Monday , 26 June 2017

Features

Integration of land development and transit infrastructure

When we discuss transportation, we most often talk about the vehicles, roads, railways and other modes of transport. When we discuss improvement of transport, we progress to speak about smart vehicles, speedier metros and smoother, wider roads. What we also need to look at is designing for the destinations in a matrix based on travel requirements in order to bring ...

‘We want to manufacture high-speed Talgo coaches in India’

What is the specialty of these trains? What makes Talgo trains special is the rich history and 75 years of experience in designing railway rolling stock that has made the company and its technology recognizable on a global scale. Talgo was established in 1942 with a revolutionary concept of a light-weight and articulated train to improve passenger services of railway ...

#RoadsThatHonk to make highway commute safer

At a time, when the governments of the world and international organizations are striving hard to reduce fatalities and injuries in road accidents, one of the big challenges staring them in the face is that of travel on the hilly terrains, specially on the curves and the hairpin bends. How does a vehicle taking the climb or a truck going ...

“Speed enforcement technologies are our strength”

What key solutions does Logix ITS offer, and what technologies does it use for the same? We, at Logix ITS, believe that most of the accidents on the roads happen because of rash driving and over speeding vehicles. Our primary focus is to develop and manufacture traffic calming products. Our products offer both speed awareness and enforcement. Our main product ...

Impact Assessment Methodology for a Connected ITS Corridor

Cooperative ITS (C-ITS) is a subset of ITS which involves communicating and sharing information between ITS-stations (such as personal devices, vehicles, roadside equipment and the back-office) to give advice or facilitate actions with the objective of improving safety, sustainability, efficiency and comfort beyond the scope of stand-alone systems. Trials on such systems are now being carried out in cities and ...

Single device as multiple solution provider

Improving safety continues to be the number one driving force behind enforcement solutions, combined with the global challenge to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured on the roads. The constant advancement of technology is seen in all walks of life and the enforcement market is certainly not isolated from this. The use of digital cameras has constantly ...

INDRA’S Integrated Tunnel Control System in Chenani-Nashri Tunnel

The recently opened Chenani – Nashri Tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been developed, built and operated by IL&FS Transportation Networks Ltd. The highly advanced tunneling technology, is safe and secured tunnel in Asia with smart features such as an integrated traffic control system, surveillance, ventilation and broadcast systems, firefighting system, and SOS call-boxes at every 150 meters. The ...

Location tracking compulsory for big public vehicles

The insurance companies in India see a huge opportunity in the vehicle market after the government has  mandated compulsory location tracking devices for all public transport vehicles that have a seating capacity of over six people. State transport buses, school vans, ambulances and other special purpose public carriers will have to follow this regulation. Insurance companies like ICICI Lombard, Liberty ...

Looking for Innovation

Since 2002, Onyx have come a very long way… The technology offering from Onyx include Intelligent Transport Systems, Red Light Violation Detection Systems, ANPR and Wireless Traffic Control. The company has recently installed of ITMS in Kanpur city that includes 75 recollected traffic signals controlled by center control and command center along with 30 VMS for giving advance information to ...

Relating different types of (traffic) data

The initial procurement of traffic data by NDW in 2009 provided speed measurements, travel times and vehicle counts with vehicle categorization measured on approximately 24.000 locations throughout the country on the main road network and a number of provincial roads. The network of measurements has expanded over the years to include higher coverage on provincial roads and main urban roads, ...