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Tag Archives: Public Transport

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 ...

‘Focus on improving quality of Public Transport’

Abhay Damle, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways opines that shared mobility is the future and India cannot be left behind You are convinced that the number of personal cars will get reduced sometime in future, and shared vehicles will take over. What is your vision on this trend? Well, the number of personal car ownership may not ...

‘Public Transport is the only solution’

T Krishna Prasad, Secretary, DGP – Railways and Road Safety, Telangana State tells Vidyottama Sharma that integration of Public Transport is the most important issue in mobility. Replacing 20 cars with one bus, creating a BRTS system to carry passengers alighting from Metros and providing proper last mile connectivity are issues that need serious looking into, he says. A subject ...

New Smart Traffic Management Solutions

The integration of high quality products, powerful monitoring and control systems combined in a smart integrated solution from Swarco called OMNIA enhance traffic safety, and efficiency on city mobility with beneficial and true impacts on a number of aspects. The Omnia concept exploits Swarco’s three decades of experience gained in the fields of traffic control, transport management, mobility information service and ...

INTERVIEW: ‘Metro corridors will change life in Mumbai’

By when will all the seven phases of Metro be operational? The MMRDA has already started the elevated corridors because they are relatively easier to complete. They are planning to commission them by 2019 itself – at least the first two phases – 2A and 7A. And the rest would follow. Phase 1 of Line 3, i.e., Depot to BKC will ...

A SIMPLE WAY TO IMPROVE Public Transport usage

The city centres are the most frequented origins and destinations in the region, generating a high number of passenger trips. Auckland does not generate sufficient passenger numbers using public transport to provide significant relief to the road network. Large expenditure on public transport services and infrastructure is not justified. A broad range of public transport optimisation initiatives is required for ...

Demand Sensitive Scheduling for Public Transport

Routing and scheduling in public transportation is a well-studied problem, and very relevant today in the face of rampant traffic congestion in most big cities across the globe. The routes and schedules need to be planned by transit agencies so as to successfully cater to the public demand, maintaining the revenue earned and operational cost incurred. The traditional schedules are ...

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 ...

Rajasthan to promote women safety in public transport

Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Transport, Highway & Shipping Minister recently presented 20 buses of the Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation under the NIRBHAYA scheme to provide safe and secure transport to women, with IT-enabled safety measures. The 20 buses included 10 luxury and 10 general buses fitted with Vehicle Tracking System, CCTV cameras and panic buttons on every seat ...

Exploiting IT solutions in public transport to create liveable cities

Information Technology is playing an ever more crucial role in many sectors of modern society offering the most important solutions that we have today to efficiently help increase capacity, safety and security among other aspects. This is even more in public transport sector for which IT tools are potentially always available, widely applicable and actually already well integrated in many ...