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Air Taxis? A New Frontier for Urban Transportation in India?

While cities across the globe are currently utilising helicopters and small commercial planes to help a small number of commuters cut down on travel times, innovations in the field will expand this service until it is eventually open to a wider audience, writes Sid Jalan.    Imagine making the 90-minute drive from Connaught Place to Gurugram in Delhi in seven ...

Sela Tunnel Project: Overcoming the Impossible

Owing to the subduction phenomenon, tunnel construction in the Himalayan region is probably the most challenging construction activity in the field of civil engineering. Sela Tunnel Project is undeniably the most complex and difficult project being taken up in the nation today. Once completed the tunnel will offer the world the longest bi-lane tunnel at an altitude above 13,000ft; another ...

Road Courtesy campaign in Vadodara

After conducting an intense drive for ensuring that people follow traffic rules in Vadodara city, the police launched a Road Courtesy campaign. The cops want to educate citizens in basic driving discipline, especially during peak hours when busy roads are packed with vehicles. The objective is to train citizens on maintaining safe distance, especially from big vehicles to avoid accident ...

Smart Transport System for Mumbai

The Maharashtra government plans to develop an intelligent traffic management system for Mumbai for better traffic management and controlling the speed of vehicles. The plan is to replicate the system across Maharashtra. The system would study driving habits of motorists, kinds of traffic offences and traffic pattern. The transport authorities can analyse these and develop a customised system to prevent ...

Smart Tolling

In a bid to decrease time spent by vehicles at toll plazas on highways and reduce congestion, the Government of India launched an Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) programme last year across 25 toll plazas on the Mumbai-Delhi arm of Golden Quadrilateral. The ETC system, named ‘FASTag’, is an advanced programme for making payment electronically at highway toll plazas without stopping ...