With a view to enhance mobility, reduce congestion and to promote traffic safety by adopting standard transport planning practices, capacity building, enforcement measures, road safety audits, traffic engineering practices and better organizational co-ordination for improved traffic management by efficient lane capacity and work zone management, utilities coordination, developing traffic culture and avoiding transport planning pitfalls in the National Capital Territory of Delhi, the Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure (Planning & Engineering) Centre is set up by Delhi Development Authority in exercise of powers conferred by the act notified in the Gazette of India Extraordinary vide S.O. No.1903(E) dated 31.07.08. Further the modifications in the regulations were notified vide S.O. No. 2065(E) dated 07.08.2009.
As per the notification, all transportation projects/transport engineering solutions in Delhi by any agency having road engineering/infrastructure implication would require clearance of the centre (UTTIPEC). This would ensure the latest technology and research finding support is available to all new roads and projects.