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US firm plans solar roads

US based Solar Roadways plans to turn the country’s roads into giant solar energy generators that could supply a significant portion of the US’s energy needs. It is laying thick LED-lit glass solar panels in the form of modular paving systems that can withstand heaviest trucks and can be installed at practically all locations – roads, driveways, sidewalks, parking lots, ...

Intelligent surveillance system on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

Faced with an ever-increasing number of accidents on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) is planning to install an intelligent highway surveillance and management system on the premier expressway. The system will assist the highway police who have been facing severe limitations in traffic enforcement on the busy expressway. It will have high resolution cameras with ...

Mumbai?s T2 terminal: Redefining global benchmarks in aviation and airport development

Mumbai?s new integrated, state-of-the-art Terminal 2 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) was inaugurated on January 10 by the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in the presence of the Governor of Maharashtra, K. Shankarnarayanan, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Prithviraj Chavan and other dignitaries. Spread over an area of 4.4 million sqft, the new terminal features a highly compact design ...

Amritsar-Delhi-Kolkata Industrial Corridor

The Central government has placed the Amritsar-Delhi-Kolkata Industrial Corridor (ADKIC), which involved the initial budgetary support worth `5,749cr, on the fast track. The project will be the second of its kind, after the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor. It will be aligned to the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor and will be spread across 20 cities in seven states passing through Punjab, Haryana, ...

Delta at ISE 2014, Amsterdam

Delta, a leading provider of display technologies, will exhibit its state-of-the-art display solutions at ISE 2014, Amsterdam from February 4-6, 2014. Delta?s Ultra Slim Series Video Wall will showcase its advanced, lightweight design and suitability for smart control rooms while our vision control systems, DVCS and MiNiCON will demonstrate their value-added features on LCD Video Walls for control rooms and ...

TrafficInfraTech Expo 2013 opens in Delhi

The third edition of TrafficInfraTech Expo, India?s premiere integrated, international 3-day Show on traffic opened to a grand welcome at the NSCI Exhibition Complex in New Delhi on Nov 21. The Show was inaugurated by Sudhir Krishna, Secretary, Union Ministry of Urban Development while D. Deepti Vilasa, Vice-Chairman, Delhi Development Authority, S. Gangopadhyay, Director, Central Road Research Institute and Munir ...

Faster suburban trains for Mumbai under test

The prototype of a new 12-car stainless steel EMU (Electrical Multiple Unit) rake from Bombardier Corporation, running on 25KVAC traction arrived in Mumbai for tests after a long delay. The rake, manufactured by the Integral Coach Factory in Chennai, was procured by the Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation under the Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP) II project. Around 70 modifications were ...

DIMTS launches Bus Information application

Delhi Integrated Multi Modal Transit System Ltd (DIMTS) has launched an application for the web and Android mobiles that helps commuters plan their road trips in the city. When the commuter at a bus stop types in the route number of the bus required, the application gives the list of bus stops covered by the route number and the estimated ...

New camera-based parking system in Philadelphia

Parkway Inc, a US based parking system manufacturer, has installed Park Assist, a new camera based parking system at its Liberty Place car park in Philadelphia, USA. Park Assist?s ‘Find Your Car’ feature enables drivers to locate vehicles by entering their licence plate numbers on a touch-screen kiosk. Drivers can also avail of this feature on their smartphones using Park ...