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CM inaugurates Customized Training Programme

28 May 2012

SHILLONG: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today inaugurated a three-day Customized Training Programme on Contract Management and Quality Control Aspects at Dokopgre in West Garo Hills district, aimed at mechanization of construction to enable implementation of projects on a timely basis without compromising on quality through contract management and quality control. The training is being conducted by the experts and scientists from the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), New Delhi…..

Read more: http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/cm-inaugurates-customized-training-programme/1004375.html

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May 31, 2012 at 4:54 am

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Bus rapid transit relief to continue as corridor still with Central Road Research Institute

18 May 2012

NEW DELHI: There is good news for motorized vehicles travelling on the Ambedkar Nagar bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor.

The Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), which has been running a trial run on the corridor as part of the court-ordered study, will continue managing the corridor for some more days…..

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-05-18/delhi/31764537_1_bus-lane-signal-stages-corridor

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May 31, 2012 at 4:50 am

Posted in CRRI

Transport dept wants BRT back, CRRI says stick to status quo

18 May 2012

NEW DELHI: On the final day of the BRT trial run, there was no clarity on whether dedicated bus lanes would be continued.

The Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) team carrying out the study recommended that BRT lanes are not needed and that vehicular movement be continued as per the plan for the trial run. The Transport department, however, on Thursday said the BRT lane should be operational in a day or two…….

Read more: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/transport-dept-wants-brt-back-crri-says-stick-to-status-quo/950875/

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May 21, 2012 at 9:24 pm

Posted in CRRI

Bus Rapid Transit study: Trial run from May

29 April 2012

NEW DELHI: With the user perception survey winding up on Thursday, Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) is getting ready to start the second phase of the court-mandated BRT study with a trial run. To start in May, the run will allow free flow of traffic on the lanes.

“Right-moving traffic, whether buses or motor vehicles, will travel on the BRT lane while traffic going straight and left will move on the existing MV lane.” The trial run, expected to go on for about a week, will be followed by a simulation exercise, said Dr S Gangopadhyay, director, CRRI….

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Bus-Rapid-Transit-study-Trial-run-from-May/articleshow/12916575.cms

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April 29, 2012 at 11:50 am

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CRRI shelves BRT signal trial

17 April 2012

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Traffic Police’ ambitious plan to introduce the Intelligent Traffic System (ITS) on the entire road network of the Capital has suffered a setback with Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) suspending the testing of the ITS on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Corridor.

Unable to cope with the unprecedented traffic snarls following the automatic functioning of the traffic signals on BRT on first day of the study conducted by CRRI, the expert body has decided to do away with further trials of the system…..

Read more: http://www.dailypioneer.com/home/online-channel/360-todays-newspaper/58292-crri-shelves-brt-signal-trial.html

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April 19, 2012 at 5:09 am

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Study on BRT corridor begins

15 April 2012

NEW DELHI: In compliance with Delhi high court’s order, the Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) has started its study on the BRT. It will take them six weeks to test the viability of the corridor between Moolchand and Ambedkar Nagar, after which they will submit their report in court……

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-04-15/delhi/31345147_1_brt-corridor-traffic-jams-traffic-police

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April 18, 2012 at 7:53 am

Posted in CRRI

Day 1 of BRT survey proves corridor recipe for chaos

14 April 2012

NEW DELHI: The futility of BRT corridor got exposed on the very first day of the survey — ordered by the Delhi High Court — on the utility of the stretch between Ambedkar Nagar and Moolchand intersections.

On Friday, Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) started a pilot study on the need for changing the signalling pattern on the route from manual to automatic during peak hour.

The CRRI exercise led to an unprecedented traffic jam in peak hours between 8.30 am and 10.30 am, forcing the Delhi Traffic Police to issue an advisory to avoid the corridor. Commuters on the BRT corridor would face this problem for the next 15 days of the survey…..

Read more: http://www.dailypioneer.com/home/online-channel/360-todays-newspaper/57533-day-1-of-brt-survey-proves-corridor-recipe-for-chaos.html

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April 14, 2012 at 9:52 am

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