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Central Ministry recommends Surat?s ring roads

The Union Urban Development Ministry has recommended other states to follow the revenue generation model used for the Outer Ring Road Development in Surat, Gujarat. The model envisages the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) and the Surat Urban Development Authority (SUDA) selling FSI (Floor Space Index) and commercial plots to raise about ? 5796 crore for the project. The highlight of ...

North America to get more EV charging stations

Two players in the North American electric vehicle industry ? DBT USA, a manufacturer of EV charging solutions and ChargePoint Inc which operates an online network of EV charging stations have collaborated to provide more EV charging facilities for the motorists. By this collaboration ChargePoint can direct users to DBT USA?s new Level II EV charging stations. They will get ...

Second Annual Metro Rail India from February 20-22

The 2nd Annual Metro Rail India Summit will be held from February 20-22 in Chennai. Organised by Construction Week and ITP India, with TrafficInfraTech as one of the media partners, it is a premier event for metro rail organisations, infrastructure firms, finance houses and technology providers. Metro Rail India will be very useful for companies in the fields of Signalling ...

Mumbai-Pune Expressway to get tunnels

The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) will build tunnels and bridges on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway in a bid to stem the rising number of accidents on the expressway. The ?2,600 crore project involves putting up two sets of parallel bridges and tunnels at various places on the expressway, which will also extend the length of the expressway by about ...

DFC through national park approved

The part of the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) being planned by the Railways through the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai has been cleared by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF). The clearance for about 58 acres by the Forest Advisory Committee of the Ministry has paved the way for other processes such as inviting bids so that ...

Mahindra introduces smartphone application

Auto maker Mahindra & Mahindra has introduced Blue Sense, a new android based application for its XUV/500. The application will allow drivers to control the vehicle?s infotainment system, besides being able to view information such as climate control temperature, the tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS), fuel consumption, besides issuing warnings of an open door or low fuel. The phones can ...

Single Driving Licence for entire EU

The European Union (EU) has introduced a single driving licence for the entire union. The new licence has a credit card style format with a photograph of the licence holder. Member States of the EU can include a microchip which will give access to information about the licence holder. The licence is supported by a European electronic data exchange system ...

Motorists spend 18% of time distracted

A study on driver behaviour conducted by Direct Line, a motor vehicle insurance based in the UK has found that motorists are distracted from driving about 18% of the time that they are on the road. The things that distract them include advertisements, sceneries and clouds. The study done using the latest eye-tracking technology to see where and when drivers ...

Surat Bus Terminal to have plazas, gardens

Surat might soon have a bus terminal that will have plazas, terraces, courtyards, gardens and public facilities. The proposal of such a mixed design has been given by Space Matrix Design Consultants who are the consultants for the project. The agency’s concept has the terminal on a raised ground plane that will extend to the bund and the river. The ...