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MMRDA signs deal with JICA for Mumbai Trans Harbour Link

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority has signed an agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency for the disbursement of the first tranche of `7,910 Cr for the Mumbai Trans-Harbour Link. According to UPS Madan, Metropolitan Commissioner of MMRDA, the contractors for the project have been shortlisted and they have been issued Request for Proposal for the execution of the project. The ...

LS approves bill for traffic reforms in India

India’s transport sector is set to witness many radical reforms, if the recent approval of a bill by the Lok Sabha is anything to go by. Compensation of Rs 5 lakhs for grave injuries in accidents, checking of bogus licenses and vehicle theft, and multifold hike in fine for traffic violations are some of the reforms mentioned in the bill. ...

Air Sewa – a web portal and Mobile App for air passengers

Air passengers will now have a web portal – Air Sewa – and a mobile App to register all their complaints regarding baggage loss, long periods of refund, flight delays, long queues at airport, etc., thanks to an initiative by the government. The portal and App will be like an integrated common platform to lodge grievances against all those concerned ...

ECONOMIC LOSS AND COST INVOLVEMENT DUE TO Road Traffic Accidents in India

Studies of the relationship between gross domestic product (GDP) per capita, growth of motor vehicles and road fatalities, have shown that fatality rates increase as GDP increases at relatively low levels of GDP per capita, but then start to decline with continued GDP growth. National estimates have illustrated that road traffic crashes cost countries more than 1-3% of their gross ...

Aussie aid in Traffic Management System

Australia will explore the areas of cooperation in Road Safety and Traffic Management in India, especially in Lucknow. The Uttar Pradesh Core Road Development project has been undertaken with the help of private players and multi-lateral funding agencies, particularly the World Bank. Australian expert Martin was in India to look at traffic and road safety-related issues of both rural and ...

India Inc help to make roads safer

In a bid to make the country’s roads safer, Minister For Road Transport And Highways Nitin Gadkari has asked all major automobile makers to adopt stretches of highways for fixing black spots, setting up trauma centres and providing life-saving ambulance services.  The minister has written to carmakers to make vehicles as per Global NCAP norms to ensure pedestrian safety. Companies ...

Centre undertakes PRR project in Bangalore

The Centre has agreed to take up the Peripheral Ring Road (PRR) project around Bengaluru under the Bharat Mala Pariyojana, NHAI is preparing the detailed project report. The 65-km-long PRR stretch from Tumkur Road to Hosur Road — which will ease the load off the Outer Ring Road — will now be funded and built by NHAI. Around 1,810 acres ...

Innovative Parking Solutions

Today parking management and parking infrastructure planning has become as essential as management of traffic. Techsture Technologies with its experience in intelligent transport systems has evolved parking systems that are configurable to wide variety of project needs, ranging from simple parking system to automated with cloud based system to meet your parking needs. One case study here exemplifies how parking ...

Finding solutions to a complex problem

Get My Parking is a Delhi based funded venture started in July 2015 with the aim to transform the parking industry. It is digitizing the parking industry through mobile solutions & empowering motorists to search, book and navigate to relevant parking in real-time. “We are organizing the industry by serving the parking contractors (enterprise solutions), government (smart city), infrastructure partners ...

Crash barriers, Yes. Implementation, Difficult

For the last four to five years, Trafficinfratech has been bringing to the forefront the importance of installing crash barriers along the highways/express ways. Despite the chain of accidents on the 540km long Mumbai-Goa Highway and 95km long Mumbai-Pune Expressway, we have not been able to assure safety to their users. Now joining the dangerous stretches is Eastern Freeway, a ...