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Wednesday , 12 June 2024

Public Transport

Technologies to ease bus commute

While public transport buses have long been part of India’s landscape as an inexpensive and inclusive mode of travel, it is now gathering momentum as a sustainable, eco-friendly and technology driven component of India’s urban and regional planning. The task of incorporating technology is not easy. The buses are new but mega cities house mega population and infrastructure is yet ...

Green Wheels: Transforming India’s Public Transport with Electric Buses

Electrifying fleets of buses catering to the bustling and rapidly urbanising Indian cities is critical to addressing mass transport in a greener manner. Continuing his series of articles on EV ecosystem, Preetesh Singh, Specialist, CASE and Alternate Powertrains, NRI Consulting and Solutions India Pvt Ltd looks at how unlocking the innovative features in e-buses can lead to improved EV penetration. ...

Towards Operational Efficiency with technology and more technology

State Road Transport Undertakings have a big role to play in the mobility of people – interstate and intrastate. Technologies like ITS, Telematics, Vehicle safety, Communication, Routing & Scheduling, etc are increasingly being implemented for seamless travel by SRT buses, states R R K Kishore, Director (Technical), Association of State Road Transport Undertakings.   However, the operational efficiency depends mainly ...

Use of technology for enforcement

G. Janardan, IPS, ADGP, PTRI, Madhya Pradesh Police tells Trafficinfratech that ensuring timely repairs & upgrades of infrastructure is critical to prevent road accidents.   Bhopal is among the top 10 cities in India (sixth) in terms of reported accidents. However, the number of fatal accidents is lower as compared to other big cities. The reasons for the big number ...

The Leap towards Mobility as a Service

The idea of MaaS is well-established, a service which integrates multiple modes of transport while focusing on users’ preferences, enabling an end-to-end seamless journey from point A to point B and creating lucrative business opportunities for related players. However, bringing it to life seems a distant reality in India. It demands a leap of faith in public-private symbiosis, modern infrastructure ...

ITMS: Fuelling the Green Public Transport Revolution

India has set an ambitious target of cutting its emission to net zero by 2070. As a result, Electric Vehicles are gaining momentum. The government itself has started taking firm steps in the direction by replacing the traditional buses with E-buses. Writes Shamik Joshi, Head-Mobility, Amnex Infotechnologies Pvt Ltd. However, the EV sector is still in its nascent stage and ...

Electric Boats, Floating Pontoons – Kochi Water Metro is ready

In Kochi, inland transport was once the primary means of freight and passenger transport on the Vembanad Lake, and the system has been declining over the last few decades. There has been minimal investment and technology upgrades. With Kochi Water Metro, the scene is changing… With the Cochin Shipyard delivering two more boats, the Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) is ...

Tuned to Massive Transformation

  It is time we think beyond buses and trains for public transportation, and utilize them optimally. Several state governments have already started revamping their public transportation system. Fuelled by disruptive technologies, the transportation sector is on the verge of massive transformation, says Aneri Patel, Co-Founder and Director, Amnex Infotechnologies Pvt. Ltd. in an interview with Trafficinfratech Amnex is a ...