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Thursday , 20 June 2024

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E-tags for toll collection on National highways

The Road Ministry will have the Electronic Toll Collection system implemented on all toll plazas on the national highways in at least one lane by the end of the fiscal. The Ministry plans to implement electronic toll collection across the national highways and the National Highways Authority of India has formed Indian Highways Management Company Ltd to implement electronic toll ...

E Sreedharan to be part of Railways expert team

The Central Government has decided to induct into the Railway Board E Sreedharan, former Managing Director, Delhi Metro and Principal Advisor, Kochi Metro Rail & Chief Advisor, proposed Lucknow Metro. Sreedharan will assist the Railways in its quest to become accident-free and increase the speed of trains.

Bangalore contest to reward traffic policemen

The Bangalore traffic police has organised a contest, “Unsung Heroes at the Traffic Signals” in which commuters and travellers can nominate a traffic constable or head constable for commendable service. It hopes to motivate and award public recognition of deserving police officers, whose work often goes unnoticed, through the contest. The event will jointly be conducted by the World Peacekeepers ...

Auditory devices at Delhi traffic intersections

Delhi Traffic Police has provided auditory devices for the safety of visually impaired persons at 57 traffic signals in the city. An additional 35 locations have been identified for providing such devices. Besides, at locations on roads where there is continuous flow of traffic, 22 pelican traffic signals and 36 pedestrian traffic signals are functional which have the facility to ...

Kolkata buses to go hi-tech soon

The West Bengal state government will soon install intelligent transport systems on its recently rolled out air-conditioned buses. The public sector undertaking Urban Mass Transit Company Limited will prepare a detailed project report. The project will give a facelift to the city’s mass transportation system and commuters will be able to exactly locate the buses on their mobile phones with ...

TrafficInfraTech Expo & Parking InfraTech 2015

The stage is already set for the fourth edition of TrafficInfraTech Expo scheduled to be held from January 7-9, 2015 in New Delhi. With many companies which participated in 2013 Expo already booking their positions, the pace of the forthcoming show is on the fast track. The third edition had quality trade visitors and the exhibitors were happy with the ...

New government’s focus on 12,000cr road projects

The road sector might well be the first to see action from the central government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Road Transport and Highways Ministry has readied plans for र12,000-13,000 crore projects, including the र6,500-crore Delhi-Meerut expressway project to be undertaken with private investment. These projects are to expand roads into two- and four-lane ones and spread those across ...

TrafficInfraTech Expo 2015

The stage is already set for the fourth edition of TrafficInfraTech Expo scheduled to be held from January 7-9, in New Delhi. With many companies which participated in 2013 Expo already booking their positions, the pace of the forthcoming show is on the fast track. The third edition had quality trade visitors and the exhibitors were happy with the business ...

India to have own car crash test facility

Vijay Chibber, Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has announced that India would have its own Car Crash Test Facility by the end of financial year 2014-15. The facility, to be set up at Chennai, will be a part of the New Car Assessment Programme being designed by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The facility will ...

Noida explores area wise mobility

Noida Authority is exploring a plan to provide a comprehensive mobility plan of the city based on a study of commuters’ demands and the modes of transport used by them. The agency is conducting a 6-month long, area wise study of desirable mobility patters of commuters for the purpose. The CMP will address the mobility needs of all the people ...