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How Traffic Engineering can aid better Street Design

Streets in our cities are built and maintained with a myopic view centered around ensuring a smooth carriageway for motorized vehicles, even though most people in Indian cities walk, cycle, or use public transport. Effective street design needs a holistic approach to address the needs of all road users. There is a need to rethink street design as a multi-disciplinary ...

Vehicle Interceptors for Road Safety

A renewed focus on road safety and traffic violation enforcement in India has led to the introduction of unique technology solutions. Sid Jalan explores one such solution – Vehicle Interceptors – and its deployment in the country. Indian roads, spread across 63 lakh kms, have become infamous for their lack of safety – often featuring as one of the most ...

Safer Roads To Schools

Creating safe school zones is essential to protect our children. Many organizations in the country and abroad are working in this direction. Dr. V K Gahlot, Urban Transport Expert writes about the initiatives in Rajasthan to transform school zones MoRTH’s analysis of accident data for the last five years shows that Rajasthan ranks 5th in the country. If we look ...

Parking Management Leveraging the power of automation

Parking, traffic and infrastructure development are deeply intertwined with each other, as the search for car-space can lead to traffic congestion, delays, and higher emissions. Sid Jalan explores the parking management market and the technology enabling the next generation of mobility. The modern urban landscape has evolved at a staggering pace, leading to unprecedented levels of congestion. The age-old approach ...

The vital role of two-wheeler headlights

  In recent times, urban landscapes have witnessed a surge in the use of two-wheeled motorized vehicles. One feature that plays a pivotal role in enhancing visibility and, consequently, diminishing the likelihood of collisions is the two-wheeler headlight. Dr. Vinod Karar, Dr. Neelima Chakrabarty, P. V. Pradeep Kumar & Dr. S. Velmurugan, Chief Scientists and Kamini Gupta, Senior Technical Officer, ...

ITS using C-V2X

Intelligent transport system is an important requirement in India and adopting C-V2X (Cellular Vehicle to Everything) technology based on 3GPP specifications will create a harmonised eco-system with the Cellular networks Intelligent Transport Systems are a suite of public transport planning, operations management and customer service applications that are enabled by advanced information and communications technologies. They act to enhance the ...

India Powering Growth Through Infrastructure Development: Vision 2030 and Beyond

While various policy levers and conditions are expected to drive unprecedented economic boom in the lives of over 1.4 billion people, the significant growth in infrastructure in recent times has been a key propeller in the development of the country, writes Karan Sethi, Senior Assistant Vice President, Invest India. In its 77th year of independence, India, today, is at the ...