Wednesday , 20 January 2021

Traffic Management

Testing the performance of Displaced Right-Turn Intersection in mixed traffic conditions

Studies on Displaced Right-Turn Intersection design show that it is a more effective design for managing traffic at intersections instead of the conventional 4-arm design The rapid growth of road traffic in Indian cities is making the available transport infrastructure inadequate. There is a need to find alternative solutions to the problem. One such method is the Displaced Right-Turn Intersection ...

Improving Road Safety in India

Despite huge investment having been made towards improvement of road infrastructure in the country, road traffic fatalities have been on the rise. The worst victims are the Vulnerable Road Users. The approach towards road safety has to change, says A P Bahadur, PPP expert for Asian Development Bank, Haryana. India has now achieved the dubious distinction of having the highest ...

Panvel will soon boast of a Drivers’ Training Institute

Gurinder Singh Arora of Autocreates will start a Drivers’ Training Institute in Panvel, Maharashtra soon. Apart from the training they receive, the drivers will also undergo an image make-over lest they be treated in a crude manner on the highways by traffic inspectors, RTO officials and the police. It is no secret that India’s biggest challenge from the viewpoint of ...

Assessing risks of PPP projects

Many factors come into play while assessing the risks at various stages of a Transport Project under PPP. The credit rating agencies assess these risks and provide an expert opinion on the overall risks in the project. A look at the various factors considered in the process. Given the robust pace of economic development, infrastructure bottleneck – especially in the ...

A non-motorised network for Bangalore Cyclists and Pedestrians get their due

Bangalore takes the lead in the country in developing a Non Motorised Transport Network. The network will be used as an inter-modal transportation systems connectivity demonstrator. Also, cyclists will now be able to cycle to their nearest railway stations and bus stops, leave the cycle at those places, travel by train or bus to their destinations, return and cycle back home.

It is time we included Pedestrians in transport planning

Despite being ubiquitous in transport movements, pedestrians are all too often under-prioritised in Transport Planning. Trasportation expert Richard Di Bona writes on the reasons, implications and solutions to the situations peppering his arguments with international examples.

Interview with: Aman Kishore, In-house products and technologies make Vaaan Infra A one stop shop for transportation solutions

VaaaN Infra Pvt Ltd is a fast growing company in Toll Management Systems, Highway Traffic Management Systems, Weigh-in-Motion and Electronic Toll Collection. Its Managing Director Aman Kishore tells TrafficInfraTech that its local manufacturing and integration capacities benefit the concessionaires. Can you elaborate on your various IT solutions including the automated Toll Collection Systems? At VaaaN Infra, we have set up ...

ITS Technology Applications

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) is a topic of hot discussion all over the world, especially in association with road safety and traffic management. However, the perception on, and understanding of, ITS differs across countries and cultures. So, in order to implement ITS technology applications in a sustainable manner, it is pertinent to understand ways to plan them better. A guideline.