ASSIGNMENT NAME: Automatic Enforcement of Bus Lanes on the N2 Route: Cape Town
LOCATION: Cape Town
NAME OF CLIENT: Provincial Government Western Cape: Roads
DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT: Ongoing
START DATE: January 2007
COMPLETION DATE: Ongoing
APPROX VALUE OF PROJECT: Available on request
PROFESSIONAL STAFF PROVIDED BY THE FIRM AND FUNCTIONS PERFORMED:
Wehan Wessels Pr Eng B Eng (E&E): Project Engineer
NAME OF ASSOCIATED CONSULTANTS:
NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT:
This project involved a feasibility study and the subsequent implementation of an automatically enforced Bus and Minibus-taxi (BMT) lane on the N2 inbound using Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology.
A fibre optic backbone is used transmit the images captured by the ANPR cameras back to the control room at the new Traffic Management Centre (TMC) in Goodwood. The data is stored on servers at the TMC and monitored on a console where traffic officers verify the images of illegal vehicles using the bus lane and issue the corresponding fines.
DESCRIPTION OF ACTUAL SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE FIRM:
Electronic Design, Documentation & Contract Management Services