Implementation of Adaptive Control Algorithm to Overcome the Traffic Congestion Problems of Karachi

  • Aneel Ahmed
  • Faraz Junejo


Traffic controlling and management is a severe issue of urban cities as well as on high ways in developing countries like South Asian countries but here particularly, in Pakistan. The traffic congestion problem is becoming more severe with time. The main reason behind all this is a drastic increase in number of running vehicles and no proper road infrastructure. Not only, the traffic congestion is a problem, whereas, the other problems are also associated with this issue are air pollution, wastage of resources like fuel, energy, time etc. are the foremost anomalies faced by every human being of third world countries. It is also one of the major reasons of global warming and exploitation of natural life system. Currently, in Pakistan traffic controlling is done through time based traffic control signal system normally. In this paper, we have proposed a system which dynamically controls and manage the road traffic through image processing on real time and will take the decision on actual grounds for traffic routes and on traffic signal timing. In this system, we utilize the latest technologies of image processing which collects, organize and transmits the information to existing system to incorporate the new real time data for traffic timing control. It will save the people from road accidents and unnecessary wastage of fuel resources and more importantly make the life little bit more relax then others.


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