Tuesday , 11 December 2018

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DESIGNER ROADS: Integrating networked services under the road and pedestrian comforts

How was Tender SURE conceived? In 2009, I left yet another conference on transportation and mobility, thinking to myself that all we are doing is just giving recommendations at 10,000 feet about the problems, whereas on the ground nothing actually changes. As I waited outside for my vehicle, I observed the micro details of the road I was on: broken ...

Management of Surface Parking

Policy Alagappan: Enforcement of parking regulations should be approached not only from the authority perspective or from the police perspective but also from the system itself. For example, there might be a very good multilevel car park but again within the authority or within the systems, there is no proper coordination happening. Within 100 metres, I am creating an on-street surface ...

The next generation of telematics technology

Designing a new car is a complex business. From initial design to the first gleaming vehicle rolling off the production line, the whole process takes a long time. Up to four years, to be precise – practically a century when you consider the speed of light at which connected car technologies, including advanced driver assistance systems, are evolving. This means ...

Digital Innovations for Mobility

The inaugural session of the Conference on ‘Smart World & New Mobility: Breaking Barriers’ started with discussion on ‘Digital Innovations for Mobility’. The panel discussion on the first day of the Conference under the session ‘Smart Mobility in Urban Cities’ gave an insight into the government’s planning through Yudhvir Singh Malik, Secretary, MoRTH and Anil Srivastava, Adviser (Infrastructure Connectivity), NITI ...

‘Focus on improving quality of Public Transport’

Abhay Damle, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways opines that shared mobility is the future and India cannot be left behind You are convinced that the number of personal cars will get reduced sometime in future, and shared vehicles will take over. What is your vision on this trend? Well, the number of personal car ownership may not ...

TRAFFICINFRATECH & PARKINGINFRATECH EXPO 2017: “PERFECT BLEND OF BUSINESS & INTERACTION”

TrafficInfraTech Expo and ParkingInfraTech Expo, presented under the banner of Smart Mobility, opened their innings in South India this September at Hitex Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad. With the theme “Smart World & New Mobility: Breaking Barriers”, the shows attracted quality visitors committing to come again next year in Mumbai in October. TrafficInfraTech Expo, in its sixth year, and ParkingInfraTech expo, in ...

‘Significant effort is being made to enhance Public Transport’

Yudhvir Singh Malik, Secretary, Ministry of Transport & Highways, was the Chief Guest at TrafficInfraTech and ParkingInfraTech Expos in Hyderabad in September. Excerpts from his Chief Guest’s Address. To the limited extent that I understand smartness, I want to take you all to three scenarios. Scenario One: A farmer in a village, who is not IT savvy and uses a ...

Connected & Smart Vehicle Technology

Market research analysts at Technavio have predicted that the commercial vehicle telematics market in India will grow steadily during the next four years and will post a CAGR of almost 16% by 2020. This analysis identifies the increased demand for vehicle tracking and monitoring systems in the transport sector as one of the primary growth factors for the vehicle telematics ...

Impact Assessment Methodology for a Connected ITS Corridor

Cooperative ITS (C-ITS) is a subset of ITS which involves communicating and sharing information between ITS-stations (such as personal devices, vehicles, roadside equipment and the back-office) to give advice or facilitate actions with the objective of improving safety, sustainability, efficiency and comfort beyond the scope of stand-alone systems. Trials on such systems are now being carried out in cities and ...

Smart Cities Smart Solutions

That the Government of India’s Smart City Mission is an ambitious and impressive initiative that will create 100 plus smart cities in India is a known fact by now. That the new cities, through best use of technology, will accelerate growth and improve the quality of life of people, is also evident. But what often gets overlooked in the entire ...

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