Smart mobility: The 5th edition of TrafficInfraTech Expo along with ParkingInfra Tech held on September 1-2-3 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai was declared a big success with 3100 quality business delegates, both National and International, visiting the event. Most of the 20 international companies that exhibited at the event confirmed that they were very satisfied with the kind of business contacts they could establish. The event facilitated fruitful partnerships and tie-ups.

Inaugurating the event Secretary of Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH), Sanjay Mitra said that the Expo was an eye opener and a great learning experience. The industry experts and the government officials felt that the high level gathering and seminars contributed to meaningful interactions among the stakeholders.

Through a special video message for the exhibitors and delegates, Nitin Gadkari, Honourable Minister for Road Transport & Highways said that by improving traffic engineering, we could save the life of our road users.

The three-day conference on Smart Highway, ITS, Parking Management and Urban Traffic management saw participation by over 400 delegates from all over the country.

The presence of a large number of senior officials from the Central and State ministries, infrastructure companies, transport departments, Municipal Corporations and the Police departments from across the country helped solution providers in ITS, Safety and Parking systems in cutting through barriers and in creating contacts and deals. 120 exhibitors showcased the latest in traffic management and safety and infrastructure.

Many senior Police Officers from different states, representatives of enforcement agencies and various stakeholders in the field of traffic were among the dignitaries who visited the Expo to gain knowledge on the technologies and solutions available for Road Safety, Traffic Management, Smart Mobility, Parking, Toll Management and many other aspects related to traffic.

The TrafficInfraTech Expo saw a steady stream of visitors over three days. Diwakar Raote, Minister for Transport in Maharashtra, spent about three hours at the venue, going to each and every stall and understanding the latest technologies available. “Such shows are very helpful in introducing us to the latest technologies available in the world,” he told TrafficInfraTech magazine in an interview.

Over the three days, many discussions on important and contemporary topics had also been organized. And a special award was given for Thiruvananthpuram City Road Improvement Project (TCRIP) of IL&FS to Anilkumar Pandala, Project Director of TCRIP by Secretary Sanjay Mitra.

In all, the expo covered a wide range of innovative products for traffic management and safety. It created the right amount of awareness and brought all the concerned agencies together under one roof for networking and knowledge sharing. The entire event was informative, thought provoking and there were tremendous opportunities for everyone to learn and be aware of the developments all over the world.