Intelligent Traffic Management System for Smart Cities

  • Abhirup KhannaEmail author
  • Rohit Goyal
  • Manju Verma
  • Deepika Joshi
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 958)


In present-day times, the number of vehicles has increased drastically, but in contrast, the capabilities of our roads and transportation systems still remain underdeveloped and as a result, fail to cope with this upsurge in the number of vehicles. As a consequence, traffic jamming, road accidents, increase in pollution levels are some of the common traits that can be observed in our new age cities. With the emergence of the Internet of Things and its applicability in Smart Cities, creates a perfect platform for addressing traffic-related issues, thus leading to the establishment of Intelligent Traffic Management Systems (ITMS). The work presented in this paper talks about an intelligent traffic management system that lays its foundation on Cloud computing, Internet of Things and Data Analytics. Our proposed system helps to resolve the numerous challenges being faced by traffic management authorities, in terms of predicting an optimum route, reducing average waiting time, traffic congestion, travel cost and the extent of air pollution. The system aims at using machine learning algorithms for predicting optimum routes based upon traffic mobilization patterns, vehicle categorization, accident occurrences and levels of precipitation. Finally, the system comes up with the concept of a green corridor, wherein emergency services are allowed to travel without facing any kinds of traffic congestion.


Smart Cities Internet of Things Traffic management system Machine learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abhirup Khanna
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rohit Goyal
    • 2
  • Manju Verma
    • 2
  • Deepika Joshi
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of MelbourneMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Himgiri ZEE UniversityDehradunIndia

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