Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport

23-27 July 2012 | The Ritz-Carlton, Santiago, Chile

Organized by Departament of Transport Engineering and Logistics of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Technical Tour – Local

On Friday morning we will learn about Transantiago by visiting three centers that help in the operation of Santiago’s transportation system. They are:

  • Traffic management center (UOCT), in charge of controlling the traffic lights of 2600 junctions in Santiago.
  • Bus monitoring center, responsable of tracking the operation of 6300 buses.
  • Metro monitoring center, in charge of supervising 140 metro trains circulating on Santiago every day.

 
During the visit we will travel in Transantiago´s buses and Metro and take the chance to visit some important terminals of the public transport system.
 
If you would like to join us for the technical tour, please register by sending an email to caspt12@gmail.com (limited spaces).
 

Important Dates

27 April 2012 Early registration
15 May 2012 Registration for Technical Visit in Curitiba and Bogota
30 June 2012 Regular registration
23–27 July 2012 Conference

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