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Investing in India Infrastructure

Attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Road Transport, Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said the total work orders relating to roads, shipping and ports ministries would reach six lakh crore by March and investors are ready to put in money from India as well as abroad. The Ministry also proposes to make cycle tracks on all major roads across ...

Governments Safety Initiatives

On the occasion of the Road Safety Week in January, Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport & Highways reiterated that the Ministry is committed to reduce the number of road accidents and the associated fatalities by 50 in the next few years. The Ministry has been working on all the 4 Es of road safety – Engineering, Enforcement, Education and ...

Budget 2017 gives boost to infrastructure

India will invest as much as Rs 3,96,135Cr in creating and upgrading infrastructure in the next financial year. For the road sector, the budget has allocation of Rs 67,000Cr for the national highways as compared to Rs 57,676Cr in 2016-17. Also, 2,000km of coastal connectivity roads will be constructed. The largest ever rail budget is Rs 1.3 trillion, an increase of ...

JICA to support AP’S master transport plan

The Japan International Co-operation Agency will assist Andhra Pradesh in developing state’s traffic and transportation system in its capital region. The ‘Comprehensive Traffic and Transport Study for Andhra Pradesh Capital Region’ has been launched, for which JICA will provide technical cooperation. The study will contribute to development of Andhra Pradesh Capital Region (APCR) which will be implemented in coordination with ...

Analysis of Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India: A 2015 Report

The recently released “Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India” 2015 report published by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) revealed an increase of 5.1% in total accident fatalities in the country, from 1,41,526 in 2014 to 1,48,707 in 2015. Highlights of the data: 53 cases of road accidents took place every one hour during 2015, wherein 17 persons were killed Children ...

Maruti Suzuki partners with Gurgaon Police

Maruti Suzuki India along with Gurgaon Police launched a road safety initiative for Gurgaon – Sabhya Roads, Bhavya Gurgaon – to promote road safety and bring down accidents by creating awareness. Maruti Suzuki has identified a high traffic stretch, where it will work on improving the traffic conditions. It will deploy 100 Sadak Suraksha Sevaks on the corridor to manage ...

CO2 mitigation measures for transport is not sufficient

Current and foreseeable policies to mitigate carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from global transport activity will not suffice to achieve the international community’s climate ambitions, a new study published by the International Transport Forum (ITF) finds. Continued strong growth in demand for mobility means that even in the most optimistic scenario, transport CO2 emissions in 2050 will still be at 2015 levels ...

Smart Parking in Bengaluru

A new government-sponsored ‘smart parking’ system that helps drivers find parking slots using a smartphone app, is in the offing across Bengaluru. This system is in vogue in London and other major cities of the world. The first phase of the rollout is expected within a year, provided Bengaluru makes it to the Smart Cities Mission project list in the ...

World Parking Management Market (14.44% CAGR) to 2021

The global parking management market analyst says the latest trend gaining momentum in the market is outsourcing of parking operations. Outsourcing parking operations to parking management companies using contracts or leases is increasing across all sectors. Parking management companies provide solutions that fulfil customer needs and determine the best solution for customers. According to the market report, one of the ...

Going Cashless at Toll Plazas

Mobile technologies and services are set to usher in a new era for transport sector, giving passengers a greater sense of control, reducing stress and enhancing the travel experience. TrafficInfraTech explores… The next step to contactless technologies is to enable people to store electronic versions of their tickets or to look up for public transport information. The provision of this ...