Concurrent Expos

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 […]

ITMS for BeMC

With a view to improve the traffic system and to keep a tab on traffic rule violators, the Berhampur Municipal Corporation (BeMC) have braced themselves up for implementing the new traffic management system. With the help of police administration and Ganjam district regional transport office, the BeMC is introducing ITMS. […]

Centre plans Metrolite in Tier-II, Tier-III cities

The government is set to bring in a new mass transport system — LRT-Metrolite for Tier-II and Tier-III cities. Metrolite will be dedicated rail corridors in cities and towns with tracks on surface (like railways) instead of elevated or underground stretches as is the case with Metro rail corridors across […]

Electric buses to operate in nine cities in Uttar Pradesh

City transport in Uttar Pradesh will get a boost in nine cities including Lucknow with electric buses ferrying commuters in days to come. Under PPP model, the directorate of urban transport has selected private firms which will deliver and maintain 630 electric buses in nine cities. Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Agra […]