Sunday , 8 December 2019

Traffic Management

Sustainable Transport Policies for Bengaluru

Experts from the Indian Institute of Science have come up with several technical measures that can be adopted to transform the city’s traffic situation. The experts are of the opinion that the implementation of sustainable transport policies will decongest the Bengaluru traffic and mitigate emissions from vehicles. Bengaluru, has been a subject of mockery when it comes to traffic woes. ...

PTV Integrating Traffic Management System

Taichung City in Taiwan optimises road network with PTV’s real-time traffic management software With currently around 2.8 million in habitants , Taichung City’s main transport corridors are suffering from heavy congestion. Especially during peak hours and also on holidays, the intersections in the suburban area of the Daya Region, close to the ramps of Freeway 1 and Expressway 74, are ...

Beating traffic jams with intelligent video technology

According to one study from INRIX, a leading provider of transport insights, Los Angeles commuters spent over 100 hours a year in traffic jams in 2017 – more than any other city in the world. Additionally, London traffic jams cost drivers the equivalent of £2,430 (US$3,135) each, equal to more than £9.5 billion (US$12.3 billion) across the city as a ...

Powering the AI Revolution on Indian roads

Bangalore based VTRAC is all set to push the envelope of traffic management in India. The firm is an onsite and offshore provider of traffic surveys and transportation data analytics globally. Its reports have been the backbone of multiple planning and infrastructure initiatives driven by the public and private entities around the world. The company has gradually expanded its operations ...

e-Challan for Better Traffic Management System

World-over Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are undergoing changes as their need, use and effectiveness are still finding newer meanings throughout. Though put to optimum use in many cities in the US and Europe, Asian countries are still using them sparingly. ITS is being experimented within India but many a challenge needs to be overcome to make these systems more effective ...

AI: Transforming the Transportation Ecosystem

AI is any behaviour that is apparently intelligent carried out by machines rather than the kinds of natural intelligence. Forms of problem solving and even ‘learning’ in a sense are often considered artificial intelligence. Examples of successful AI include machines that can understand human speech, drive cars etc. AI: Optimizing Infrastructure for Cities The concept of artificial intelligence goes all ...

Sensing for Safety

Today, almost every Indian megacity is experiencing traffic congestion and its subsequent problems. Ever increasing transportation needs of the exploding urban population cannot be met perpetually as the available land mass does not change. Thus, the need of the hour is to reshape the transportation networks and infrastructure available in Indian cities. Introduction of Intelligent Transportation Networks offer a viable ...

PERMANENT TRAFFIC MONITORING: Adding Value

MetroCount’s RoadPod VL works smoothly both out-of-box or when connected to pre-installed loops. Due to their modular design, these counters have no limitation on the number of lanes of traffic that can be monitored. They record detailed data, such as individual vehicle speed, length and the gap between vehicles. Storing information at this level makes data manipulation very flexible. In addition ...

Mobile Network Data in Transport Planning

India is home to 1.19 billion mobile phone subscribers. Every phone is constantly searching for a mobile cell tower and thereby generating events. These events are sent to the network to inform the location of the mobile phone not only when they are moving but also when stationary. So, the volume of event data that India generates is just enormous. ...

Smart Systems for Railways

Confusing Signals The rail industry is experiencing mixed fortunes globally. Mainline passenger traffic has grown rapidly in Asia and South & Central America, but fallen significantly in the Former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East, according to a report by German transportation consultants SCI Verkehr in 2017. Railway operators are adopting digital technologies rapidly as they fight ...

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