Concurrent Expos

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has recently introduced India’s first FASTag or UPI based parking facility at Kashmere Gate station on Tuesday. Similar facilities are expected to come up at Delhi Metro’s parking spaces across the city and the NCR. Payment through Fastag is expected to reduce the entry and payment […]

Driving License validity Extended

In  a recent  advisory, the  Ministry of Road Transport and Highways  directed transport departments against prosecuting motorists using the documents that have expired since February last year. The Ministry has extended until September 30, the validity of driving licenses, vehicle registration s certificates and different other permits considering the lockdown […]

Finance Minister calls for more projects in PPP model

During a meeting with senior government officials to discuss the infrastructure roadmap, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has suggested that the various Ministries  try and spend more than their capital expenditure targets as well as explore public private partnerships for viable projects. He also called for ensuring clearance of Micro, Small […]

Natpac to devise roadside parking plan

National Transport Planning and Research Centre (Natpac) is set to prepare a proper parking plan on main roads without disrupting the vehicular traffic. Based on the directive of the city traffic police, the national highway wing of the Public Works Department (PWD) has sent a letter to Natpac to conduct […]

Smart Parking App

The civic body of Mumbai has introduced a smart feature to its mobile app to help motorists locate authorised parking slots across the city. The move follows the BMC’s decision to impose hefty fines for illegal parking. The android-based devices can be used to download the app and check parking […]

Automatic ATC for small airports

The Union ministry of civil aviation is considering an automatic air traffic control facility that does not require people on ground at airstrips to guide planes. This move is expected to prepare ground infrastructure to boost regional flights. Already, airports at Kurnool in Andhra and Mandvi in Gujarat are working […]

Automated Car Parking at Bengaluru airport

A remote car parking facility for taxis, fitted with automatic ticket-dispensing towers and boom barriers with RIFD, will soon be built at the Kempegowda International Airport. The remote car-parking facility will have the capacity to accommodate more than 1,600 taxis, and the Bangalore International Airport Limited, has issued a request […]

FASTAG mandatory for M&N category vehicles

All vehicles under category M&N, sold after December 1, 2017 are required to be fitted with FASTag by the manufacturer of the vehicle or its authorised dealer, as per a Gazette Notification. To make availability widespread and maximizing existing vehicles to affix FASTags, government has made it mandatory to affix […]

Safety measures for passenger vehicles in MP

In a bid to ensure the safety of passengers, Madhya Pradesh is planning to install tracking devices and panic buttons in all commercial passenger vehicles including buses and taxis. A GPS-based control-cum-command centre would be set up in the state capital-Bhopal to track the real-time location of commercial vehicles. The […]

TMS for coastal road in Mumbai

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to put in place an intelligence traffic monitoring system to curb speeding vehicles, cameras with speed sensors will be installed every 250 metres along the coastal road project connecting the island city to the western suburbs. The municipal body has planned to install […]