Sunday , 21 April 2019

Features

Safeguarding our roads

Envoys Electronics has been a pioneer in Traffic Safety equipment in India. Its Chairman Mahendra Singh Kohli has been a member of the IS Panel which formulated the IS Standard Specifications for Road Safety Signals in 1964. He and the company’s Managing Director Rasmeet Singh Kohli spoke with TrafficInfraTech on the innovations in safety equipment and the latest in signaling ...

Makeover for Flyover

Ashok Datar, Chairman, Mumbai Environment Network emphasises the need for optimum use of space under flyovers and the efficacy of the disarmingly simple concept of providing right turning lanes under them. After a year-long study of Mumbai’s Santa Cruz flyover, he has proposed a makeover plan. The pictures of filthy bathrooms, broken staircases and marble sinks with stains of spit ...

Implementing Road Maintenance Management System

If a comprehensive Road Maintenance Management System suggested by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai is implemented soon, the condition of roads in Greater Mumbai will improve drastically

Now, Green Buses

In order to provide an eco-friendly, comfortable and clean mode of public transport to the residents of Mumbai, and to reduce traffic congestion on roads, a Green Bus Express Service initiative has been undertaken to link North and South Mumbai by MP Sanjay Nirupam under his Go Green campaign. It is meant to promote the use of public transport which ...

Energy efficient street lights

LED or Induction Lamps which are energy efficient and cost effective are gradually replacing the conventional street lights like sodium and metal halide lamps

Intelligent Door System

The special automatic sliding doors for use at the bus stops of BRTS have been provided by Technocrats Security Systems Pvt Ltd and are in normally closed and locked position. They are operated by the driver sitting inside the bus. Each door (there are four doors at each stop) has an RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) reader mounted by its side ...

UTTIPEC Improving Delhi traffic – the unified approach

When it comes to development of traffic infrastructure and management, all Indian cities/towns face a common problem – the involvement of a number of government and semi- government bodies. The problem has been very acutely felt in the National capital territory of Delhi with increased capacity building by way of roads, flyovers, metro rail and MRTS. Lack of coordination and ...

Commonwealth Games – Reaching the fields

The management of mobility of the athletes and the spectators within Delhi is one important area the Organising Committee of Commonwealth Games 2010, New Delhi, is seriously working on. More than the numbers, it is the different categories of people to be catered to — athletes, their relatives, accompanying officials, media, technicians, VIPs, tourists and the spectators — that calls for meticulous preparation and synchronisation with various agencies including the Traffic Police and Delhi Transport Corporation.

Monorail Mumbai’s new travel option

Mumbai Monorail, based on straddle-beam technology, will make travel faster, easier and comfortable. It will also make it possible to introduce travel options in congested areas with twists and sharp turns.

Triumph in precision engineering

D K Sharma, Project Chief Engineer, HCC and overall in-charge of the Bandra Worli Sea Link, speaks from the engineering perspective.

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