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Monday , 6 December 2021

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CISCO and L&T to provide connected transportation

US based CISCO, through its Cisco Connected Transportation Solutions and L&T Technology Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of the L&T Group, have come together in a project to provide connected transportation solutions in the country. The solutions offered will integrate multiple in-station networks and retail communication systems into a standards-based IP network. It will lower the cost of network operations, ...

Michigan plans large scale deployment of V2I communication

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) in USA is working with U-M Mobility Transformation Center (MTC), a University of Michigan (U-M) consortium and the two auto majors General Motors and Ford to deploy vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication technology on more than 120 miles of Metro Detroit roadway. The stretch of I-96/I-696 from US-23 in Brighton east to I-94 in St. Clair ...

Efkon India bags IOC tender

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has given EFKON India an order for the supply of more than 6000 vehicle tracking devices for its fleet. EFKON had submitted bids for seven IOCL tenders for the supply, installation, testing, commissioning, operation and maintenance of vehicle tracking systems, and was able to win tenders to supply VTS devices for four states: Uttar Pradesh: ...

IRD exhibits at TAC Annual Conference

International Road Dynamics Inc. (IRD) exhibited at the recently held 2014 Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Conference & Exhibition in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. IRD presented the VectorSense tyre sensor suite for the first time at a Canadian conference. The VectorSense tyre sensor suite is a new in-road sensor technology that provides vehicle position and individual tire footprint data for use ...

Finnish Transport Engineer develops special app

Sonja Heikkila, a 24-year old transportation engineer from Helsinki has developed an app and a plan that would help residents of Finland’s capital plan on-demand commutes from their cell phones. The plan uses minibus shuttle service combined with city bicycles and ride-sharing to achieve its aim. There would be real-time marketplace in which commuters could mix and match various available ...

Omnicomm presents key products at Baja Telematics 2014

Omnicomm, a leading developer and manufacturer of precise fuel monitoring equipment and other solutions for fleet management presented its key products at Baja Telematics 2014 held recently in Baja California, Mexico. The industry event is held on the initiative of Argus Telematics, software developer and integrator, for its distribution network including eight regions of Mexico. Mexico, the second largest oil ...

CCTV cameras on 80 DTC buses

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) has installed CCTV cameras on 80 of its bus as a part of a pilot project aimed at strengthening security in buses. In the first phase 200 buses including low-floor AC and non-AC buses will be fitted with the cameras. The cameras have a recording capacity of seven hours. A Control Room has been set ...

Railways to use CCTVs and jammers against touts

The Railways is working on a plan to use CCTV cameras and jammers to curtail operation of touts. The system will be first tried out in big and small railway ticket reservation centres and booking counters in Delhi railway stations. The cameras will send live feed at the time of booking reservations. Commercial inspectors of railways and divisional railway managers ...

Solar powered ETC plazas soon

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has announced that the Electronic Toll Collection plazas which will be set up across the country will be solar powered. Architects, professionals and qualified engineers have been asked to submit designs for these plazas. The Ministry has announced a prize of र10 lakh for the best design entry followed by र7 lakh and ...

New Vadodara bus terminal is model for other states

The new is being highlighted as a model for other state road transport undertakings to follow. In a workshop titled ‘Infrastructural development in state road transport undertakings through PPP model: experience and way forward’ held in Vadodara recently, officials from five state road transport corporations including Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Delhi visited the city and the bus ...