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Moscow relies on real-time technology PTV Optima

With around 11.55 million inhabitants in central Moscow and 19 million when including the surrounding satellite suburbs, Moscow is one of the biggest cities in the world – and it has its fair share of traffic challenges too. Particularly during rush hour, the international metropolis has to contend with heavy congestion on its arterial and ring roads. To counter this, the city has opted to implement state-ofthe- art ...

Leading Transportation Organizations Join ITS America Leadership Circle

Five of the the US’s prestigious and innovative transportation organizations – AAA, General Motors, the Michigan Mobility Transformation Center, New York City Department of Transportation and Parkmobile – have joined the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) Leadership Circle. “These companies and organizations represent the very best in transportation innovation and ingenuity”, Thomas E Kern, ITS America’s interim president said. The Leadership Circle brings together transportation and technology visionaries from ...

Smart Policing in Hyderabad

The Hyderabad Traffic Police is procuring 100 Body Wear Cameras to be used during enforcement work under its ‘Smart Policing’ initiative. According to the Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Jitender, high resolution audio-visuals will be recorded in the camera and stored in a memory card. Feeds can be seen live from the police control room through 4G technology. Use of wearable video cameras can bring measurable benefits to ...

Delta’s Display & Monitoring Solutions Support Namma Metro’s Operations Control Centre in Bangalore

Delta, a pioneer in display and monitoring technology and a global leader in thermal and power management solutions, announced high-end eight metre-wide rearprojection DLP® video wall solution, which has greatly improved the execution performance and efficiency of Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL)’s Operations Control Centre (OCC). This innovative solution, which integrates both state-of-the-art display hardware and vision controller software developed by Delta, monitors the electrical grid powering the metro trains that run on the Bangalore ...

Smartcard for public transport in Mumbai

The government is keen on expediting the launch of the integrated ticketing system (ITS) in Mumbai, which means commuters can carry a single smartcard to travel by BEST buses, Metro and monorail in the near future. The all-in-one card will enable citizens and tourists to choose any mode of transport and travel with convenience. The ITS, if implemented, will benefit close to five million passengers. At present, nearly four million people travel by BEST buses while three lakh commute ...

Urban parking policy to come in effect

Madhya Pradesh will be implementing a state parking policy to ensure smooth and safe traffic in cities of the state. The objective of the urban parking policy is to increase pace of vehicles movement and making cities traffic jam-free. Parking projects will be chalked out on the basis of specific needs of various cities and would be practical and convenient for people. Under the policy, city-wise integrated parking infrastructure will be ...

Wooing private highway developers

In its latest bid to revive private investment in highways, the road transport and highways ministry has come out with a new model – where the government takes most of the risks so that developers get easy finance including from provident, insurance and foreign fund managers. The Ministry said that Hybrid Annuity – for bidding for at least 13 highway stretches totaling about 1,100km and involving `14,500Cr investment would ...

Government determined to check road accidents

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has taken a number of steps to prevent road accidents as per details mentioned under: The Government has approved a National Road Safety Policy. This Policy outlines various policy measures such as promoting awareness, establishing road safety information data base, encouraging safer road infrastructure including application of intelligent transport, enforcement of safety laws ...

Flying Metro station

In a move to address space constraint, Delhi Metro’s upcoming Mayur Vihar Phase I interchange station will stand on a row of specially designed pillars along the middle of a narrow stretch of road, giving it a flying-like impression. The decision to use cantilever technology – where the station will stand on single piers along the centre of the road, ...

Siemens first in ABI Research’s Traffic Management Systems assessment

Siemens ranks first in ABI Research’s latest competitive assessment evaluating Traffic Management Systems hardware, software, solution, and data providers. It performs strongly on innovation criteria across the board, with an extensive portfolio for traffic monitoring and video surveillance, operations and management centers, modelling and planning, intelligent traffic lights, digital signage, and dynamic tolling. It also scores high on implementation criteria ...

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