Saturday , 21 September 2019

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GE Aviation and AAI partner to advance RNP flight paths in India

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed an agreement with General Electric (GE) Aviation to expedite the implementation of required navigation performance (RNP) flight paths and improve airspace efficiency across the country. The RNP flight paths procedures enable to shorten the distance an aircraft has to fly en-route, reduce fuel consumption, lower emissions and noise pollution in nearby airports ...

Railways to speed up trains

Considering the massive cost of running bullet trains, the Railways has decided to move step-by-step, by taking up the task of upgrading speeds of existing trains to 160-200kmph. The Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd (RVNL) is working on a project to raise the speed on Delhi-Agra section to 160kmph and bring down the journey time from 130 minutes to less than ...

Glow-in-the-dark marks replace streetlights on Dutch Highway

These glow-in-the-dark road markings aren’t just pretty — they save money and energy, too. These luminescent strips replaced streetlights on a 0.3-mile stretch of highway in the Netherlands, part of an experiment that might change the way roads are illuminated across the globe. The roads markings, which went into effect Sunday night, might even one day be able to include ...

Chicago testing mobile parking app

A new cell phone app which would allow Chicago drivers to pay for a parking meter — or add time to avoid a ticket — is undergone a test drive in a three week pilot programme in West Loop, west of the Loop, Chicago’s central business district. The app – ParkChicago – has been developed by the company Chicago Parking ...

TrafficInfraTech Expo 2013 a success

The third edition of TrafficInfraTech Expo, held at the NSCI Exhibition Complex in New Delhi from November 21-23 attracted quality visitors such as system integrators, national highway concessionaires, road infrastructure companies, traffic consultants & firms, OEM suppliers, architects and companies looking for joint ventures & partners. This, and the presence of decision makers from the Ministry of Road Transport & ...

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 ...

Union Minister Oscar Fernandes visits TrafficInfraTech Expo

Oscar Fernandes, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways visited the ongoing TrafficInfraTech Expo 2013 on day two and had an extensive tour of the various exhibitors? stalls at the show. His presence added vibrancy and excitement among the exhibitors and visitors alike as he interacted with everyone. The Minister was impressed with the new technologies on display at the ...

BRTS and ITS Seminars enrich TrafficInfraTech Expo

The other highlight of the second day was the seminars on two topics that are of crucial importance to India?s traffic industry. Both the sessions provided a unique platform for traffic experts as well as system providers to interact and share knowledge. The seminar on Bus Rapid Transit Systems (BRTS) in the morning saw presence of eminent speakers like Prof. ...

Distinguished visitors grace TrafficInfraTech Expo

The ongoing TrafficInfraTech Expo 2013 saw many eminent professionals and officials from the traffic industry visiting the Show. Taj Hassan, Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Delhi Police who graced the event on its opening day as a speaker in one of the seminars also visited the exhibition and praised the organizers for putting up such an informative show. He said, ...

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