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  • Smart Mobility
    Smart Mobility. Pune Municipal Corporation, 2018.

    This Brochure gives a brief account of the smart initiatives that the city of Pune is undertaking under the Smart Cities Mission under transport sector. Some of thenm include introduction of Smart Cards, promotion to electric vehicles, Command and control centre for transport management.

  •  ITMS (Intelligent Transit Management System)
    ITMS (Intelligent Transit Management System): Surat., 2018.

    Surat is implementing a city wide integrated system – “Intelligent Transit Management System” (ITMS), to manage diverse set of transportation needs for the city – this includes: (a) public transport and (b) vehicles related to civic services like Solid Waste Management, Drainage, Heavy...

  •  Integrated Traffic Control System (ITCS) & Area surveillance Network
    Integrated Traffic Control System (ITCS) & Area surveillance Network: Surat. Surat Smart City Development Limited, 2018.

    Surat is among the fastest developing city in the world. It has ranked 4th developing city of the world. Surat city is well-known for its diamond polishing business, textile market business, Real estate business. As a city develops it attracts many people around the city as well as far away from...

  • AFCS (AUTOMATIC FARE COLLECTION SYSTEM)
    Surat Smart City Development Limited. AFCS (Automatic Fare Collection System): Surat. Surat Smart City Development Limited, 2018.

    Surat is among the fastest developing city in the world. It has ranked 4th developing city of the world. Surat city is well-known for its diamond polishing business, textile market business, Real estate business. As a city develops it attracts many people around the city as well as far away from...

  • ATSCS Bhubaneswar
    Adaptive Traffic Signal Control System - Bhubaneswar In India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    To enhance the efficiency of the signalized intersections the city has proposed to have a coordinated traffic signal control system. This necessitates installation of Adaptive Traffic Signal Control System at signalized intersections in the city. In light of the above Bhubaneswar, has recently...

  • Intelligent Transportation Systems Benefits, Costs, and Lessons Learned
    Intelligent Transportation Systems Benefits, Costs, and Lessons Learned. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, 2017.

    Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) provide a proven set of strategies for advancing transportation safety, mobility, and environmental sustainability by integrating communication and information technology applications into the management and operation of the transportation system across...

  • 3R Report
    Fulton, Lew, Jacob Mason, and Dominique Meroux. Three Revolutions in Urban Transportation. New York: Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, 2017.

    There can be an 80% cut in CO2 emissions if cities embrace 3 revolutions (3R) in vehicle technology: automation, electrification, and, most importantly, ride sharing.  This report examines analysis from ITDP and UC Davis showing how 3R synergy provides 40% reduction in urban vehicle...

  • Transport Command And Control Centre – Pune
    Transport Command And Control Centre – Pune. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    Pune relies solely on buses for public transportation. The average number of buses per lakh population is only. Additionally, buses in Pune have signifcant issues with availability (25% fleet off-road most of the time) and reliability (84% routes have a waiting time of more than 20 minutes)....

  • Intelligent Transit Management System (ITMS) – Surat
    Intelligent Transit Management System (ITMS) – Surat In India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    Surat is implementing a city wide integrated system – “Intelligent Transit Management System” (ITMS), to manage diverse set of transportation needs for the city – this includes: (a) public transport and (b) vehicles related to civic services like Solid Waste Management, Drainage, Heavy...

  • Traffic Management System
    de Souza, Allan M., Celso A. R. L. Brennand, Roberto S. Yokoyama, Erick A. Donato, Edmundo R. M. Madeira, and Leandro A. Villas. Traffic management systems: A classification, review, challenges, and future perspectives. International Journal of Distributed Sensors Network, 2017.

    In cities, where the number of vehicles continuously increases faster than the available traffic infrastructure to support them, congestion is a difficult issue to deal with and it becomes even worse in case of car accidents. This problem affects many aspects of the modern society, including...

  • Smart Roads
    Smart Roads: Guideline No. 6.2., 2016.

    Guideline No. 6.2 provides for some essential features to be present in Area-Based Developments (ABD) in all Smart Cities. Visible improvement in the ABD is one essential feature (e.g. replacing overhead wires). Some other features are -pedestrian friendly pathways, encouragement to non-...

