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Tag Archives: Infrastructure

Urban Mobility plan for India

The Government will be taking a unified approach towards executing a urban mobility plan for India by bringing all the transport and infrastructure related ministries to come together and collaborate both at the Central and State levels. The group at the Centre will be headed by Road Transport & Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari and will facilitate faster clearance of projects. ...

Traffic Management as a Service

Traffic Management as a Service – TMaaS is a new concept which applies the latest ideas and technology to traffic management infrastructure, with a wide range of different application modules managed by experts TMaaS is based on flexible deployment options tailored to individual customer requirements. Using browserbased user interfaces with easy workflows, the solution is ideally suited to the modern ...

FACE FORWARD: The Future of Facial Recognition

Smart roads’ or ‘Smart highways’ has managed to gain ground in the developed world that are intended to be both interactive and largely self-powering. The concept holds tremendous potential for India considering its road network being the second largest in the world and continues to be the most important means of transport. This large road asset can be leveraged for ...

Smarter Roads and their challenges

The development of Technology and its applications is making roads ‘Smart’ and fit for the future. We are entering a period that promises a step change in road operations, especially in the developed world. Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) enables the safe and effective movement of people, goods and data and addresses safety, congestion, and journey-time reliability amongst other things. More ...

Surat: Smart City in the making

Surat, with a population of 4.6 million (as per 2011), is the 2nd most populous city of Gujarat. The city of Surat has made remarkable progress in terms of infrastructure development such as water supply, drainage, sewerage, solid waste management, roads, urban poor housing etc. However, the City is now geared towards putting in place improved Public Transport Infrastructure and ...

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 ...

3D For Automated Inspection of Multi-modal Transportation Infrastructure

Significant advances in high-speed 3D imaging technology have been made in the last decade and there are now commercial, off-the-shelf, solutions for automatically evaluating infrastructure condition at high-speed. The technology deployed includes high-speed cameras, custom optics and laser line projectors to acquire both 2D images and high resolution 3D profiles of infrastructure surfaces at speeds up to 100 km/h. By ...

Making ‘Make in India’ happen in traffic industry

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘Make in India’ campaign in September 2014 to facilitate investment and transform India into a global manufacturing hub. Do we have the capability to implement what we have envisaged? The campaign ‘Make in India’ is a very compelling slogan and has an instant appeal. India has several advantages including a large labour pool ...

Need for Quality Traffic Data in India

Traffic Survey is a very small profile in the Infrastructure Industry, but indeed plays a vital role in deciding the success of an entire project. All major Infrastructure projects starts with planning and traffic data is the main input for the planning process. This shows how important the traffic data is and its need for accuracy. There are different Data ...

Hot-in-Place Recycling

The use of Hot In-Place Recycling (HIR) in road construction is quite widespread in the United States. This article is a discussion about some experiences with this process over the last two decades and how this process and the associated equipment and work methods have evolved. Past Experience The idea of using HIR was originally known as Heater Scarification in ...

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