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Tuesday , 26 October 2021

Traffic Management

Who I am and where am I going Demography, Lifestyles and Mobility

Gerard Tertoolen, Traffic Psychologist, XTNT at Utrecht, the Netherlands discusses how demographic and lifestyle changes can influence travel patterns. He says that by taking the wishes, motives and experiential values of mobile individuals into account as much as possible and by providing the right incentives at the right time, people can be induced to adjust their mobility patterns. Psychologists have ...

Meeting the safety needs

Dark Eye manufactures and supplies a wide range of safety products to numerous agencies in the country including government bodies developing roads and bridges, construction companies, the army and paramilitary forces. Kawaljit Singh, Managing Director, Dark Eye tells TrafficInfraTech how the road safety situation in India has changed drastically over the last decade.

Intelligent Cooperative Systems

Advanced Driver Alert Systems, Cooperative Vehicle Highway Systems, IntelliDrive or ICS Intelligent Cooperative Systems have become the latest challenge for coordinated development and deployment. Seen as a breakthrough in automotive safety and efficiency, they are based on vehicle to vehicle, vehicle to infrastructure and infrastructure to vehicle communications.

Running buses on highway shoulders

To ease traffic congestion in Twin Cities, an experiment of running buses on the highway shoulders at reduced speed was carried out. Today, the same experiment has matured to a foolproof system and is one of the most successful efforts in reducing traffic congestion in Twin Cities that can be emulated by many cities of the world. The author, Aaron Isaacs, was the expert behind the novel idea.

Intergrated urban infrastructure + urban design + landscape

Shyam Khandekar, Chairman, BDP India and BDP Khandekar Netherlands, talks about the need to integrate urban transport infrastructure with urban design and landscape to make the cities livable and sustainable. Many cities around the world get their quality because of the design match between the private buildings and the public infrastructure. Since time immemorial, accessibility has been a precondition to ...

ITS in Pune Improving commuting and enhancing safety

The implementation of Intelligent Transportation Systems on Pune's roads has led to an increase in commuting speed and traffic volume and has reduced the travel time, traffic congestion and fuel consumption. Dubbed 'CGRAPS' and funded by the Pune Municipal Corporation, the project has been developed by CDAC Thiruvananthapuram under the JnNURM scheme.

TRAFFICINFRATECH EXPO 2011 On the road to success

On February 2, 2011 when the nation’s capital woke up to a chilly morning, not many realised the excitement NSIC Exhibition Complex at Okhla would generate two or three hours later. For, very soon the who’s who of the transport industry, related with road safety, traffic & transport solutions and traffic management in some way or the other, began making ...

Vehicle Safety: Impediments to Road Safety Audits in India

In this Decade for Action on Road Safety, the best beginning to safer roads is by religiously taking up Road Safety Audits during the planning and designing stage itself. Dr Nishi Mittal, Head of Traffic Engineering & Safety at Central Road Research Institute, writes on the impediments faced in India on performing RSAs. Road accidents are a major cause of ...

Case Study:Terminal T4 Barajas International Airport, Madrid

Airports, malls, hospitals, railway junctions all present formidable challenges in traffic management and are seeing significant benefits from using integrated parking management solutions. A case in example is of Terminal T4 at Barajas International Airport, Madrid where, ParkHelp, MassTrans India’s partner, implemented a total parking solution. (Snapshot provided below) Spain’s Barajas International Airport is the 13th busiest airport in the ...