Traffic light control in Rome Flaminio


Roma Servizi per la Mobilità decided to extend the adaptive traffic light management system with Sky Light Sensor in the City of Rome. After the successful projects in via Nomentana, via Casilina and via Aldrovandi, Sky Light Intersection System has been installed along the tramway route number 2 between Piazzale Flaminio and Piazza Mancini and the surrounding streets in the district.

The sensors of this project have been installed and managed by Citelum. It is one of the main public lighting actors in Europe and the world. In a call for tender in 2015, the city of Rome selected Citelum for its expertise to undertake a project to renovate and maintain traffic lights as well as manage changeable message signs and access control systems.

In this specific situation, the railway to be monitored is mostly situated in a reserved lane, but, sometimes (as crossroads or turns) it merges with lanes dedicated to private transportation. Sky Light sensors monitor both the tramway and the surrounding streets with private vehicles.

The main purpose is to detect when a tram is approaching a traffic signal-controlled intersection, to apply public transport priority strategies.

This project is composed of 60 Sky Light Sensors – traffic version and 10 Interface Cards connected with traffic light controllers for data transmission.


Wireless system for traffic light control


Smart City Trento
Smart City Trento

Trento has been one of the first cities to test Sky Light technology …

Smart Cities Test Plant Bologna
Smart Cities Test Plant

In Bologna one of the biggest test plant has been installed …

Smart City tests at National Research Council in Bologna
Smart City tests at CNR BO

The Smart Services Cooperation Lab in Bologna …

Traffic light control in Rome Flaminio
Traffic lights in Rome

The system has been installed by Citelum, one of the most …

Traffic light control for trams in Padova
Tram at a junction in Padova

A test to detect trains approaching a traffic light

Traffic light control for trams in Rome Aldrovandi
Tram detection in Rome

In November 2014 Nabla Quadro and Roma Servizi per la Mobilità started…

Traffic light control for trains in Rome Casilina
Train priority in Rome

This installation has been completed in June 2015 with Roma Servizi per la Mobilità srl…

Traffic light control in Rome Nomentana
Smart traffic lights in Rome

Sky Light Intersection System has been installed in via Nomentana

Traffic light control in Genova
Sensors vs loops in Genova

A comparison between two technologies for traffic light control

Truck monitoring in Este
Truck monitoring in Este

Urban access regulation needs traffic data to …

Traffic monitoring in L’Aquila
Traffic monitoring in L'Aquila

A big project on traffic monitoring on the …

Traffic monitoring at Tosano shopping mall
Traffic at the shopping mall

Traffic data are useful to understand how many visitors…

Traffic monitoring in Castel Romano
Traffic in Castel Romano

Our first test plant for traffic monitoring

Traffic monitoring in San Benedetto del Tronto
Traffic in San Benedetto

Traffic monitoring with LoRaWAN sensors

28 October 2018