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Smart Technology: Securing Cities’ Transportation

Smart Technology: Securing Cities’ Transportation

The Indian security and surveillance market is moving from security in closed spaces to security of public places, led by spending from both the government and the private sector. That said, the smart and intelligent security solutions backed by Artificial Intelligence (AI), Deep Learning, Advanced VCA, Machine Leanings, Internet of things (IoT) and big data technologies are redefining the security ...

Redeveloping Bus Ports

Mumbai’s Parin Shah Architects has been appointed to design a transit oriented development (TOD) master plan for four major cities of Gujarat. Architect Parin Shah deciphers the details of TOD which is still a fairly new concept in India, and takes us through his Gujarat projects. Transit oriented design is a new upcoming sustainable approach to planning large spaces. The ...

“We will have 100 per cent ETC lanes by December 2016”

While visiting the various stalls at TrafficInfraTech Expo, Dilip Salunkhe, Chief Engineer and Head of Toll Monitoring of Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) took out some time to speak with TrafficInfraTech How did you find TrafficInfraTech Expo? Will it prove helpful to MSRDC? We execute very big projects like Mumbai-Pune Expressway and Toll monitoring in Mumbai city, and we ...

CCTV Camera & Traffic Management

As India gear towards making the Smart Cities mission a reality, there is an urgent need to prioritise the needs of individual cities and form a development plans. Although there are various model cities around the world, India will have to shape its own unique smart cities, considering its strengths and weaknesses. How smartly we build, manage and operate our ...

BRTS INDIA EXPERIENCE

Transportation is an essential prerequisite to any city’s socio-economic growth. Safety, accessibility, reliability, time saving and comfort, govern mode choices. In Indian cities, bus transport system has been a primary public transport mode over the past many decades. Though various ULBs have made efforts to provide affordable public transportation through bus systems, not many cities are successful in increasing public ...

More on ITS

An Intelligent Traffic system can not only relieve Indian roads from heavy congestion issues, but can also help to enforce road safety rules in a more efficient manner, eventually having a positive effect on the number of road accidents. If India wants to implement comprehensive road safety programmes, ITS should also be introduced in smaller cities. There is still a ...

Hyderabad Metro Bringing in Lifestyle Changes

Hyderabad Metro Rail, a PPP project involving the Government of Telangana and L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited (LTMRHL) is poised to give Hyderabad, India’s IT and pharmaceutical powerhouse, a people-friendly, green, seamlessly connected intermodal mass transit system. The project, one of the world’s largest PPP Metro project, aims to bring lifestyle changes in Hyderabad and transform it into the nation’s ...

Multi-Level Car Parking at Mumbai Airport

An airport as busy as the GVK Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) generates a lot of traffic to and from the city. An insufficiently sized Car Park could cause congestion at kerbsides and finding a parking spot could become an hour long hunt. This creates an unfavourable first impression about the airport and the city that are synonymous with each ...

Kochi Metro – A Green Metro

Cities are growing rapidly due to urbanization and there is more and more pressure on road based traffic. Rail based Mass Rapid Transit System, like Metro, is the answer to these problems, primarily due to the fact that it requires very less space (either elevated or underground), reduces noise pollution, no air pollution, is reliable & safe, saves transit time ...

Hot-in-Place Recycling

The use of Hot In-Place Recycling (HIR) in road construction is quite widespread in the United States. This article is a discussion about some experiences with this process over the last two decades and how this process and the associated equipment and work methods have evolved. Past Experience The idea of using HIR was originally known as Heater Scarification in ...