Facebook  Twitter  Linkedin
Saturday , 28 January 2023

Infrastructure

Bengaluru to soon get more than 900 electric buses

Bengaluru is all set to get a fleet of 921 more electric buses as the city’s transport corporation has signed an agreement with a subsidiary of Tata Motors. The subsidiary, TML Smart City Mobility Solutions, will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of 921 low-floor electric buses in the city for 12 years. The Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) ...

Case Study: iROADS – An indispensable solution for Efficient Road Asset Management

iROADS is a sophisticated infrastructure asset management system and decision-making tool for all infrastructure assets, delivering a single solution software tool for asset owners and operators. TRL Technologies India Private Limited (a joint venture between TRL UK and Experion Technologies India) makes this software solution accessible to the globe. The ingenious tool helps in the management of road assets with ...

Steel Slag Road for Durable Infrastructure

India is having world’s second largest road network in terms of length. Every year for maintenance and construction of this vast road network around 1.2 billion tonnes of natural aggregates are required. This huge demand of natural aggregates is meted out through unsustainable quarrying and mining of stone aggregates in many areas, which is causing serious ecological impacts on natural ...

Treatment and Mitigation of Chronic Land Slide

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is actively involved in road construction in Upper Subansiri District of Arunachal Pradesh and is responsible for construction and maintenance of Roads Tama Chung Chung (TCC) – Taksing and others in terrain that is characterised by steep mountains and deep valleys. The young mountain slopes are not stable; resulting in frequent landslides, shooting rocks and erosion ...

India’s first underwater train and deepest metro station to be operational By 2023

This is a one-of-a-kind underwater metro train which is built in India and is being compared to Eurostar which joins London and Paris Gear up for some unique and amazing ride! India’s first underwater train in Kolkata is all set to be fully completed by 2023. The Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC) has made a way to pass under the ...

Revolutionising Highway Development

“Data Lake has turned out to be a game-changer for holistic infrastructure development”- writes Mihir Dakwala, Head- Data Science and Machine Learning at Amnex Infotechnologies Pvt. Ltd National Highways Authority of India recently grabbed headlines by announcing a project to construct a 1380 KM long expressway between Delhi and Mumbai which would be the longest in the world. NHAI has ...

‘Safe System’ approach to Road safety

According to the most recent World Bank report, road safety management in India could improve with an inclusive approach. The report recommended a stronger emphasis on institutional ownership of the problem, accountability for safety, safer infrastructure, a regulatory framework that demands greater vehicle safety for all road users, targeted enforcement of unsafe road user behaviors, and improved post-crash health services, ...

Interview: Transforming Mobility Experience

As General Manager (P&A) at Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) and Officer on Special Duty, Odisha State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC), Dipti Mahapatro, has introduced revolutionary initiatives to transform mobility experience for people, especially for women by providing an integrated gender inclusive public transport system. She shares here with TrafficInfratech her intense journey through the years. Your journey of more ...

VMS – a digital boon to road users

One of the vital elements of ITS is real-time variable message sign that has empowered the road users world over. With increasing efficiency of vehicles and corresponding speed worthy roads, any information on road safety, is of huge assistance to road commuters. Measurable Impact on road safety and efficiency… There is extensive research carried out across the world which supports ...

High-altitude infrastructure construction

A case of the world’s highest road through Umling La Pass At 19,300 ft, Umling La is literally perched on top of the world. Constructing a road there could pose unimaginable challenges. As India celebrated 75 years of independence on 15 August 2021, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) hoisted the national flag on Umling La Pass in Ladakh, at an ...