Innovating traffic management with TomTom and Traffic Innovation Centre

TomTom selected by Dutch National Road Authority at Innovation Centre for Traffic Management

TomTom has been chosen by the Dutch National Road Authority (Rijkswaterstaat) for collaboration with the newly developed national Traffic Innovation Centre, in partnership with Simacan.

Traffic Innovation Centre

The Traffic Innovation Centre is an experiment and development area for traffic management. It was founded by Rijkswaterstaat and other organizations to facilitate the development of smarter mobility.

TomTom has enhanced the award-winning TomTom Traffic product for traffic management centers, to enable traffic managers to capture and act on every minor change in flow. As traffic and logistics IT specialist, Simacan merges various road authority datasets such as motorway matrix signs with the TomTom Traffic product.

Future of Traffic Management

The Traffic Innovation Centre, TomTom and Simacan will work together going forward to develop more joint applications, improving traffic flow in the network by smarter use of infrastructure and technology.

“TomTom and Simacan are innovating traffic management in ways that will ultimately serve the needs of connected and self-driving cars.” – Ralf-Peter Schäfer, Head of Traffic at TomTom

“We’re excited about this collaboration. It enables us to take the next step in improving traffic flow for everyone. TomTom and Simacan are innovating traffic management in ways that will ultimately serve the needs of connected and self-driving cars.”

Ralf-Peter Schäfer, Head of Traffic at TomTom

“Significant benefits for road authorities arise when bringing together different information sources into a full, operational overview.”

Rob Schuurbiers, CEO of Simacan

“We see great potential for road authorities in this new business arrangement with TomTom. This initiative paves the way for new and innovative use cases that will improve overall traffic management.”

Laurens Schrijnen, Director at Traffic Innovation Centre

Read the official press release by TomTom