Advanced Traffic Management System

The Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) is a subfield within the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) domain. The ATMS view is a top-down management perspective that integrates technology to improve the flow of traffic and improve safety. Real-time traffic data from cameras, speed sensors, etc. flows into a Transportation Management Center (TMC) where it is integrated and processed (eg for incident detection), and May result in action taken (eg traffic routing, DMS messages) with the goal of Improving traffic flow. The National ITS Architecture defines the following primary objectives and metrics for ITS: Continue Reading “Advanced Traffic Management System”