Sunday , 20 August 2017

Infrastructure

Mobile Apps for ETC lanes

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) recently launched two new mobile apps, MyFASTag and FASTag Partner, to enable the availability of FASTags for Electronic Toll Collection. MyFASTag is a consumer app which could be downloaded from the App Store for both Android and iOS systems. A user can purchase or recharge FASTags easily through this app. The app also helps ...

INTERVIEW: DMIC: Driving Transit Oriented Development and Multi Modal Transportation

Is the first phase of DMICDC planned with six – seven cities on track? The Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor project aims to create futuristic, smart and sustainable industrial cities by leveraging the high speed, high capacity connectivity backbone provided by the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC), which will converge and integrate technology across sectors. The corridor that passes through six ...

Improving India’s Travel Infrastructure

In 2016, India stood in the 35th position from a list of 160 countries in the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index (LPI). In 2016-17, 6,604km of national highways were constructed against a target of 15,000km. The Ministry for Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has, so far, invested over Rs 3 trillion and it is reported that the Ministry for Shipping ...

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 ...

e-parking

Parkbuzz Private limited is an e-parking service providing company. The app allow users to book a guaranteed parking space before reaching their destination with the help of Parkbuzz app and website. Parkbuzz also provides technological solutions to parking vendors which can be integrated in their existing system helping them improve the sales and transparency in the system. They provide both ...

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 ...

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, ...

INTERVIEW: “Infrastructure sectors, especially transportation, water resources and urban development hold great promise for us”

What are the special features of your Multi-Criteria Spatial Optimization technology? Site & route selection problems are ubiquitous. Examples include • Where to locate ATMs, mobile towers, stores, security cameras, windmills? • What is the most optimal route for a railway line between towns A and B? • How to route & schedule a fleet of buses for company employee ...