Why choose SCATS?

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World-leading adaptive traffic management system

Our sophisticated and intelligent traffic control system manages traffic according to complex algorithms and can adapt traffic signal timings to deal with unexpected conditions and minimise delays.

Here are just some of the reasons why you should choose SCATS for your town or city:

Reduced costs

SCATS maximises road network use with real-time adaptive control. Its self-calibration system minimises manual intervention, which can reduce your traffic management operational costs. SCATS requires no ongoing traffic surveys and site visits to update traffic plans.

Proven performance

SCATS has proven itself in cities and towns across the globe, providing real and measurable reductions in road travel times and delays under various road network, traffic and driving conditions. Read more about Proven performance.

A global traffic solution

SCATS has been in use for over 40 years and is sold in 27 countries around the world.

Highly configurable

SCATS features a wide range of configuration parameters. It is an 'Engineers toolbox' with the power to allow engineers to reconfigure the system to meet changing traffic needs.

Flexible integration

SCATS is designed to be modular and can be integrated with a wide variety of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS).

Ongoing software improvements

We're regularly improving our software to meet the needs of our customers and the demands of increasing traffic, and the evolution of traffic systems.

Owned, developed and used by the New South Wales Government, Australia

When you choose SCATS you are choosing a system that is 100% owned, developed and used by the NSW Government of Australia for over 40 years.