Bengaluru City has witnessed a phenomenal growth in vehicle population. As a result,
many of the arterial roads and intersections are operating over the capacity (i.e.,
v/c is more than one) and average journey speeds on some of the roads in the Central
Area are lesser than 15 kmph in the peak hours. Therefore, it has become necessary
to plan for efficient traffic management in Bengaluru.
In this regard, Bengaluru City Traffic Police have envisaged the "Bengaluru Traffic Improvement Project-B-TRAC ".
For the financial year 2015-16, 2016-17, the Government has released Rs. 42 crores, 35 crores respectively. In the year 2017-18 awaiting for grants.The implementation will be done by the Govt. owned Karnataka Road Development Corporation (KRDCL).
B-TRAC is the first of its kind project in the country to address the issues of traffic congestion, safety etc utilizing the latest traffic management technology and BTRAC is aimed at complementing the efforts being done by other agencies to upgrade the road infrastructure & efficient mass transportation system.
With the increase in population and the expansion of the city, the problem of connectivity of the populace has arisen. Quite obviously personalized modes of transport have grown at a tremendous rate and two wheelers along with the cars almost comprise 90% of the total registered vehicular population in the city.