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Tag Archives: Public Transport

MoU signed between IIT Roorkee and Dehradun Smart City

To improve public transport and traffic management, an MoU has been signed between Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee and Dehradun Smart City Ltd. Under the MoU, IIT-R will provide services and research on different aspects of urban planning, including electric mobility plan, public transport system, traffic plan and energy-saving plans.

Datasets on transportation by Telengana Government

While providing solutions for urban mobility, the Telangana government has released datasets pertaining to public transport in the State. The move is in line with the State’s Open Data Policy of 2016. The data was released on a portal in General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS), a widely accepted format used for public transportation. The format allows public transport agencies to ...

ARS T&TT: Intelligent Mobility Systems

Traffic Management: The System integrates multiple technologies to ensure smooth flow of traffic. The Traffic Management System, with the help of a Centralized Control Centre and complementary technologies, continuously monitors roads/highways with an objective to support authorities to take actions that can enhance traffic flows, ensure road safety and improves economic productivity. The Data Warehousing and Analysis Services ensure that ...

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, ...

PaaS for the Parking Industry

Modern consumer needs revolve around a seamless mobility experience, and parking is part of this. The payment process can benefit mostly from integrations and improvements using much of the existing technology. New payment methods have been widely adopted in the retail industry and these are now being integrated into parking too. These include contactless payments using debit or credit cards, ...

Intelligent Cameras for Traffic Management

With increased urbanization and increased vehicular traffic, cities everywhere are battling with an inability to build enough infrastructure. While the government has been laying emphasis on building roads, bridges & underpasses and creating alternative modes of mass public transport systems, this may not be enough to address the traffic congestion. Traffic management has always posed a challenge in India and ...

Panel Discussion Reinventing Public Transport

The panel discussion on ‘Reinventing Public Transport’ at Smart Mobility 2018 in Mumbai focussed on buses and its potential to cater as a main mode of transport to work as first & last mile connectivity for major mass transport infrastructure like railways & metros. The panellists were Prof HM Shivanand Swamy, Executive Director, Centre for Excellence in Urban Transport, CEPT ...

Unlocking Delhi

A fast, reliable and safe mobility system like RRTS will act as the backbone of urban and regional transportation in NCR reducing congestion and pollution significantly writes Sudhir Kumar Sharma, CPRO, NCRTC The National Capital, Delhi is the nerve center of National Capital Region, one of the fastest growing city in the world both in terms of population and economy. ...

Women, Cities and Transport

The highlight of the Driving Smart Mobility Conference held during Smart Mobility 2018 was the ‘Women in Traffic’ session. The vibrant discussion emphasized the significance of environment sustainability and gender equity in transportation. Through two enlightening sessions, the panelists presented some key research findings on the ways that half of our population, our women and girls travel , and their ...

GPS system for public transport

Reliance Group-promoted Internet of Things (IoT) service provider Unlimit has launched a comprehensive location tracking GPS system for the automotive vendors across the country. The AIS- 140 (Automotive Industry Standard) compliant system provides solution in terms of deployment and operations of connected vehicles more efficiently, securely and by significantly helping reduce the associated operational costs. The system is a set ...

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