Term of the Road Dictionary

virtual traffic management centre

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Transport Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Definition : Decentralized traffic management system designed to serve large areas, using vehicle-based sensors to gather real-time data on road weather conditions that can be transmitted to roadside equipment and then retransmitted to the traffic management subsystem covering the zone for processing. Note: a virtual traffic management centre is well adapted to rural regions where each community has the necessary resources to access available information on road weather conditions [OQLF].
  • Abbreviation : VTMC

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