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Tag Archives: Smart City

Pimpri-Chinchwad Smart City Strengthening Public Transport

Can you take us through the present status of the Pimpri Chinchwad Smart City project? Two projects are being implemented under the Smart City Mission where the civic body has not spent any money. One project is setting up of solar rooftop plants on the civic-run Yashwantrao Chavan Memorial (YCM) hospital in Pimpri and another is water treatment plants in ...

Simplifying Transportation in India

India has a massive road network and is arguably the nation with the largest road network in the world. At 1.70 km of roads per square kilometer of land, the quantitative density of India’s road network is higher than that of Japan and the United States and far higher than that of China, Brazil or Russia. Rapid vehicular growth partnered ...

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 ...

India is learning to Park

Smart Mobility 2018 saw a few vibrant and thought provoking discussions. One among those was on Parking . In India today, both on-street and off-street parking continue to throw up challenges. Do we create more parking space or reduce the space availability? Are our issues supply related or management related? A panel of experts – Pranjali Deshpande, Senior Programme Manager, ...

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, ...

Chennai Traffic to be managed under Smart City

With Chennai Corporation getting a nod to implement Red Light Violation Detection (RVLD) system by installing ANPR cameras under Smart City, catching of red-light violators and managing traffic at busy junctions of the city are set to get automated. The ANPR cameras will be powered by Optical Character Recognition technology to read the number plates of violating vehicles. The system ...

Impact of 3D Visualisation and Mixed Reality

In today’s world, with dynamically changing economic and political synergies around the globe, infrastructure investments and decision making has become critically challenging. With several questions in mind such as, how can you predict the human behaviour towards an infrastructure which is not yet built? How to manage the traffic issues in the current scenario and plan in a way that ...

Knowledge Sessions that were a class apart

Seminars have always been the USP of TrafficInfraTech and ParkingInfraTech Expos. This year was no different. The topmost policymakers and who’s who of the traffic sector gathered for some serious discussions on various burning issues in the traffic/ transport industry. The inaugural day saw none other than Yudhvir Singh Malik, Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways deliver his Chief ...

Rs 3,700Cr incentive for Smart City projects

In a bid to motivate the local governments to speed up the smart city projects, the Centre will give about Rs 3,700Cr as incentive to states for faster completion of the projects. The chief secretaries of states will closely monitor the progress of smart city projects for early completion. The Centre has already selected 90 cities under the ambitious smart ...

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