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Wednesday , 22 May 2024

Road markings/ Signages/ Barriers

The importance of Road Markings

Road markings are the primary sign and signal for the driver as road marking guides, warns the driver to a disciplined and safe driving. Nasim Khan, Senior Manager at Asian Paints PPG Pvt Ltd, states that India should open up its arms to the new technologies in the pavement marking systems and adopt various materials and techniques available worldwide. The ...

HIGHWAYS OF THE FUTURE: Interactive, Sustainable

Dr Sreejith Narayanan, Associate Vice President, IL & FS Transportation Networks Limited made the key note address at the TrafficInfraTech Expo 2016 held in Mumbai in September 2016. IL & FS Transportation Networks (ITNL) was set up way back in 2000 which was a subsidiary of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services when the management decided to have all the surface ...

Experimental Kerb Side Bus Lane in Mumbai’s BK

K Vijaya Lakshmi, Chief, Transport & Communications Division, Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority explains how efficient management of lane traffic and congestion in peak hours can be brought with the help of kerb side bus lane corridor. Bandra Kurla Complex is at the northern tip of south Mumbai and easily accessible from the airports and fast growing northern suburbs. Collectively ...

Retrofitting for Non-motorised Transport

When we talk about the smart mobility in sustainable cities, we cannot ignore the non-motorised transport. K K Joadder, Chief Town Planner, Town & Country Planning Organization, Ministry of Urban Development, and J.K. Kapoor Associate Town Planner, Town & Country Planning Organization Ministry of Urban Development talk about how we can retrofit the infrastructure for non motorised transport in cities. ...

Gujarat’s Transport Infrastructure Making Things Happen

While many other states are still grappling with giving their bumpy roads a smooth finish and their hiccuppy travel infrastructure a healthy push, Gujarat has gone ahead and written a success story on its roads, railway tracks and waterbodies. A look at why this issue has so much of Gujarat on its pages. Till about a decade ago, Gujarat?s roads ...

Making a strong point for Dbase of all Vehicles and Drivers

An interactive and comprehensive database for vehicles will not only deter traffic rule violators but also bring in revenues for the government. If integrated with the petrol pumps all over the country, the system can begin showing results in a year.

Barricading Noise

The first technologically advanced acoustic barriers are being installed along Bandra-Kurla Link Road (BKLR), Mumbai by the “Fracasso” Group. The Group, a leading manufacturer of noise barriers and W beam crash barriers, is now in the process of introducing crash tested barriers and corrugated steel culverts in India.