Monday , 14 October 2019

ITS

How transport data can fuel the future of mobility

A recent ITF report (Data-Driven Transport Policy – Corporate Partnership Board Report, 2016), drawing on a workshop with industry leaders, policy makers and academics, examines how the abundant data available can help policy makers to set frameworks that deliver better transport services summarizes Sharon Masterson, Manager of the Corporate Partnership Board of the International Transport Forum at the OECD Mobility ...

DATA COLLECTION Improving Traffic Flow

As a global leader in the traffic data collection and analysis field, Australian company Metro Count works closely with road managers to develop intelligent traffic monitoring programs. A recent project in the picturesque Swiss Alps provided an interesting model for the application of traffic data with insight that is relevant in an Indian context. The Canton of Fribourg takes a ...

Planning Smarter Cities through Accurate Data

India is  on the fast track . Metros, expressways, highways… But many a time, stations have been opened without feeder services, parking lots or  security services.  If proper traffic volume estimation is not done, it can lead to insufficient booths at toll plazas. Again traffic volume estimation is necessary for deciding the number of lanes- four or six –in highways. ...

Solution for safer roads and smart parking

The North America based Logix ITS, a global leader in traffic and parking solutions   launched its India office early this year offering Intelligent Traffic and Parking Solutions.  The company has  already completed a project at the Delhi Airport and JLN Marg, Jaipur. Logix ITS also offers speed cameras for  detecting traffic violations.  Prashant Mathur, Director- Logix ITS,  spoke to TrafficInfraTech. ...

Catalyst for Change on Indian Roads

Australia based Metrocount’s MC5600 is designed for temporary surveys and recording of vehicle information, volumes, class, speed and direction With over 10 years of engagement in the collection of traffic data on Indian roads, MetroCount has been battling with the issue of poor lane discipline. While the MetroCount systems are known worldwide for their superior accuracy, the lack of lane ...

Driverless cars – an accelerating reality

The idea that cars might drive themselves has been with us for many years. However, it’s only recently that the computing power, software sophistication and sensor developments required to make automated vehicles – both practical and viable – have been achieved. Now new trials in the UK and a rash of early stage initiatives in emerging markets will only accelerate ...

INTELLIGENT TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT FOR ‘Smarter’ Cities

Sabhijiit Sandhu, Naman Jain, & Aditya Gaurav, all B-Tech Computer Science students and Professor N Ch. S N Iyengar, Senior Professor, School of Computer Science Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, have come up with a solution that they believe is capable of not only mitigating the problems of traffic mismanagement but also improve the traffic conditions. The solution involves having ...

Smart Signaling by PTV Balance and PTV Epics

During the past two-three decades western countries experienced major development in technology and involved in effective optimization. As the urban population is growing at rapid phase, we need a system to reduce the travel time and traffic congestion on all the roads to have an integrated and seamless travel. The smart attempt has been made on Lodhi Road Delhi to ...

AGILITY TO SUPPORT Intelligent Transport Systems

The range of opportunities to expand and enhance the user experience from ITS related products will expand in future. However, to support this developers and suppliers of ITS systems will need to ensure they operate with agility to keep pace with technological enhancements to provide solutions that deliver real value when they are needed by moving at pace towards intelligent ...

SMART CITY MOBILITY MANAGEMENT: PPT – People, Process and Technology

It is often said that “two (heads) are better than one”. It is also said that “less is more”. So, which of these is more applicable when it comes to the deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in our cities to aid SMARTER mobility? These decisions have an impact on how transport authorities around the world deliver the right solutions ...

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