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TMC to implement ATMS with the help of Google

The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) will soon synchronise the signal systems at prime junctions in the city with Google Maps sensors to intelligently manage traffic depending on the density of congestion. In order to ease congestion, the municipal corporation has decided to implement a Rs 2.82Cr Adaptive Traffic Management System (ATMS) that uses satellite sensors. This concept was put forth ...

Rs 500Cr to set up ITS project in Chennai

The move to install smart traffic system, GPS-driven bus services and ICT based traffic information for commuters under intelligent transport system (ITS) received a fillip as Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) recently signed an agreement with the Government of India to fund Rs 500Cr for the project. The project will be set up as part of the smart city project. ...

NFC technology for Kochi metro

The proposed introduction of discounted daily, weekend and monthly passes (tourist cards) for travel in Kochi metro will be followed by the induction of the near field communication (NFC) technology that will enable commuters to just walk into Kochi metro, buses and ferries. It is under development for RuPay cards. RBI norms binding on it are awaited and its technicalities ...

Kolkata Traffic police to introduce refuge islands for pedestrian safety

Kolkata Traffic police have decided to introduce refuge islands to put pedestrians at ease and increase their security. This is another initiative at pedestrian safety after the boom barriers that the traffic cops had installed at several places in Kolkata. A refuge island or a pedestrian refuge is constructed in the middle of the roads, particularly those that do not ...

Intelligent surveillance system on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

Faced with an ever-increasing number of accidents on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) is planning to install an intelligent highway surveillance and management system on the premier expressway. The system will assist the highway police who have been facing severe limitations in traffic enforcement on the busy expressway. It will have high resolution cameras with ...

ANTS to solve traffic problems in Ahmedabad

Kishen Patel, a National Institute of Design (NID) graduate from Ankleshwar, has designed a new transit system for the city – Ahmedabad Nagar Transit System (ANTS) – which is based on the same principles of that of Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS), but tries to solve its flaws. Patel got the inspiration for ANTS from studying the communal behaviour of ...

Safety system in Noida

A total of 14 companies, including five foreign firms, have submitted proposals for setting up an integrated security and surveillance system in Noida. The high-tech system known as C4i – Command, Control, Communication, Computing and Intelligence – will add teeth to the police force, helping cops check crime and traffic offences. As part of the C4i projects, several hundred closed-circuit ...

TRL’s iMAAP commissioned in Himachal Pradesh

To help reduce the number of serious and fatal road traffic accidents Himachal Pradesh has commissioned iMAAP and iMAAP Mobile Solutions. Designed and developed by the UK’s Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), iMAAP is a powerful new software solution for the management, analysis and evaluation of road traffic crash data. It will provide the Himachal Pradesh Government, Police, Road Authorities and ...

Now, get toll plaza info on smartphone

Road users can now check whether a toll plaza is operating legally and how much they should pay at each toll plaza. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has launched a portal and a mobile-based application that will help commuters locate all toll plazas on a stretch and the charges payable for each category of vehicle – car, jeep, ...

GE Aviation and AAI partner to advance RNP flight paths in India

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed an agreement with General Electric (GE) Aviation to expedite the implementation of required navigation performance (RNP) flight paths and improve airspace efficiency across the country. The RNP flight paths procedures enable to shorten the distance an aircraft has to fly en-route, reduce fuel consumption, lower emissions and noise pollution in nearby airports ...