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US to offer smart transport solutions for Allahabad Ajmer and Visakhapatnam

The US Department of Transportation will offer sustainable transport solutions for Allahabad, Ajmer and Visakhapatnam.
US to offer smart transport solutions for Allahabad Ajmer and Visakhapatnam

The US Department of Transportation will offer sustainable transport solutions for Allahabad, Ajmer and Visakhapatnam, a statement from the Ministry of Urban Development said.

These three cities will be developed as smart cities with the help of the US Government.

US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, leading a nine-member delegation, met Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi on Thursday.

The meeting focused on cooperation on the transportation elements of smart cities including efficient public transportation systems, Intelligent Transport Systems, Traffic Information and Control, multimodal integration and capacity building and training in the field of urban transportation.

Task Forces have already been constituted for promotion of Allahabad, Ajmer and Visakhapatnam in association with United States Trade Development Agency. Naidu has suggested that the US Department of Transportation can work with the city-wide teams for promoting sustainable transport solutions.

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