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FASTag lane at toll booths operational from today

Starting from today, toll plazas across country will have one dedicated FASTag lane. The FASTag, an RFID tag, will be available both online and offline through banks and Common Service Centres. Two mobile applications were also launched by NHAI in the month of August for ease of obtaining FASTags. The government has also mandated that new vehicles being sold with ...

Central Traffic Management Centre at Pune Commissionerate

The city police of Pune recently inaugurated the newly constructed building of the Central Traffic Management Centre in the premises of the Pune police commissionerate. The ultra-modern traffic management centre has been constructed at a cost of Rs 50 lakh which has a giant screen on a wall with multiple monitoring systems. Live feed of 1,230 CCTV cameras located on ...

NHAI to introduce Incident Management System on NHs

National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) set to roll out an ‘incident management system’. Under the system, ambulances will be positioned every 50kms to be able to respond to any accident within 15 minutes of it being informed on a national accident helpline. The first phase will be rolled out in December this year, which will target the national highways ...

Smart Parking System and App for Bengaluru

A smart parking system assisted by an app will put an end to parking woes in Bengaluru. Introduced by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the systems will be installed in the heart of the city. The first automated on-street pay-parking facility will be implemented in 85 places. With the help of the electronic sensors installed at the parking spot, ...

‘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. ...

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