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India’s first 3-D Smart Traffic Signal ‘Intelights’ launched Mohali

In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country, Mohali traffic police have launched 3-D Smart Traffic Signal devised by the students of a Chandigarh university. The wireless system, called ‘Intelights’, has been installed at the traffic crossing near the Airport Road, on a pilot project basis, and will regulate traffic signals with a smart bird’s eye ..

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Traffic Index 2018

The Traffic Index 2018 was published by TomTom, a company offers traffic solutions, uses location technology to collect traffic information, and has been publishing city rankings for eight years. The index ranks 403 cities across 56 countries. How the Index was measured? It takes into account: Congestion which is defined in terms of the additional ..

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Mumbai most congested city in world

The TomTom Traffic Index 2018, carried out by location technology specialist TomTom, covered 403 cities in 56 countries and defined congestion as the extra time added to road travel when traffic doesn’t flow freely. Mumbai topped the list of cities with drivers expecting to spend an average of 65% extra travel time stuck in traffic. ..

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Luxembourg is set become world’s first country to make all its public transport free by 2019

Luxembourg is set to become the first country in the world to make all its public transport free by 2019. The move is aimed at addressing environmental issues and the problem of traffic congestion. Apart from providing free public transport, Luxembourg also intends to legalise cannabis and introduce two new public holidays. Earlier, Luxembourg introduced ..

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Bengaluru India’s most congested city

The US-based National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) has recently published the report titled ‘Mobility and Congestion in Urban India’. In it, Bengaluru has been ranked India’s most congested city followed by Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Pune. The report further found that Bengaluru was the second slowest city in terms of traffic speeds ..

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