Saturday , 16 February 2019

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LED Smart Street Lighting

Shakti Datta, Country Manager(India) of Canadian company LED Roadway Lighting outlines some of the key considerations for designing, planning, and deploying LED smart street lighting in India. India is seeking to enhance its infrastructure through some major initiatives supported by the Prime Minister. One of these initiatives is to convert 32 million existing streetlights (high pressure sodium & low pressure ...

Transforming Infrastructure through Advocacy

How a voluntary group in Bangalore is pushing for change while shunning the limelight Praja.in is a community of part time volunteers who brainstorm, blog and promote advocacy of various urban transformation initiatives. Ravi Chandran of TrafficInfraTech spoke with the core members to understand their journey During the period spanning late 2005 and early 2006, Pranav Jha, a successful professional, ...

“It is high time we adopt technology ”

Jitender, Inspector General of Police and ACP, Traffic Police, Hyderabad City feels adaptive signaling system is a basic requirement for any city. He also tells Vidyottama Sharma that Hyderabad City is coming up with automated violation management system, and that non-contact challan system has improved public trust in the traffic police’s work. What technologies displayed at the Expo can be ...

Metal Crash Barriers

G R Infraprojects limited is a leading manufacturer of world class Metal Crash Barrier. It has its Manufacturing & Galvanizing Plant in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The company believes in the latest technologies invented, implemented and used worldwide. The manufacturing plant produces quality conscious material for road safety and construction companies with state of the art technology resources. The plant has a ...

An investment in Traffic Safety

In modern infrastructure, road markings are a fundamental contributor to road safety and driver comfort. Markings that are well-designed, accurately applied and durable,  help people get to where they want to go faster as well as safer! To actually lower the n u m b e r of traffic accidents, road markings are one of the key tools to improve ...

Post-collision fires in road vehicles

The loss of human lives and body injuries as a consequence of post-crash fires either by smoke inhalation or due to burn injuries are unfortunately not uncommon. The literature indicates that fire events related to crashes are still a significant problem. The increased combustible load in newer vehicles is an important factor to be taken into account for fire safety, ...

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 ...

Experimental Kerb Side Bus Lane in Mumbai’s BK

K Vijaya Lakshmi, Chief, Transport & Communications Division, Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority explains how efficient management of lane traffic and congestion in peak hours can be brought with the help of kerb side bus lane corridor. Bandra Kurla Complex is at the northern tip of south Mumbai and easily accessible from the airports and fast growing northern suburbs. Collectively ...

Green solution to reduce land acquisition for infrastructure development

In the construction of roads and bridges, Reinforced Soil wall technology is strongly emerging as a preferred option due to its advantages over the conventional systems such as masonry walls & RCC retaining walls. Indian road sector will be seeing a huge investment in the coming years. There is a target of construction of 30km ( or 41km as planned ...

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