Tricity travel built effortless, now stay-observe CTU buses en route : The Tribune India

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Tribune Information Company Chandigarh, August 25 With the start of Smart Transportation Program (ITS), commuters will now be able to get actual-time information on movement of buses and timings of their arrival and departure. The venture has been carried out on 358 Chandigarh Transportation Undertaking (CTU) buses jogging on 59 […]

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Chandigarh, August 25

With the start of Smart Transportation Program (ITS), commuters will now be able to get actual-time information on movement of buses and timings of their arrival and departure. The venture has been carried out on 358 Chandigarh Transportation Undertaking (CTU) buses jogging on 59 routes in the tricity. The trial run of the challenge on 100 buses was started out in the city a year ago.

UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore currently launched the state-of-the-art command handle centre to monitor the metropolis bus functions in authentic time and a good card below the ITS, in the existence of UT Adviser Dharam Pal and Transport Secretary Mandip Singh Brar. Satish Kumar Jain, Director, Transportation, Amit Gupta, Normal Supervisor, CTU, Yashjeet Gupta, Basic Manager, CCBSS, and other UT officers were also current on the event.

The manage centre has been made at ISBT-43. Wise playing cards will be utilised by commuters for e-ticketing as nicely as concessional travel. Commuter can recharge/prime up their sensible playing cards from purchaser company factors at the ISBT-17 and the ISBT-43, e-Sampark centres, ‘trycityBus’ (a mobile application) and net portal ‘https://ctuportal.amnex.com’.

In the beginning 10,000 smart cards will be issued cost-free of price tag and only printing fees will be gathered from applicants. Thereafter, Rs100 will be levied for acquiring a clever card. The minimum amount recharge will be of Rs100 and the maximum of Rs4,900 with a cap at Rs5,000.

Commuters will now be capable to live-track buses en route. The anticipated time of arrival/departure will be displayed at terminals, bus queue shelters and at commuter areas by means of mobile application/net.

Commuters will be in a position to use a journey planner through the mobile app, which will also screen bus route and routine.

A grievance redressal administration program (GRMS) is inbuilt in the application. Reside feed of the in-bus CCTV cameras for improving the stability of commuters is also portion of the ITS procedure.

Some security options have also been launched in buses. There will be four cameras inside of every bus to monitor the behaviour of the crew and passengers. For stability of the travellers, particularly women of all ages commuters, a stress button will be there for crisis.

As a element of efficient and sustainable city bus assistance challenge of the Ministry of Housing and City Affairs, partly funded by Environment Lender, the operate of provide, installation, tests and commissioning of the ITS for the metropolis bus company was awarded to Method Integrator in November 2019.

Passenger data display screens have been installed at each the ISBTs, the railway station and 37 bus queue shelters.

Options

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  • Automated auto area and passenger details technique
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  • Computerized fare collection
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  • Depot management method
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  • Command handle centre
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Commuters’ gain

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  • Are living monitoring of buses en route
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  • Envisioned time of arrival/departure at terminals, bus queue shelters and at commuter areas
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  • Journey planner
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  • Bus route and agenda
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  • Grievance redressal administration technique
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  • In-bus CCTV cameras
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CTU management’s gain

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  • Can observe quantity of buses scheduled out of overall in depot
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  • Range of buses en route/idle
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  • Range of routes/visits in operation
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  • Bus and crew allocation
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  • Program adherence
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  • Timely bus maintenance checking – depot administration method
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  • Serious-time funds assortment
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  • Reduction of income handling, revenue leakage
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