V.S. Shridhar: Tata Communications’ Countrywide Internet of Things Will Manage the Chaos in India’s Booming Cities

The 20 million residents of Mumbai slog through monstrous traffic jams during monsoon season. The heavy rains that last from June until August frequently choke off the flow of traffic through India’s most populous city, leaving millions of Mumbaikars seething in their cars after a workday.
Though it’s particularly bad during monsoon season, Mumbai’s traffic is awful even on sunny days. And meanwhile, the number of vehicles in the city continues to grow. In 2012, there were just 2 million cars, scooters, and auto-rickshaws in Mumbai. Four years later, at the end of 2016 (the most recent year for which data is available), there were 3 million.

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