Tuesday , 11 December 2018

Tag Archives: Traffic Jams

Traffic jams, pollution, road crashes: Can technology end the woes of urban transport?

Urbanization and rising incomes have been driving rapid motorization across Asia, Africa, and Latin America. While cities are currently home to 50% of the global population, that proportion is expected to increase to 70% by 2050. At the same time, business-as-usual trends suggest we could see an additional one billon cars by 2050, most of which will have to squeeze ...

Panipat gets parking space under elevated highway

The long-awaited vehicular parking under the elevated highway on the National Highway-1 in Panipat recently become functional. It has been constructed with an aim to check traffic jams on the highway and service roads in the city. Around 7,000 vehicles can be parked in 14 blocks at a time. Funded by the Indian Oil Corporation, the public parking has interlocking ...

Moving Road

Beyond doubt, the prime problems of the day for all the cities are-pollution and traffic congestion. Cities are getting mired in traffic snarls. Dhaka based Abu Sayeed says that the concept of moving roads can give respite from traffic jams. The main source of air pollution is fossil fuel used by automobiles. Added to that traffic jam has reached such ...

Delhi to get speed interceptor vans

In a bid to contain rampant over-speeding on Delhi roads, the traffic police have procured ten speed interceptor vans which will be placed at random locations in the city. The interceptor vans have cameras that will take pictures of violating vehicles, and record the time and location of the violation, and speed of the violating vehicles. These details would then ...

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