Traffic management