Monday , 26 June 2017

Features

Chinese cities and traffic management

As a tourist I visited Shanghai, Beijing and Xian recently. I found a few things which can be of direct interest to Mumbai and other cities in India: • The above cities have few flyovers but several long via-ducts with very efficient design which make a very positive use of space under the elevated roads. This is something very simple ...

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 ...

Ingenious Car Parking Technology

Simpark Infrastructure Pvt Ltd is a Special purpose vehicle of Simplex Projects Ltd. to bring about revolutionary changes in Parking management. Head quartered in Kolkata, the company has over 2000 car space installations across India.  RD Mundhra, Director, speaks about the advantagesof different parking systems being provided by the company. SimPark provides various car parking technologies but which technology has ...

16 cars in space of 2

On a normal working day, 40% of road space in any average sized Indian city is used for parking rather than movement of traffic. More and more Indian cities are seeing parking a crisis. Converting this problem into business opportunity are A. S. Mohan Kumar, the young engineering graduate from London and Shravanthi Kumar who got into a joint venture ...

“We make / build value but cost effective products”

Klaus India is a 50:50 joint-venture of NKB Technologies and Klaus Multiparking System GmbH. With over 50,000 installations in India, Klaus India has emerged as a leading provider of both semi automatic and fully automatic parking systems. Nitin Bhave, Director, Klaus Multiparking System Pvt Ltd, and Managing Director, Automag India Pvt Ltd & NKB Technologies spoke to TrafficInfraTech about the ...

World’s first pilot project started in Berlin Intelligent Search for Parking Space

Parking is a problem in major cities. There simply are not enough parking spaces. Now, Siemens has developed a system that will help future drivers find parking spots quickly and without stress. Last year, Siemens and partners launched the world’s first pilot project on intelligent search for parking space in Berlin. On average, finding a parking place in a German ...

Vehant Technologies VehiScan ANPR System

The Lucknow Police along with the UP government officials have approved an elaborate plan for beefing up security around the city. The scope of project encompasses smart city surveillance through ANPR, fixed and PTZ cameras, centralized video management system and video analytics. The plan included automated recording of the all incoming and outgoing vehicles in the city channeled via all ...

Smart Parking in the shadow of the Leaning Tower in Pisa, Italy

The city of Pisa reinforces its role among the most innovative European Smart Cities with Smart Mobility and Smart Parking initiatives in collaboration with its technological partner firm Kiunsys to face a dramatic increase in congestion. Pisa is one of Italy’s main tourist destinations: it is universally recognized worldwide for its famous Square of Miracles, declared a World Heritage Site, and especially for its renowned Leaning Tower, one of ...

In Search of Solutions

The panel discussion on “Public Parking: Technology, Design and Management” at TrafficInfraTech Expo 2015 focused on the problems in public parking in the city and the possible solutions. The panelists were (left to right in picture below): Anant Kumar, Chief Engineer, New Delhi Municipal Council, Arvind Mayar, Chief Executive Officer, Secure Parking Solutions Pvt Ltd, N. Sathaynarayanan, Managing Director, Central ...

Multi-Level Car Parking at Mumbai Airport

An airport as busy as the GVK Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) generates a lot of traffic to and from the city. An insufficiently sized Car Park could cause congestion at kerbsides and finding a parking spot could become an hour long hunt. This creates an unfavourable first impression about the airport and the city that are synonymous with each ...