Thursday , 27 April 2017

Toll System

Toll Collection Technology

Tolling as a method of financing the transportation system is becoming common incorporating several technologies, collectively called Electronic Toll Collection (ETC). Open Road Tolling (ORT) with all-electronic toll collection, is now the preferred practice, being more efficient, environment friendly and safer than manual toll collection. Explains, Khali R. Persad, Ph.D., P. E., Assistant Director, Research Engineer at Center for Transportation ...

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 ...

RFID Solution for Electronic Toll Collection

Vitaran Electronics (P) Ltd is a leading distributor of RFID Tags, RFID Reader and RFID Antennas in India. The technical expertise combined with variety of product ranges has enabled Vitaran to render effective and efficient service to reputed System Integrators, Solution Providers and Software companies. Rajesh Bhavsar, CEO, Vitaran Electronics Pvt Ltd speaks on RFID technology. Could you describe on ...

Specialised Services in Toll Systems & ITS

With more than 30 years in the business, Spain based Tecsidel is actively involved in the development of new ideas in the field of Toll collection and ITS. Tecsidel solutions cover hardware and software design, installation, commissioning and maintenance. It integrates the multiple operative levels employing open- source protocols. The future of traffic and transportation systems is determined by the ...

The Changing face of the Indian Toll Industry

R P Singh, Chairman, NHAI, takes a look at toll collection in India and the challenges facing Electronic Toll Collection in his presentation at the conference, “PSKLM International Expressway Conference & Exhibition” held recently in Malaysia. There are 13,900km of completed highways projects under tolling in India, out of which 7201km are under private tolling (BOT toll projects) while 6703km ...

RFID Tolling-Impact and Challenges

India’s first inter-operable, Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) system based on radio frequency identification (RFID) technology was launched about a year ago on certain toll plazas on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad National Highway. How has the move impacted the transportation and traffic industry in the country? What are the challenges the country faces for a large scale implementation of the system? TrafficInfraTech spoke ...

Vadodara Bharuch toll plaza

Toll plazas are one of the most neglected forms of contemporary architecture even though millions of people use it every day; some to cross territories and others for employment. When the Vadodara Bharuch toll plaza was to be built on NH 8 in Gujarat, the client wanted to create a new bench mark in the toll plaza industry. This led ...

Tolling challenges in India – The business end of BOT Projects

Tolling in India is at a nascent stage. Hence, there is a strong question mark on their efficiency and proper performance. In this detailed article, Atul S Parmar, Head, Operations (Tolling & Corridor) Soma ?Isolux Corsan Joint Venture, gives a clear picture on the dos, don?ts and the derivables in the entire process.

Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link adopts world-class RFID technology

Bandra Worli Sea Link is among the early implementers of Electronic Toll Collection technology. Commuters on the Link have been able to access the facility since August 2012. An insight into the way the technology has been working since the last ten months.