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Mobile Apps for Smart Parking

How many times have we gone around circles trying to find parking slot for vehicles? A study conducted by IBM in 2011 found that 30 percent of a city’s traffic is attributable to people hunting for parking — with a third of New York City drivers reporting they search for 20 minutes on an average. This search burns about one ...

The sensor-controlled parking management system

Siemens’ new sensor-controlled parking management system can help optimize usage of urban parking spaces and radically reduce traffic in towns and cities According to the latest Apcoa study, motorists drive an average of 4.5 kilometers before they finally find somewhere to park. That costs time, gasoline and nerves. However sensor networks can gather information on the parking situation in the ...

An Eco-Mobility Equation

Combining the integration of Bike, Bus, Metro and Walk (BBMW) with transit-oriented development, demand management and integrated pricing schemes, the authors present an ecomobility equation which outlines how developing cities can improve their transportation network. In terms of urban development, the characteristics like extremely high population density, dramatic motorization, mixed land-use pattern, mixed traffic flow pattern, informal public transport, inefficient ...

Need for reliable Parking Management System

The implementation of a successful design and controlled parking system is fundamental to the success of the car park operation and property as a whole. Inadequate parking facilities are known to reduce the value of the building, says Arvind Mayar, CEO, Secure Parking Solutions Pvt Ltd. Secure Parking is Australia based international leader in the parking industry with more than ...

3M to acquire electronic toll collection business

The US based 3M Company is acquiring the electronic toll collection business and other assets of another US company Federal Signal Corporation. 3M paid $110 million in cash for the deal, which also includes Federal Signal’s parking management hardware and software services. Those businesses are part of the company’s Federal Signal Technologies Group. The acquisition will serve the fast-growing $3 ...

Public, Private Transport in South China’s Cities vs Mumbai

Ashok Datar, Chairman, Mumbai Environmental Social Network was in China recently to study its traffic rules and travel behaviour. Here, he compares Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shen Zhen with Mumbai and observes that we have a lot to learn from these three cities. When we think of congested cities, we think of Indian cities. It is a general perception in ...

Mumbai faces huge gap in parking demand-supply

A survey conducted by the NGO, Mumbai Environmental Social Network has found a big gap between demand and supply of parking spaces in Mumbai. An estimated 60,000 cars are added to the city roads each year. With each car requiring three parking spaces – one each at work, home and other occasions — it needs 100sqft of parking. It amounts ...

Interview with: Sanjay Arora, “We will record a 20% increase in fines this year”

E-challans, sms alert systems, intelligent use of available space for parking and the ‘108 ambulance’ service have made a huge difference to Chennai’s traffic. Sanjay Arora, Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic) tells Mangala Chandran that his department will put Integrated Traffic Management System in place in a few months’ time.

Multi-level parking lot for Chandigarh

Chandigarh Municipal Corporation (CMC) is studying the feasibility of constructing a multi-level parking lot in Sector 17. If approved, it will be a three-storeyed parking with basement and surface parking that will accommodate 1000 cars. Since the site is surrounded by buildings, the civic body has gone in for the study. Its major worry is that the earth should not ...

Seminars at the Expo They came, they discussed, they showed the way…

While exhibitors were busy handling the rush of visitors at their stalls, subjects of highway and urban traffic management and safety were being discussed in detail at seminars held side by side on the second and third days of TrafficInfraTech Expo. Experts discussed various related issues in depth and also took serious questions from the audience.

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