Date Added: Jul 2012
This paper describes challenges of urban transportation and one of the cost effective approach to intelligently manage the public transpiration in the city. The GPS based urban transportation management system in which the fleet tracking using GPS & GSM/GPRS technology and public information system unit mounted at bus. The real-time co-ordinates help to guide the onboard commuter to destination. The unit mounted on bus sends the data using GSM/GPRS module to central monitoring system & displays it on City Map. This application is easy to deploy and provide effective management tool to urban transportation authorities for optimal utilization of present resources for improvements in term of load management, optimal route designing & real-time monitoring and control of the fleet.