Friday , 27 April 2018

Author Archives: TrafficInfraTech - Editor

Smart Traffic Solutions from Aabmatica Technologies

Aabmatica Technologies Private Limited, a young professionally managed company based out of Delhi has executed “Maharashtra entry and exit toll project” for vehicle classification counting and ANPR data. The AVCC solution is based on a hybrid technology a combination of Doppler and Laser (only one of its kind) resulting in very accurate counting and classification in multiple classes. The hybrid ...

Rs 500Cr to set up ITS project in Chennai

The move to install smart traffic system, GPS-driven bus services and ICT based traffic information for commuters under intelligent transport system (ITS) received a fillip as Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently signed an agreement with the Government of India to fund Rs 500Cr for the project. The project will be set up as part of the smart city project. ...

NFC technology for Kochi metro

The proposed introduction of discounted daily, weekend and monthly passes (tourist cards) for travel in Kochi metro will be followed by the induction of the near field communication (NFC) technology that will enable commuters to just walk into Kochi metro, buses and ferries. It is under development for RuPay cards. RBI norms binding on it are awaited and its technicalities ...

Kolkata Traffic police to introduce refuge islands for pedestrian safety

Kolkata Traffic police have decided to introduce refuge islands to put pedestrians at ease and increase their security. This is another initiative at pedestrian safety after the boom barriers that the traffic cops had installed at several places in Kolkata. A refuge island or a pedestrian refuge is constructed in the middle of the roads, particularly those that do not ...

TMC to implement ATMS with the help of Google

The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) will soon synchronise the signal systems at prime junctions in the city with Google Maps sensors to intelligently manage traffic depending on the density of congestion. In order to ease congestion, the municipal corporation has decided to implement a Rs 2.82Cr Adaptive Traffic Management System (ATMS) that uses satellite sensors. This concept was put forth ...

“We expect to be a leading player in Smart Parking solutions & Toll Collection”

Arya Toll Infra Ltd, part of Arya Group, is an existing player in the User Fee (Toll) Collection Business and has undertaken India’s first and biggest contract of Smart Parking (Operation and Management) with Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh. Inspired by the success tasted in the initial years of business, the company now aims higher on its focus on the above ...

PERMANENT TRAFFIC MONITORING: Adding Value

MetroCount’s RoadPod VL works smoothly both out-of-box or when connected to pre-installed loops. Due to their modular design, these counters have no limitation on the number of lanes of traffic that can be monitored. They record detailed data, such as individual vehicle speed, length and the gap between vehicles. Storing information at this level makes data manipulation very flexible. In addition ...

Mobile Network Data in Transport Planning

India is home to 1.19 billion mobile phone subscribers. Every phone is constantly searching for a mobile cell tower and thereby generating events. These events are sent to the network to inform the location of the mobile phone not only when they are moving but also when stationary. So, the volume of event data that India generates is just enormous. ...

Revamping of Indian Transport Sector

Roads Australia (RA) is a non-profit, non-political industry association. Its members are drawn from all corners of the Australian road sector. This is an unusual association because it includes both the government and commercial representatives. RA is also a very active member of IRF. Two RA companies from Australia particularly have a long history of association. The Australian Road Research ...

Data for a Connected World in Motion

Visiting India throughout my life has given me an opportunity to see amazing transformations, especially over the last ten to fifteen years. Every visit allows me to see infrastructure improvements, new investments in mobility and increased connectivity. Connectivity is increasing around the world and by some estimates, we will have more than 200 billion internet-connected devices by 2020. As a ...