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EESL, BSNL to set up 1000 EV charging stations

EESL, BSNL to set up 1000 EV charging stations

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of four National Public Sector Enterprises under Ministry of Power, Government of India, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), for the installation of 1,000 public EV charging stations to boost e-mobility adoption across India. Under this partnership, EESL will set up public charging stations in ...

Preparations for re -opening of Delhi Metro

As par the reports ,the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has recommended a phased opening of Delhi Metro services after the end of lockdown, with thermal screening of passengers at entry points to the metro station. There would be  two sets of PPEs at each station to handle any passenger with symptoms and  face shield or visor by frisking and ...

Accelerating Infrastructure Projects

The Road Transport, Highways and MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari has stated  we could well use the current Covid-19 crisis and turn it into an opportunity to address a number of other problems which include roadblocks in highway projects in the country as well as the issue of stranded migrant labourers in many states.  Gadkari said that talks are underway with ...

NHAI to compensate toll operators

The government is considering to compensate toll operators for the losses incurred in the wake of suspension of toll charges on national highways. As per the reports National Highways Authority of India is likely to make payments to toll operators for the losses incurred during the period. The NHAI had rolled out the electronic toll collection programme across India in ...

Pune Metro Project

Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited has announced a letter of acceptance (LoA) to Honeywell Automation India Ltd for the contract for the supply of telecommunication systems for Maha Metro’s Pune Metro project in Feb 2020.  In July 2019, Maha-Metro had floated tender for supply, design, manufacture, installation, testing & commissioning of telecommunication systems for Pune Metro project.  The Pune Metro project  is ...

Roads & flyover construction continues at Telangana amid lockdown

Amid lockdown, the municipal authorities in the Telangana capital are making most to complete the construction of roads and flyovers or repair and re-carpet damaged stretches and lay the water and sewerage pipelines. Immediately after lockdown came into effect, Municipal Administration Minister K.T. Rama Rao sensed an opportunity to speed up and complete the pending road and flyover works including ...

Toll Enforcement Tower

Toll Enforcement Tower

Speed cameras that don’t flash? This is the way the truck toll works Almost four meters high, painted blue-green and equipped with four sensor windows: Colorful enforcement towers can be seen along the roadsides of German highways. New measuring instruments for speed enforcement? No, because they don’t measure the speed, but check the weight classes of the vehicles. The blue ...

Walking the Talk: What Can We Learn from Germany’s New Pedestrian Policy Framework?

Germany has set an ambitious plan to make its streets friendlier and safer for pedestrians through strategic changes in land use, street infrastructure and other key areas informs Claudia Adriazola-Steil and Alejandro Schwedhelm Walking, as simple as it is, is key to many current urban issues. As car ownership grows, people are walking less and becoming less physically active generally, ...

Simplifying Stockholm’s transport ticketing

As ticketing becomes ever more complex, offering an ever-greater range of products and services, many would argue that this complexity has filtered through to the simple act of choosing and paying for their travel. Krister Dackland from Storstockholms Lokaltrafik (SL) tells us about the creation of SL’s new ticketing system, one that aims to put ease of use at its ...

Creating value with open data, without compromising anonymity

Here Technologies’, Aleksandra Kovacevic, Senior Engineering Manager reflects on the need for careful consideration in encouraging the sharing of data for improved mobility services. When it comes to data privacy, location data has one of the most complex facets. The potential physical safety implications as a consequence of potential privacy breach, as well as the ability of devices to constantly ...