  • Urban Mobility: Strategies for Liveable Cities
    Urban Mobility: Strategies for Liveable Cities. Berlin, Germany: Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Division for Water; Urban Development; Mobility, 2016.

    Within the HABITAT process the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is increasing its engagement in urban mobility.

    This new publication contains touches upon a multitude of important aspects on mobility planning such as:

    • Promoting the A(void...

  • Best Prractices for Traffic Signals_India
    Limited, IBI Consultanc. Best Practices for Traffic Signal Operations in India. New Delhi, India: Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, 2016.

    The problem of traffic is a complex one requiring design, planning, engineering and institutional inputs for developing a proper solution. Dealing with traffic at crossroads requires, many a times, the study and installation of traffic signals. Signalized intersection locations form the most...

  • Mobility in Cities
    All change, please: How shifting passenger behavior can improve mobility in cities. EYGM Limited (Ernst and Young), 2016.

    Behavior is critical to mobility. New policies need to capture citizens’ changing transit behavior and social norms. For example, people expect technology to help give them more convenient and cheaper ways to get around their city. The proliferation of smartphones is an example of a key...

  • Innovative Public Transport
    Adapt Technologies & Consultancy Services India Pvt. Ltd. Innovative Public Transport Information Systems. New Delhi, India: Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, 2016.

    The mode share of buses in Indian cities has been declining over the years. A reason for this is that passengers do not have enough information on bus operations such bus routes, stops and the expected arrival time. This makes the system unreliable forcing passengers to use private modes of...

  • Traffic Management Plan
    Errampalli, Madhu, and Ravinder Kayitha. Traffic Management Plan for Port Blair City, India. Transportation Research Procedia, 2016.

    The population of Port Blair has steadily grown at about 6.5% per annum but it fell down to 0.62% per annum in the last decade. However the population of vehicles has increased at an average of 12% per annum and road infrastructure has not been able to keep pace with the increasing vehicular...

  • ICT in Urban Services
    ICT in Urban Services In Compendium of Global Good Practices. New Delhi: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2015.

    Technological advancements have changed the way we think of urban and spatial planning. The inclusion of conventional elements with modern technologies is allowing this field to advance at a rapid pace. The use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in urban and spatial planning has...

  • Good Practices in Urban Transport
    Urban Transportation in Indian Cities In Compendium of Good Practices. New Delhi: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2015.

    The present documentation summarizes thirteen (six detailed and seven snapshots) initiatives, selected from different Indian cities to improve the service delivery of urban transport. These projects have been segregated into six categories namely, Urban Transport Management, Technology in...

  • Readiness report Smart City Council
    Smart Cities Readiness Guide. Smart Cities Council, 2015.

    This document was assembled with input from many of the world’s leading smart city practitioners – the members and advisors of the Smart Cities Council. It will help you create a vision for the future of your own city. Equally important, it will help you build an action plan to get to that...

  • data cloud_urban Institute
    Making Urban Data Usable Via Cloud Technology. The Urban Institute, 2015.

    Urban Integrated, [ui!] -- a Council Associate Partner -- has developed a cloud-based application that processes traffic-relevant data. The solution built on Microsoft Azure analyses the sensor data transmitted by traffic...

  • ICT and Mobility
    Connecting Cities: Mobility -- Unlocking Potential in Emerging Markets. MasterCard Enterprise Partnerships, 2015.

    Connecting cities: Emerging markets report from Council Lead Partner MasterCard was developed to kickstart a dialogue about taking collaboration and new partnerships in urban mobility and development to the next level and to ensure...

  • Urban mobility
    Intelligent Connectivity for Seamless Urban Mobility. San Francisco: Qualcomm Wireless Reach, 2015.

    This white paper from Arup, in collaboration with Council Lead Partner Qualcomm, examines intelligent connectivity as it applies to urban mobility: how people and things move through cities.  As the authors state, enabling effective...

  • TERI NAsscom Energy ICT
    Sustainable Tomorrow: Harnessing ICT PotentialRapid., 2011.

    TERI and Nasscom worked jointly to develop this Whitepaper with recommendations put forth by over 70 industry members and government stakeholders. The initiative seeks to promote the role of ICT in enabling Indi's actions on Climate Change ans sustainable Development.

    The TERI-NASSCOM led...