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INDRA’S Integrated Tunnel Control System in Chenani-Nashri Tunnel

The recently opened Chenani – Nashri Tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been developed, built and operated by IL&FS Transportation Networks Ltd. The highly advanced tunneling technology, is safe and secured tunnel in Asia with smart features such as an integrated traffic control system, surveillance, ventilation and broadcast systems, firefighting system, and SOS call-boxes at every 150 meters. The ...

Location tracking compulsory for big public vehicles

The insurance companies in India see a huge opportunity in the vehicle market after the government has  mandated compulsory location tracking devices for all public transport vehicles that have a seating capacity of over six people. State transport buses, school vans, ambulances and other special purpose public carriers will have to follow this regulation. Insurance companies like ICICI Lombard, Liberty ...

Editors Page April – May 2016

If we want our roads to be smart, we need smart and intelligent street lighting solution that changes the way public lighting is controlled, managed and maintained. This means maximum road safety with minimum cost. The process involves much more than replacing conventional lamps with LED light sources. The lighting system should adapt to street conditions & demands and provide ...

Looking for Innovation

Since 2002, Onyx have come a very long way… The technology offering from Onyx include Intelligent Transport Systems, Red Light Violation Detection Systems, ANPR and Wireless Traffic Control. The company has recently installed of ITMS in Kanpur city that includes 75 recollected traffic signals controlled by center control and command center along with 30 VMS for giving advance information to ...

Relating different types of (traffic) data

The initial procurement of traffic data by NDW in 2009 provided speed measurements, travel times and vehicle counts with vehicle categorization measured on approximately 24.000 locations throughout the country on the main road network and a number of provincial roads. The network of measurements has expanded over the years to include higher coverage on provincial roads and main urban roads, ...

INTERVIEW: “Infrastructure sectors, especially transportation, water resources and urban development hold great promise for us”

What are the special features of your Multi-Criteria Spatial Optimization technology? Site & route selection problems are ubiquitous. Examples include • Where to locate ATMs, mobile towers, stores, security cameras, windmills? • What is the most optimal route for a railway line between towns A and B? • How to route & schedule a fleet of buses for company employee ...

A SIMPLE WAY TO IMPROVE Public Transport usage

The city centres are the most frequented origins and destinations in the region, generating a high number of passenger trips. Auckland does not generate sufficient passenger numbers using public transport to provide significant relief to the road network. Large expenditure on public transport services and infrastructure is not justified. A broad range of public transport optimisation initiatives is required for ...

Driving License & Vehicle Registration

The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 is the principal Act for regulating all the activities related to Motor Vehicles in the country. It has been amended four times i.e. in the year 1994,2000, 2001 and 2015 to adapt it to the technological upgradation emerging in road transport, passenger, freight movement and in motor vehicle management. Many provisions of the Act either have ...

Demand Sensitive Scheduling for Public Transport

Routing and scheduling in public transportation is a well-studied problem, and very relevant today in the face of rampant traffic congestion in most big cities across the globe. The routes and schedules need to be planned by transit agencies so as to successfully cater to the public demand, maintaining the revenue earned and operational cost incurred. The traditional schedules are ...

Committed to Road Safety

In 2000 when the Mumbai-Pune Expressway was thrown open to traffic, the six-lane highway cut travel time between the cities by two hours and lifted traffic off the old Mumbai-Pune highway. However, the 94.5km expressway did become one of the most accident-prone stretches in the country with the Maharashtra police recording about 214 accidents between 2012 and 2013. As per ...

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