Gold Coast City Council has just closed a tender for a contractor to provide design and installation services its intelligent transport system infrastructure, including CCTV. 

The selected provider will be required to appoint a suitably experienced, qualified and equipped electronic security contractor to undertake the supply and installation of a number of CCTV ‘packages of work’ across the Gold Coast’s ITS. 

Queensland’s Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) is described as a “whole-of-government approach to innovation and industry” that will transform the way transport systems operate. ITS applications and strategies aim to improve safety, reduce traffic congestion reduce environmental impacts.

The motorway and arterial ITS applications incorporate traffic management centres in Brisbane and at the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, compiling relevant data and information via closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras. This information is then broadcast through a traffic hotline (13 19 40). ♦