Monday , 26 June 2017

Special Focus

Catalyzing Smart City Processes

The smart cities india foundation  is a Bangalore based nonprofit organisation dedicated to advocacy and promoting smart solutions for  sustainable cities. Founded just over a year ago, this group has exerted a quiet influence in reshaping the agenda for urban infrastructure renewal both in Bangalore and elsewhere in the country. TrafficInfraTech’s Ravi Chandran,  spoke to Dr A Ravindra Chairman, SCIF ...

Leading Technology in Weigh-In-Motion

Kistler’s Lineas Strip WIM sensor comes with all the advantages for applications such as traffic data collection, overload detection, bridge protection, tolling, pavement planning & traffic research. The company has installed more than 3000 installations worldwide including India. Roads & Highways are built with huge investments. The ROI takes years to be claimed back. Damages of the roads caused by ...

A New Way of designing city public spaces

Ashok B. Lall Architects is a Delhi based firm committed to sustainable practice and is uniquely qualified in the design of public realm through a consultative approach. The firm with a team of transport planners, landscape designers, urban designers and community workers is spearheading the project Aapki Sadak that involves developing viable solutions for improving neighbourhood streets and reclaiming the ...

Sustainable Solutions to Highway Development

Highways are the country’s lifeline. In India, this sector is saddled with Construction, Operation and Maintenance issues. During the seminar session (Trafficinfratech Expo, November, 2013, New Delhi) on “ The need to redefine the Model Concession Agreement for highway construction”, panel members, Anand Kumar Singh, CGM, National Highway Authority (who moderated the session); Abhishek Mukherjee (who made a presentation), PPP ...

Nation on the move – A lifetime of research into transportation

The role of transportation in any society cannot be underestimated, more so in the developing world where it plays a critical role in human upliftment. The subject is cross-disciplinary and involves a complex interplay of various forces: land use, urbanization, demographic shifts, population growth, economic factors and ecology. Undertaking a study of this subject is a challenging task and Dr. ...