Thursday , 20 June 2019

Mobility

Women, Cities and Transport

The highlight of the Driving Smart Mobility Conference held during Smart Mobility 2018 was the ‘Women in Traffic’ session. The vibrant discussion emphasized the significance of environment sustainability and gender equity in transportation. Through two enlightening sessions, the panelists presented some key research findings on the ways that half of our population, our women and girls travel , and their ...

Beyond Efficiency Redefining Success in Mobility

Safety. Efficiency. Cost. Comfort. These are all familiar performance indicators within the realm of mobility. The private vehicles that we have known for the past eighty years typically score high on comfort, but are by nature less safe, less efficient, and costlier than most other modes of transportation. To mitigate these shortfalls of the private vehicle, complex infrastructural systems have ...

Accelerating mobility innovation for Better Bus transit in India

Over the last decade, India has established itself as one of the fastest growing economies in the world. With a GDP growth rate of 7.1% per annum, the country is adding over 12 million people to the workforce every year. Coupled with this growth and development, the country’s mobility needs have also grown tremendously. Bus-based public transport in India is ...

The next generation of telematics technology

Designing a new car is a complex business. From initial design to the first gleaming vehicle rolling off the production line, the whole process takes a long time. Up to four years, to be precise – practically a century when you consider the speed of light at which connected car technologies, including advanced driver assistance systems, are evolving. This means ...

Shared, Connected & Electric Mobility

In his special address at the TrafficInfraTech Conference in September 2017, Anil Srivastava, Adviser (Infrastructure Connectivity), NITI Aayog talked about the shift which is taking place from the conventional internal combustion engine to the zero-emission vehicle. In the next 10 to 20 years, the electric car market is expected to transit from early deployment to mass market adoption. So, what ...

MULTIMODAL INTEGRATION: Pre-requisite for the success of Urban Mass Transit

To unleash the full potential of public transport systems in achieving sustainable mobility, it is necessary to induce a modal shift among the growing numbers of urban commuters that use personal vehicles to get around. But for that, public transportation has to match the comfort and convenience of personal vehicles, write WRI’s Chaitanya Kanuri and Pawan Mulukutla. Urban mass transportation ...

Designing Mobility in Smart City

Seamless travel, smart corridors, dynamic collection & use of data… all parts of designing Smart Mobility. However, equally important are health of the people. Carbon footprints and above all a holistic approach say Guy Perry, City & Strategy, Essel Infra Projects, Thomas Meyer, Director Sales & Business Development, Gevas Software, Prasun Agrawal, Founding Partner, Gaia Smart Cities, Prashun Dutta, Advisor, ...

Urban Electric Mobility Initiative of UN-Habitat

How can reduction in Global Transportation emissions, as well as local pollutants, and improved road safety be achieved while also ensuring better mobility and economic growth in cities around the world? Dr Kulwant Singh, Advisor, Urban Basic Services, United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), explains. Urban Electric Mobility Initiative (UEMI) aims at contributing significantly to the overall goal of limiting ...

REINVENTING PERSONAL MOBILITY – “The Lakes” vs. “The Valley”?

The race to win the future mobility services business has begun. It is wide open on how automakers (“The Lakes”) will fare v/s technology companies (“The Valley”).  Andreas Mai, Director, Smart Connected Vehicles, Cisco Systems, Inc says that in the future mobility value chain will be critical to assess how IoE will transform the business.   The race to win ...

Future of Mobility

Sri Krishnan V, Vice President, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Limited delivered the keynote address during the session “New Mobility” at TrafficInfraTech Expo 2015. He touched upon the mega trends and developments in traffic that will influence the future of mobility. Mega trends and their impact on the future of mobility Urbanization is now becoming hyperurbanization with more than ...

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