Friday , 2 October 2020

Tag Archives: Traffic Management

Traffic and Revenue – Highways Sector

The Impact of COVID-19 on road sector is upsetting and revenues are choked as the tolling across plaza was suspended in order to stop the spread of the virus. However now the lockdowns are getting relaxed, tolling is allowed and traffic is slowly coming up on road again though passenger car traffic is almost negligible. Dr. Zafar Khan, Head – ...

Improving Road Safety Infrastructure

What makes a journey safe? Better drivers or better roads? While we agree that India’s road safety record needs to improve, how are we going to go about it remains a matter of debate. Indian cities are trying to be smart and safe with the use of Video Surveillance and Advanced Traffic Management Systems. TrafficInfraTech spoke to Smart City CEOs, ...

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 ...

Smart Transportation market to reach $237 Bn by 2026

According to a report, the Global Smart Transportation Market is expected to reach $237.143 billion by 2026, from the current level of $59.07 billion growing at a CAGR of 16.7%. The report suggests that growth in transportation infrastructure, rising megacities and population and rising number of on-road vehicles are the major key factors driving the market growth. However, the lack ...

MoU signed between IIT Roorkee and Dehradun Smart City

To improve public transport and traffic management, an MoU has been signed between Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee and Dehradun Smart City Ltd. Under the MoU, IIT-R will provide services and research on different aspects of urban planning, including electric mobility plan, public transport system, traffic plan and energy-saving plans.

Now, a real-time information system for Indian Railways

To increase operational efficiency and enhance passenger safety, state-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has commissioned a real-time train information system for Indian Railways. Besides the system provides real-time positional information of locomotives to the railways. It facilitates the automatic acquisition of train movement data, including arrival, departure and run-through timings at all stations en route. The control chart of trains, ...

Metro Challenges in India

World Resources Institute looks at the challenges that metro systems need to address to ensure a complete integration with the city. When compared to new cities where the metro projects integration is factored in, retrofitted projects need to adapt to different travel patterns of the city, with existing rail systems where the city transport system and commuting patterns naturally evolved ...

New Motor Vehicle Laws

India’s parliament approved the Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill on July 31, 2019, the result of a five-year effort to improve national legislation on road safety. After the president’s approval, India’s streets may finally become safer places for both pedestrians and drivers. Road traffic deaths have reached alarming levels across the world, with 1.35 million people dying in traffic accidents every ...

ARS T&TT: Intelligent Mobility Systems

Traffic Management: The System integrates multiple technologies to ensure smooth flow of traffic. The Traffic Management System, with the help of a Centralized Control Centre and complementary technologies, continuously monitors roads/highways with an objective to support authorities to take actions that can enhance traffic flows, ensure road safety and improves economic productivity. The Data Warehousing and Analysis Services ensure that ...