Friday , 14 August 2020

Author Archives: TrafficInfraTech - Editor

MetroCount Overcoming Road Challenges in India

World leader in automatic traffic monitoring, Australia based MetroCount has been exhibiting at Traffiicnfratech Expo regularly. According to Maurice Berger, Business Development Manager, the event has been the perfect place to share the company’s traffic monitoring solutions to government agencies, toll operators and survey companies India MetroCount has been consistently improving and developing new technologies to optimise traffic data collection. ...

Integrated Intelligent Transport System at Navi Mumbai

Navi Mumabi Municipal Corporation recently introduced real-time data-driven Integrated Intelligent Transport System (IITS). As part of IITS project, Automatic Vehicle Location System/ GPS was also installed on 448 buses that make 4,000 daily trips. The system helps track the vehicles’ routes and check if they have sped away without stopping at any of the designated bus stops. Some of the ...

Pelican crossing system in Lucknow

To make Lucknow city more pedestrian-friendly, the civic authorities have decided to bring 15 more Pelican crossings in the city. The system, which is part of ITMS under the Smart City Project, will be brought in the city after the success of two such ‘test’ crossings. Speaking to TrafficInfraTech, Fareed Zaidi, General Manager, Smart City project, said, “The roads of ...

Electric two-wheeler taxis in Karnataka

The Karnataka government has proposed using electric two-wheelers as taxis on Bengaluru roads, potentially leapfrogging regulations around using petrol powered bikes as taxis in the state. The electric bike taxi project aims to improve last mile connectivity of public transportation.

Double-Decker corridor on Mumbai Metro Line 9

Getting inspiration from the Nagpur Metro model, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority is now planning to build a double-decker corridor on the stretch of Kashimira road (Metro Line 9 Dahisar – Bhayandar) by 2022. The new model will provide a double-decker viaduct, where flyovers for automobiles will be built on the first level and the metro line will run ...

Smart Parking Policy for Bhubaneswar

To tackle the evergrowing parking menace in Bhubaneswar, the Commissionerate Police, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation and Bhubaneswar Development Authority are jointly formulating on a Smart parking policy for the city. According to Seshadeb Panda, General Manager, Smart City (Technology), Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd, the policy will take shape in the next threefour months and dissuade commuters from demanding more parking space ...

India: Guiding growth through Infrastructure development

Infrastructure has been one of the cornerstones in the development of the country with exponential growth over the past decade. India has an evolved outlook towards infrastructure development, writes Prerna Soni, Senior Vice President, Invest India. There has been a paradigm shift in the approach towards building infrastructure in India, from need based to an integrated long-term development strategy. All ...

National Highways for Electric Vehicles:
Strengthening e-Mobility Ecosystem

With 12 E-Highways announced, and a 500km E-Highway all set to begin its operation, the government is stepping into a right direction for creating a much-needed ecosystem for e-mobility in India NH for EV Ecosystem Agra-Delhi-Jaipur will be a 500 km e-mobility conversion program for National Highways and Express ways into E-Highways in just 90 days with charging stations and ...

Improving Road Safety Infrastructure

What makes a journey safe? Better drivers or better roads? While we agree that India’s road safety record needs to improve, how are we going to go about it remains a matter of debate. Indian cities are trying to be smart and safe with the use of Video Surveillance and Advanced Traffic Management Systems. TrafficInfraTech spoke to Smart City CEOs, ...

Smart Sensor Wireless Network Solution by iRam Technologies

Rapid urbanisation and rise in population have led to wide scale implementation of smarter infrastructures and development of Smart Cities worldwide. This smart infrastructure has an underline or last mile layer of Wireless Sensor Networks which is responsible for extraction and communication of accurate field data from an urban living environment. These living environments can be air quality, parking, traffic, ...