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Mobile Apps for Smart Parking

How many times have we gone around circles trying to find parking slot for vehicles? A study conducted by IBM in 2011 found that 30 percent of a city’s traffic is attributable to people hunting for parking — with a third of New York City drivers reporting they search for 20 minutes on an average. This search burns about one ...

Road Safety Week 2016

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways organized the Road Safety Week on January 11, 2016 throughout the country to create awareness among general public to improve the safety on road and to give an opportunity to all stakeholders to contribute to the cause of road safety. During the week awareness about various causes of road accidents and measures to ...

ELECTRIC VEHICLES An Indian Perspective

 EVs have had a chequered history. They were among the earliest forms of automobile technology to be invented in the mid-1800’s. However, for most of 20th century, they were considered niche technologies incapable of mainstream use. A decade ago, there were hardly any global automobile manufacturers (OEMs) investing in plug-in EVs. But today, almost every major OEM is investing in ...

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 ...

Intelligent parking search solutions from BMW

Intelligent solutions from BMW have repeatedly demonstrated the benefits of connected vehicles. One major sub-cluster of connected vehicle technology for BMW is Connected Navigation, where the RTTI Real-Time Traffic Information system is already helping drivers cope more effectively, more safely and more conveniently with today’s driving challenges by providing them with accurate early warning of congestion and hold-ups and informing ...

AGILITY TO SUPPORT Intelligent Transport Systems

The range of opportunities to expand and enhance the user experience from ITS related products will expand in future. However, to support this developers and suppliers of ITS systems will need to ensure they operate with agility to keep pace with technological enhancements to provide solutions that deliver real value when they are needed by moving at pace towards intelligent ...

Road Barriers from Sintex Industries Ltd

Sintex Industries Ltd has launched a range of Road Barriers. 1MTR ‘L’ type road barriers: One piece moulded L type road barrier made from superior grades of UV stabilized polyethylene materials with two way entry type base compatible with forklift and provided with corrugated ribs at bottom. The body provided with oval shaped openings (5nos) and suitable provision for filling ...

SMART CITY MOBILITY MANAGEMENT: PPT – People, Process and Technology

It is often said that “two (heads) are better than one”. It is also said that “less is more”. So, which of these is more applicable when it comes to the deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in our cities to aid SMARTER mobility? These decisions have an impact on how transport authorities around the world deliver the right solutions ...

CCTV cameras in Mohali

The Mohali Municipal Corporation has made an offer to the police to install CCTV cameras to regulate traffic and ensure enforcement of the traffic rules in the city. Generally, drivers remove their helmets or seat belts soon after entering Mohali from Chandigarh the traffic police often fail to check on them. Mayor Kulwant Singh said that as Mohali was located ...