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Tag Archives: Technology

2019 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index

This year, KPMG conducted consumer opinion research to better understand public sentiment about AVs. The findings revealed a striking correlation between countries lower in AV preparedness having the most positive opinion regarding AVs. The results of the 2019 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index tell us that all countries are making progress toward a future with autonomous vehicles. It shows that governments ...

Emerging Tolling Technology and implementation Challenges

Neeraj Sanghi: Highway Concessions One is operating seven projects, of which five are tolling projects and rest are annuities. In the last two years, share of ETC on our roads as a part of our revenue has increased significantly. The benefits of ETC are multi-fold as it reduces waiting time, improves the operational efficiency and saves fuel. FASTag, a scheme ...

Technology Advances Parking Design and User Experience

Parking structure design has tremendously advanced with the adoption of innovative technologies that enhance the user’s experience. Gary Cudney, PE, Senior Vice President, WGI also leads the Parking Solutions Division (formerly Carl Walker, Inc.) describes a new parking structure design, and the integration of a variety of materials and systems which are incorporated into many of their garage designs The ...

“Integrated Security Solutions help save time and money while implementing projects”

Ashish P Dhakan, MD & CEO of Prama Hikvision India Pvt. Ltd., says that his company is a ‘one-stop-solution’ provider for surveillance and security based product requirements. He feels that when various components are provided by different vendors, integrating them as a solution becomes a challenge. What are the key solutions offered by your company? According to IHS, Hikvision is ...

“It is high time we adopt technology ”

Jitender, Inspector General of Police and ACP, Traffic Police, Hyderabad City feels adaptive signaling system is a basic requirement for any city. He also tells Vidyottama Sharma that Hyderabad City is coming up with automated violation management system, and that non-contact challan system has improved public trust in the traffic police’s work. What technologies displayed at the Expo can be ...

The sensor-controlled parking management system

Siemens’ new sensor-controlled parking management system can help optimize usage of urban parking spaces and radically reduce traffic in towns and cities According to the latest Apcoa study, motorists drive an average of 4.5 kilometers before they finally find somewhere to park. That costs time, gasoline and nerves. However sensor networks can gather information on the parking situation in the ...

Optimizing Travel Efficiency with Technology

With the impact of rapid urbanization, there are lot of demands being placed and pressure on the transportation sector. In cities such as Hyderabad, Bangalore and Delhi, the vehicle growth rate is approx. four times the population growth rate. The transport infrastructure growth is limited and  unable to meet the vehicle growth rate. Road usage by public transport is very ...

Intelligent Communication Technology (ICT) for improving Public Transport Integration

The bus transport reform in Seoul came together at many levels including the establishment of a new institutional and regulatory framework, the restructuring of operation and management of bus services, and the alignment of the investment programs to environmental concerns while ensuring greater quality of services for consumers. Seoul’s Transportation Overview In the early 1950s Seoul began to reform its ...

Leveraging ICT for Road Safety

There is an inter-ministerial initiative being planned by the Central Government to enhance safety on the roads, primarily by leveraging the existing information communication technology framework. One of the main problems at present with road transportation in India is that transporters or users do not have any data on road safety for the stretch of the road that is of ...

Moscow relies on real-time technology PTV Optima

With around 11.55 million inhabitants in central Moscow and 19 million when including the surrounding satellite suburbs, Moscow is one of the biggest cities in the world – and it has its fair share of traffic challenges too. Particularly during rush hour, the international metropolis has to contend with heavy congestion on its arterial and ring roads. To counter this, the city has opted to implement state-ofthe- art ...

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