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High-tech cameras for Gurugram

Gurugram will soon get 1,200 high-tech cameras ross 67 traffic junctions in the first phase of GMDA’s ambitious CCTV project — the Public Safety and Adaptive Traffic Management System. The new surveillance system is expected to not only help police track down errant motorists and monitor the city’s traffic, but also act as a deterrent for anti-socials and criminals The GMDA ...

Telangana govt sign MoU with Ola

The Telangana government and ANI Technologiesowned Ola Cabs signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) towards strengthening the traffic infrastructure in Hyderabad. The first pilot project proposed to be implemented is the dynamic mapping of riding quality of major roads in Hyderabad through the network of vehicles operating on the app’s platform. This data will be provided to respective departments of ...

Parking initiative at Chennai

Chennai Traffic Police have joined hands with residents and the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) to regulate parking in residential areas. As part of the initiative, they have beautified streets and are also planning to introduce parking permits. They have jointly adopted Tactical Urbanism – a process to bring about change on the ground using temporary and quick ...

‘Pink Cabs’ for women

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee recently launched ‘Pink Cabs’ in the city as a safer mode of transport for women. Driven by and for women, the white and pink cars would run on app-based platforms. The government will hike the subsidy for women drivers to Rs 1.5 lakh from Rs 1 lakh under the Gatidhara scheme. Gatidhara is a ...

Navi Mumbai set to get coastal road by 2021

Maharashtra’s City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) has planned a second coastal road for Navi Mumbai that will connect Kharghar to Amra Marg at Panvel, which will also provide access to the proposed international airport in Navi Mumbai. In order to take care of nodal traffic, a service road has also been proposed alongside. This will ensure unobstructed traffic movements ...

CCTVs, panic button on every third bus seat in DTC buses

The process of installation of CCTV cameras, panic buttons and GPS in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and cluster-scheme buses is expected to begin soon and likely to completed by this November. The primary aim of providing this technology in the buses is safety of passengers, particularly women. As the CCTV feed will be monitored in real-time from control centers, the response ...

High-security number plates made mandatory in Mumbai

The high-security registration plates will be compulsory for all vehicles manufactured from today. RTOs in Mumbai region will have to ensure that brand new cars are fitted with the fool-proof plates with chromium-based holograms. A circular with directives on implementation of the new plates has been issued to all 50 RTOs in the state. For existing vehicles, old number plates ...

Public charging stations for EVs in Delhi

New Delhi will get 131 public charging stations for electric vehicles to address the concerns of potential buyers and to ensure that people have access to recharging facilities in their vicinity. According to the plan approved by the power ministry and the Delhi government, 33 such facilities will be set up at Metro stations, 34 at CNG stations, 24 at ...

BSNL-Nokia to launch first smart pole

Finnish telecom gear-maker Nokia to launch its first smart pole deployed at the state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited’s (BSNL) premise on March 21. Nokia’s smart pole initiative is a part of its intelligent infrastructure transformation program. The equipment would integrate poles with smart LED lighting systems, CCTV cameras, digital billboards and environmental sensors that could also have a revenue potential ...

Zomato partners with Traffic Training Institute-Cyberabad during National Safety Week

In an attempt to increase the road safety awareness within the delivery partners, one of India’s largest food delivery company, Zomato recently collaborated with the Cyberabad Traffic Training Institute during National Safety Week. Zomato has successfully trained over 600 delivery partners, so far. Every delivery partner was extensively trained on the traffic rules & regulations, and accident prevention measures. Zomato ...

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