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Panel working on “Metro on Tyres”

Hardeep Singh Puri, Union & Housing Development Minister recently informed the media that a panel has been prepared to outline standard, the specification for “Metro on Tyres” which runs on rubber tyres instead of steel wheels like Metro Rail or Metrolite. Currently, the per kilometer cost of Metro Rail is […]

Ghaziabad selects 18 corridors to install ITMS

To regularize the vehicular movement in Gaziabad, the city’s Development Authority and the traffic department conducted a survey and picked 18 corridors to install an integrated traffic management system (ITMS). Initially, two corridors have been selected and more will be added after clearance from the traffic department. The 10.3km-long Hindon […]

ITMS for Mumbai

The Maharashtra government to implement the intelligent traffic management system (ITMS) project to streamline vehicular movement on the metropolis’ roads. The state cabinet has approved Rs 891Cr for Mumbai traffic management system which aims to reduce travel time and fuel expenditure. The system can also help adjust signal time slot […]

Water Metro project in Kochi

Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) recently bagged the tender for constructing boats for the prestigious Water Metro project in Kochi. Under the Rs 747Cr Water Metro project, a total of 78 fast, fuel-efficient, air-conditioned boats will ply on 15 routes covering 76km through Kochi backwaters. There will be 38 jetties, 18 […]

‘Metro Neo’ project in Nashik gets a green signal

The state government has given a green signal for a state-of-the-art Mass Rapid Transit System “Metro Neo” for the city of Nashik. The system, termed ‘Metro NEO’ is said to be the first such system being developed in India. The proposal will be tabled before the Union Ministry of Housing […]

Traffic Management System for Mumbai

To address issues of traffic jams in Mumbai and its subsequent effect, the Maharashtra government recently approved Rs 891Cr to implement the Intelligent Traffic Management System (ITMS) project. The project will help to streamline vehicular movement on the metropolis’ roads, introduce smart signaling system, identify number plates, control over-speeding vehicles, […]

Budget 2019: Massive push for Infrastructure

Infrastructure sector gets massive push in the Budget 2019, as the announcement emphasized on funding of various initiatives like Roads, Railways and Urban Infrastructure. Transport sector has been allocated an enhanced outlay of Rs 83,000Cr.  Besides, the Government also has plans to carry out a comprehensive restructuring of National Highway […]

Wayside amenities along NHs

Soon, road travellers will be able to enjoy different wayside amenities along national highways. The Government intends to develop amenities projects to include retail outlets (petrol pumps), toilets, food courts, parking etc. on national highways for road users. The government is planning to develop ‘Highway Village’ on NHAI land. The […]

MMRDA approves funds for Multimodal Integration project

MMRDA is planning to implement a Multimodal Integration project that will help commuters enjoy smooth commuting experience. The project will facilitate widening of footpaths, cycle tracks, parking zones, traffic signal improvement, street lighting, CCTVS, path finding maps, feeder services, street furniture etc. The project will also rejuvenate the entire road […]

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 […]

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