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Automatic passenger counting systems for public transport

15 December 2010 | By Ivano Pinna, Bruno Dalla Chiara, Francesco Paolo Deflorio Transport Engineering, Politecnico Di Torino and Francois Mbarga Bessala, Industry Professional

This article describes and compares new technologies for the automatic counting of passengers on both rail and road vehicles, highlighting their advantages and issues, with general indications on their respective levels of outlay. It also deals with monitoring systems for weigh-in-motion, used as an indirect measurement of the passengers on-board1.


A comparing analysis of traffic monitoring systems

19 August 2010 | By Bruno dalla Chiara, Francesco Deflorio and Ivano Pinna, Transport Engineering, Politecnico Di Torino

The measurement of traffic data can be made with sensors, detectors and other various techniques with differences due to their applications, performance and costs, being these last related mainly to purchase, installation and maintenance.