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  Controlling Traffic Congestion in Metro City by Exercising Mobile Accelerometer Sensor  
  Authors : Shubham Gupta; Maneesh Ranjan; T. B. Patil; Supriya C. Sawant
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With the constant escalation in vehicular traffic, prevailing traffic management solutions have become incompetent. Urbanization has led to an upsurge in traffic jams and accidents in major cities. In order to entertain the growing needs of current transport systems, there is a demand for an Intelligent Transport System. Our system results distributed collaborative traffic congestion detection and dissemination system that uses GPS and Accelerometer. Economy, the environment and the overall quality of life has been adversely affected by Traffic congestion. Now it’s peak time to adequately govern the traffic congestion obstacle. Video data analysis, infrared sensors, inductive loop detection, wireless sensor network, etc are some of the pre-existing traffic management mechanisms available across the worldwide. All above mentioned mechanisms are compelling techniques for smart traffic management. The installation time, the cost incurred for the installation and high maintenance of the system are some of the major issues associated with these systems. Hence coupling of newly introduced system comprising of GPS and Accelerometer with the existing signaling system can be a masterstroke to smart traffic management in real time situations. Need of less time for installation and lesser costs in comparison to other methods of traffic congestion management will act as agamechanger technology. Implementation of this new technology will cause reduction in traffic congestion. Early detection of hindrance will lead to take preventive measures in advance resulting in time saving and cash of the driver.


Published In : IJCSN Journal Volume 6, Issue 3

Date of Publication : June 2017

Pages : 362-367

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Shubham Gupta : Under-graduate student for B.Tech degree for Information Technology in Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, major in Web Development.

Maneesh Ranjan : Under-graduate student for B.Tech degree for Information Technology in Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, major in Web Development.

T. B. Patil : Assistant Professor of College of Engineering in Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Department of Information Technology interested in Computer network, multi-media and Image Processing.

Prof. Supriya C. Sawant : Assistant Professor of Smt. Kashibai Navale, College of Engineering, Department of Electronics and Telecommunication in Pune University interested in Signal System and Image Processing.


GPS (Global Positioning System), Accelerometer, Message alert system, Map, Emergency Contact.

The proposed system focuses on efficient administration of traffic congestion. The proposed system consisting of GPS and Accelerometer will eradicate the deficiency of the previously discovered systems such as high implementation cost, dependency on the environmental conditions, etc. Investment for the working of this system will be cheaper than the existing system. Thus the overall system will enhance the guiding and monitoring process to simplify things for end user. There is an urgent need to consider these modern ways to cope up with needs of modern urban living.


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