Study on ITS Design for Jeddah Second
Ring Expressway and Jeddah Middle Ring Road
TRANSVER has been assigned as sub-contractor of
Euroconsult with a “Study on ITS Design for Jeddah Second Ring
Expressway and Jeddah Middle Ring Road”.
The consulting and planning services on ITS aim to achieve an optimal
solution for the Client by applying a well-proven methodology which
splits up the overall consulting work in four distinct phases:
Phase A: Identification
of user needs and system requirements
Phase B: Definition of
suitable ITS measures
Phase C: Conceptual ITS
The needs assessment in phase A consists of a
comprehensive analysis of specific user needs by taking into
consideration objectives and wishes of different stakeholders and local
characteristics and specifications (e.g. systematic traffic problems,
accident black spots, etc.) leading to a suggestion of efficient ITS
solutions within phase B.
Phase B will provide the Client with an overview of
suitable ITS measures for specific requirements including an overview
over possible chances and challenges of proposed ITS measures.
In phase C the conceptual design of selected ITS measures will be
CEDR UNIETD – quality assessment of
traffic data derived from mobile devices
The quantity and quality of traffic data and
information derived from mobile devices are rapidly increasing during
the last years. Road administrations from all over Europe are now facing
the question whether to build and operate their own detection
infrastructure, to buy external traffic data or information or both for
transport management or planning purposes. To be able to make decisions
about the ways and sources of data procurement, the administrations need
to have detailed knowledge of the third party traffic data and
information services that are available on the market.
Aiming to support the administrations in their
decisions, a consortium consisting of Mott MacDonald, nast consulting,
University of Leeds and TRANSVER has been assigned by the Conference of
European Directors of Roads (CEDR) with the project “Understanding New
and Improving Existing Traffic Data” (UNIETD). Based on many projects
for service providers, car manufacturers and road administrations,
TRANSVER has a wide knowledge and practical experience in the field of
quality assessment of traffic data and information.
Objectives of the UNIETD project are:
to create an overview
of available third party traffic data and information services in
the CEDR member countries,
to compile a toolkit
of existing (e.g. Q-bench, QKZ, QFCD, SIMPE, TTD Index) and
new/improved methodologies that enables the administrations to
efficiently check the quality of traffic data and information mainly
derived from mobile devices and
to initially check
the quality of such traffic data and information for selected CEDR
member countries and third party services by use of this toolkit.
EU FP7 project Local4Global started in October
2013. It is a 36 month lasting project funded by the European Commission
in the area of Advanced Computing, Embedded and Control Systems.
The objective of Local4Global is to develop, test and evaluate a generic
and fully-functional methodology for controlling Technological System of
Systems (TSoS) with autonomous constituent systems reacting and
interacting depending only on their local environment optimizing the
emerging TSoS performance on a global level.
TRANSVER is in charge of implementing the
Local4Global optimization strategies in a traffic use case. Secondly,
the control of cooperative vehicles in the test bed is realized by
setting up a communication between traffic control facilities and
cooperative vehicles. For implementing and evaluating the Local4Global
System in the traffic environment, a road stretch of the federal road
B13 in the north of Munich was selected. The project’s website is:
The kick-off of GET Service was in October 2012 in
Eindhoven. It is a 36 month lasting Framework 7 Project funded by the
European Commission in the area of logistics, transportation and ICT.
The GET Service platform provides transportation planners with the means
to plan transportation routes more efficiently and to respond quickly to
unexpected events during transportation. To this end, it connects to
existing transportation management systems and improves on their
performance by enabling sharing of selected information between
transportation partners, logistics service providers and authorities.
TRANSVER GmbH is responsible for the evaluation and
provides its transportation expertise. The project’s website is:
Strategic cooperation with TÜV SÜD
TRANSVER now cooperates with the multinational technical service provider TÜV SÜD, aiming to provide services in the fields of transport planning, traffic management and consultancy on ITS globally. For detailed information on our expertise, related references and further information concerning the cooperation TÜV SÜD – TRANSVER please visit