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Delhi plans AI-based traffic management system to reduce congestion

According to the Delhi traffic police, the project goals to synchronise all of the traffic alerts and routinely regulate the sign gentle.

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29 May 2022, 06:13 PM

File photo of vehicles stuck in a traffic jam in New Delhi used for representational purpose only. (PTI)
File picture of automobiles caught in a traffic jam in New Delhi used for representational goal solely. (PTI)

The Delhi Traffic Police has deliberate an Integrated Traffic Management System (ITMS) within the metropolis to reduce congestion and facilitate sooner vehicular motion. The new traffic management system works on machine studying (ML) and synthetic intelligence (AI) in facilitating a fast passage to emergency automobiles resembling ambulances and hearth tenders. The authorities may also arrange a command centre to deal with operations and monitor the programming on the Delhi Police Headquarters. 

According to the traffic police, the project goals to synchronise all of the traffic alerts and routinely regulate the sign gentle. The ITMS may also warning motorists on diversions to be taken in case of any congestion forward. The system may also be built-in with all of the civic-body run parking heaps which is able to assist alert motorists on the free areas which can be obtainable earlier than they might attain the venue. 

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Motorists shall be in a position to search for updates on the Municipality Corporation of Delhi’s cellular application, which is able to generate a pop up message. It may also be linked with Google maps, stated SK Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic Headquarters-II).

For this goal, the Delhi Traffic Police signed a Memorandum of Understanding for an built-in traffic management system with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), which has additional assigned the duty to a guide agency. Currently, the project is in its preliminary stage, Singh stated.

The officer stated that they’ve been given eight months’ time for the project and the primary Detailed Project Report has to be ready after surveying the traffic at 42 junctions to cover 1,200 alerts and 600 blinkers, and has to be submitted by November this year.

Further, the Public Works Department and the civic businesses involved have been roped in to guarantee acceptable street engineering. This will then be built-in with the Safe City project, Singh stated. 

(with inputs from PTI)

First Published Date: 29 May 2022, 06:12 PM IST

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