Sandeep Pawar, Managing Director, Mumbai based Kent ITS talks to TraficInfraTech about toll automation, ETC and the company’s ETC solutions. What are the unique features of Toll Explore – the toll automation solution from Kent ITS? What technology does the system use? Toll Explore is very flexible because most of the components of the system is designed and manufactured in-house. ...
Zero Vision: Safe Corridor Pilot Project in Kerala
The ambitious safe corridor project on the 80km stretch from Vetturoad to Adoor near Thiruvananthapuram, one of the most accident-prone stretches in the state has begun. As per the data collected by National Transportation Planning and Research Centre (NATPAC), the agency carrying out the pilot study on the project, around 1200 accidents happened on the stretch in the past three years. The project, which aims at bringing down the accident rate to zero, will be implemented with financial aid from World Bank by the Kerala State Transport Project, a Kerala PWD programme. The KSTP has set aside `60 crore for carrying out safety projects on the roads coming under its jurisdiction. According to NATPAC Director B G Sreedevi, the project is being implemented with the help of local bodies, police department, motor vehicles department and hospitals in the area. ?Interestingly, when good roads was provided, accidents also showed an increasing trend. Hence a detailed study was done,? said Sreedevi. A Progess Report.
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Focus on discipline and equity in using scarce road space in cities – A pilot project for Western Express Highway in Mumbai
The proposed discipline zone for Western Express Highway offers a possibility to examine how much improvement we can achieve in congestion mitigation and traffic calming with better discipline, governance and management of road use. Ashok Datar, Chairman, Mumbai Environmental Social Network, gives an account.
Interview: Improving Integrated Traffic Infrastructure with ITS
An equal equity Joint venture of the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi and IDFC Foundation, Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System Limited (DIMTS) provides Urban Transport Infrastructure Project Consultancy and Intelligent Transport System Solutions for Public Transport. In an interview with Trafficinfratech, DIMTS Managing Director and CEO S N Sahai talked about some of the recent ITS initiatives.
Tolling challenges in India – The business end of BOT Projects
Tolling in India is at a nascent stage. Hence, there is a strong question mark on their efficiency and proper performance. In this detailed article, Atul S Parmar, Head, Operations (Tolling & Corridor) Soma ?Isolux Corsan Joint Venture, gives a clear picture on the dos, don?ts and the derivables in the entire process.
Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link adopts world-class RFID technology
Automated Driving Test System Making Gujarat?s Roads Safer
In keeping with its commitment towards providing any assistance or training to people to ensure safe driving, the Transport Department of Gujarat has started an automated driving test system The state government has taken the onus of fully computerising RTOs in all the districts of Gujarat, making it easier for the citizens to avail services. Subsequently, many important measures have ...
Importance of developing and using Analytical models in forecasting
Analytical models are essential tools in transport planning and in forecasting traffic and revenue from toll roads and metro concessions Urban mobility is a very complex system that often responds in unexpected ways. It appears that whatever we do to tackle congestion results in a partial solution that seems to generate its own problems later. We eliminate a bottleneck here ...