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ITMS in Nashik

Nashik Municipal Corporation has planned to run the ITMS through a private IT firm to make the bus service more effective. The civic body held a pre-bid in October. Around 25 IT firms have expressed interest in running the Intelligent Transport Management System for the city bus service. It is also learnt that the Nashik Municipal Corporation is in the ...

‘Innovative Tech Firm’ award for Vehant Technologies

Vehant Technologies recently won the prestigious NASSCOM Emerge 50 Award and selected among the top 10 innovative tech firm for 2019 in Strategic category for KritiScanTM 6040R 3D X-ray Baggage Scanner. The award was presented at the ‘NASSCOM Product Conclave 2019’ in Bangalore. KritiScanTM 6040R – 3D X-ray Baggage Scanner uses innovative isometric view for generation of 3D imaging (isometric) ...

Smart Speed Warning System

A brand-new Speed Warning System has been developed by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) that alerts drivers nearing freeway work zones. Drivers commuting at high speeds face sudden congestion which results in breaking, resulting in rear-end collisions. on poles using a portable Intelligent Lane Control System (ILCS), the new system collects traffic speed data throughout a work zone, runs ...

100 days of the government has been just the beginning…

Recently, while addressing a press conference in Mumbai on 100 days of the Government, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways said that, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Government has been working decisively and transparently, with the vision of development, making India a super-economy in the world. On road development, Gadkari said, “Road transport ...

Govt approves 5,595 e-buses

The Central Government has cleared the way for 5,595 electric buses for inter- and intra-city transportation in 64 cities. The move is expected to give a boost to the government’s initiative on giving a thrust to last-mile connectivity and continued pressing for electric mobility. Among the major cities, Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad got the highest number of buses ...

New app to locate parking space

In order to solve the parking worries, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has come up with ‘MCGM 24×7’ app. The app will help find a public parking lot (PPL) anywhere in the city. The app is a joint initiative of the BMC and the Mumbai Parking Authority. Till now, there are 26 PPLs in the city with a capacity for more ...

Automated Parking for Bengaluru airport

The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) at Bengaluru will soon have a remote car parking facility for taxis, fitted with automatic ticketdispensing towers and boom barriers with radio-frequency identification technology (RIFD). The parking facility will be with a capacity of more than 1,600 taxis. Additionally, the Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), which operates KIA, has issued a RFQ (request for quotation) ...

Vigilance and monitoring beefed up on Highways

The Ministry of Road Transport in a first has planned to have an initiative to monitor violations of traffic rules on national highways. Mobile teams of ex-defence personnel armed with body-cameras will be deployed by the ministry followed by installation of CCTV cameras on 11 highway stretches in Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh and Bihar. The deployed personnel will patrol ...

Google Maps launch special feature

Google Maps has launched “Stay Safer”, an Indian feature that would alert Android users travelling in public vehicles like taxis or auto rickshaws if their drivers deviate more than 0.5km from the suggested route on Google Maps. The users’ phones would buzz with a prominent notification which they would be able to tap on and see where they are compared ...

New approach for lane discipline

Instead of fining heavy motor vehicle (HMV) drivers for not following lane discipline on Mumbai-Pune Expressway, the Highway Safety Patrol (HSP) will stop vehicles at safe locations and educate the drivers about the risks involved in driving in the first lane. HMVs on the Expressway must ply in the third lane. The lane cutting fine was increased to Rs 1,200 ...

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