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Tag Archives: COVID-19

Public Transport SOPs

Public Transport SOPs

As part of a webinar series to help Indian cities develop COVID-19 transport solutions, the first one focused on Public Transport SOPs to ensure the safety of crew and passengers. The series is presented by Smart City Mission, the Government of India and Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) in partnership with the Transport & ICT Group of the ...

Smart Cities: “ Replanning and Rethinking Mobility strategies

Smart Cities: “ Replanning and Rethinking Mobility strategies

These pandemic days are posing challenges to Smart Cities too. Traffic levels and mobility patterns can alter, as digital transformation takes hold. What are the challenges? We have here the views of Raj Cherubal, CEO, Chennai Smart City and Sameer Bhatnagar, Partner- Transport& Logistics, KPMG, India Contrary to what may be expected in the era of social distancing, it is ...

Traffic and Revenue – Highways Sector

The Impact of COVID-19 on road sector is upsetting and revenues are choked as the tolling across plaza was suspended in order to stop the spread of the virus. However now the lockdowns are getting relaxed, tolling is allowed and traffic is slowly coming up on road again though passenger car traffic is almost negligible. Dr. Zafar Khan, Head – ...

Indian Railways at the time of COVID-19

During this COVID-19 pandemic, one sector which has been doing great services is undoubtedly the Indian Railways. In a recent report initiated by Invest India and prepared by Ankita Sharma & Strategic Investment Research Unit (SIRU) lists out the various noteworthy measures taken by the Indian Railways so far. Some of the key points: Between  March 25 to April 17,2020, ...

Preparations for re -opening of Delhi Metro

As par the reports ,the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has recommended a phased opening of Delhi Metro services after the end of lockdown, with thermal screening of passengers at entry points to the metro station. There would be  two sets of PPEs at each station to handle any passenger with symptoms and  face shield or visor by frisking and ...

Intertraffic launches webinar

COVID-19 is impacting the world and a change in mobility habits is inevitable both in short term and longer term, making knowledge transfer now even more crucial. The Intertraffic  has  just announced that its  first free to attend Intertraffic webinar will run on Tuesday,  April 21, the original opening date of Intertraffic. Expert Carlo van de Weijer will interview three ...

NHAI extends deadlines for Project bids

In the wake of Covid-19, India’s National Highways Authority of India has revised the project awarding target from 4,500-km to 3,000-km plus, according to a senior official. “ We have already awarded around the 2,800-km-length project, and are likely to add another 500-700 km,” RK Pandey, Members (Projects), NHAI informed TrafficInfraTech. On extending the deadlines, he adds: “It all depends on the ...