Sunday , 20 August 2017

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‘Smart Pole’ in Coimbatore

Civic body of Coimbatore will soon install a ‘smart pole’ at the Gandhipuram signal that will not just have a street light but also Wi-Fi, CCTV surveillance system, GPRS system and support in efficient parking management. The design for the pole has been confirmed and the civic body will call for the tenders soon. The smart pole will be integrated ...

Water Metro terminals to come up at Vyttila, Fort Kochi

While the ferry terminal at Vyttila will be located inside the mobility hub, the one planned at Fort Kochi will come up near the new RO-RO vessel terminal. These terminals will ensure better connectivity between various modes of public transport in the city. The Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) officials said they have already reached an understanding with Vyttila Mobility ...

ATCS for Surat

Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has earmarked a budget of Rs 103Cr for the intelligent traffic management system (ITMS) for the city. A Thiruvananthapuram-based company has bagged the tender for installing Adaptive Traffic Control System (ATCS) in the city. The civic body in co-ordination with city police has identified around 267 traffic junctions where the smart sensors will be installed along ...

Automated Traffic Signalling System for Visakhapatnam

The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) and Visakhapatnam city traffic police plans to install an automated traffic signalling system at selected junctions in the city. The locations include Madurawada, Hanumanthawaka Junction, Maddilapalem, Satyam Junction, Gurudwara Junction, Thatichetlapalem, NAD Junction, Gajuwaka, Kurmannapalem and Lankelapalem. The system, part of the Command and Control Centre (CCC) project, will monitor the city. The ITMS will be ...

ITMS for Agra Civic body

The Agra Municipal Corporation (AMC) has decided to upgrade traffic signals under the integrated traffic management system (ITMS), which will help in better vehicular movement. The  corporation will equip 22 major crossings with advanced traffic lights. The first pair of advanced traffic lights will be installed at Sai ki Takia junction, will work on solar power. All crossings quipped with ...

MoRTH identifies 44 Economic Corridors under Bharatmala project

A comprehensive and scientific study of traffic flow across the country was recently conducted by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The study identified 44 economic corridors of aggregate length of 26,200 for expansion or development under Bharatmala Pariyojana project. Under the Phase-I of the project, 9000km of economic corridors will be developed to carry high volume of traffic. ...

Habibganj railway station to be redeveloped

Habibganj railway station in Madhya Pradesh is slated to don a new look by end of 2018. A 3,024sqm concourse will be built for the passengers to lounge around; there will be six lifts, 11 escalators, three travelators, two pedestrian subways, one parcel corridor, a walkway, and a 14,037sqm parking area that will accommodate 284 cars, 839 two-wheelers and five ...

NHAI to develop Wayside Amenities at 183 locations

The National Highways Authority of India has started the process of developing wayside amenities at  the acquired 183 locations along national highways. The amenities will provide rest and refreshment for highway commuters during their journey.  There would be parking for cars, buses & trucks, restaurant/food court, dhaba, fuel station, minor repair shop, rest rooms for passengers, dormitories for drivers, kiosks ...

MoRTH to build 24800km of NHs

Under the first phase of the Bharatmala project, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways will be building 24,800kms of national highways. The government had also identified 208 sites to construct road-over-bridges along the highways under the Setu-Bharatam project. The government has also finished the inspection of 1.6 lakh bridges across the country under the Integrated Bridge Management System. Currently, 1,457 ...

Centre to provide Rs 1,000Cr to develop bus terminals

The Union Road Transport ministry is expected to offer viability gap funding to the tune of Rs 1,000Cr to state governments to create top-notch bus terminals in 2,000 cities and towns. The ministry has plans to fund Rs 1,000Cr to support states in setting up of bus-ports or large bus terminals. The plan is to have around 2,000 such terminals ...