Sydney Coordinated Adaptive Traffic System (SCATS)


  • It automatically adapts to changing traffic condition every moment of the day and night. Also continually adjusts the time available to each individual traffic signal movement and by providing coordination between consecutive sets of traffic lights traffic congestion is significantly reduced.
  • The benefits of SCATS are:
    • Reduced air pollution.
    • Reduced fuel consumption.
    • Reduced delays.
    • Enhanced public transport time and reliability.

Why Choose SCATS?

SCATS designed to deal with even the most complex traffic situations by its Adaptive Control feature which have a major impact on how your town or city functions, creating live able environments and improving the quality of life for the residents.

Reduced costs: 

  • Maximizes Road Network with Real time Adaptive Control.
  • Self Calibration system minimizes manual intervention.
  • No surveys, visits required for Traffic plans.

Flexible integration:

  • Modular and designed to be integrated with a wide variety of ITS.

Global Traffic solution:

  • More than 40 years of service in 27 countries all over the world.

Highly configurable:

  • Features a wide range of configuration parameters.
  • Engineers Toolbox-Allows the Engineers to reconfigure the system to meet the changing needs

Ongoing software improvements:

The software is being improved to meet :-

  • Needs of the customers
  • Increasing traffic demand
  • Evolution of traffic systems
  • System that is 100% Owned, Developed and used by the New South Wales (NSW) government of Australia for over 40 years.


  • SCATS operates by looking at “Space” between Vehicles
  • There is a relationship between traffic density and Space time.
  • Degree of Saturation – Measure of effectiveness of Green time.

Worldwide Results:

  • SCATS® urban traffic management software is used in 27 countries worldwide and continues to deliver consistent and measurable results.
  • SCATS is licensed to operate in more than 37,000 intersections worldwide, including: Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Brunei, Chile, China, Ecuador, Fiji, Indonesia, India, Iran, Ireland, Jordan, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, USA and Vietnam.



SCATS  (Sydney Coordinated Adaptive Traffic System) is an Adaptive urban Traffic Management System that Synchronizes Traffic signals to optimize Traffic flow across a whole City, Region or Corridor.


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