Prof P K Sarkar

‘Dholera Smart City will set new standards’

Located 80 km from Ahmedabad, Dholera Smart City is envisaged to create 8 lakh employment opportunities and house 20 lakh people by 2042.

06 May 2019

Providing impetus to industrial growth in India

his inspired the then Japanese Ambassador to India to adopt the idea of building an efficient freight corridor along the lines of the Tokyo – Osaka corridor. 

29 Apr 2019

Scientific design that ensures safer driving

Clear zone width is a function of the posted speed, shoulder, recoverable and non-recoverable side slope, and traffic volume.

08 Apr 2019

Scientific approach must for granting driving licence

Craduated Driving Licensing System, issued to first-time drivers, is not a new concept. It has its origins in Australia in the 1960s.

01 Apr 2019

Time for India to learn from best traffic practices abroad

Over 1.3 million people die and nearly 50 million are left disabled in road accidents annually across the globe, with more than half of the fatalities in the age group 15 to 45.

11 Mar 2019

Time ripe for parking pricing to strengthen public transport system

India recorded over 230 million registered vehicles in 2016. The situation is such that nearly 40% of the roads in urban India are consumed by car parking.

18 Feb 2019

RFID can ensure safe, efficient mobility

RFID plays an important role in our lives, using wireless communication system. Radio waves are used to identify and track objects for communication.  

11 Feb 2019

BRT system drew flak unlike in Ahmedabad

The BRT project commenced its operation initially for a length of about 5.8 km of project length, linking Ambedkar Nagar to Moolchand in 2008 before the Commonwealth Games started in 2010. 

14 Jan 2019

Seamless travel using common mobility card

A smart card is basically a plastic card with a small, built in microcomputer chip and integrated circuit that can store and process data.

07 Jan 2019

Traffic calming an antidote to road accidents

Traffic calming historically began as a citizen’s movement in the early 1960’s in the Dutch city of Delft.

31 Dec 2018

Improved permit system key to revival of autos

As an intermediate public mode of transport, an auto-rickshaw plays an important role in most of the cities and growing towns in India.

24 Dec 2018

India's national capital in need of a public transport system rejig

Presently, the Delhi urban area continues to experience inadequate public transport system, leading to inadequate and unhealthy modal split of less than 50 % in favour of public transport system.

03 Dec 2018