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Innovative Solutions

Revolutionising traffic management and paving the way for safer roads, Pune-based Wizpro Consultech is taking the lead in providing advanced traffic monitoring and surveillance systems. In a recent project on the Pune-Satara stretch, Wizpro showcased its commitment to efficient and dependable solutions for high-speed scenarios. The Co-Founder and Director, Wizpro, Kunal Jagtap elaborates on the advantages of the advanced solutions ...

Multi-functionality of AI Video surveillance and Traffic management

The buzz around Artificial Intelligence (AI) has pervaded the infrastructure and logistics markets and stakeholders across the globe take a second look at this emerging space. Sid Jalan explores how AI will figure in Surveillance and Traffic Management. India consistently ranks as one of the most dangerous countries when it comes to road safety. It has not gone unnoticed by ...

Institutionalising gender equity to transform urban governance

There is increasing discussion around the importance of incorporating a gender lens in urban mobility, with limited attention to urban governance and planning frameworks. Currently, it is being undertaken through Gender Specialists and Gender Action Plans or Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Action Plan on a project or programme basis, often through bilateral and multilateral investments, writes Sonal Shah, Founder ...

Optimizing Travel Efficiency with Technology

With the impact of rapid urbanization, there are lot of demands being placed and pressure on the transportation sector. In cities such as Hyderabad, Bangalore and Delhi, the vehicle growth rate is approx. four times the population growth rate. The transport infrastructure growth is limited and  unable to meet the vehicle growth rate. Road usage by public transport is very ...

ITS Making Metros Smarter

Metro Rail has emerged as a viable option to increase the share of public transport among the different modes of transport used in India. With a maximum speed of 80kmph, it is a quick, clean, reliable, safe and energy-efficient means of mass transit, providing commuters with comfort and convenience. With proper design, metro rail systems can carry up to 3-4 ...

Serco Operations and Maintenance of Metro Rail

The rapidly growing metro market in India has brought in focus the various aspects of a typical metro rail project, one of the most significant areas being Operations & Maintenance (O&M). It is interesting that the metro rail market realises the importance of this critical infrastructure and is actively pursuing budgets for O&M for asset longevity, a novel concept in ...

Intelligent Transportation Systems in India Implementing indigenous applications

Traffic congestion in India arises from the fact that road capacity and infrastructure have not improved on par with the traffic. The direct solution for this problem ? improvements in physical infrastructure ? is constrained by space availability and other logistic issues. There is however scope for capacity improvements through the adoption of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). The Centre of ...

Bringing the connected vehicle vision closer to reality

The connected vehicle is one of the most fascinating challenges the automotive industry is faced with. Vehicles communicating among each other and with traffic infrastructure are expected to enhance traffic safety, efficiency and travel comfort ? not only for drivers of automobiles, but for variant classes of traffic participants. European vehicle manufacturers, the infrastructure industry, their suppliers, road operators and ...

Companies entering India – Popularising ITS for improving Public Transport

Prodata Mobility Systems has come up with MobiGuider_ITS which promises to aid in popularising Public Transport through its various ITS applications. MobiGuider _ AFC and MobiGuider_RTPI are two more smart solutions by the company. Since in the future public transport will be dependent more and more on intelligent transport systems that are economically justifiable and that provide sophisticated information through ...

Highway Project Delivery:The e-way

Information Technology has played a key role in enhancing efficiency in different industries and Highways is no exception. With growing emphasis on faster and quality infrastructure development to place Nation?s economy on growth trajectory, the time is ripe for deployment of IT in Highways for effective and efficient delivery.? Venkata Subba Rao takes a closer look. Natioal Highnways in the ...