Towards a Low-Cost Traffic Data Collection Alternative Using Gas-Noise Sensing Technology

Abstract

Traffic Congestion is a dire problem around the world, most especially in developing countries. As the number of vehicles are acquired by individuals each year, it is projected to increase in the years to come spiking traffic problems on the road. There have been efforts to research on sensing technologies to aid in traffic planning and management. While a success for developed countries, developing countries on the other hand are unable to make use of the traditional sensing technologies since most researches are geared towards using sensors for developed countries. With numerous data available for developed countries they are already one step ahead in creating smarter solutions for traffic using ICT strategies. This research will now discuss about methods that can be made use to cost effectively determine reliable traffic data sources fit to aid developing countries.

Keywords: remote sensing, congestion dynamics