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CIVITAS PLUS

INTELIGENT TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT


AND CONTROL IN THE CITY OF
SKOPJE
Lovren Markic, Site Leader
Athens
24 April 2012 CITY OF SKOPJE
RENAISANCE PROJECT

• M8.3. Intelligent traffic management and control at 28


intersections in the city centre

• Forming of traffic management and control centre

• Adaptive traffic control in real – time

• Supply equipment (hardware and software) for adaptive


traffic control

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Renaissance activities

• Design project for intelligent traffic management and


control in the city of Skopje
• Supplied central and peripheral software for adaptive
traffic control “UTOPIA” of Mizar, Italy.
• Supplied and installed 30 new traffic light controllers at
intersections in the city centre
• Supplied detector cable for inductive loops for vehicle
detection and classification
• Supplied of 30 devices (road side units) for traffic light
controllers
• Design project for fiber optic connecting of traffic lights
controllers at intersections in the city centre
• Installed polyethylene pipes for fiber optic cable for
connecting of the intersections in the city centre
• Supplied detector cards for traffic lights controllers
installed in the city centre
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Expansion

• The City of Skopje made decision to upgrade the


Renaissance project

• EBRD project: Automated traffic management (ATM)


has been start

• Start of installation: June 2012

• Deadline for installation: March 2012

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Scope of ATM project

• Equipment of traffic management and control centre

• Adaptive control at app.128 intersections

• Car park guidance

• Drivers information by VMS (variable message signs)

• Traffic monitoring at 50 intersections (CCTV system)

• Equipment of additional 70 intersections with new traffic


controllers and RSU devices

• Installing of fiber optic cable and switches for


connecting of traffic light controllers

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Traffic management and control centre (TMCC)
Room

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RENAISSANCE l 07.06.2010l Mirjana Apostolova
RENAISSANCE l 07.06.2010l Mirjana Apostolova
RENAISSANCE l 07.06.2010l Mirjana Apostolova
Main functions of TMCC

• Collecting traffic data in real time

• Managing the traffic lights system

• Monitoring of traffic

• Giving priority to public transport vehicles as well as


ambulance, fire and police

• Giving instructions to free parking spaces

• Sending information through the traffic signs with


variable content

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Expected results

• 15% decrease in travel times for private traffic

• 50% reduction in queuing time

• 10% decrease in emissions and fuel consumption

• 20% increase of commercial speed for public transport

• Increase of level of services at the intersections

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR
ATTENTION!!!

LOVREN MARKIC
Head of International and EU Dpt.
City of Skopje
lovren.markic@skopje.gov.mk