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India’s Drive Towards Electric Vehicles

The electrification of road transport is vital for India due to its potential to combat air pollution, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, enhance energy security, and drive economic growth. However, the electrification of transport conversation also brings in some lively debates, points out Amit Bhatt, Managing Director (India) for International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) One main debate revolves around whether ...

Stronger institutions for safer roads: The Indian example

India needs a well resourced and empowered national road safety agency – a central unit that would coordinate the efforts of all stakeholders, writes Justin Runji, Senior Transport Specialist, World Bank India is facing a growing road safety crisis: over the last decade, road fatalities have increased significantly to reach 22.6 per 100,000 population (2016 WHO estimates). That means almost ...

2019 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index

This year, KPMG conducted consumer opinion research to better understand public sentiment about AVs. The findings revealed a striking correlation between countries lower in AV preparedness having the most positive opinion regarding AVs. The results of the 2019 Autonomous Vehicles Readiness Index tell us that all countries are making progress toward a future with autonomous vehicles. It shows that governments ...

CCTVs, panic button on every third bus seat in DTC buses

The process of installation of CCTV cameras, panic buttons and GPS in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and cluster-scheme buses is expected to begin soon and likely to completed by this November. The primary aim of providing this technology in the buses is safety of passengers, particularly women. As the CCTV feed will be monitored in real-time from control centers, the response ...

Driving Smart Mobility

The three-day, two-track Conference during TrafficInfraTech Expo and Parking InfraTech Expo covered a wide spectrum of areas — the Government’s vision to Fast-track Highway Construction; Technology for Highways; Policies, Trends and Technology for Road & Vehicle Safety; Mobility and Smart Cities; Parking Management; Reinventing Public Transport; Policy Framework for ITS applications in India and Emerging Technologies. The special session on ...

Vehicle Detection System and ANPR

AI Traffic Incidence Detection (Video Incidence Detection) system from AllGoVision Technolgies Pvt Ltd helps in detecting illegal parking in ‘No Parking’ area, wrong way, overspeeding and sudden- stop detection in the middle of the road indicating accident. The system also helps in vehicle classification, colour detection, multi-lane vehicle counting and reports garbage or litter on the road. The detection system ...

Urban Mobility plan for India

The Government will be taking a unified approach towards executing a urban mobility plan for India by bringing all the transport and infrastructure related ministries to come together and collaborate both at the Central and State levels. The group at the Centre will be headed by Road Transport & Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari and will facilitate faster clearance of projects. ...

Accelerating mobility innovation for Better Bus transit in India

Over the last decade, India has established itself as one of the fastest growing economies in the world. With a GDP growth rate of 7.1% per annum, the country is adding over 12 million people to the workforce every year. Coupled with this growth and development, the country’s mobility needs have also grown tremendously. Bus-based public transport in India is ...

e-Challan for Better Traffic Management System

World-over Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are undergoing changes as their need, use and effectiveness are still finding newer meanings throughout. Though put to optimum use in many cities in the US and Europe, Asian countries are still using them sparingly. ITS is being experimented within India but many a challenge needs to be overcome to make these systems more effective ...

Emerging Technologies in Transport

IoT technologies are germane to transport in India and can help in alleviating some of the problems that are present on Indian roads including traffic congestion and increasing accidents & fatalities. Dibyendu Sengupta, Transport Sector Specialist, European Business and Technology Centre talks about the use of the internet in transport. Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) are applications of ICT (Information and ...