Visit Center of HCMC Urban Transport Management Center

Monday - 27/07/2020 09:58
Today, many students only have knowledge in the lecture hall, but the practical knowledge of agencies and businesses is still limited. Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport and Communications – Campus in Ho Chi Minh City has created conditions for students to visit practically at many agencies and businesses related to the profession they are studying to prepare for them so that they gain additional knowledge to work in the future businesses.
Visit Center of HCMC Urban Transport Management Center

On the morning of July 10th, 2020, under the enthusiastic support of Ho Chi Minh City Urban Transport Operations Center and the guidance of Ph.D Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong - lecturer in Planning & Transport Management, together with Urban Transport Planning and Management class - course 58, has a field trip to the agency to learn practical knowledge. Center for Management of Urban Transport is abbreviated as UTMC, under the Department of Transport in Ho Chi Minh City. UTMC has the function of managing, operating, exploiting, and maintaining the Saigon River tunnel and the infrastructure of road transport infrastructure within the scope assigned by the Department of Transport.

Photo of staff in Ho Chi Minh City Urban Transport Management Center with the class of Urban Transport Planning and Management - course 58

In particular, the center also has the function of managing and operating the traffic monitoring and control system, as well as managing and deploying the application of intelligent transportation systems in the city, namely the application of the intelligent traffic system (ITS) in the management, operation, and operation of traffic (such as alerts, navigation, electronic tolls, optimization of traffic management, enhancing the efficiency of road works, support to public transportation ...).

Also, the center is responsible for organizing and regulating activities through the Saigon River tunnel in emergencies, coordinating with inspection agencies, and handling issues related to the order assurance as well as ensure traffic safety and order, protect road traffic works, control loads at vehicle load checking stations in the city.

Photos of students visiting ITS intelligent transport system

The field trip helped students gain more knowledge about their field of study, prepare basic practical knowledge for students after graduation. Belong to enthusiastic guidance of the staff who are working at the center, sharing its work experience for the students. The trip also showed that the students are very energetic, enthusiastic, and confidently asking questions to the agencies where they go. From there, students can choose their fields of interest in the future.

Thanks to the Urban Transport Operations Center for giving students the opportunity to have a field trip, to share practical experience with students. Also, thanks to Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong for guiding students on this field trip.


Editor: Nguyen Van Dung

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