Friday , 22 January 2021

Author Archives: TrafficInfraTech - Editor

Hot in Place Recycling Process

Focus- GMR

For eco-friendly, safe and pollution free road construction Barathi Renganathan – Project Manager O&M. Construction industry in India is labour intensive and Luddite. New technologies and mechanization of works with great focus on cost saving measures and improving riding quality for road users are of great importance. One such technology is HIPR process that is eco-friendly, safe to environment & ...

Uberization of Parking Industry

Sarang Mokashi, Co-founder Director, TechProm IOT IoT is making parking search more predictive and convenient for motorists, says Sarang Mokashi, Co-founder Director, TechProm IOT In smart cities, the parking industry is expected to flourish with newer business models, process innovation, IOT and advanced data analytics. With the arrival of new ecosystem players and participants, it is anticipated that the early ...

Ensuring Seamless Access

public transport - KMTA

KR Jyothilal, Principal Secretary, Transport Department, Government of Kerala The Kerala Government has been taking initiatives to provide seamless travel by building an integrated multimodal urban transportation system in the state. The formation of Kochi Metropolitan Transport Authority is one major step in strengthening the mobility system in Kochi. KR Jyothilal, Principal Secretary, Transport Department, Government of Kerala, spoke to ...

Road Traffic Control and Safety Devices – Where we need to improve

Focus- L&T

Manoj Tipnis, Vice President & Head Engineering Suvra Chakrabarti, Senior Manager & Head – Roads Traffic & Safety Engineering For smooth and safe road travel, it is recommended that the relevant Codes by the Government are reviewed periodically and updated as required to keep the codes relevant with international best practices and evolving transportation scenario. It is also important to ...

COVID 19 – Saving Public Bus Transport

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As India recovers from the impacts of the current epidemic, busbbased public transport systems will play a vital role in building back the economy. For hundreds of people who suffered financially due to the nationwide lockdown, buses offer the only low-cost mobility option to access jobs, education and health care. However, the State Transport Undertakings (STUs) that operate public bus ...

Multi-modal Transport and Urban Mobility:Smart approaches with Video Analytics

Urban Mobility -V Track

Nagendra Reddy, Partner, DataFromSky Today, we have access to data, connectivity and digital tools allowing us to bring together a rich understanding of our urban systems and transport networks. These insights enable decision makers to drive change and influence positive outcomes when considering some of our the most pressing problems in the mobility space. Nagendra Reddy, Partner, DataFromSky writes on ...

Effective use of existing Public Transport Infrastructure

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Most cities do not have a timely estimate of the travel demand. Hence, all congestions mitigation plans are essentially a cure for the symptom and not the cause and we grope in the dark for the magic bullet that will make congestion disappear. All cities should put in place measures that will provide them with continuous estimate of travel patterns. ...

Making Construction Work Zones safer

Focus- Avery dennison feat

Amandeep Singh, Senior Regional Business Manager Many construction work zones miss the installation of critical advance warning signs and traffic management devices designed to improve road safety. Signage and delineation devices used are often made of substandard reflective sheeting which is not effective in safely guiding road users through work zones, says Amandeep Singh, Senior Regional Business Manager, Reflective Solutions/ ...

Technology for Road Safety

Dr Zafar Khan Technology has revolutionized road safety in India. It enables you to control traffic, catch lawbreakers, and provide road safety. While listing out some of the important solutions, Dr Zafar Khan, Head – Operations, Peak Infrastructure Management Services Pvt Ltd states that to make an infrastructure project work successfully, there is a need for effective collaboration between technology ...

Developing indigenous platform screen doors

The National Capital Region Transport Corporation and the Bharat Electronics Limited have joined hand to develop platform screen doors that can act as a safety barrier between the passengers and tracks, under the self-reliant India scheme. NCRTC is tasked to implement the country’s first Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS). The Platform Screen Doors (PSD) are currently imported. Apart from facilitating ...