Beat Lagos Traffic with Traffic.com.ng

The traffic situation in Lagos,Nigeria is one social problem that affects every aspect of life in this densely populated city.To help solve this,Traffic.com.ng a traffic monitoring application developed …

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trafficThe traffic situation in Lagos,Nigeria is one social problem that affects every aspect of life in this densely populated city.To help solve this,Traffic.com.ng a traffic monitoring application developed by Nigerian technology innovator to address the traffic situation in the country. The product was featured at the recently concluded Mobile Web West Africa held at Eko Hotels and Suites and was awarded best application amongst other solutions presented.

sherrif shittuSpeaking at the launch, Sheriff Shittu O. the innovator of the product said “Our goal is to use technology to solve social problem! We’ve seen how mobile phone for instance has transformed the Nigerian economic landscape, so we thought further on other common problems that can effectively be fixed with everyday technology. We believe it will help improve productivity and uplift the state.”

Traffic.com.ng is a complete solution using Web, Mobile Web, SMS and mobile application to aggregate and broadcast traffic situation across Nigeria. First we focus on Lagos State, we hopes to expand to other parts of the country. It currently covers over 150 roads in Lagos.

The solution was developed with focus on everyday road users in Lagos state. It enables people who do not have internet access to report or request traffic situation in any given area of the state.

To Report Traffic

Text sms with Keyword “Traffic” to 07026702053

Example: Traffic status ojota slow

or

Traffic status ojota to ketu slow

To Request Traffic

Text sms with Keyword “Traffic” to 07026702053

Example: Traffic report ojota

or

Traffic report ojota to ketu

For those who uses internet enabled phone, they can simply access the site through the address: www.traffic.com.ng it will automatically detect that they are browsing on mobile and present mobile version of the website. The web version allows users to view traffic information from the comfort of their PC.

Traffic requests are absolutely free!

To check out how it works kindly visit: www.traffic.com.ng

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