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Park it. Connect it. Manage It

Connectivity, Mobility and Management are the most important factors of parking management in these highly automated times. An integrated approach and well planned infrastructure are the need of the hour.

Coloured Surfacing

Coloured Surfacing forms an important part of new road technology as it brings down death or serious injuries on road

Newport Transporter Bridge is renovated

From October 1-3, 2010, Newport, Wales will host the infamous golfing event the Ryder Cup. This news has prompted a £2bn refurbishment project in an effort to spruce up the Welsh city, creating a space that locals can be proud of when the world comes to call. Part of this wide-scale renovation includes the £1.225m restoration of the Grade I ...

India and Finland sign memorandum

India’s Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Kamal Nath and Finland’s Minister of Transport, Anu Vehviläinen recently signed a memorandum of cooperation in Road Transport at Helsinki, Finland. Now road transport and road construction officials and experts of both the countries will share information in the areas of planning and information management system for road administration, construction operation and maintenance ...

College of Traffic Management

The Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE), New Delhi, has launched the world’s only single umbrella facility in road traffic management – The College of Traffic Management. It is for the first time in the country that a Bus Rapid Transit System as well as a Metro line will run parallel along a road. The corridor will also have transmission ...

Two Cycle Superhighways in London

Transport for London (TfL) has launched two Barclays cycle superhighways from Merton to the City and Barking to Tower Gateway. This has been done to encourage more number of people to use cycle to travel to their workplace. The two routes are the first set of 12 planned superhighways which will have clearly marked continuous cycle routes into Central London. ...

Balance cantilever bridge builder technique

The three-Level Grade Separator Project at Crossing of NH 24 and Road no 56 at Ghazipur (Delhi) has been completed well within time by AFCONS Infrastructure Ltd. The highlight of this work is that it is for the first time that a Delhi flyover has used a balance cantilever bridge builder technique. Another first of this project is that an ...

Delhi worst in traffic commute

As per the IBM 2010 Commuter Pain Survey, Delhi’s drivers experience the fifth most painful commute among 20 global cities. During the survey 400 drivers in each of 20 major cities in six continents were polled and based on the results, a Commuter Pain Index was compiled. The Index ranks the emotional and economic toll of commuting in each city ...

Tallest rail bridge over Chenab river

The world’s tallest railway bridge is being constructed over the Chenab river in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district after its alignment was found safe by a team of IIT-Delhi. The Chenab rail bridge, slated to be 35 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower in Paris (324m high), is a crucial link in the 125km Katra-Banihal rail link. An IIT-Delhi team ...

Multimodal corridor from Virar to Alibaug

In its effort to ease Mumbai’s transportation problem and promote the development of regions on the outskirts of Mumbai, the Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) has decided to introduce a multi-modal corridor running from Virar to Alibaug. A multi-modal corridor accommodates multiple modes of transport like metro rail, buses and cycle lane in one stretch. Not only do these ...