Regional Transport Authority
Cross-Industry Partnership Working Portal
The world’s largest metropolitan transport authority. This organization is responsible
for both the strategic planning and provision of transport services for a major
Potential inability to respond to legislative requirements. The lack of coordination of
road works undertaken by any of the 33 constituent local authorities themselves meant
that there was an unnecessary frequency of disruptive works across the region and
seldom did on organization take advantage of work being undertaken by another to
Three applications were needed:
To capture the relevant details of the proposed works and accurately plot these on a
map of the region.
To make the proposed works available for viewing to all interested parties in a secure
Overlaying all proposed works in a given area in a given period to enable a coordination
and arbitration process to ensure the most efficient implementation of the proposed
Having proven that, by using Encanvas, it was possible to edit maps (plot road works)
and store spatial data in one integral record, all three applications were built and
deployed on the Internet in 6 ½ man-days during an elapse period of 12-weeks.
The system has become the defacto operating platform for the conurbation’s street
works community for forward planning.