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CHENNAI SMART CITY: Integrating multiple projects

What are the main components of Chennai Smart City project? Chennai Smart City Limited (CSCL) and Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) are implementing citywide parking management with camera-based recognition and electronic payment technology. We are also implementing GPS-enabled cycle sharing which will help last-mile connectivity. Chennai is also implementing a pedestrian plaza and other Non Motorised Transport facilities which is part ...

Thales to supply Passenger Information System for Jaipur Metro

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has issued a contract to the Thales Group to supply a Passenger Information System for the Jaipur Metro. The system will interface with a rail traffic management system and use a single software to facilitate generation and distribution of real-time traffic information to passengers and service personnel. The integrated, synchronised passenger announcement system, coupled with ...

GMV celebrates anniversary of ITMS project for Ahmedabad BRTS

GMV is celebrating the first anniversary of the implementation of the Intelligent Transportation Management System (ITMS) developed by it, in collaboration with local partner Vayam Technologies, for the Ahmedabad BRTS. An advantage of the ITMS is that it was gradually introduced into the BRTS, reusing existing equipment, without affecting operations or inconveniencing passengers. The ITMS solution also helps in monitoring ...

GMV celebrates anniversary of ITMS project for Ahmedabad BRTS

GMV is celebrating the first anniversary of the implementation of the Intelligent Transportation Management System (ITMS) developed by it, in collaboration with local partner Vayam Technologies, for the Ahmedabad BRTS. An advantage of the ITMS is that it was gradually introduced into the BRTS, reusing existing equipment, without affecting operations or inconveniencing passengers. The ITMS solution also helps in monitoring ...

Interview with: Gaurav Gupta, Transforming State Bus Transport Systems

With 33,800 workers and 7,000 buses carrying 2.5 million passengers daily and covering 25 lakh kms a day, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) is one of the most profitable state transport undertakings in India today. Thanks to its Managing Director Gaurav Gupta’s pro-people approach and effort to leverage technology in achieving high deliverables, KSRTC has been termed as a trendsetter in the logistics of transporting people. The company has been making profits in the last few years – its last turnover was of र2000 crore. During the year 2010-11, it recorded the highest ever profit of र62 crore, thus wiping out the accumulated losses and making an accumulated profit of र43.75 crore in books. KSRTC is the first transport corporation in the country to have a Global Positioning System, General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) based passenger information and ITS system fitted in its vehicles. With its excellent track record in profitability, fuel efficiency and operational efficiency, it has achieved a position where other states look up to KSRTC for following its expertise in various fields. In an extended conversation with Mangala Chandran, Gupta unveiled his plans for making the success of KSRTC a global benchmark in Sustainable Transport.

ITS in Pune Improving commuting and enhancing safety

The implementation of Intelligent Transportation Systems on Pune's roads has led to an increase in commuting speed and traffic volume and has reduced the travel time, traffic congestion and fuel consumption. Dubbed 'CGRAPS' and funded by the Pune Municipal Corporation, the project has been developed by CDAC Thiruvananthapuram under the JnNURM scheme.

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