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Tag Archives: Road Infrastructure

Stronger institutions for safer roads: The Indian example

India needs a well resourced and empowered national road safety agency – a central unit that would coordinate the efforts of all stakeholders, writes Justin Runji, Senior Transport Specialist, World Bank India is facing a growing road safety crisis: over the last decade, road fatalities have increased significantly to reach 22.6 per 100,000 population (2016 WHO estimates). That means almost ...

Choosing Off-street over On-street Parking

The panel consisting of V Ramesh, CEO, Varam Parking Pvt Ltd; Nagendra Reddy V, CEO & Founder, VTRAC Worldwide; Udaya Bhaskar Rao Abburu, CEO & Managing Director, iRam Technologies; Arvind Mayar, CEO, Secure Parking Solutions Pvt Ltd and Amit Haware, CEO & JMD, Haware Properties discussed about efficient parking technologies and innovations When it comes to parking, Indians display a ...

Road infrastructure factors influencing accidents and injuries on Indian roadways

The growing trend of road accidents has created a need to understand the primary factors involved in these crashes and in the resulting severe injuries and fatalities.  The Road Accident Sampling System (RASSI) India is an initiative aimed at collecting in-depth scientific road accident data, through on-site crash investigations, that will enable the government, industry and other road safety stakeholders ...

Reviving Road Infrastructure sector in India–Challenges & Concerns

The article takes a look into the challenges facing the Road Infrastructure sector in India and possible solutions. Nitin Gadkari, the new Union Minister, Road Transport, Highways and Shipping recently undertook a state-wise review of the national highways projects and analysed targets and achievements of these projects. The slow progress in the completion of highways was a source of concern ...

Contracting, construction and technology trends

Roads in India:? Today & Tomorrow Biren Parekh, Partner, Ernst and Young India Pvt Ltd, takes a detailed look at the tolling system in India vis-?-vis road infrastructure, trends and framework. He also compares the Indian situation with a few initiatives taken in a few countries. From Adam Smith to the late Herb Mohring, economists have waxed lyrical about congestion ...

Tata Realty and Infrastructure to acquire three toll projects

Tata Realty and Infrastructure (TRIL) is in the process of acquiring three completed toll projects. Faced by problems such as delays in land acquisition for long-term road infrastructure projects, investors have been reluctant to invest in such projects, forcing several road infrastructure majors such as Reliance Infrastructure, GMR Infrastructure and Madhucon Projects to sell their stakes in road projects. Many ...

Improving Road Safety in India

Despite huge investment having been made towards improvement of road infrastructure in the country, road traffic fatalities have been on the rise. The worst victims are the Vulnerable Road Users. The approach towards road safety has to change, says A P Bahadur, PPP expert for Asian Development Bank, Haryana. India has now achieved the dubious distinction of having the highest ...

On the Road to Recovery !

Road infrastructure is not a very positive terminology in India. Basically, because good roads can be counted on fingers, sick roads rarely get treated and new roads take a long time to conceive. How dismal is the picture? And what is the possibility of recovery? Vidyottama Sharma tries to find the answers.

Conference on Road Infrastructure organised in Mumbai

A one day workshop on Road Infrastructure was organised by IBK Media in Mumbai. Various experts spoke on different aspects of road infrastructure in four suitably divided sessions at the conference. A V Simha, former Director General (Road Development) & Special Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, was of the opinion that in the highway sector it was important ...