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Tag Archives: Traffic Management

Running buses on highway shoulders

To ease traffic congestion in Twin Cities, an experiment of running buses on the highway shoulders at reduced speed was carried out. Today, the same experiment has matured to a foolproof system and is one of the most successful efforts in reducing traffic congestion in Twin Cities that can be emulated by many cities of the world. The author, Aaron Isaacs, was the expert behind the novel idea.

Knowing socio-political profile of drivers is important before intervention: Dr CP Joshi

Conference on road safety gives recommendations to the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Instead of talking in general about interventions needed in road accidents, it is imperative to know the nature of accident and the stage where you need intervention,” said Dr C P Joshi, Union Cabinet Minister for Road Transport and Highways at an international conference on ...

Interview with: Purushottam Sharma, “We need to empower traffic police with technology”

Bhopal is on the move. Integrated centres and traffic junctions to provide real-time information & help in effective traffic management and integrated security systems & communication systems aided by GPRS/GSM and wireless networks are giving the policeman on the road a new identity. Purushottam Sharma, Inspector General of Police (SCRB), Bhopal has now proposed the use of e-challans integrated with camera, smart card and credit card readers and the traffic control rooms, to help in booking the traffic offenders on the spot.

Traffic monitoring center in Delhi

Delhi now has a state-of-the-art Operations Control Centre (OCC). Recently inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit, it is located at the ISBT building, Kashmere Gate. The OCC is a highly sophisticated traffic monitoring and control system set up by the Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) Ltd which will monitor the traffic situation in the city and ...

IRDSA awarded three contracts

IRDSA, a 100% owned subsidiary of IRD Inc. (International Road Dynamics, Canada) has been awarded three important road contracts in India. IRDSA is a market leader in ITS industry and is a preferred choice of concessionaires for its proven, innovative and evolved ITS systems. The first contract is for supplying toll systems for the Bandra-Worli Sea Link, one of the ...

When Green is Gold Smart Metro Applications for Rail Travellers

Florida, which now moves into rail transit, faces the challenge of getting the residents to ride the trains as its population is heavily dependent on personal automobiles for travel. For the “buy-in” to happen, it has to provide the overall “rider experience” that is a step up from their current mobility options.

‘Janmarg’- Connecting people in Ahmedabad

Janmarg, a project of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation under JnNURM, is planned as an evolving system. A one of its kind project, it is sensitive to the needs of the people its vehicles carry.

Traffic signboards

Roots Marketing Agencies of Delhi manufactures various signages. Its signboards – Type 3 to type 11 – are used for various applications. They are rivetless signages – with no screws. Its solar traffic signs are ideal for hazard warning systems and many other traffic management applications. They are bright and easy to read. The company offers a wide range of ...