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NHAI can monetise projects

The Government of India recently allowed the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to monetize public-funded national highways projects, which are operational and generating toll revenues for at least two years after the commercial operations date, under a toll operate transfer model. This move opens up brownfield investments in the highway sector to institutional investors. However, the monetisation will be ...

Government to construct 1,000km expressway

Government will construct 1,000 km of expressways under its flagship road building programme NHDP at a cost of Rs 16,680Cr. The main criteria for selection of expressway corridors will be the traffic volume. The decision to give top priority to the highest density corridor, i.e., the Vadodara-Mumbai Corridor (400km) and considering it for the feasibility study was approved in the ...

Driving emission tests to check actual performance on road

Soon real driving emission (RDE) tests would be introduced for a more accurate emission profile of new vehicles under on-road conditions in the country. New models of vehicles currently go through mandatory laboratory tests, but global analysis has shown that vehicles produced in line with existing standards generate substantially higher emissions on-road than in laboratory conditions, particularly in case of ...

Smart city programme to focus on mobility improvement in Agra

Agra is all set to receive a make-over as part of the smart city program me of the Union government. The authorities are planning to give prime focus to mobility as a factor of development. As the city sees a large influx of tourists throughout the year, the authorities have proposed to give importance to improving road transportation facilities and ...

Government to connect 700,000 villages with roads by 2019: ET Infra Focus Summit 2016

Delhi, September 27, 2016: The Economic Times Infra Focus Summit charmed Delhi with delegates discussing on innovations in the world of infrastructure, real estate & its trends impacting both India and global areas. It threw light on positive market sentiments & growth, for India’s economy to reach another level in becoming a stable nation, focusing on improving quality of life ...

TrafficInfraTech / Parking InfraTech Expo 2016

The air is filled with excitement as Asia’s largest Traffic event is coming closer. Over 100 exhibitors from 20 countries will showcase technology and system on Traffic Management/ITS/Telematics, Safety, Toll Systems, Traffic data, Car parking technology/management, pedestrian & vehicle access control, ticketing and many more. There will be new technologies, launches and demos of new systems. The presence of Union ...

Drones to monitor express highways

The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation and Public Works Department, are toying with the idea of using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, to monitor round-the-clock traffic and road conditions on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway and eastern and western express highways respectively. Drones are used on a large scale for traffic management in the US and China. They inform toll operators, ...

Rashtrapati Bhavan set to transform itself into a Smart Township

The Rashtrapati Bhavan is getting a facelift with IBM Smart City Solutions. The partnership which will re-imagine the Rashtrapati Bhavan as a smart township was inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee with the launch of an Intelligent Operations Centre and a mobile monitor app. It is focused on addressing the challenges like effective use of technology for water management systems, power, ...

Smart Card Reader from Kent ITS

One of the gold partners in the forthcoming TrafficInfraTech Expo, will be showcasing a range of Toll Solution System. One of its innovative systems is the Smart Card Reader. The SC Reader is used to process read and write to the contact less Smart card. The distance which the SC reader can access the smart card is approximately 5-10cm. The ...

BEST’s plan for Mumbai City

Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) is going to implement the GPS-based sms facility for all buses including AC buses on routes in island city and suburbs soon. There are also plans to install electronic display indicators at bus stops. Speaking to TrafficInfraTech, Dr Jagdish Patil, General Manager, Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport, said, “This facility will help the commuter ...

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