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Wednesday , 26 January 2022

Traffic Management

Accelerating mobility innovation for Better Bus transit in India

Over the last decade, India has established itself as one of the fastest growing economies in the world. With a GDP growth rate of 7.1% per annum, the country is adding over 12 million people to the workforce every year. Coupled with this growth and development, the country’s mobility needs have also grown tremendously. Bus-based public transport in India is ...

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 ...

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 ...

How Tactical Urbanism Can Improve Road Safety

Reclaiming the Streets with Traffic Cones and Paint Over the last year, WRI India has been working with local authorities and stakeholders in cities in order to improve the experience for pedestrians at busy intersections as well as to improve traffic flow. Using temporal urban design strategies, street geometry, and a whole lot of paint, busy intersections have been transformed overnight. ...

“Speed enforcement technologies are our strength”

What key solutions does Logix ITS offer, and what technologies does it use for the same? We, at Logix ITS, believe that most of the accidents on the roads happen because of rash driving and over speeding vehicles. Our primary focus is to develop and manufacture traffic calming products. Our products offer both speed awareness and enforcement. Our main product ...

ITS for Comprehensive Mobility for Gandhi Nagar

This study done by Proff Dr PK Sarkar, Head- Department of Transport Planning, School of Planning and Architecture (SPA) in 2015 along with the students and faculties of SPA aims to address comprehensive mobility aspect of the capital city of Gujarat, Gandhi Nagar, with reference to policies & strategies for developing sustainable transport infrastructure and ensure its transportation operation & ...

Traffic Demand Management Can Reduce Car Congestion

A century of car-centric urban development has left our cities polluted, congested, and searching for sustainable solutions. Transport Demand Management (TDM) strategies can provide these solutions by combining public policy and private sector innovation to reverse over-reliance on private cars. The Moving Beyond Cars series – exclusive to TheCityFix and WRI Insights – offers a global tour of TDM solutions ...