Traffic Signal System
News  /  Published 05.08.22

Signal clue to Salt Lake First Avenue traffic conundrum

The traffic situation at the PNB Island has improved somewhat after police looked into residents’ grievances but the root of the problem — regulation of the traffic signal at the exit from...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 08.02.22

Manual traffic light mode deals with rise in vehicle count on Kolkata roads

The peak hour vehicle count on several thoroughfares across the city went up by nearly 60 per cent on Monday compared to the last few months. The change is visible a week after the Bengal government ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.11.21

Unpredictable amber lights across Kolkata signals confuse drivers

The signal at the Chingrighata crossing on EM Bypass turned amber for four seconds  The traffic light at the Deshapriya Park crossing was amber for around three seconds  The amber light ...
By Snehal Sengupta, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.11.21

Types of amber and rules at Kolkata traffic signals

An amber light is meant for a motorist to slow down and wait for the signal to change, one of the basics of driving that a significant number of motorists across Kolkata are not aware of, senior polic...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.11.21

CCTV help to spot traffic light violators on Kolkata roads

By Snehal Sengupta, Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


Opinion  /  Published 10.10.21

Car horns and music!

Melodious instruments do not a harmony make. The Union minister for road transport, Nitin Gadkari, has claimed that he is planning to introduce a law under which only the sound of Indian musical instr...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.06.21

New tech for safer, faster rail journeys

The South Eastern Railway will implement a massive modernisation plan of the signalling system, making movement of trains safer. Keeping in view the advantages of the modern signalling system, South ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.21

Hill traffic tweak on counting day

Traffic between Darjeeling and Siliguri, the two major towns in north Bengal, will be diverted on Sunday — the day of counting the votes of the Bengal Assembly polls. Police sources said all ve...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 04.08.20

Mumbai: Women figures on traffic signage

Mumbai has become the first Indian city to introduce female figures on its traffic lights, a move welcomed by women’s rights campaigners as a step towards greater inclusivity. Authorities are s...
By Reuters in Mumbai

Odisha  /  Published 09.11.18

‘Smart’ lights add to risk on Bhubaneswar streets

Commuters are having a tough time plying through five major junctions on the National Highway-5 that runs through the city as the “smart” traffic signalling system has become defunct at these spot...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneswar


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