Thursday , 27 April 2017

Parking

NMRC to build parking lots in 21 Metro stations

Land earmarked for parking facilities at each of the 21 Metro stations along the 29.7-km Noida-Greater Noida Metro corridor will soon be handed over by the Noida Authority to the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC). It was also decided that the parking facilities will now be developed by NMRC. Earlier, the Noida and Greater Noida Authorities were to develop the parking spaces besides integrating ...

ParkSafe app launched in Mohali

In order to deal with the problem of wrong and haphazard parking in Mohali city, the district police has come up with a mobile application. The police launched this app — ParkSafe — that can be downloaded free of charge on iOs and Android phones. The app will help users connect with the vehicle owner who has wrongly parked his ...

L&T to partner with Pune Smart City Project

Larsen & Toubro Ltd has bagged the contract as implementation partner of Pune Smart City project. It will implement various infrastructure projects as well as security and connectivity systems. The projects include high speed Wi-Fi services across the city, establishment of emergency call boxes and public address systems. To add better quality of life to residents, Pune Smart City SPV ...

World’s first 3D printed bridge opens in Madrid

A Madrid park made history with the installation of the first ever pedestrian bridge created from a 3D printer. The pioneering bridge was created by a team from the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, a Barcelona based research and education center that worked with a contingent of architects, mechanical & structural engineers, and municipal representatives to bring the design ...

Micro-surfacing for Highways

The Ministry has urged engineers and implementing agencies of national highways to adopt micro-surfacing for repairs and maintenance to improve skid resistance, surface durability, seal fine and medium cracks. It is applied when structurally sound pavement surface shows signs of premature ageing, aggregate loss, cracking, and high degree of polishing among others. The ministry has decided that microsurfacing may be ...

S Korea to improve highway tolling system, lessen traffic

South Korea will further improve its automatic tolling system on major expressways as a way of reducing traffic congestion. The new and improved tolling system will be built around the existing Hi-Pass system, but without the large tolling booths that inevitably create a narrow passage for cars. Currently, drivers using the automatic tolling system are required to greatly reduce their ...

World Parking Management Market (14.44% CAGR) to 2021

The global parking management market analyst says the latest trend gaining momentum in the market is outsourcing of parking operations. Outsourcing parking operations to parking management companies using contracts or leases is increasing across all sectors. Parking management companies provide solutions that fulfil customer needs and determine the best solution for customers. According to the market report, one of the ...

Innovative Parking Solutions

Today parking management and parking infrastructure planning has become as essential as management of traffic. Techsture Technologies with its experience in intelligent transport systems has evolved parking systems that are configurable to wide variety of project needs, ranging from simple parking system to automated with cloud based system to meet your parking needs. One case study here exemplifies how parking ...

Finding solutions to a complex problem

Get My Parking is a Delhi based funded venture started in July 2015 with the aim to transform the parking industry. It is digitizing the parking industry through mobile solutions & empowering motorists to search, book and navigate to relevant parking in real-time. “We are organizing the industry by serving the parking contractors (enterprise solutions), government (smart city), infrastructure partners ...

Paytm account for highway toll charges

Paytm accounts can now be used to pay toll charges too. National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and Paytm recently signed a partnership deal to this effect. The ministry’s existing radiofrequency tags will be utilized for the cashless transactions. Building on FASTag that the NHAI had introduced early this year, it began its cashless drive with the online payments platform. ...