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London to test ‘SCOOT’ in pedestrian crossings

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140312/lifestyle-offbeat/article/london-test-smart-pedestrian-crossings   London is set to become the firstcity in the world to test ‘smart’ crosswalks equipped with sensors and cameras to make crossing roads easier and safer for pedestrians.   The introduction of Pedestrian Split Cycle Offset Optimisation Technique, or ‘pedestrian SCOOT’, is the first of its kind in the world and uses hi-tech video camera technology to automatically… Read More ›

X Crossings: Will India ever see them?

The X Crossing or pedestrian scramble as it is called is required in India to give preference to pedestrians at major intersections in the country At the ITO intersection in Delhi situated a few hundred metres from the city police headquarters, crossing the road is a nightmare for pedestrians, who are forced to literally run… Read More ›

Delhi: New Metro Stations to have better access to pedestrians

http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/Delhi-Metro/New-Metro-stations-to-allow-pedestrians-to-cross-busy-roads/Article1-1077958.aspx To ensure pedestrians have more facilities to cross busy arterial roads, the public works department (PWD) has asked the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to provide passage to pedestrians through the unpaid area in all stations in phase 3 and phase 4 expansions. PWD officials said they had written to DMRC earlier this month… Read More ›

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