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Metro Challenges in India

World Resources Institute looks at the challenges that metro systems need to address to ensure a complete integration with the city. When compared to new cities where the metro projects integration is factored in, retrofitted projects need to adapt to different travel patterns of the city, with existing rail systems where the city transport system and commuting patterns naturally evolved ...

Smart Parking Solution

Road Infrastructure in our cities are severely adopting IT/IoT enabled smart parking solutions to ease traffic congestion and regularize parking. This will improve city landscape apart from benefitting commuters/citizens as well as municipal corporations says Vishal Mehra, Vice President & Director, iRam Technologies Smart Parking solution improves parking space utilization, and revenue of municipal corporations by guiding the users to ...

ParkingDetection: Revolutionizing Smart City Parking

There has been an increased thrust by the governmental institutions in India on building smart cities. Technological breakthroughs are bringing about positive change within these cities. Smart parking forms an integral part in making cities truly smart with sensor-based tracking, complete digitization of parking operations and utilization of data analytics ensuring efficient parking systems. These approaches translate to several benefits ...

FASTag Payments from Dec

From December 1, payments at all the toll plazas will be through FASTag only. Cash payments will no longer be accepted. Against this backdrop, officials of the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) have appealed to four-wheeler owners to get the FASTag from the toll plaza operators. The FASTag will be available at all the toll plazas, online purchase sites ...

Traffic Control systems by Siemens

Traffic Control systems by Siemens

Siemens Mobility’s UK division announced the first installation of its Plus+ traffic control system. The Plus+ uses distributed intelligence with simple power and data cabling to increase intersection availability and reduce overall installation and maintenance costs. Plus+ supports minimized disruption during installation and optimized traffic flow on the UK’s increasingly congested road network. The new ST950 Plus+ system no longer ...

Four-level Transportation Structure in Nagpur

Maha Metro Nagpur is poised on solving the traffic woes. The proposed four-layer structure spanning around 8km is expected to be an iconic transportation structure. The country’s first four-layer transport is all set to come up in Nagpur. Maha Metro Nagpur which is executing the Nagpur Metro rail Project is executing the project, which involves a fly-over and Metro track, ...

Mobile Training fleet on BS-VI technology

Cummins India has launched the first fleet of eight BS-VI mobile training vans in India. The objective behind the launch of these vehicles is to educate and offer training on the BS-VI technology engines. The vans will be travelling to multi-cities across the length and breadth of the country. The Cummins training vans will be travelling to OEM dealerships and ...

EV’s in Kolkata by 2030

EESL, BSNL to set up 1000 EV charging stations

Upping the ante in the electric vehicle sector, the transport department of Kolkata has prepared a roadmap for switching to electric mode in the public transportation sector in the metro city by 2030. The move was made after Kolkata recently bagged the prestigious C40 award in Copenhagen for green mobility – low carbon commute transition. In this regard, Narayan Swaroop ...

Chandigarh drafts EV Policy

To cater to the rising interest in electric mobility across India, Chandigarh administration has chalked out a draft Electric Vehicle Policy. Chandigarh has the highest density of vehicles in India with appx 1.2 million vehicles taking to the streets daily. The emissions from these are impacting the Union Territory’s air quality. As per a proposal by the Ministry of Urban ...

Elektrobit launches tool for Autonomous Driving

Elekrobit recently launched a cloudbased tool for end-to-end software validation that will help in the development of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD) systems. Available on Microsoft’s cloud platform Azure, tool is claimed to dramatically increase efficiencies, simplfy team workflow and bring systems & functions to produce more quickly. It provides greater flexibility and scalability in the ...