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Seven roads and two flyovers for Mumbai

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has announced that it will soon improve 145km of roads in the MMR in a bid to make travelling on them comfortable and speedy. The road network will include seven important roads in the areas of Kalyan, Badlapur and Karjat which will be expanded and upgraded. The project will also undertake quadrupling of Arnala-Virar-Kaner-Shirsad-Ambadi ...

RMJM to design Hyderabad Metro

One of the three metro lines in Hyderabad will be designed by RMJM. The 14km long line will have 13 elevated stations and two interchange stations. The latter too will be designed by the company on the basis of Islamic designs. These interchange stations will have an area of 4000 and 5000sqm. The line is expected to be ready by ...

Frequentis to replace UK airports’ air traffic control communications

In order to utilise state-of-the-art equipment, three airports of the United Kingdom have decided to opt for Frequentis’ air traffic control communication systems. Frequentis of Austria is a leading supplier of communication and information solutions for safety-critical applications all over the world. Indian Eastern railways and Indian Coast Guards are among its clients too. The company will be replacing the ...

Kerala Police launches e-challans

The Kerala Police and the State Bank of Travancore have joined hands to launch an electronic traffic challan system to enable motorists to pay fines for traffic violations through banks. The new system, inaugurated by Kerala’s Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, avoids the need for motorists to pay fines on the spot, and saves them the trouble of visiting police stations ...

More Cluster buses flagged off in Delhi

The Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit recently flagged off 50 buses as a part of a new cluster launched by the Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS) Ltd. The cluster, similar to such services in London and Paris, will contain a total of 119 buses, with the remaining buses scheduled to be introduced into service shortly. This cluster is the ...

Contactless payment option in New Jersey

New Jersey Transit has introduced a new contactless payment option for its commuters – they can just tap or wave their debit or credit cards on the buses. This applies to buses travelling to different zones in the system too. The system, available on six bus routes including travel into NewYork, is based on distance or zones travelled. It allows ...

Connected Vehicle Technology at 18th World Congress of ITS America steals the show

The 18th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems organised by ITS America at Orlando, Florida was a successful event. Inaugurated by Alan Taub, the Vice President of Global R &D at General Motors, Florida Governor Rick Scott and the U.S Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Acting Administrator Greg Winfree, the five day Congress agreed on one ...

Azhikkal port might finally be developed

Efforts are on to revive the long standing proposal for the development of Azhikkal port in Kannur. An official team of Cochin Shipyard recently visited the site to take stock of the technical aspects of the numerous possibilities the port is expected to offer. Before these revival efforts, the development of the port was taken up earlier too. A global ...

Wheel Load Weighers

SAW 15CII from is a lightweight, portable wheel load weigher (SAW scale) used to determine wheel loads of up to 15,000 kg. SAW scales have applications in enforcement of commercial vehicle weights in road transport, construction, agriculture, forestry and waste disposal industries. The SAW 15CII is EC approved with OIML and CE certificates of conformity. It is made with high-quality, ...

Speed Bumps

SW-PB-425*75 is a new 75mm plastic speed bump manufactured by Madhav Safety Works Pvt Ltd, an addition to its existing range of road safety products available under the brand name “Safety Works”. The specially compounded plastic gives the plastic speed bumps greater durability. The UV stabilised black and yellow colour combination ensures that the colours last long and give the ...