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Combined High Beam (upper) and Low Beam (dipper) switch to avoid accidents at night

Most of the drivers do not use dipper (low beam) headlamps of their vehicles in the night driving while approaching on the roads and highways. Most of the time, it is seen that vehicles approaching from the opposite side with high beam mode cause temporary blindness (glaring effect) creating conditions for any accidents. Dr. Prashant Dhanke, Assistant Professor- Chemical Engineering, ...

RFID for transport and Beyond

RFID, in the form of FASTag, has entered the imagination of every single vehicle owner in the country. However, the application of this technology is growing across sectors. TrafficInfraTech explores the role RFID will play in the future. The global RFID market was estimated at USD 10.7 billion in 2021, with a projection of reaching USD 17.4 billion by 2026. ...

Alignment Design for Phase IV Expansion Project

Bentley’s Rail Design Application helped complete the 3D alignment in less than three months Expanding the Metro System in a Densely Populated Area The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation is working on its Phase IV expansion to improve rail connectivity between India’s capital and the further regions of the National Capital Region. The project includes constructing a new 104-kilometer metro railway ...

Public Transport SOPs

Public Transport SOPs

As part of a webinar series to help Indian cities develop COVID-19 transport solutions, the first one focused on Public Transport SOPs to ensure the safety of crew and passengers. The series is presented by Smart City Mission, the Government of India and Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) in partnership with the Transport & ICT Group of the ...

Traffic and Revenue – Highways Sector

The Impact of COVID-19 on road sector is upsetting and revenues are choked as the tolling across plaza was suspended in order to stop the spread of the virus. However now the lockdowns are getting relaxed, tolling is allowed and traffic is slowly coming up on road again though passenger car traffic is almost negligible. Dr. Zafar Khan, Head – ...

Smart Cities: Replanning and Rethinking Mobility strategies

Smart Cities: “ Replanning and Rethinking Mobility strategies

These pandemic days are posing challenges to Smart Cities too. Traffic levels and mobility patterns can alter, as digital transformation takes hold. What are the challenges? We have here the views of Raj Cherubal, CEO, Chennai Smart City and Sameer Bhatnagar, Partner- Transport& Logistics, KPMG, India Contrary to what may be expected in the era of social distancing, it is ...

Toll Enforcement Tower

Toll Enforcement Tower

Speed cameras that don’t flash? This is the way the truck toll works Almost four meters high, painted blue-green and equipped with four sensor windows: Colorful enforcement towers can be seen along the roadsides of German highways. New measuring instruments for speed enforcement? No, because they don’t measure the speed, but check the weight classes of the vehicles. The blue ...

Simplifying Stockholm’s transport ticketing

As ticketing becomes ever more complex, offering an ever-greater range of products and services, many would argue that this complexity has filtered through to the simple act of choosing and paying for their travel. Krister Dackland from Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (SL) tells us about the creation of SL’s new ticketing system, one that aims to put ease of use at its ...

Creating value with open data, without compromising anonymity

Here Technologies’, Aleksandra Kovacevic, Senior Engineering Manager reflects on the need for careful consideration in encouraging the sharing of data for improved mobility services. When it comes to data privacy, location data has one of the most complex facets. The potential physical safety implications as a consequence of potential privacy breach, as well as the ability of devices to constantly ...

Big data in transportation: the key to future mobility?

Cities all over the world are struggling with congestion. Traffic data analytics can be the key to solving mobility problems. Bogota is the most congested city in the world according to the Global Traffic Scorecard that was recently published by Inrix. On average, drivers lose 191 hours per year in the Colombian capital due to traffic jams. Boston is ranked ...