Friday , 4 December 2020

Infrastructure

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 ...

‘Bridging’ the gap

Implemented by the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC), the 575 metre Signature Bridge links National Highway-1 near the existing T-point at Wazirabad on the western bank of the Yamuna river to the Marginal Bund road at Khajuri Khas on its eastern bank. The main span of the bridge is 251 metres, while the side spans have a total ...

Interview
Providing Smart Vehicle Parking Management System

What are the key solutions offered by JAAN Innovations? JAAN Innovations has developed the Image Processing and IOT based platform, which can be used for many applications (e.g Retail, Perimetry Security etc). However, currently we are concentrating on Smart Vehicle Parking Management System. For this we offer our H/W Platform, cloud-based S/W Platform and Mobile App. This Parking Management System ...

Mini Rotary Parking System

This system is a fully automated parking system that can accommodate 8-14 cars. Normally the car is parked on ground level pallet and then it is moves/rotate to higher levels. To remove the car from its raised position, the car number or pallet number, need to be entered and the system recognizes the car`s present position & rotates in a ...

UP Transport offers online license-related services

The Uttar Pradesh transport department is planning to rope in India Post to offer online licence-related services to applicants at post offices to facilitate easy processing and prevent fleecing by middlemen. A proposal has been sent to the state government for opening separate counters at post offices to offer all online licence-related services. Services that are being done online will ...

JICA sign agreement with GoI for Mass Transportation projects

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently signed two agreements with the Government of India to provide Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan for the Mumbai- Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail (MAHSR) and the Kolkata East-West Metro Project. The objective of the project is to develop a highfrequency mass transportation system by constructing the High-Speed Rail between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, using Japan’s Shinkansen technology ...

DESIGNER ROADS: Integrating networked services under the road and pedestrian comforts

How was Tender SURE conceived? In 2009, I left yet another conference on transportation and mobility, thinking to myself that all we are doing is just giving recommendations at 10,000 feet about the problems, whereas on the ground nothing actually changes. As I waited outside for my vehicle, I observed the micro details of the road I was on: broken ...

Moving Road

Beyond doubt, the prime problems of the day for all the cities are-pollution and traffic congestion. Cities are getting mired in traffic snarls. Dhaka based Abu Sayeed says that the concept of moving roads can give respite from traffic jams. The main source of air pollution is fossil fuel used by automobiles. Added to that traffic jam has reached such ...