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Charging Ahead: Charging Infrastructure Transformation in India

With an array of government charger point operators (CPOs) and private players operating in the charging infrastructure space, the critical question is not about the existence of charging infra or discoverability of charging stations. Instead, the next set of operational challenges around availability and scaling-up including inter-operability of the charging stations becomes critical, state Preetesh Singh, Specialist CASE & Alternate ...

Multi-functionality of AI Video surveillance and Traffic management

The buzz around Artificial Intelligence (AI) has pervaded the infrastructure and logistics markets and stakeholders across the globe take a second look at this emerging space. Sid Jalan explores how AI will figure in Surveillance and Traffic Management. India consistently ranks as one of the most dangerous countries when it comes to road safety. It has not gone unnoticed by ...

Aarya ITES Smart Highway Solutions

Toll Management System (TMS) Aarya ITES’s TMS minimises fraud by recording every toll transaction and incident in each lane, optimises traffic flow with fast vehicle processing speed, provides better management with advanced reports on traffic, toll income, personal activities, maintenance required, and maintenance performed. The 24×7, user-friendly operational system works with latest technology and modular design. It also takes minimum ...

Managing transport demand and traffic congestion: What can we learn from Bogotá?

Indian road freight rates are one of the lowest in the world and so are the warehousing rates, yet India has a high logistics cost component as a percentage of GDP. This paradox can only be explained by artificially marked up rail freight cost due to passenger cross subsidisation of passenger fares by railways and an extremely congested network of ...

Integrated Ticketing System

Integrated Ticketing system being implemented by MMRDA consists of National Common Mobility (NCMC) Card and Common Mobility App says, Rajiv Agrawal, Director Systems. The system is being put in place under the guidance of Metropolitan Commissioner SVR Srinivas Indian road freight rates are one of the lowest in the world and so are the warehousing rates, yet India has a ...

Mobility as a Service Barriers to Implementing in Indian Cities

MaaS promises to change the urban mobility landscape by changing the way people used to travel, although the prospect of implementing such solutions heavily depends upon the readiness of Indian cities., writes Narendra Verma, Technical Advisor, Sustainable Urban Mobility – Air Quality, Climate Action and Accessibility, GIZ India As we know it today, Mobility as a Service provides access to ...

Interview: “System Integrators can offer value until enforcement is in place at Toll Plazas”

Astutely answering TrafficInfraTech’s questions, Sandeep Pawar, Managing Director of Kent ITS, discusses Kent ITS’ journey as a System Integrator, Fastag’s contribution to the mobility segment, and the potential impact of GPS-based tolling on Indian roads. Being in the business of Toll operation for the past 25 years, Kent ITS has expanded both in terms of volume of service offerings and ...

Planning for Parking Need for policy-driven interventions

There is a definite need for formulating a parking management action plan for cities to address the parking issues. The action plan should coherently deploy the best technical support to make the system work in a smooth, reliable, and efficient manner. With trends changing in mobility like the introduction of shared mobility services, the outlook towards parking should also be ...

5G in ITS A Game Changer

The development of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) with fast-evolving technologies such as IoT and 5G can have a significant impact on the development of a nation and transportation industry in general. There is a convergence of segments that allows us to achieve this goal, but it also brings complexity and challenges, agreed the panellists Sushil Kumar, Deputy Director General (IoT), ...