Title: Future Intelligent Transport Systems Strategy

Organisation: Transport Scotland
Date uploaded: 15th November 2017
Date published/launched: November 2017

This strategy outlines how Transport Scotland will make the best use of its resources to keep pace in a rapidly evolving field which is seeing increasing in-car technology and developments in data management.

Intelligent Transport Systems are the technology and communications used to improve efficiency and safety for transport users. It includes monitoring equipment such as traffic detection sensors and gantry signs as well as the web services and social media channels that are used to give drivers real time information on the move.

The new strategy also takes into account the growing field of connected and autonomous vehicles which are expected to have significant benefits for road safety, and in transforming how real-time traffic monitoring and analysis can be carried out.

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