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Tag Archives: transport

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 ...

Smartcard for public transport in Mumbai

The government is keen on expediting the launch of the integrated ticketing system (ITS) in Mumbai, which means commuters can carry a single smartcard to travel by BEST buses, Metro and monorail in the near future. The all-in-one card will enable citizens and tourists to choose any mode of transport and travel with convenience. The ITS, if implemented, will benefit close to five million passengers. At present, nearly four million people travel by BEST buses while three lakh commute ...