City signs agreement with ministry to build automated traffic control system

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City officials have signed onto a national program to build a nationwide automated traffic control system.

Communications Minister Sophon Saram, Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome and other land transport officials signed the memorandum of understanding for the project Dec. 22.

City and national officials pose for a commemorative photo after signing a memorandum of understanding for an automated traffic control system. City and national officials pose for a commemorative photo after signing a memorandum of understanding for an automated traffic control system.

The agreement details the cooperation between city and national officials in building the system, which will use cameras and networked computers to manage traffic flow.

When complete, people will be able to check traffic at 39 different locations in real time over the Internet.