Friday , 22 January 2021

Infrastructure

MSD Telematics Provides Cellular based GPS for AVL Application

traQmatiX, a brand owned by MSD Telematics catering to a variety of industries including public transit operators, logistics providers, banking, construction, utility, police departments, service and other sector provides a secure, cellular based, GPS for AVL application. It is also an expert in vehicle recovery. Shefali Sinha, Account Manager – Business Developement and Sales, traQmatiX (M.S.D Telematics Pvt Ltd) speaks ...

Traffic Demand Management Can Reduce Car Congestion

A century of car-centric urban development has left our cities polluted, congested, and searching for sustainable solutions. Transport Demand Management (TDM) strategies can provide these solutions by combining public policy and private sector innovation to reverse over-reliance on private cars. The Moving Beyond Cars series – exclusive to TheCityFix and WRI Insights – offers a global tour of TDM solutions ...

Need for Standards and Uniformity

Balraj Bhanot, Management Consultant, Chairman TEDC (BIS), Former Director ARAI and Chairman CMVR-TSC writes on the need for standardization in ITS technology Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) is a wide field, and today, there is no single ownership to the subject in the country. The subject of ITS cuts across various ministries of the government like Transportation, Communication, Railways, Civil Aviation, ...

Intelligent Communication Technology (ICT) for improving Public Transport Integration

The bus transport reform in Seoul came together at many levels including the establishment of a new institutional and regulatory framework, the restructuring of operation and management of bus services, and the alignment of the investment programs to environmental concerns while ensuring greater quality of services for consumers. Seoul’s Transportation Overview In the early 1950s Seoul began to reform its ...

Improving competency in the construction & heavy engineering space

The strong growth of Construction and Heavy Equipment (C&HE) sector worldwide and especially in India demands innovation led engineering & design and channelizing of engineering talent to the sector. Samir Yajnik, President Sales & COO, Tata Technologies – AsiaPacific and Chairperson, NASSCOM SIG – C&HE (Construction and Heavy Equipment) spoke to TrafficInfraTech about the need for filling the gap between ...

Enhancing Customer Experience in Mall Parking

As part of the 2-day Conference during TrafficInfraTech Expo 2015 / Parking InfraTech Expo, there were panel discussions on Parking Management. The session on Mall Parking had (L –R in the picture above) Nimish K. Sonawala, Managing Director, Skidata (India) Pvt Ltd, Wilfred Menezes, CEO, Omnitec Group, Brett Mathews, CEO (Group), Secure Parking Corporation, Abhishek Bansal, Executive Director, Pacific Malls ...

Construction Challenges:

Widening Highway on the Hills The Project Road is an important link between the National Capital and the tourist destination of Manali in Himachal Pradesh. Also the NH-21 is a major link to Leh in Ladakh. With the opening of Rohtang pass tunnel in future, this will be an all weather strategically important link to Ladakh. The Project Road starts from the Kiratpur in Punjab town and connects to ...

The “Connected Vehicles Experience”

-Through an OEM’s Lens It would not be an overstatement to say that the Indian telematics industry has reached its watershed moment. The combination of changing Indian macro and micro economic, political and business scenarios has given the impetus for embracing this technology, with more and more OEMs and after market players trying to take advantage, to enable their customers have a better ...

Construction Challenges: Bridge over the River Kosi

River Kosi or the ‘Sorrow of Bihar’ is one the most flood prone rivers in the world. During monsoon, this mighty river overflows and changes path mile over miles bringing endless misery to the people of north Bihar. Gammon Infrastructure Projects Limited took the challenging task of bridging the river in record time, bringing hope to region. Kishor Kumar Mohanty, ...

Building the Trichy- Karur Stretch of NH-67

Overcoming Challenges Ajay Sharma, Associate Vice-President, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd discusses the challenges that the recently completed project to widen the Trichy-Karur stretch of NH-67 faced in its execution. TK Toll Road Pvt. Limited (TKTRPL), a SPV of Reliance Infrastructure Limited entered into a Concession Agreement (CA) with NHAI in 2007 for strengthening and widening of the 2-lane road to 4-lane ...