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Leading Technology in Weigh-In-Motion

Kistler’s Lineas Strip WIM sensor comes with all the advantages for applications such as traffic data collection, overload detection, bridge protection, tolling, pavement planning & traffic research. The company has installed more than 3000 installations worldwide including India. Roads & Highways are built with huge investments. The ROI takes years to be claimed back. Damages of the roads caused by ...

Ingenious Car Parking Technology

Simpark Infrastructure Pvt Ltd is a Special purpose vehicle of Simplex Projects Ltd. to bring about revolutionary changes in Parking management. Head quartered in Kolkata, the company has over 2000 car space installations across India.  RD Mundhra, Director, speaks about the advantagesof different parking systems being provided by the company. SimPark provides various car parking technologies but which technology has ...

Passenger amenity centre for bus passengers at Yelahanka

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation recently opened a new passenger amenity centre for bus passengers at Yelahanka of North Bengaluru. Spread over one acre area, the centre has parking space for cars and two wheelers in the basement in area of 26,468 sqft. There are three bus bays, traffic control room and bus pass counter. As many as 41 routes ...

Toll Collection Technology

Tolling as a method of financing the transportation system is becoming common incorporating several technologies, collectively called Electronic Toll Collection (ETC). Open Road Tolling (ORT) with all-electronic toll collection, is now the preferred practice, being more efficient, environment friendly and safer than manual toll collection. Explains, Khali R. Persad, Ph.D., P. E., Assistant Director, Research Engineer at Center for Transportation ...

Car tests made mandatory

With popular models from major auto makers failing crash tests, the Indian road ministry has made basic side and frontal crash tests mandatory for all new models by 2017, and for the existing ones by 2019, to decide the ‘crashworthiness’ and level of safety an automobile can offer. Moreover, the tests will no longer have to be taken outside the ...

Ahmedabad Toll Plaza

Archohm design studio, having begun its journey into the domain of architectural practice with a toll plaza projects, has now become an authority on this uncommon typology of the built environment.  The latest in line is the Ahmedabad-Vadinagar-Maliya toll plaza. Principal Architect Sourabh Gupta, Director of the firm briefs. In the state of Gujarat, archohm was commissioned to design eleven ...

Autonomous Vehicle Implementation Predictions

An analysis by Victoria Transport Policy Institute, Canada indicates that some benefits of autonomous vehicles such as independent mobility for affluent non-drivers, may begin in the 2020s or 2030s, but most impacts, including reduced traffic and parking congestion (and therefore reduced road and parking facility supply requirements), independent mobility for low-income people (and therefore reduced need to subsidize transit), increased ...

Spatial technology for managing NHs

NHAI has signed Memorandum of Understanding with National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) under Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and North East Centre for Technology Application and Research (NECTAR) for use of spatial technology for monitoring and managing National Highways. The use of satellite data and geospatial technology will be useful in providing inputs in highway and infrastructure projects for preparation ...

Exploiting IT solutions in public transport to create liveable cities

Information Technology is playing an ever more crucial role in many sectors of modern society offering the most important solutions that we have today to efficiently help increase capacity, safety and security among other aspects. This is even more in public transport sector for which IT tools are potentially always available, widely applicable and actually already well integrated in many ...

CCTV cameras in Mohali

The Mohali Municipal Corporation has made an offer to the police to install CCTV cameras to regulate traffic and ensure enforcement of the traffic rules in the city. Generally, drivers remove their helmets or seat belts soon after entering Mohali from Chandigarh the traffic police often fail to check on them. Mayor Kulwant Singh said that as Mohali was located ...

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