IIT-Delhi to set up centre for transportation research and injury prevention | Latest News Delhi

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The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi will establish a Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Centre (TRIP-C) which will offer academic programmes and strive to develop standards for safe transport and urban mobility options in India and regions with similar socio-economic conditions.

According to officials, the centre will also train professionals who are equipped with the skills for developing and maintaining safe transport infrastructure.

The institute runs Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme (TRIPP) since 2002 as an interdisciplinary programme. The programme was founded by Dinesh Mohan, a world-renowned expert on traffic safety and human tolerance to injury, who died

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Dumfries tourist information centre at heart of drive to encourage visitors to enjoy the region

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VisitScotland’s flagship iCentre on Dumfries’ Whitesands is at the heart of the drive to encourage tourists and visitors alike to enjoy all that the region has to offer.

After months of lockdowns and Covid-19 restrictions, the move into Level One and the start of the school summer holidays in a fortnight’s time is expected to bring both a tourism boost to the region and to encourage more locals to enjoy a “staycation” and to explore what’s on their doorstep.

And it means the five staff at the visitor information centre – which is the “go to”

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Delhi Mater Plan 2041 : Mobility to switch gears, app-based transport all set to take centre stage | Delhi News

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NEW DELHI: Keeping with its overall tenor of making Delhi “future ready”, the draft Master Plan for Delhi 2041 spots the trend of people shifting towards app-based mobility and plans to change gears from building for transport to managing travel demand.
The “Transport and Mobility” section focuses on four key areas — improving connectivity and transport infrastructure, shifting from private to shared mobility, making Delhi walkable and cycle-friendly, and managing parking in Delhi.
MPD 41 states that shared mobility offers flexibility and an alternative to owning a car. “Emergence of these shared mobility options complemented by the expansion of the
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Plymouth’s Tourist Information Centre on the Barbican has been given a makeover

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The Tourist Information Centre on the Barbican has been given a makeover ahead of what’s set to be an incredibly busy summer.

The centre, near Mayflower Steps, has a shop packed full of very Plymouth-themed goods and is the gateway to the popular Mayflower Museum, as well as offering guidance and advice to visitors.

Taking advantage of lockdown closures, the ground floor has been given some much needed TLC to make it much brighter and more inviting.

New digital screens will give businesses opportunities to engage with and advertise to visitors, reducing the use of leaflets and posters which has

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New Tourist Information Centre opens in Sheerness as campaign for brown motorway signs continues

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After years of hiding in the shadows, the Isle of Sheppey has its own Tourist Information Centre once again.

The visitor centre on the seafront at Sheerness was opened by Sittingbourne and Sheppey MP Gordon Henderson and could be the final piece of the jigsaw for the Island to get its own brown tourist signs on the M2.

Sittingbourne and Sheppey MP Gordon Henderson

Mr Henderson said: “We have been lobbying hard for these signs at junction 5 for sometime but Highways England insisted they could not put one on the motorway until the area had a visitor centre.”

So

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Amid increase in LOX transportation, Centre asks States, UTs to create pool of trained drivers

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New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): As the need for transportation of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) increased after the surge in COVID-19 cases, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Saturday asked the states and union territories to create a pool of trained drivers with adequate training, having a “hazardous cargo” license.

500 such drivers are to be made available immediately, and the number of drivers is to be increased to 2,500 in the next two months.

“As per extant rules and in consonance with the CMVR, 1989, only trained drivers with adequate training and having ‘hazardous

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