Tuesday , 28 January 2020

Features

Software Safety Assurance for Metro Railways

Modern railway systems are becoming more software intensive than ever before. Majority of safety functions are implemented and/or controlled by computers. Dr Ajeet Kumar Pandey, RAMS Leader, Alstom Transport, explains the software safety assurance model for metro railway. System Safety is the key driver in the design of systems and must stand upfront before any analysis. It is a planned, ...

Integrating Bicycles and Public Transport

Naresh Kuruba, Research Scholar, CEPT University and Shalini Sinha, Associate Professor, CEPT University assess the applicability and acceptability of Bike and Ride (B&R) facilities in case of Ahmedabad city. Public transit is not designed to provide a door-to-door connectivity unlike personalized modes of transport. Access and egress are the weakest links in public transit and it is recommended to have ...

Goa City Surveillance

Goa, located in west coast line on Indian sub-continent, is one of the most prominent tourist places in India. Because of the high number of foot falls on a daily basis, the security and traffic regulations across Goa have been the key concerns of the Goa Police. i2V, an expert in enterprise project especially in city surveillances was selected by ...

Securing Hotels at Delhi Aerocity

KritiKal SecureScan (KSS), an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi incubated entity secures the New Delhi Aerocity completely by installing NuvoScanTM UVSS & VehiScan® ANPR system at multiple hotels entrances. Aerocity with 11 hotels and 5400 rooms is spread across 43 acres of land near Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. The hotels in Aero City are precariously close to various ...

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 ...

Optimizing Travel Efficiency with Technology

With the impact of rapid urbanization, there are lot of demands being placed and pressure on the transportation sector. In cities such as Hyderabad, Bangalore and Delhi, the vehicle growth rate is approx. four times the population growth rate. The transport infrastructure growth is limited and  unable to meet the vehicle growth rate. Road usage by public transport is very ...

Smart Tolling

In a bid to decrease time spent by vehicles at toll plazas on highways and reduce congestion, the Government of India launched an Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) programme last year across 25 toll plazas on the Mumbai-Delhi arm of Golden Quadrilateral. The ETC system, named ‘FASTag’, is an advanced programme for making payment electronically at highway toll plazas without stopping ...

Integrating women’s concerns in public transport

Since December 2012, there has been increased attention to women’s experience of public transport. While the demand to make public transport safer for women is rightly emphasized, there is a need for a holistic approach to “engender public transport” i.e. making men and women’s concerns an integral part of the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation (UNESCO 1997) of public transport. ...

Intelligent Communication Technology (ICT) for improving Public Transport Integration

The bus transport reform in Seoul came together at many levels including the establishment of a new institutional and regulatory framework, the restructuring of operation and management of bus services, and the alignment of the investment programs to environmental concerns while ensuring greater quality of services for consumers. Seoul’s Transportation Overview In the early 1950s Seoul began to reform its ...

Need for Quality Traffic Data in India

Traffic Survey is a very small profile in the Infrastructure Industry, but indeed plays a vital role in deciding the success of an entire project. All major Infrastructure projects starts with planning and traffic data is the main input for the planning process. This shows how important the traffic data is and its need for accuracy. There are different Data ...

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