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Nottingham Traffic Control Centre

Nottingham Traffic Control Centre


Nottingham Traffic Control Centre (NTCC) is operated by Nottingham City Council (NCiC) and has been controlling and managing traffic using the latest technologies for more than thirty years. In 1996 it became the first Traffic Control Centre in the country to provide real-time traffic information including road works, incidents and congestion information to the public via a website. From being one of the first Traffic Control Centres to operate in the UK, NTCC has a long history of supporting university and government sponsored. Successfully hosting the UTMC08 trials of the SUPS common Communications protocol which allowed a traffic control system provided by one manufacturer to control and operate a traffic signal communication system provided by a different manufacturer. This was carried out in association with the Department for Transport, Siemens Traffic Limited, Peek Traffic and Carl Bro IBI Providing live data feeds to Nottingham and then Leeds Universities in support of the Instrumented City projects under Professor Margaret Bell. In particular, NTCC provides live data feeds and demonstration facilities to Nottingham Trent University for the DIME Distributed Memory Environment and the Advanced Traffic and Travel Information System ATTAIN.

Nottingham City Council (NCiC) is the Public authority responsible for the pilot trial in Nottingham, UK. They provide static and dynamic information on public transport stops and stations in Nottingham. Furthermore they provide links to the existing SCOOT system and take advisory part in the development of all interfaces between the old and the new management systems.


MODUM addresses the environmental footprint in the transport sector by developing a new approach for pro-active demand-responsive management of traffic. This approach enables energy-efficient multi-modal transport choices accommodating dynamic variations, minimising the environmental impact and improving the quality of life in urban environments.


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