Wednesday , 18 September 2019

Infrastructure

Tunnel project in India

India’s tunnel sector has continued its growth momentum in the past few years. The growth of this sector has been driven by the robust pipeline of projects in the urban rail, railway, roads & highways and hydropower projects. The scope of tunnel projects is also expanding as a result of growing urbanisation and the rising demand for better infrastructure. TrafficInfraTech ...

India’s first world-class Railway Station

Habibganj in Madhya Pradesh will redefine the concept of a railway station in India, becoming India’s first railway station to be redeveloped as a public-private partnership project. It is set to become a swanky commercial hub with shops, offices and hotels. Have you ever seen a railway station in India that has a hotel at its premises, ultramodern commercial shops, ...

Eyes on the Trends

As Mobility Professionals, we have to try to stay aware of trends in our industry. Most of us were caught off-guard with the advent of transportation network companies (TNCs) such as Uber and Lyft and the impact they have had on curb space, traditional taxis, car-sharing, transit usage, parking demand, and traffic. What could be coming next that will affect ...

Thiruvananthapuram Outer Area Growth Corridor An Infrastructure backbone for Vizhinjam Harbour

The Government of Kerala in 2002- 03 approved a set of projects under Capital Region Development Project (CRDP) for the planned development of the Capital City. These projects are under various stages of implementation. Of this, Thiruvananthapuram City Road Improvement Project, (TCRIP) comprising development, operation and maintenance of approx 42km of important city roads has achieved completion. The Government of ...

Siemens sharpens focus on Innovation and Start-Ups to enhance digitalization offerings

Siemens Innovation Day 2019 showcased innovative solutions that create sustainable value for businesses and societies. Siemens experts from Digital Industries, Smart Infrastructure, Gas & Power, Mobility, Corporate Technology and Next47 also shared the latest innovations, industry trends, and demonstrated how Siemens solutions create value for customers and society. The IoT solutions developed in India will complement the work done at ...

Bogibeel Rail-cum-Road Bridge: An engineering marvel across the Brahmaputra

Bridging River Brahmaputra has always been a daunting task, the river has been traditionally considered extremely difficult for bridging due to various reasons including its ferocious & unpredictable behaviour, high currents & turbulent waters, widespread erosion of the banks, very short working period & high seismicity and remoteness of the area. With the width ranging from 1.2km to 18km, Brahmaputra ...

Volvo to add in-car sensors

Swedish automaker Volvo hopes to install cameras and sensors in its cars from the early 2020s, monitoring drivers for signs of being drunk or distracted and intervening to prevent accidents. The cameras and sensors will be installed on all models built on its SPA2 platform for larger cars such as the XC90 SUV, on which its driverless cars will also ...

Adaptive Traffic Solutions for Indian Cities

Santhosh Muzumdar, Head of Business Development & Government Affairs, Johnson Controls India share insights on how the company’s traffic management solutions could help smart cities overcome traffic challenges, such as easing overcrowded road networks and improving road safety A drive through the snarly traffic in a metro city in India will make you question, why am I not getting enough ...

Intelligent Cameras for Traffic Management

With increased urbanization and increased vehicular traffic, cities everywhere are battling with an inability to build enough infrastructure. While the government has been laying emphasis on building roads, bridges & underpasses and creating alternative modes of mass public transport systems, this may not be enough to address the traffic congestion. Traffic management has always posed a challenge in India and ...

Shared Electric Mobility The way forward for a sustainable transport ecosystem

Nitish Arora, Manager, Electric Vehicle & Clean Technology Track and Aishwarya Raman, Head of Research and Associate Director, Ola Mobility Institute explain how shifting consumers’ focus from ownership to shared access of products and services can usher in a change It took close to 60 years for the number of registered vehicles in India to grow from 0.3 million in ...

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