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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. ...

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, ...

We want to modernize 150 depots across Maharashtra

Anil Parab, Transport Minister, Government of Maharashtra speaks about his priorities, importance of technology in road safety and plans to rejuvenate the State Transport Corporation in an exclusive interview with Rahul Kamat As the newly appointed Transport Minister of Maharashtra, what are your priorities which you would like to take upon a warfooting note? At present, my priorities and focus ...

Stronger institutions for safer roads: The Indian example

India needs a well resourced and empowered national road safety agency – a central unit that would coordinate the efforts of all stakeholders, writes Justin Runji, Senior Transport Specialist, World Bank India is facing a growing road safety crisis: over the last decade, road fatalities have increased significantly to reach 22.6 per 100,000 population (2016 WHO estimates). That means almost ...

Metro Challenges in India

World Resources Institute looks at the challenges that metro systems need to address to ensure a complete integration with the city. When compared to new cities where the metro projects integration is factored in, retrofitted projects need to adapt to different travel patterns of the city, with existing rail systems where the city transport system and commuting patterns naturally evolved ...

Smart Parking Solution

Road Infrastructure in our cities are severely adopting IT/IoT enabled smart parking solutions to ease traffic congestion and regularize parking. This will improve city landscape apart from benefitting commuters/citizens as well as municipal corporations says Vishal Mehra, Vice President & Director, iRam Technologies Smart Parking solution improves parking space utilization, and revenue of municipal corporations by guiding the users to ...

ParkingDetection: Revolutionizing Smart City Parking

There has been an increased thrust by the governmental institutions in India on building smart cities. Technological breakthroughs are bringing about positive change within these cities. Smart parking forms an integral part in making cities truly smart with sensor-based tracking, complete digitization of parking operations and utilization of data analytics ensuring efficient parking systems. These approaches translate to several benefits ...

Future Mobility in India Connected, Intelligent, Safe…

SecondlyMobility is a key driver of the economy. Better mobility reduces the burden of travel & transportation and can boost economic growth. With car sharing, high capacity public transit, high speed rails, electric vehicles etc the mobility landscape could look very different in the coming years says Preeti Swaminathan. The future of mobility is going to be integrated and multimodal. ...