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PATH Recharge: Stepping into Wayside Business

Nipun Agrawal, Director, Prakash Asphaltings & Toll Highway (India) Limited, says, being part of the Government’s initiatives to enhance travel comfort on highways is an extension of the company’s vision to provide smart and safe mobility. Details about PATH Recharge projects and plans for operation We have been bidding for these projects and we have won tenders for 24 Wayside ...

Critical Role of Consultants in designing WSA

Wayside amenities are a vital infrastructure development that not only enhance the comfort and safety of the passengers, but also create new revenue streams and monetization opportunities for the government, infrastructure developers and local communities, and foster an ecosystem for inclusive growth. With this objective in mind, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway has published Policy Guidelines for Development ...

Advancing Intelligent Transportation System in India: A Comprehensive Review of the Latest NHAI ATMS Policy (2023)

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) emerge as a critical catalyst for reshaping the landscape of transportation. This article, authored by Akhilesh Srivastava, CEO of ITS India Forum, critically reviews the recently introduced NHAI ATMS Policy (2023), shedding light on its transformative potential and addressing key aspects of technological evolution, safety enhancement, and collaborative initiatives. Integration of cutting-edge technologies within ITS presents ...

TechFusion Mobility Showcase

“We were there in the last edition of Trafficinfratech, we are excited to be here this year too and we will definitely be there for the next edition of the show.” “It is very important to be a part of such an event where everybody comes together and exchange experience, contact. I think this is the best place to interact.” ...

Brimming with Technology and Innovations

Innovation was in the air at the TrafficInfraTech Expo 2023. Some of the biggest and most innovative players in the landscape of mobility shared with Sid Jalan their incisive opinions and deep knowledge in the realm of transport management, safety, AI, parking management, ITS/V2X, tolling, Make in India, and the innovations taking place in this space The expo was an ...

RRTS will be a game changer for India’s urban development

As urban centres continue to expand and traffic congestion becomes a formidable challenge, the conceptualization, design, and implementation of the RRTS has emerged as a pivotal solution. In an exclusive interview, we have the privilege to engage with a true visionary in this field, Vinay Kumar Singh, Managing Director of the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC), shares with Jagan ...

Weighty Challenges in Weigh in Motion

In a bid to optimise the ever-growing challenges of modern transportation, Weigh in Motion (WIM) technology emerges as a solution to change how vehicles are weighed and monitored on roadways. Sid Jalan explores the intricacies of this system in India. Overloaded vehicles pose a significant obstacle for Indian roads, with an estimated 10,000 people killed by overloaded trucks in 2020. ...

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 ...

Digital mapmaking innovations are revolutionizing travel

Digital maps are valued as the third most important service of the internet, behind search and email, as found in a 2019 study conducted by MIT. While cartography has been around for millennia as a way to understand the places we inhabit, digital mapping is an innovation that leverages the technology of today’s digital age. GPS, cars with holographic maps ...

Road and highway safety solutions: Status, Essentials, Trends…

There have been concerted efforts nationwide to improve safety on Indian roads. How far have we progressed? What are the essential features of managing a safe system of roads? What are the strategic measures and decisions in this direction? What are the emerging trends in road accidents – its types, costs, profile of states, rural v/s urban driving environments, and ...