Design of Congestion Standardization System Based on IoT

IoT를 접목한 지하철 객차 내 혼잡도 평준화 시스템 설계

  • Kim, Mi-Rye (Transportation and Logistics System & ITS Engineering, University of Science and Technology) ;
  • Cho, In-Ho (Propulsion System Research Team, Korea Railroad Research Institute)
  • 김미례 (과학기술연합대학원대학교 교통물류시스템 및 ITS공학) ;
  • 조인호 (한국철도기술연구원 추진시스템연구팀)
  • Received : 2016.02.19
  • Accepted : 2016.05.12
  • Published : 2016.05.31


The Seoul Metropolitan Subway, which started operating in 1974, plays a major role in transporting 7,289 thousands passengers daily. This trend of a steadily increase in passengers from 2012 has increased the congestion rate because of the limited capacity and time. To solve this problem, Seoul city is consistently working on improving the subway facilities, such as the construction of a detour path. This project, however, has only a slight effect on improving the congestion rate and is too expensive to construct the facilities. Hence, this study suggests The Congestion Standardization System based on the IoT for improving the subway congestion rate. Based on the system, the expected effect analysis was performed, which resulted in a decrease in ride passengers from 34 to 20. In addition, this expected effect analysis shows that the number of subway vehicles can increase from 20 to 24. The suggested system will have a significant effect on the efficiency of the management system.


Congestion Standardization System;Improvement of Congestion;IoT;Subway;Sadang Station


Supported by : 한국철도기술연구원


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