ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) introduced smart traffic management system in the capital city Islamabad.
In the first phase introduced intelligent traffic management system on Islamabad Highway which would be later on replicated on Kashmir Highway, Margalla Road and other major avenues of the city
Chief Commissioner Islamabad and IG Islamabad visited the control room of state of the art control room of Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) established at Islamabad Highway.
Intelligent Traffic Management System
ITS is being introduced on Islamabad Highway as a pilot project, however, all major roads including Kashmir Highway, Margalla Road and other would be linked with this system within next six (06) months so that the traffic management of the city could be modernized. The traffic signals will be replaced with smart traffic lights.
The ITS system being introduced on Islamabad Expressway would be helpful effective traffic management. Commuters will not only get information about the time of their journey but would also remain aware of the updates and happenings on the Islamabad Expressway.
Electronic signage has already been installed at Islamabad highway for this purpose. For the facilitation of general public a mobile app has also been introduced titled “Capital Road Information System (CRIS)”. This system will help reduce traffic incidents in the Islamabad Expressway. Residents of Islamabad will be able to plan their travel more effectively and in an efficient manner.