Working towards an integrated system
The Amsterdam Practical Trial is testing new technologies and methods on the roads and in vehicles to reduce congestion. It is doing this in different phases. The first phase (2014 – 2015 tested roadside and in-car systems separately. In the second phase (2015- 2017), the roadside and in-car systems were integrated and tested for the first time. In the third phase (2017 - 2021), APT tests the integration of the roadside and in-car systems.
Phase 1: Roadside and in-car tested separately (completed)
The Amsterdam Practical Trial tests how new technologies and methods on roads and in vehicles can reduce congestion. In phase 1, APT tested roadside and in-car systems separately.
Phase 2: Initial integration roadside and in-car (completed)
The second phase of the Amsterdam Practical Trial consisted of three tests that together work towards the graduated integration of the innovative systems on the road and in vehicles. The tests are on: APT Amsterdam North and Zaanstad; APT Amsterdam West; and APT Amsterdam South East.
Phase 3: Total integration roadside and in-car (started)
The Amsterdam Practical Trial is working towards a coordinated traffic management system (Integrated Network-wide Traffic Management) in which roadside and in-car technologies are integrated.