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Hyderabad’s ITMS to go live in November

The first-of-its-kind Intelligent Traffic Management System (ITMS), initiated by the Hyderabad Traffic Police, is set to go live in November. ITMS is expected to offer a range of benefits including traffic junction management, detection of violations as well as intelligent traffic routing and regulation  through automated alerts . To identify potential emergencies without loss of time, police have acquired sound ...

Radar-based cameras to capture traffic violators in Delhi

Delhi’s traffic signals would be soon equipped with radar-based cameras to detect speeding, stop-line violations and obstructive parking. Footage from these cameras would be scanned at a control room and challans would be sent to the registered address of a violator along with a photograph of the violation. The systems are equipped with 3D vision and non-intrusive sensors that can ...

1000 e-rickshaws flagged off in Gurugram

A fleet of first batch of 1000 E-rickshaws from HUDA City Centre metro station in Gurugram was recently flagged off by Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. The e-rickshaw fleet will not only provide cost effective and pollution free substitute in transport system of Gurugram, but will also generate employment ...

FASTag lane at toll booths operational from today

Starting from today, toll plazas across country will have one dedicated FASTag lane. The FASTag, an RFID tag, will be available both online and offline through banks and Common Service Centres. Two mobile applications were also launched by NHAI in the month of August for ease of obtaining FASTags. The government has also mandated that new vehicles being sold with ...

New Smart Traffic Management Solutions

The integration of high quality products, powerful monitoring and control systems combined in a smart integrated solution from Swarco called OMNIA enhance traffic safety, and efficiency on city mobility with beneficial and true impacts on a number of aspects. The Omnia concept exploits Swarco’s three decades of experience gained in the fields of traffic control, transport management, mobility information service and ...

Changing the face of Indian roads and cities

The sheer scale of these projects has meant that there is a need to ramp-up skills at EPC Prime Contractors and sub-contractors, systems integrators and OEMs. Often this has entailed working on solutions that have not been designed in India before whilst learning how to implement them at a superfast pace. A good example of this is highway & city ...

INTERVIEW: ‘Metro corridors will change life in Mumbai’

By when will all the seven phases of Metro be operational? The MMRDA has already started the elevated corridors because they are relatively easier to complete. They are planning to commission them by 2019 itself – at least the first two phases – 2A and 7A. And the rest would follow. Phase 1 of Line 3, i.e., Depot to BKC will ...

Rickshaws for Last Mile Connectivity

As the name signifies, last mile connectivity (LMC) implies connecting services to the end point. In the context of urban transport, the term finds relevance in public transit systems where it is referred to as both the initial and the final leg of delivering connectivity – from origin to transit system and from transit system to destination. Last mile connecting ...

Automated Passenger Scanning at airports

Gone are the days when airport terminals used to be mere “waiting rooms” for passengers to board the aircraft. So if you fancy a departure lounge with digital shopping walls, forests, rooftop pools or yoga pavilions, you should visit the recently completed airport terminals around the world. Our own T3 in Delhi and T2 in Mumbai compete with the best ...