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2019 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index

This year, KPMG conducted consumer opinion research to better understand public sentiment about AVs. The findings revealed a striking correlation between countries lower in AV preparedness having the most positive opinion regarding AVs. The results of the 2019 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index tell us that all countries are making progress toward a future with autonomous vehicles. It shows that governments ...

Intelligent Traffic Management Systems Market to grow

According to a new report by Fact. MR, the global market of intelligent traffic management systems  is estimated to grow at a robust CAGR of 11.8% during 2017-2028, and likely to surpass to a value of US$ 31 billion by 2026- end. Rapid inclination towards improving roadway infrastructure and growing need for innovative technologies to manage and monitor high-speed mobility ...

Last mile connectivity for metro passengers

After expanding and sustaining several metro rail networks and new metro lines across India, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has shifted attention to improving the last-mile connectivity for metro passengers. This was one of the objectives articulated in the 2017 national metro policy. As part of the last mile connectivity, the Ministry has focused on feeder bus services, ...

Advanced Braking Systems for vehicles

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has decided to mandate advanced braking systems, technologies and performance requirements for improved road safety and reducing accidents. The provision will be binding on all vehicles with nine seats and above. The existing vehicles will be required to adopt new provisions with effect from April 2021, while all new vehicles rolling out from ...

High-tech cameras for Gurugram

Gurugram will soon get 1,200 high-tech cameras ross 67 traffic junctions in the first phase of GMDA’s ambitious CCTV project — the Public Safety and Adaptive Traffic Management System. The new surveillance system is expected to not only help police track down errant motorists and monitor the city’s traffic, but also act as a deterrent for anti-socials and criminals The GMDA ...

Telangana govt sign MoU with Ola

The Telangana government and ANI Technologiesowned Ola Cabs signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) towards strengthening the traffic infrastructure in Hyderabad. The first pilot project proposed to be implemented is the dynamic mapping of riding quality of major roads in Hyderabad through the network of vehicles operating on the app’s platform. This data will be provided to respective departments of ...

Parking initiative at Chennai

Chennai Traffic Police have joined hands with residents and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) to regulate parking in residential areas. As part of the initiative, they have beautified streets and are also planning to introduce parking permits. They have jointly adopted Tactical Urbanism – a process to bring about change on the ground using temporary and quick ...

‘Pink Cabs’ for women

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee recently launched ‘Pink Cabs’ in the city as a safer mode of transport for women. Driven by and for women, the white and pink cars would run on app-based platforms. The government will hike the subsidy for women drivers to Rs 1.5 lakh from Rs 1 lakh under the Gatidhara scheme. Gatidhara is a ...

Navi Mumbai set to get coastal road by 2021

Maharashtra’s City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) has planned a second coastal road for Navi Mumbai that will connect Kharghar to Amra Marg at Panvel, which will also provide access to the proposed international airport in Navi Mumbai. In order to take care of nodal traffic, a service road has also been proposed alongside. This will ensure unobstructed traffic movements ...

CCTVs, panic button on every third bus seat in DTC buses

The process of installation of CCTV cameras, panic buttons and GPS in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and cluster-scheme buses is expected to begin soon and likely to completed by this November. The primary aim of providing this technology in the buses is safety of passengers, particularly women. As the CCTV feed will be monitored in real-time from control centers, the response ...

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