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Tag Archives: Airport

Interagency coordination for better urban infrastructure

As cities grow, the provision for urban infrastructure and civic services become complex both in scale and geographic dispersion. Managing these complex operations by the City Corporation alone shall be cumbersome and inefficient. Abdul Malik, Secretary, Greater Cochin Development Authority talks about the key parameters that determine the needed coordination between various governmental agencies in creating an effective urban infrastructure, ...

Railway stations to be re-developed with airport-like amenities by 2020

The government has set a 2020 deadline to redevelop 10 railway stations into world class smart facilities with airport-like amenities at a cost of Rs 5,000Cr. The redevelopment of stations will be carried out under a self-financing model through land monetisation by state-run NBCC. A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Rail Land Development Authority and NBCC for ...

Smart mobility with personalized modes of transport in urban areas

Automated or “self-driving” personal transport systems are no longer the preserve of science fiction. They are now up and running at several locations around the world. IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission, Switzerland) standardization work will prove instrumental in the expansion of systems that use innovative pod-type vehicles as well as for two-and three-wheeled “personal transporters”. Peter Feuilherade, Journalist and Consultant, the ...

Hollywood-Fort Lauderdale Airport runway expansion

Work has begun on one of the most important and large airport construction projects in the US – the South Runway Expansion project at the Hollywood-Fort Lauderdale International Airport in Florida. The new runway, when constructed, will extend the length of the existing runway 9R/27L from 5,726 feet to 8,000 feet, provide two parallel runways to accommodate larger aircraft, and ...