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Maharashtra government to modernize 150 State Transport depots

The Maharashtra government has envisaged a plan to modernize 150 State Transport depots across the state. Speaking to TrafficinfraTech, Transport Minister Anil Parab, said, “The whole idea of depot modernization is to explore how the transport department can commercially leverage its landbank.” Considering the transport department has huge landbank across Maharashtra, such modernization will shape the department revenue-wise, which are ...

WB to aid Rs 630Cr for water transport project in Assam

World Bank has signed a loan agreement with the Government of India and the Government of Assam for funding Rs 630Cr modernization of water transport project in the state. The project will support the Government of Assam’s efforts to corporatize its own ferry activities. The Assam Shipping Company (ASC) will operate the government ferries and the Assam Ports Company (APC) ...

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. ...

Traffic Control systems by Siemens

Siemens Mobility’s UK division announced the first installation of its Plus+ traffic control system. The Plus+ uses distributed intelligence with simple power and data cabling to increase intersection availability and reduce overall installation and maintenance costs. Plus+ supports minimized disruption during installation and optimized traffic flow on the UK’s increasingly congested road network. The new ST950 Plus+ system no longer ...

Sharing a Ride

App-based transportation service system has brought a new transportation mode to users, who are able to make reservations using mobile apps conveniently. India is examining the use of private vehicles as shared taxis to reduce car ownership and curb growing traffic congestion in major cities. TrafficInfraTech speaks to few ride-sharing app technology companies to understand the concept of Shared Mobility. ...

Kochi Metro: Going Green

An advanced Metro system will always give a revitalising facelift to the city. The same will revolutionise the lifestyle of the residents. A Metro should be developed in such a way that it should bring the city up to the global levels and create a unique service that has a lot of innovations. And, that’s what Kochi Metro Rail (KMRL) ...

Maha Metro: The Digital Twins

Since Metro project operations span for 30 to 35 years, Maha Metro has taken a proactive step well in advance during the construction stage, and defined a comprehensive solution to extend the information gathered during the construction phase A recent survey reported that infrastructure projects in India face nearly 20% cost overrun and 50-60% time overrun. Specifically, projects like Metro ...

Chennai Metro: Being Digital

With BIM-based digital platform, Chennai Metro Rail will achieve enhanced construction quality, reduction in expenditures, provide a comprehensive understanding of the project design and optimised operational efficiencies Project Management has always been a challenge in India which is evident with the visible delay in the completion of numerous mega projects. Quality and safety have also been major issues. These challenges ...

Making Metro Sustainable

With a modest beginning of 8 km in 2002, Metro rail has shown phenomenal growth in India. In the financial year (2018-19), 140 km of metro lines have been opened for the public (till 10 February 2019). Out of the 585 km of operational metro lines as on 10 February 2019, 326 km have been made operational after May 2014. ...

Australia Future Mobility Technological advancements, Policy leadership, Investment opportunities

The future transport and mobility sector in Australia is characterised by shifts from ownership to ‘usership’, transportation to mobility, and internal combustion engines to electric powertrains. There are over 15 connected and automated vehicle trials underway in Australia, supported by a robust research and development (R&D) infrastructure. This includes the iMove Cooperative Research Centre, the Australian Integrated Multimodal Ecosystem (AIMES) ...

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