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ECONOMIC LOSS AND COST INVOLVEMENT DUE TO Road Traffic Accidents in India

Studies of the relationship between gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, growth of motor vehicles and road fatalities, have shown that fatality rates increase as GDP increases at relatively low levels of GDP per capita, but then start to decline with continued GDP growth. National estimates have illustrated that road traffic crashes cost countries more than 1-3% of their gross ...

The Pune Metro is Here!

Just a few years ago, there was a raging debate against the Metro, as it was felt by many, that it may be an unnecessary expense for a city. Particularly, it was felt that the city should first establish a good bus service, after which higher order transportation solutions can be invested in. But the unprecedented rate of growth of ...

HIGHWAYS OF THE FUTURE: Interactive, Sustainable

Dr Sreejith Narayanan, Associate Vice President, IL & FS Transportation Networks Limited made the key note address at the TrafficInfraTech Expo 2016 held in Mumbai in September 2016. IL & FS Transportation Networks (ITNL) was set up way back in 2000 which was a subsidiary of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services when the management decided to have all the surface ...

Technology for improved Public Bus Transport

What is the role of technology in providing solutions to public transit bodies. The way one could define, this is providing seamless multi-modal integrated travel. We will have to talk at three-levels: Technology to improve the asset management, resource management and operation management. In an interesting and informative panel discussion held during TrafficInfraTech Expo 2016 in last September, Nicolas Morael, ...

Fighting Traffic Congestion

Collaborative crowd-sourced data streams and free-to-use traffic information platforms, can optimize traffic flows to benefit all road stakeholders. Cities now face severe mobility challenges, and with many across the globe increasing in size, traffic challenges are also becoming greater, Drivers in London, for example, can expect to spend 38% of their travel time stuck in traffic at any time of ...

ITS Innovations for Future Mobility

Healthy, Safe and Ecological Road Transport, Mobility and Energy use for better Sustainability in Finland with Intelligent Transportation Systems (HERMES) is authored by Josef Czako, CEO of Moving Forward Consulting for the Ministry of Transport and Communication (MINTC) Finland. The study shall serve as a thinking paper and give orientation for the upgrade the Mobility of People and Goods in ...

ITS for Comprehensive Mobility for Gandhi Nagar

This study done by Proff Dr PK Sarkar, Head- Department of Transport Planning, School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) in 2015 along with the students and faculties of SPA aims to address comprehensive mobility aspect of the capital city of Gujarat, Gandhi Nagar, with reference to policies & strategies for developing sustainable transport infrastructure and ensure its transportation operation & ...

Finding solutions to a complex problem

Get My Parking is a Delhi based funded venture started in July 2015 with the aim to transform the parking industry. It is digitizing the parking industry through mobile solutions & empowering motorists to search, book and navigate to relevant parking in real-time. “We are organizing the industry by serving the parking contractors (enterprise solutions), government (smart city), infrastructure partners ...

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 ...

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, ...

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