Thursday , 28 May 2020

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Optimising City Traffic Safety

Traffic management has always posed a challenge in India and it may continue to become more difficult with every passing day unless we start building some intelligence into the way we look at resolving these issues. The solution lies in leveraging advanced technologies and intelligent solutions. Some intelligent traffic management systems are already being implemented in cities like Delhi and ...

FACE FORWARD: The Future of Facial Recognition

Smart roads’ or ‘Smart highways’ has managed to gain ground in the developed world that are intended to be both interactive and largely self-powering. The concept holds tremendous potential for India considering its road network being the second largest in the world and continues to be the most important means of transport. This large road asset can be leveraged for ...

How Tactical Urbanism Can Improve Road Safety

Reclaiming the Streets with Traffic Cones and Paint Over the last year, WRI India has been working with local authorities and stakeholders in cities in order to improve the experience for pedestrians at busy intersections as well as to improve traffic flow. Using temporal urban design strategies, street geometry, and a whole lot of paint, busy intersections have been transformed overnight. ...

POWER ELECTRONICS: LED Destination Displays System

Power Electronics, which is pioneer in introducing LED Destination Display Signs in India with implementation in over 18,000 buses (incorporating ITS and AVLS), believes that an integrated common framework uniting some of the key transport subsystems will offer transport authorities the ability to better manage their network and provide integrated services to customers. Having bagged the contract for supply of ...

MULTIMODAL INTEGRATION: The Challenge of Institutional Integration

During a session on Multimodal transport at TrafficInfraTech Expo, the panelists M Ramsekhar, Managing Director and CEO, Delhi Integrated Multimodal Transit System, NVS Reddy, Managing Director, Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd., Pravin Goyal, Director-Systems, Kochi Metro Rail Ltd, Pawan Mulukutla, Head – Integrated Transport at WRI India Sustainable Cities and R Venkatesh, Director, Maganetic Autocontrol discussed how different components of multimodality ...

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 ...

“Integrated Security Solutions help save time and money while implementing projects”

Ashish P Dhakan, MD & CEO of Prama Hikvision India Pvt. Ltd., says that his company is a ‘one-stop-solution’ provider for surveillance and security based product requirements. He feels that when various components are provided by different vendors, integrating them as a solution becomes a challenge. What are the key solutions offered by your company? According to IHS, Hikvision is ...

Smart Signal Control Strategy

During the past two-three decades developed countries experienced major technological developments in traffic control. Sadly, their established traffic signal optimization proved ineffective and very expensive for changing the infrastructure in developing countries. The big percentage of two and three-wheelers and especially the non-lane based behaviour make the correct detection of traffic demand with conventional loop or video sensors very difficult, ...

Traffic data collection and road safety

Harpeet Singh, Managing Partner of AJS Scale International says his company does not face any problem integrating its traffic and parking products as it has associates that solve all the integration related challenges What are the key solutions offered by your company? Most of the ITS products being used in India have been introduced by us over time since 1989 ...

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