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Tag Archives: Infrastructure

Highway Project Delivery:The e-way

Information Technology has played a key role in enhancing efficiency in different industries and Highways is no exception. With growing emphasis on faster and quality infrastructure development to place Nation?s economy on growth trajectory, the time is ripe for deployment of IT in Highways for effective and efficient delivery.? Venkata Subba Rao takes a closer look. Natioal Highnways in the ...

What ails Karnataka transport

In an exclusive to TrafficInfraTech Prof MN Sreehari, Advisor to the government of Karnataka on transportation, writes on the wrong policies and bad implementation of transport infrastructure projects in Karnataka in general, and Bangalore in particular In an exclusive to TrafficInfraTech Prof MN Sreehari, Advisor to the government of Karnataka on transportation, writes on the wrong policies and bad implementation ...

TrafficInfraTech Expo 2012 – Day 3: Highlights

Challenges facing ITS “Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) applications are supposed to reduce congestion and help in inter-modal integration across concerned agencies & institutions. But despite all the technology available, the traffic industry is not experiencing the advantages of ITS. The problem is there are no common guidelines for ITS in the country and no national ITS architecture. These need to ...

TrafficInfraTech Expo 2012 – Day:1 Highlights

Seminar on Traffic Management and Safety during Highway Construction A seminar on Traffic Management and Safety during Highway Construction saw a galaxy of luminaries as panelists and delegates. The seminar was inaugurated by Dr Sudhir Krishna, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. Krishna said that traffic management is crucial for planned urbanisation which is a pressing need of ...

Interchange Metro Stations

In an extensive study carried out to find solutions to ease traffic congestion in Delhi for the Government of India, Dr SS Jain & Dr M Parida of IIT Roorkee and Ravi Kiran Rao Aluri of DIMMTS discover that for effective multimodal transport operations, it is necessary to have requirement for interchanges at Metro Stations.

India’s first integrated show on traffic

Come February and all the roads will lead to NSIC Grounds, Okhla, New Delhi. For India’s first three-day integrated show on traffic, supported by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and by the National Highway Authority of India, gets off to a grand start on February 2. Organised by Virtual Info Systems (VIS), and TrafficInfraTech magazine, in association with ...

Barricading Noise

The first technologically advanced acoustic barriers are being installed along Bandra-Kurla Link Road (BKLR), Mumbai by the “Fracasso” Group. The Group, a leading manufacturer of noise barriers and W beam crash barriers, is now in the process of introducing crash tested barriers and corrugated steel culverts in India.

Mumbai Metro-Connecting safely and efficiently

Mumbai Metro, Mumbai’s first Mass Rapid Transit System, will cross Andheri’s JOG flyover on Western Express Highway at a height of 22m by a Cable Stayed Bridge for its first line – the VAG corridor. Extended Pier caps have been designed to avoid Piers at the centre of any traffic junction to allow larger spans – a first in the world for Metro Projects. 16 trains will be put in service with a four coach unit carrying 1500 passengers, reducing the travel time from 90 to 21 minutes.

A show for Total Traffic Solutions

TrafficInfraTech show to be held in February 2011 at New Delhi is India’s first attempt at bringing together every aspect of traffic under one roof. “Various shows are being organised in India in the areas of infrastructure, safety, automobiles, aviation, railways, road engineering, etc. but it is high time we put it all together to address the national need for ...