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Navi Mumbai set to get coastal road by 2021

Maharashtra’s City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) has planned a second coastal road for Navi Mumbai that will connect Kharghar to Amra Marg at Panvel, which will also provide access to the proposed international airport in Navi Mumbai. In order to take care of nodal traffic, a service road has also been proposed alongside. This will ensure unobstructed traffic movements ...

The Driven Hour

It’s time to get more realistic about Connected Cars and the volume of data that they will generate. This paper by Joel Obstfeld Distinguished Engineer, Chief Technology & Architecture Office, Cisco and Mark Grayson, Distinguished Engineer, Chief Technology & Architecture Office, Cisco examines today’s Connected Cars and looks forward to the next generation of vehicles with a focus on the ...

Editors Page April – May 2019

Post-election, road and infrastructure sector has a lot to cheer because of the continuity it can expect in terms of policies and implementation. The Minister Nitin Gadkari has already unveiled his plans for highways & world class expressways and promotion of vehicles running on alternative fuel. He has also set a new target of laying 40km of road everyday over ...

‘Bridging’ the gap

Implemented by the Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC), the 575 metre Signature Bridge links National Highway-1 near the existing T-point at Wazirabad on the western bank of the Yamuna river to the Marginal Bund road at Khajuri Khas on its eastern bank. The main span of the bridge is 251 metres, while the side spans have a total ...

Adaptive Traffic Solutions for Indian Cities

Santhosh Muzumdar, Head of Business Development & Government Affairs, Johnson Controls India share insights on how the company’s traffic management solutions could help smart cities overcome traffic challenges, such as easing overcrowded road networks and improving road safety A drive through the snarly traffic in a metro city in India will make you question, why am I not getting enough ...

Intelligent Cameras for Traffic Management

With increased urbanization and increased vehicular traffic, cities everywhere are battling with an inability to build enough infrastructure. While the government has been laying emphasis on building roads, bridges & underpasses and creating alternative modes of mass public transport systems, this may not be enough to address the traffic congestion. Traffic management has always posed a challenge in India and ...

Panel Discussion Reinventing Public Transport

The panel discussion on ‘Reinventing Public Transport’ at Smart Mobility 2018 in Mumbai focussed on buses and its potential to cater as a main mode of transport to work as first & last mile connectivity for major mass transport infrastructure like railways & metros. The panellists were Prof HM Shivanand Swamy, Executive Director, Centre for Excellence in Urban Transport, CEPT ...

Conspicuous vehicles – safer roads When visibility counts and performance matters

The situations we have in our country demand resilient and robust road safety products and solutions. We have a unique set of challenges on Indian roads that are vastly different from road circumstances globally. Safety on our roads today is impacted by speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, traffic management systems that are not geared for Indian ...

Axle-count System

RoadPod VT from Metrocount is the latest model that can record up to four million axle hits, continuously for five years, before requiring a battery change or data download. Very easy to install and remove, pneumatic tubes are the most effective and economical way to collect short term traffic data. The RoadPod VT system, in particular, is also known for ...

Connected Transportation

Bosch Group, India, showcased its connected products and solutions at the Beyond Mobility 2.0, a biennial  event in November 2018. Bosch provides connected solutions for the nation’s security systems. The country’s population of more than 1.3 billion people is constantly on the move, metro stations and airports are crowded and require smart security solutions with big data analysis to increase ...