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Help from Lumiplan to TSRTC

The Telangana State Road Transport Corporation has entered into an agreement with Lumiplan for implementing a smart transport system. Under the agreement, the French company will now install GPS tracking and advanced on-board electronic equipment in the RTC buses. This will enable the sending of messages via SMS to passengers regarding real-time information about buses, and also help monitor the ...

Indra’s integrated tunnel control system in chennai-nashri tunnel

The recently opened Chenani – Nashri Tunnel on the Jammu- Srinagar National Highway is the longest in Southeast Asia. The tunnel has been developed, built and operated by IL&FS Transportation Networks Ltd. It has highly advanced tunneling technology and is to be the safest and most secure tunnel in Asia with smart features such as an integrated traffic control system, ...

Solar-power vehicle by NIT students

A group of students of National Institute of Technology have built a solar electric hybrid vehicle with innovative tags. The vehicle, weighing 111kgs, includes a seat belt sensor device and temperature sensor water sprinkler. A team of 25 prospective engineers built the light vehicle over three months. It can run on both, solar power as well as electricity, at an ...

IT Madras and HSSL develop Intelliseat™ for road safety

Using the technology and knowhow developed by the Rehabilitation Bioengineering Group, Department of Engineering Design, IIT Madras, road safety enhancing products will be developed by the Institute and Harita Seating Systems Limited (HSSL). Called Intelliseat™, it has been developed for commercial use. The products under the initiative will be viable and cost-effective. Intelliseat™ monitors the driver 24×7 and operates independently. ...

Google Maps helps you find your parked car

A new feature introduced on Google Maps helps you find your parked car just in case you forget the bay you parked it in. All the Android users have to do is tap the blue dot and then tap “Save your parking”. The location of the parked car then gets added to the map. Google gave this information on a ...

Srinagar to have multi-level parking complex

Two multi-level parking complexes, initiated at Sheikhbagh and Old State Motor Garages Complex in Srinagar will provide a parking facility for 1100 vehicles when completed. The complexes will have six floor ramps and are being built at a cost of Rs 55 crore.

New Railway initiatives

Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister for Railways, recently flagged off a few important railway initiatives via video conferencing. These include Visatadome Coach and Mechanized Laundry under BOOT Model at Visakhapatnam and Life Line Express at Sindhudurg Maharashtra. He did this through Rail Sadan, Bhubaneshwar where he laid the foundation stone. With features like rotable seats, GPS based info system, glass roof ...

MoRTH signs MoU to set up CATTS

The Road Ministry, through the Indian Academy of Highway Engineers and University of New South Wales, recently signed a MOU to set up a Centre for Advanced Transportation Technology and Systems. CATTS, in this smart transportation project, has three-pronged work cut out for itself: Accelerate the evaluation and adoption of new transportation technologies and explore market opportunities for them in ...

Korea to help a smart city in Kalyan-Dombivli

Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation in Maharashtra will be helped to build its smart city of 15,000 houses by the Land & Housing Corporation (LH) of South Korea. The 2.5sqkm of land for the project will be supplied free by the Corporation. New Kalyan, about 30km east of Mumbai, is one of the 100 smart cities being planned. LH is expecting ...

Avery Dennison introduces Conspicuity Tape in Africa

Recently, Avery Dennison participated in an event in Tanzanian organized by The International Road Federation (IRF) Geneva, together with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the African Union (AU), and the Tanzanian Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication. The regional seminar was titled ‘Fast Tracking Road Safety Initiatives in Africa: An Inescapable Necessity.’ One of the major reasons of ...

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