Saturday , 31 October 2020

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Reduction of crowding level in Public Transportation Service:
An important policy agenda

The authors consider the effect of crowding, while investigating the attractiveness of a public transportation service in developing countries like India. The important attributes of a public transportation mode choice largely depends on time and cost. They are recognized as primary attributes influencing the mode choice decision of a trip maker. But researchers over the years have identified the fact ...

Intelligent traffic system gives-transparency in vehicular traffic system

Orderly traffic management system catches our eye whenever we visit the developed countries. However, in India, haphazard traffic movement is the order of the day even in the metropolitan cities, let alone the smaller cities or moffusil towns. More than the traffic management, India has the dubious distinction of being the nation where most of the traffic related fatalities happen. ...

Integrated Control Centre for Metros

What happens when a metro railway system is approved? Consider a case where a metro has three isolated lines ? Line 1, Line 2 and Line 3. The metro follows a distributed management and operational model with each line having its own signalling system. The three lines have different control centres and they operate in different manners. After approval, the ...

Risk Management:Elevated Metros

The importance of risk management in today?s complex elevated Metro projects, where cost overruns in design and construction are common place, cannot be emphasized more. Due to the uncertainty underlying the various elements of work, cost overruns and schedule delays occur. The authors take a look at the risks involved and feel a proper mechanism should be established to capture ...

ITS Architecture can ensure sustainability

It defines ?what? must be done; not ?how? it will be done What is an ITS architecture? To know this, let us first try to understand the term architecture. We all know that ?architecture? is a framework within which a system can be built up. Functionally, it defines what the elements of the system do, the information that is exchanged ...

ANPR is a very useful tool in traffic management,enforcement,tolling and security

Information plays a major role of traffic management. I would like to share one of the technologies ? Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) that helps to get a lot of information. In Delhi, the traffic condition is chaotic. As traffic congestion causes a huge loss financially. it is important to improve the traffic management system. ANPR can help to ensure ...

Getting ITS to work for you

If we ask the question what ITS is to three people in this expo, it is that there would be three different answers. Is it tracking buses through GPS? The answer would be, Yes, it is. Is Traffic signalling ITS? Yes. It is. Is Tolling system ITS? Yes. It is. Control rooms? They are also ITS. So how do you ...

Traffic Transit Management Centres in Bangalore

Transport Civil Infrastructure can be an additional source of income for sustainability writes Dr K.N.Ingalagi, Chief Systems Manager, Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation. Sustainability is the buzzword in the sphere of government run organizations in general, and public transport corporations in particular. This can be achieved by developing robust transport civil infrastructure. It not only provides facelift to the public transport ...