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Crash barriers, Yes. Implementation, Difficult

For the last four to five years, Trafficinfratech has been bringing to the forefront the importance of installing crash barriers along the highways/express ways. Despite the chain of accidents on the 540km long Mumbai-Goa Highway and 95km long Mumbai-Pune Expressway, we have not been able to assure safety to their users. Now joining the dangerous stretches is Eastern Freeway, a ...

“Products and technologies showcased can help enforcement substantially”

Sanjay Mitra, Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) mesmerized the delegates with his Chief Guest’s address on the inaugural day at the seminar that discussed Smart Roads and Highways. Reason? He spoke straight from heart. He made many announcements too. Read on. The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) is going to throw up many business opportunities. ...

The UN Recognition for achieving sustainable development goals

In a rare gesture of appreciation from the UN commune, the 42-km Thiruvananthapuram City Road Improvement Project (TCRIP), an iconic project by Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL & FS) that has set up a world-class road network in the State capital, was in the Agenda in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Forum of the United Nations Economic Commission for ...

Implementation, Integration, Performance Standards…

The October 2015 World Health Organisation report reveals that each year, road traffic crashes kill more than 1.2 million people around the world and injure up to 50 million. According to National Crime Records Bureau, a total of 4, 50,898 accidents led to 1, 41,526 deaths and 4, 77,731 injuries across India in 2014. Many of these casualties are preventable; ...

About us

TrafficInfraTech is an exclusive bi-monthly industry specific magazine published by Virtual Info Systems from Mumbai, India. TrafficInfraTech disseminates information on the latest technologies, solutions and products related to traffic and carries expert opinions on related issues. Be it traffic management, road safety or intelligent transportation systems; parking & guidance, toll systems or infrastructure; public transport, urban design or new technology; ...

BRTS INDIA EXPERIENCE

Transportation is an essential prerequisite to any city’s socio-economic growth. Safety, accessibility, reliability, time saving and comfort, govern mode choices. In Indian cities, bus transport system has been a primary public transport mode over the past many decades. Though various ULBs have made efforts to provide affordable public transportation through bus systems, not many cities are successful in increasing public ...

“Metro will surely change the way people travel in Jaipur”

An efficient well-coordinated transport system plays an important roles in the economic growth of the state. Over time, Jaipur Metro will become the lifeline of the City, feels Nihal Chand Goel, Chairman and Managing Director, Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. The Phase-IA of Jaipur Metro which was thrown open to public on June 3, was completed in record four-and-a-half-years, making ...

Transforming Thiruvananthapuram

The Thiruvananthapuram City Road Improvement Project (TCRIP), the maiden venture of Kerala Road Fund Board involving a 42km stretch, is nearing completion. The Project has given the Kerala capital city a world-class ambience. The directive by the Ministry of Urban Development to emulate the Thiruvananthapuram Model is a recognition that the Government of Kerala and the Concessionaire – Thiruvananthapuram Road ...

Choosing the right Road Safety Barrier

Roads and highways should be designed and constructed in a way that they ensure and guarantee safe, effective, convenient and efficient transportation. Road safety systems like Road Barriers are described as vehicle protection systems which are specially designed to protect vehicles from roadside hazards, and thereby redirecting errant vehicles in a safe manner as well as providing high levels of ...

Foot over bridges and pedestrian safety in Pune

The article critically examines the suitability of building foot-over bridges and the need for a change in the pedestrians’ mindset towards safety. There is also a need for the authorities to take pedestrians and safety experts into confidence while introducing new safety measures. Pedestrians are one of the most vulnerable sections in the transportation scenario in Pune and most Indian ...