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Greater Hyderabad Intelligent implementation of ITS

Approximately 70% of the applications available on the ITMS platform have been implemented in the Greater Hyderabad area of Telangana State comprising three Commissionerates, Hyderabad City, Cyberabad and Rachakonda. Key goals in the first phase including increase in average traffic speed, improving road safety, reducing pollution and improving AQI have been met to a degree. Consistency has been key to ...

Performance focused Adaptive Traffic Signal Control System Effective operations along with implementation

Adaptive Traffic Signal Control systems put in place in Hyderabad in 2021 has, in fact, started giving results, says  Venkat Subbarao Chunduru, Director, Arcadis IBI India Adaptive Traffic Signaling System has been implemented by Arcadis IBI in Greater Hyderabad area with more than 380 traffic signals including pedestrian traffic signals for Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation and Traffic Police of Hyderabad. ...

Noida-Greater Noida Expressway Red light and intersection free

Integration of advanced technologies, proactive surveillance, and innovative traffic control measures have significantly improved the safety, efficiency, and overall experience of commuters using the Noida- Greater Noida expressway. Noida-Greater Noida expressway serves as a vital transportation route, facilitating the movement of over 80,000 vehicles daily between Greater Noida, Noida and Delhi. However, despite its significance, the expressway had been plagued ...

Traffic management on MTHL

The Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL), the 21.8km road bridge connects Mumbai with Navi Mumbai. The project has many unique features and state of the art technologies. With 6-lane (3+3 lane) highway + emergency lane on either side, the road bridge demands high level of traffic management system to ease congestion and enable smooth flow of traffic. One main area ...

Putting ITS on the Fast Track

Chennai Smart City Limited is currently implementing a comprehensive Intelligent Transport System in Chennai city with support from multiple agencies. The project is being funded by JICA and the Government of Tamil Nadu. The pilot implementation of the project is in progress says Dr. G S Sameeran, Joint Commissioner (Works), Greater Chennai Municipal Corporation, in a conversation with Mangala Chandran ...

Air Taxis? A New Frontier for Urban Transportation in India?

While cities across the globe are currently utilising helicopters and small commercial planes to help a small number of commuters cut down on travel times, innovations in the field will expand this service until it is eventually open to a wider audience, writes Sid Jalan.    Imagine making the 90-minute drive from Connaught Place to Gurugram in Delhi in seven ...

Area wise Parking Management for Sustainable Mobility

With an increase in vehicular registration and increasing parking demand, cities are facing the challenge to bridge the gap between the demand and the supply. This article by Prachi Merchant, Sr. Planner associated with the proposed Mumbai Parking Authority at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, looks into the issue of parking, various experiments and options adopted to tackle the complex problems ...

Charging Ahead: Charging Infrastructure Transformation in India

With an array of government charger point operators (CPOs) and private players operating in the charging infrastructure space, the critical question is not about the existence of charging infra or discoverability of charging stations. Instead, the next set of operational challenges around availability and scaling-up including inter-operability of the charging stations becomes critical, state Preetesh Singh, Specialist CASE & Alternate ...

Compact Electrified Cities in India

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from transport is crucial to meet India’s climate action commitments and limit future global warming to 1.5°C. This is especially urgent amidst recurring hazardous air quality crises in Delhi, Mumbai, and other major Indian cities. A new report by ITDP and the University of California, Davis—the Compact Cities Electrified: India roadmap—shows that developing compact and dense ...

Rajasthan’s Road Safety Web Portal

Road crashes is a complex health issue requiring a collaborative approach from multiple stakeholders. Therefore, road safety interventions have been grouped into six pillars wherein each stakeholder has been assigned definitive set of activities to carry out. Out of these six pillars of road safety, the pillar Safer Road Users involves activities pertaining to road user behaviour which covers awareness, ...