• OCIT® – Standard communication interface for systems of traffic light control in Germany.
    Traffic control systems in Germany have undergone a similar path to that followed in the UK through the UTMC initiative in terms of enabling a more competitive mutli-vendor environment to emerge. This paper describes how a group of [...]
  • Desktop traffic control for London: developing UTC-VISSIM interface.
    This paper describes the joint TfL/TRL development of a software interface between London’s bespoke Urban Traffic Control (UTC) system and PTV’s widely used micro-simulation traffic modelling software VISSIM. The interface is used by the [...]
  • Communications options for UTMC
    The advent of modern communications technology has changed the face of urban traffic management and control over recent years. Implementation of internet style technologies offer traffic managers opportunities not previously available to [...]
  • Smart Links in Southampton
    This paper describes how Smartlink has been successfully tested, evaluated and now deployed in Southampton. Currently more than a quarter of outstations in the city are connected via Smartlink with more planned for installation in the near [...]
  • UG405 Update
    This paper updates the progress of the UG405 project which was set up to look at facilitating alternative communications technologies for UTC and has latterly been working to produce a harmonised outstation MIB. The paper explains the [...]