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Delhi Government and Google team up to provide real-time public transport information

A new system, to be launched by the Delhi Government– Google team, will provide real-time information on public transport, enabling commuters to accurately pre-plan their journeys. They would be able to use their smartphones and track bus locations, arrival and departure times, routes, travel durations and delays real-time. The status of ~3000 buses is already live and more Delhi Transport ...

Focus on electric vehicles

The Indian Government has a target to expand electric vehicles (EV) to 30% of private vehicles, 70% of commercial cars, 40% of buses and 80% of two-wheelers and three-wheelers. With this goal in view, the National Highways Authority of India is planning to set up many EV charging stations along national highways. Many states are offering incentives on EV vehicle ...

Need to move towards Parking as a Service

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Mobility as a Service has been trending towards a shared ecosystem, but the pandemic has thrown a spanner in the works and brought up various questions. To implement MaaS on a large scale, Parking cannot be ignored. Sid Jalan talks to Industry experts to find out how PaaS can help streamline Indian parking issues As we move towards a connected ...

Underground metro constructions: need for rigorous soil investigations

Geological & and geotechnical testing is important to understand subsurface layers and prevent any failures in tunnel construction. Prof. Dr P. Anbazhagan, Associate Professor in the Civil Engineering Department of Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, and Geethanjali Monto elaborate. The history of underground tunnelling may date back to ancient civilizations, with prehistoric people attempting to enlarge their caves. The Britannica ...

TUNNELING PROJECTS: Mitigating Delays

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The growth in volume of goods being transported as well as the steady increase in demand for business and leisure travel require the timely development of transportation infrastructure. With the availability of free space in cities becoming rare and the remoteness of certain areas to be connected, such as the Himalayas, tunnels play a crucial role in allowing the transportation ...

Roadmap for Road Asset monetization in India

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The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has identified 104 road stretches that can be monetized for long term concessions. In the next five years, the Central government targets to raise Rs 1 lakh crore through monetization of national highways under Toll-Operate-Transfer (TOT) Model. Akhilesh Srivastava, renowned Mobility Expert and Member of TrafficInfraTech Expo Advisory Board, explains how asset monetization ...

Rooted in ‘Make In India’

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Rasmeet Kohli, Managing Director, Envoys Electronics Pvt Ltd, shares with TrafficInfraTech the challenges in providing customised project solutions and how important it is to believe in Make in India Envoys is a five-decade old company pioneering in the vast spectrum of Road Traffic management and safety solutions: Right from concept to commissioning of Traffic Signalling Systems, Variable Message Signs (VMS), ...

Interview: “Our strategy is to offer a strongly differentiated solution to complex transportation”

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In an Interview with TrafficInfraTech, Vipen Malhotra, President, Arya Omnitalk Wireless Solutions Pvt Ltd says that with both its in-house designed hardware (GPS units) as well as state-of-the-art web platform offerings, the Company has an enviable list of happy customers from the industry’s reputed players Arya Omnitalk is the market leader in many areas — the main ones being vehicle ...

Interview: Meeting the Challenges of Speeding

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Continuing our conversation with the Traffic Police Commissioners of different Indian Cities, we have here BBGTS Murthy, DCP, Kanpur 1. How is the Kanpur Traffic police able to handle speeding challenges? Yes, we are handling over speeding by using Limit Sign Boards and Challans, creating awareness through various media, coordinating with various other departments like NHAI, Kanpur Nagar Nigam, Smart ...

Interview: Integrating the metro as a part of the larger transport fabric in cities

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Prasanna Ganesh, Executive Vice President, Toyota Daihatsu Engineering & Manufacturing, and Director, Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) talks to TrafficInfraTech about the Station Access and Mobility Programme, a national platform for integrated urban transport in the country and the future of mobility in India. The Foundation incubates and tests innovative solutions with entrepreneurs and initiates government level discussions and policies. TMF ...