Monday , 6 April 2020

Tag Archives: Electric Buses

Smart City Experiences Challenges, Benefits and Future Settings

T Krishna Prasad, Director General of Police and Chairman – Road Safety Authority, Government of Telangana, kicked off the session with his thoughts on the importance of mobility in Smart Cities by first defining what a Smart City is. According to him, there is no single definition, but to put it simply, if the citizens are happy, comfortable and convenienced, ...

Pune to get live traffic updates on VMD

Pune citizens will now get live updates on traffic in their areas through variable messaging display. The Pune Smart City Development Corporation has signed an MoU with Dutch private navigation technology company TomTom to develop a proof of concept. The pilot project will collect information about traffic congestion, road closures and travel time to feed live updates. PSCDCL is also ...

Contactless charging for Electric Buses

A new technology for charging electric buses has been introduced in Europe by Conductix-Wampfler. Called Opportunity Charging, this economical option helps in contactless charging of electric buses where the driver needn’t leave the bus for recharging. The technology also helps in doing away with the staff having to undergo training in electrical engineering. For local public transport in particular, the ...

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