Saturday , 7 December 2019

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NH-8 traffic updates to be aired

Concerned about rising complaints regarding regular traffic snarls on NH-8, the state ministry will now seeking regular traffic updates from Millennium City Expressways Private Limited (MCEPL) and air them on radio. The updates will include details of traffic flow, heavy traffic on particular spots and vehicle breakdowns on the carriageway and service lanes, if any. Information will be collected for ...

Passenger amenity centre for bus passengers at Yelahanka

The Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation recently opened a new passenger amenity centre for bus passengers at Yelahanka of North Bengaluru. Spread over one acre area, the centre has parking space for cars and two wheelers in the basement in area of 26,468 sqft. There are three bus bays, traffic control room and bus pass counter. As many as 41 routes ...

CCTV cameras in Greater Noida

All busy intersections and T-points in Greater Noida will soon be under CCTV surveillance. The cameras which will be connected to a control room in SSP office in Surajpur will help track down traffic violators and also help to improve safety of commuters and local residents.

PID system from Seewor Technology

Passenger Information Display System (PIDS) is conceived to enhance rail travel experience by providing a wide array of information catering to public. The technology delivers real-time information updates and offers a variety of valued information, and all of these information spreading through LED display as priority. China based Shenzhen Seewor Technology Co, Ltd has developed a new series product to ...

Retrofitted electric buses on roads soon

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways is advising state transport undertakings of states like Karnataka, Maharashtra and Delhi to retrofit their existing diesel buses into electric. After evaluating the success of the project further steps would be taken for conversion on a large scale. The technology has been wholly developed in India by Pune-based KPIT Technologies, a global technology ...

New road projects for Andhra Pradesh

The Central government is taking up additional 392km of National Highway project in Andhra Pradesh, including an Outer Ring Road (ORR) at Vijayawada, where the State’s new capital city is coming up. The AP government wants a new road on the sea coast from Ichapuram to Tada parallel with the Kolkata – Chennai National Highway. The newly proposed road on ...

Road Safety Week 2016

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways organized the Road Safety Week on January 11, 2016 throughout the country to create awareness among general public to improve the safety on road and to give an opportunity to all stakeholders to contribute to the cause of road safety. During the week awareness about various causes of road accidents and measures to ...

Spatial technology for managing NHs

NHAI has signed Memorandum of Understanding with National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) under Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and North East Centre for Technology Application and Research (NECTAR) for use of spatial technology for monitoring and managing National Highways. The use of satellite data and geospatial technology will be useful in providing inputs in highway and infrastructure projects for preparation ...

Lucknow Metro to take off

The 23km long Lucknow metro project – from Chowdhary Charan Singh airport to Munshipulia crossing – in phase 1A project will have 22 stations, 19 elevated and three underground. The total cost of the project is pegged at ` 6,928Cr. Almost 60% funding will come from European Investment Bank (EIB). Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation has announced that it has completed ...

Wi-Fi in railway stations

RailTel Corporation of India Limited (RCIL) under the Railway Ministry had signed an agreement with Mahataa Information India Pvt Ltd (MIIPL), a subsidiary of Google Inc to provide Wi-Fi facility at 400 railway stations in two phases. Non-suburban stations with an annual passenger earning of more than Rs 60Cr are categorised as A1 stations. Phase one will cover 100 of ...

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