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Tag Archives: Transportation Infrastructure

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 ...

Walking through Austria

Vienna: A traveller?s delight Vienna is an ideal city to be emulated for multimodal transport, says Bina C Balakrishnan. Here, she writes an experiential piece on how, despite being new to the city, she could comfortably travel using public transport ? without any fear of a motorist hitting her on the street, and could get information on the modes of ...

New infrastructure projects in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh government has outlined a new transportation infrastructure plan. Under the plan, a new expressway will be built, connecting Lucknow and Agra. The highway, expected to cost about ?9,500 crore will bring down travel time between the two cities to three hours from the present six hours. Further, the government proposes to connect all district headquarters in the ...

Reshaping the roofs to provide More free space at Railway Stations

If the Union Ministry of railways accepts a proposal by Rajya Sabha MP Javed Akhtar and noted architect and civic activist P K Das, the sloping roofs of railway stations could give way to modern and user-friendly lounges, better planned access & exit points and a well laid out conveniences area

We need to give people a dignified environment: P K Das

Owing to the constant degeneration of urban conditions and decaying of life in urban areas, particularly in the city of Mumbai, many groups in the city have been trying to infuse more dignity and quality into the lives of people. These include several citizens’ movements, NGOs, organisations and neighbourhood committees. Their efforts and energy are the positive aspects in an ...

FHWA funds research into innovative bridge materials

Faced with an ageing transportation infrastructure, the US Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has set up a $417 million grant to fund research into novel and innovative materials for building bridges and other infrastructure. Nearly all the US states have applied for the federal funding with the funding requests adding up to $13 billion – about 30 times the funds available. ...

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