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Articles | Volume XL-7/W3
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-7/W3, 1381–1387, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-7-W3-1381-2015
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-7/W3, 1381–1387, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-7-W3-1381-2015

  30 Apr 2015

30 Apr 2015

With Geospatial in Path of Smart City

A. S. Homainejad A. S. Homainejad
  • Independent Research Group on Geospatial, Tehran, I.R. Iran

Keywords: Smart City, Geospatial, Sustainable Transport, Intelligent Transport System

Abstract. With growth of urbanisation, there is a requirement for using the leverage of smart city in city management. The core of smart city is Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), and one of its elements is smart transport which includes sustainable transport and Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). Cities and especially megacities are facing urgent transport challenge in traffic management. Geospatial can provide reliable tools for monitoring and coordinating traffic. In this paper a method for monitoring and managing the ongoing traffic in roads using aerial images and CCTV will be addressed. In this method, the road network was initially extracted and geo-referenced and captured in a 3D model. The aim is to detect and geo-referenced any vehicles on the road from images in order to assess the density and the volume of vehicles on the roads. If a traffic jam was recognised from the images, an alternative route would be suggested for easing the traffic jam. In a separate test, a road network was replicated in the computer and a simulated traffic was implemented in order to assess the traffic management during a pick time using this method.