Software assisted alternative transportation solutions in the heavy traffic experiencing areas

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Gazi Üniversitesi, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Turkey

Approval Date: 2014


Supervisor: ADNAN AKKURT


With the invention of automobiles, as human beings can go from one place to another place easier, this invention leads to a new term which is traffic. Furthermore, with the usage of internet which is in every moment of our lives and with the capabilities of smart devices which become common nowadays, access to valuable information becomes easy and fast and this leads to human beings to increase their desire to use those capabilities to make their lives easier. In this thesis, it is tried to find an alternative solution for traffic problem which is a suffer for especially people who live in big cities. Google Maps Api v3 library capabilities are used for explained solution. Instead of the traffic layer of this application which could not serve in Turkey, instant traffic data coming from sensors which are in predefined places are analyzed. A system serves to users with smart phones or computers which has an internet connection and which gives a path or alternatives to users that they can go between two points with the smallest time is designed. With this system, people can travel without tangling up traffic which depends on traffic intensity.