Introducing LATIS – The first real time Traffic Information System in Sub-Saharan Africa, brought to you by JCDecaux Grace Lake. LATIS became operational on 21st June 2018 and is currently deployed by the Lagos State government, as a solution designed to ease traffic congestion in Lagos. LATIS is a state-of-the-art solution specially developed and designed by JCDecaux Grace Lake for Lagos to tackle the traffic burden whilst being autonomous and power-efficient by using solar energy sources.
LATIS is designed to provide accurate traffic information through a dedicated network of smart sensors positioned all over Lagos to cover more than 210 kilometres of roads and collect traffic data. The LATIS infrastructure consists of traffic arches and sensors strategically located at major traffic decision points to provide real time traffic updates /route information.