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Tag Archives: Road safety

Digital Innovations for Mobility

The inaugural session of the Conference on ‘Smart World & New Mobility: Breaking Barriers’ started with discussion on ‘Digital Innovations for Mobility’. The panel discussion on the first day of the Conference under the session ‘Smart Mobility in Urban Cities’ gave an insight into the government’s planning through Yudhvir Singh Malik, Secretary, MoRTH and Anil Srivastava, Adviser (Infrastructure Connectivity), NITI ...

‘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 ...

TRAFFICINFRATECH & PARKINGINFRATECH EXPO 2017: “PERFECT BLEND OF BUSINESS & INTERACTION”

TrafficInfraTech Expo and ParkingInfraTech Expo, presented under the banner of Smart Mobility, opened their innings in South India this September at Hitex Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad. With the theme “Smart World & New Mobility: Breaking Barriers”, the shows attracted quality visitors committing to come again next year in Mumbai in October. TrafficInfraTech Expo, in its sixth year, and ParkingInfraTech expo, in ...

Traffic data collection and road safety

Harpeet Singh, Managing Partner of AJS Scale International says his company does not face any problem integrating its traffic and parking products as it has associates that solve all the integration related challenges What are the key solutions offered by your company? Most of the ITS products being used in India have been introduced by us over time since 1989 ...

‘Our penalty points are a big deterrent to traffic offenders’

Hyderabad City has taken many remarkable initiatives for road safety and traffic management. Dr V Ravinder, JCP-Traffic, Hyderabad City Traffic Police tells Preeti Swaminathan his many plans to bring a method to the madness on the roads Do tell us about some of the traffic technology initiatives adopted by the Hyderabad City Traffic Police. Hyderabad Traffic City Police is going ...

Road Safety Fund for Punjab

The Punjab cabinet has decided to set up a road safety fund of Rs 100Cr to enhance public safety and minimise fatalities in road accidents. The fund would be set up by diverting 50 per cent of the compounding fee collected by the enforcement agencies such as the police and the transport department. The money will be also utilised to ...

#RoadsThatHonk to make highway commute safer

At a time, when the governments of the world and international organizations are striving hard to reduce fatalities and injuries in road accidents, one of the big challenges staring them in the face is that of travel on the hilly terrains, specially on the curves and the hairpin bends. How does a vehicle taking the climb or a truck going ...

Impact Assessment Methodology for a Connected ITS Corridor

Cooperative ITS (C-ITS) is a subset of ITS which involves communicating and sharing information between ITS-stations (such as personal devices, vehicles, roadside equipment and the back-office) to give advice or facilitate actions with the objective of improving safety, sustainability, efficiency and comfort beyond the scope of stand-alone systems. Trials on such systems are now being carried out in cities and ...

‘We will use technology for the maintenance of highways’

What role are technologies going to play in the maintenance of roads and highways constructed by the NHAI? I get mails and complaints from people regarding the poor operations and maintenance of certain stretches of highways which we have constructed. As long as we go with the traditional system of O & M, the Project Development Officer has to visit ...

218 CCTV cameras in SCR

In a bid to provide enhanced safety and security for the rail passengers, a high-level committee of South-Central Railway (SCR) decided to install as many as 218 CCTV cameras in the three main railway stations in Telangana. The committee held its meeting under the chairmanship of Additional Director General of Police (Railways and Road Safety), T Krishna Prasad at Rail Nilayam in ...