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IR to implement AIDC for its Rolling Stock

In a move to address country’s transportation needs, both in the passenger and freight segment, Indian Railways plans to improve its service levels and operating efficiency. As a part of this endeavour, railways would soon implement the RFID project which aims to automatically and accurately track & trace rolling stock across the country with a special focus on improving their ...

HMRTC to implement Metro rail corridor

According to the Haryana Government, Haryana Mass Rapid Transport Corporation (HMRTC) will be implementing the revised Gurugram-Manesar-Bawal metro project instead of HSIIDC. The decision was taken after the approving major changes in the existing alignment plan of the proposed Huda City Centre-Gurugram Railway Station Metro corridor. As per the revised plan, the Metro route will now start from the Gurugram ...

Traffic Sensors market to reach $434 mn by 2025: Research

According to an industry research report, the global traffic sensors market is expected to reach $434 million by 2025, up from the currently valued $271.97 million markets. According to the research report, increasing awareness of the adverse effect of road accidents is compelling several cities to implement sensor-based smart traffic signals. According to the report, installation of traffic sensors will ...

Metro Challenges in India

World Resources Institute looks at the challenges that metro systems need to address to ensure a complete integration with the city. When compared to new cities where the metro projects integration is factored in, retrofitted projects need to adapt to different travel patterns of the city, with existing rail systems where the city transport system and commuting patterns naturally evolved ...

Smart Parking Solution

Road Infrastructure in our cities are severely adopting IT/IoT enabled smart parking solutions to ease traffic congestion and regularize parking. This will improve city landscape apart from benefitting commuters/citizens as well as municipal corporations says Vishal Mehra, Vice President & Director, iRam Technologies Smart Parking solution improves parking space utilization, and revenue of municipal corporations by guiding the users to ...

ParkingDetection: Revolutionizing Smart City Parking

There has been an increased thrust by the governmental institutions in India on building smart cities. Technological breakthroughs are bringing about positive change within these cities. Smart parking forms an integral part in making cities truly smart with sensor-based tracking, complete digitization of parking operations and utilization of data analytics ensuring efficient parking systems. These approaches translate to several benefits ...

FASTag Payments from Dec

From December 1, payments at all the toll plazas will be through FASTag only. Cash payments will no longer be accepted. Against this backdrop, officials of the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) have appealed to four-wheeler owners to get the FASTag from the toll plaza operators. The FASTag will be available at all the toll plazas, online purchase sites ...

Future Mobility in India Connected, Intelligent, Safe…

SecondlyMobility is a key driver of the economy. Better mobility reduces the burden of travel & transportation and can boost economic growth. With car sharing, high capacity public transit, high speed rails, electric vehicles etc the mobility landscape could look very different in the coming years says Preeti Swaminathan. The future of mobility is going to be integrated and multimodal. ...

Hyundai commence study for smart mobility in India

South Korean auto major, Hyundai, has announced the commencement of the feasibility study for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) in India. The announcement was a part of Hyundai’s Strategy 2025 roadmap and their quest to be a smart mobility solution provider from just a vehicle manufacturer. The company aims to electrify most new models by 2030 in important markets South ...

Punjab signs MoU with Virgin Hyperloop One

The Punjab government signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai-based Virgin Hyperloop One to conduct a pre-feasibility economic study for Amritsar-Ludhiana-Chandigarh routes. According to Virgin Hyperloop One, the project will reduce travel time from five hours by road to less than 30 minutes on the Amritsar-Ludhiana-Chandigarh route. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by K Siva Prasad, Principal ...