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Tag Archives: COVID-19

Enhancing Customer Experience

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ORAFOL INDIA is just over a year old in the country. But it has managed to make its mark as one of the top-performing Reflective Sheeting manufacturers in the country servicing the road safety sector with an impressive performance. Raunak Kumath, General Manager, ORAFOL India talks about the company’s fast track growth and strategies for future. Within a short time, ...

The Influence of Covid-19 on Indian Aviation

Though the suspension of air traffic operations was effective in reducing global mobility during the global pandemic caused due to Covid, it had significant socio-economic consequences (both short and long term) for the various air transport companies. Overall, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) approximated that the aviation industry would have lost up to USD 371 billion in gross passenger ...

India’s Urban Mobility Conundrum in Post COVID World-Mitigation Strategies and Role of Technology

Combat tactics necessitated by COVID-19 including social distancing, lockdowns, travel restrictions, and the aftermath resulted in double whammy for the social and economic structure of society. These situations are forcing us towards a complete revamp on the way we conduct ourselves in our day to day socio-economic interactions and personal hygiene. Swift adaptation of work from home, on-line classrooms, e-commerce, ...

Digital Printing-Revolutionary technology in making traffic signs

Avery Dennison, a global leader and a pioneer in reflective solutions been striving to make the roads safer by innovating and adopting new technologies The pace of highway construction in the country has touched a record breaking milestone of 37km per day in FY 2020-21. This achievement was remarkable as it was achieved despite constraints posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Future Mobility

At the Urban Mobility Conference held in New Delhi early November, Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs, stated that Future Mobility is all about striving towards environment friendly, integrated, automated and personalized travel on-demand. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, India is likely to create behavioural changes in urban mobility. There is opportunity to guide the recovery of urban ...

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 ...

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 – ...

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 ...

Parking Management and Zero Contact Parking

Vishal Mehra, VP & Director, iRAM Technologies. Zero-Contact Parking is going to be the new normal. Parking will drastically change to morph into something we have previously not seen before and apart from addressing social distancing concerns, it comes with tremendous benefits for parking owners as well as commuters, states Vishal Mehra, VP & Director, iRAM Technologies. The onset of ...

COVID-19 Perils and Opportunities

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According to Neeraj Sanghi, CEO, Highway Concessions One Private Ltd, once we are able to go through the current tough times, we could expect a turn-around for the road infrastructure sector in the coming years. In 2019-20, traffic growth remained low to even negative in some cases. As the concessionaires were looking for a better 2020-21, they are stuck by ...