Tampere, Finland

Name ITS Test site Tampere
Location Tampere, Finland
Latitude: 61.49802
Longitude: 23.764443
Open for public yes
Number of cars in the test fleet current: 1 DRIVE compliant VTT vehicle
planned: 3 DRIVE compliant + 40 with 3G
Approximate flow of cars per day 20 – 30 test vehicles drives 2 trips on test route on week days
typical traffic flow on test route: 1000-2500 vehicles per hour
Highway road length 1,5 km
Rural road length 0 km, about 2 km test track
Urban road length 8 km (test route with RSUs)
Number of intersections 20 with traffic light, 6 without
5 intersections without traffic lights on test track
ITS central station available yes
Road components available Number of RSU: currently 4 ITS Roadside Stations with IEEE802.11p (one movable), 1 movable RSU on test track

Tampere Traffic management centre operating:
6 Road Weather measurement stations, 
20 Traffic measurement stations (most with video), and
10 variable (textual) traffic signs
Additional services / stations FOT management centre in VTT
Network coverage Test site with overall 3G coverage,
802.11p covers about half of the 8 km urban test route
3G/802.11p coverage on test track
Functions to be tested

Weather warning, In-vehicle signage, Parking guidance/information (POI notification)


Several scenario-based tests: (TBC), Roadworks warning, Slow vehicle, Car breakdown warning, Approaching emergency vehicle