Sector Systems and Planning
Grantee IBI Consultancy India Private Limited
Grantee base All India
Signalised intersections are critical for managing city traffic and therefore should be designed to maximise the throughput of traffic. However due to inappropriate signal timing cycles that do not take into account the actual traffic volumes at the intersections at any given point of time, there are significant delays and vehicle idling making intersections hot-spots of vehicular emissions and poor air quality. In Indian context, improving the efficiency of traffic signals to handle traffic is expected to improve the pollution at the signalized intersections by 20-30% in most situations.
Therefore we initiated this project to develop best practices for traffic signal operations in India. The project provides recommendations on efficiently timing traffic signals at intersections to reduce delays, vehicle idling and corresponding emissions.
Tagged Under Traffic Signal Operations