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Adaptive Traffic Solutions for Indian Cities

Santhosh Muzumdar, Head of Business Development & Government Affairs, Johnson Controls India share insights on how the company’s traffic management solutions could help smart cities overcome traffic challenges, such as easing overcrowded road networks and improving road safety A drive through the snarly traffic in a metro city in India will make you question, why am I not getting enough ...

BSNL-Nokia to launch first smart pole

Finnish telecom gear-maker Nokia to launch its first smart pole deployed at the state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited’s (BSNL) premise on March 21. Nokia’s smart pole initiative is a part of its intelligent infrastructure transformation program. The equipment would integrate poles with smart LED lighting systems, CCTV cameras, digital billboards and environmental sensors that could also have a revenue potential ...

Intelligent Cameras for Traffic Management

With increased urbanization and increased vehicular traffic, cities everywhere are battling with an inability to build enough infrastructure. While the government has been laying emphasis on building roads, bridges & underpasses and creating alternative modes of mass public transport systems, this may not be enough to address the traffic congestion. Traffic management has always posed a challenge in India and ...

Shared Electric Mobility The way forward for a sustainable transport ecosystem

Nitish Arora, Manager, Electric Vehicle & Clean Technology Track and Aishwarya Raman, Head of Research and Associate Director, Ola Mobility Institute explain how shifting consumers’ focus from ownership to shared access of products and services can usher in a change It took close to 60 years for the number of registered vehicles in India to grow from 0.3 million in ...

Zomato partners with Traffic Training Institute-Cyberabad during National Safety Week

In an attempt to increase the road safety awareness within the delivery partners, one of India’s largest food delivery company, Zomato recently collaborated with the Cyberabad Traffic Training Institute during National Safety Week. Zomato has successfully trained over 600 delivery partners, so far. Every delivery partner was extensively trained on the traffic rules & regulations, and accident prevention measures. Zomato ...

NMRC introduces feeder buses in Noida, Greater Noida

Aiming to increase ridership and provide last mile connectivity, the Noida Metro Rail Corporation has introduced 16 new routes for its feeder bus service to cater to all the operational metro stations on the Aqua Line in Noida and Greater Noida. 50 feeder buses will be plying on these new routes that will replace 13 old operational routes. The NMRC ...

Integrated Command and Control Centre for Traffic Management in Raipur

The Chhattisgarh government has set up a hi-tech integrated command and control centre in Raipur for better Traffic Management and Surveillance in the city. Set up at a cost of Rs 157.70Cr as part of the Raipur Smart City initiative, the project will take care of safety & security, traffic management, public communication, and also to keep the city environment ...

Foundation stone laid for Delhi-Mumbai Expressway

Union Minister for Roads and Transport Nitin Gadkari recently laid the foundation stone for the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway which will reduce the travel time between the two major cities to just 12 hours. The expressway will have eight lanes and will be access-controlled to speed up freight movement. It will also have four multilevel interchanges. To ease travel, the Expressway will ...

Panel Discussion Reinventing Public Transport

The panel discussion on ‘Reinventing Public Transport’ at Smart Mobility 2018 in Mumbai focussed on buses and its potential to cater as a main mode of transport to work as first & last mile connectivity for major mass transport infrastructure like railways & metros. The panellists were Prof HM Shivanand Swamy, Executive Director, Centre for Excellence in Urban Transport, CEPT ...

Comprehensive approach to Road Safety

In line with international experience and practice, the World Bank has progressively developed a comprehensive approach to road safety that doesn’t just consider infrastructure design but brings together all key stakeholders that have a stake in making and keeping roads safe, from police authorities to transport and health departments as well as infrastructure providers. One example of this approach is ...