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Putting Intelligence into the Transport System


Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) – serve the needs of transport users – support policy objectives


Singapore

Population: 5.3 mil Land Area: 710 sq km


Transport in Singapore

CTE KPE ORRS

Legend

Expressway Semi-expressway Arterial road


Transport in Singapore Road Network

- 3,300 km

Rail Network

- 177 km

Vehicle Population

- 969,000

Car Population

- 620,000

Daily Weekday Trips

- 12 mil

~ 60% by public transport 12% of land used for roads


Road Use - Demand vs Supply Good Public Tpt Road Pricing Intelligent Tpt System Road Usage Vehicle Ownership

Build Roads Harness Technology

Managing Demand

Increasing Supply


Good Public Transport • Attributes – Physical Integration (Seamless Transfers) – Integrated Ticketing (Flexible Payment, Distance-based) – Integrated Information


Road Pricing


Intelligence in Road Pricing • Gives payment convenience to users • Varying Road Pricing Charges for different motoring impact • Secured and enforceable


Extending Intelligence of Road Pricing • Car Parking


Intelligent Transport System • Improve System Efficiency and Safety • Detect and Reduce Faults


Intelligent Traffic Signals • Network-based and Responsive to traffic – Allocate green time based on needs – Provide Green Wave on Busy Corridors – Quick Detection of Faults


Intelligent Surveillance & Monitoring • Roaming Survey Vehicles • Cameras – Automated Detection – Surveillance (PTZ)

• Vehicle Probes (GNSS-based) • Crowd Sourcing (Mobile Phones)


Reducing Delays from Incidents • Dealing with incidents Quickly – Quick Response Emergency Vehicles – Tow Trucks – Information to divert upstream vehicles


Intelligent Travel Information • Knowing what is Best Travel Option – Past experiences – Dynamic Travel Information – Weather Conditions, Traffic Incidents


Monitoring (Data Gathering) • Data from surveillance/Detection devices

– Consistent – Accurate – Reliable – Efficiently Gathered


Monitoring (Data Gathering) Relevant Consistent, Accurate, Reliable and Efficiently Gathered

Timely

Simple Good Data

Good Information


Information Dissemination • Roadside Displays • Home Displays via Internet


Information Dissemination • • • •

Roadside Displays Home Displays via Internet In-Car Displays Mobile Devices


Information Dissemination – Parking Availability & Charges


For Bus Commuters • Adequate Travel info Panels • Estimated Bus Arrival Times


Concluding Remark

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) – serve the needs of transport users – support policy objectives

Singapore: Intelligent Transport System  
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