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TrafficinfratechExpo & Parking Infratech Expo 2015

  With over 60% of the exhibition space already booked by companies – both national and international – expectations and excitement have already set in. The exhibiting companies represent a wide spectrum of segments covering traffic management, safety systems and products, barriers, ITS, signage, infrastructure, toll collection and management, vehicle tracking systems, data collection, traffic sensors, speed enforcement systems, multilevel ...

Volvo to launch ultra-safe car

Swedish automaker Volvo has plans to introduce a host of new safety features in its new vehicle – the XC90 SUV. Among the features planned are: safe positioning, junction braking systems, lane departure warning system, roll-over prevention system, road sign recognition and blind spot monitoring systems. The Safe Positioning system is a run-off road protection which will minimise the impact ...

Railways to provide cleaner and comfortable coaches

The Railways has proposed to a new coach design which would have improved furnishings and better hygiene and housekeeping facilities. The coaches will have intensive mechanised cleaning and will be subjected to comprehensive pest and rodent control treatment. Attendants will be posted in each coach to address problems related to hygiene like maintaining clean toilets and keeping coaches clean. The ...

Students using mobile phones for travel

A recent study has found that students in Mumbai are increasingly turning to mobile phones to coordinate transport, especially in the rain. Some of the more popular apps and sites used by youngsters to get around the city easily are Meter Share, m-Indicator and SmartMumbaikar. Students are using social media such as Twitter and dedicated pooling websites such as carpooling.in ...

Mumbai Metro Car Depot tenders floated

The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRCL) has floated a tender for the construction of the Car Depot for the Mumbai Metro at Aarey Colony, Goregaon. The Car Depot, which will be part of the 32.5 Km long Colaba-Bandra-Seepz underground metro, is worth Rs. 129.32cr. The tender work specifications include the ground development at Metro Line-3 Car Depot, construction of a ...

Madhya Pradesh to check 15-year old vehicles

The Madhya Pradesh government has launched a drive to check the fitness of vehicles registered more than 15 years ago in Indore and other cities. The vehicles not found to be fit will be taken off the roads. The move is expected to reduce air pollution in the cities, especially Indore, which has been declared one of the cities with the ...

World Bank to invest $500m in roads & highways

The World Bank will support the National Highways Inter-connectivity Improvement Project (NHIIP) with a $500m investment. The funding will help extend highway network connectivity in less developed states and improve the capacity of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to manage the highway network in the country. Under the project, about 1120km of existing single or intermediate lanes of ...