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Urban Mobility and the Smartphone

Urban Mobility and the Smartphone Book
Author : Anne Aguilera,Virginie Boutueil
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-11-02
ISBN : 0128126485
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Urban Mobility and the Smartphone: Transportation, Travel Behavior and Public Policy provides a global synthesis of the transformation of urban mobility by the smartphone, clarifying the definitions of new concepts and objects in mobility studies, accounting for the changes in transportation and travel behavior triggered by the spread of the smartphone, and discussing the implications of these changes for policy-making and research. Urban mobility is approached here as a system of actors: the perspectives of individual behavior (including lifestyles), the supply of mobility services (including actors, business models), and public policy-making are considered. The book is based on an extensive review of the academic literature as well as systematic observation of the development of smartphone-based mobility services around the world. In addition, case studies provide practical illustrations of the ongoing transformation of mobility services influenced by the dissemination of smartphones. The book not only consolidates existing research, but also picks up on weak signals that help researchers and practitioners anticipate future changes in urban mobility systems. Key Features • Synthesizes existing research into one reference, providing researchers and policy-makers with a clear and complete understanding of the changes triggered by the spread of the smartphone. • Analyzes numerous case studies throughout developed and developing countries providing practical illustrations of the influence of the smartphone on travel behavior, transportation systems, and policy-making. • Provides insights for researchers and practitioners looking to engage with the "smart cities" and "smart mobility" discourse. Synthesizes existing research into one reference, providing researchers and policy-makers with a clear and complete understanding of the changes triggered by the spread of the smartphone Analyzes numerous case studies throughout developed and developing countries providing practical illustrations of the influence of the smartphone on travel behavior, transportation systems, and policy-making Provides insights for researchers and practitioners looking to engage with the "smart cities" and "smart mobility" discourse

Data Analytics Paving the Way to Sustainable Urban Mobility

Data Analytics  Paving the Way to Sustainable Urban Mobility Book
Author : Eftihia G. Nathanail,Ioannis D. Karakikes
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-12-11
ISBN : 3030023052
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book aims at showing how big data sources and data analytics can play an important role in sustainable mobility. It is especially intended to provide academicians, researchers, practitioners and decision makers with a snapshot of methods that can be effectively used to improve urban mobility. The different chapters, which report on contributions presented at the 4th Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility, held on May 24-25, 2018, in Skiathos Island, Greece, cover different thematic areas, such as social networks and traveler behavior, applications of big data technologies in transportation and analytics, transport infrastructure and traffic management, transportation modeling, vehicle emissions and environmental impacts, public transport and demand responsive systems, intermodal interchanges, smart city logistics systems, data security and associated legal aspects. They show in particular how to apply big data in improving urban mobility, discuss important challenges in developing and implementing analytics methods and provide the reader with an up-to-date review of the most representative research on data management techniques for enabling sustainable urban mobility

Faster Smarter Greener

Faster  Smarter  Greener Book
Author : Venkat Sumantran,Charles Fine,David Gonsalvez
Publisher : MIT Press
Release : 2017-09-22
ISBN : 0262036665
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Tale of two cities -- An urban century -- Softer, greener footpring -- New attitudes -- Innovations for sustainability -- Innovations for mass customization -- Innovations for connectivity -- Innovations for intelligent machines and autonomy -- Innovations in mobility modes -- Innovations in business models and marketplaces -- CHIP mobility -- Role for stakeholders -- Conclusions

Paradigm Shift in Urban Mobility

Paradigm Shift in Urban Mobility Book
Author : Tomasz Janasz
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-11-30
ISBN : 3658204605
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Tomasz Janasz demonstrates that digital technologies and new mobility concepts can lead to a reduction of the automobiles in urban areas by a factor of 10. The book features two vivid case studies of such digital mobility concepts: TwoGo by SAP and smexx. The author proposes six prototypes of business models for ‘Shared Automobility Services’. Janasz offers also the ‘Transformative Literacy’ for designing sustainable urban mobility systems of the future. The author elaborates on the socio-political patterns of urban mobility by presenting the case of the City of Basel (Switzerland). He proposes the framework of ‘Integrated Sustainable Urban Mobility’ to explain how to overcome car dependence in cities.

Urban Mobility in Modern China

Urban Mobility in Modern China Book
Author : Dennis Zuev
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-04-20
ISBN : 3319765906
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is an empirically rich case-study of what is currently the most popular alternative-fuel vehicle in the history of motorization – the electric two-wheeler (e-bike). The book provides sociological insights into e-bike mobility in China and discusses politics, social practices and larger issues of mobility transition in urban China. Taking an accessible approach to the subject, the book identifies the main sociospatial conflicts regarding the use of e-bikes and discusses why electric two-wheeler mobility is important for the future of urban China and urban transportation globally. This book will be an invaluable read for urban geographers and transportation researchers, but also for academics and general readers interested in Chinese Studies, specifically in the area of urban mobility in China.

Informed Urban Transport Systems

Informed Urban Transport Systems Book
Author : Joseph Chow
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-07-25
ISBN : 0128136146
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Informed Urban Transport Systems examines how information gathered from new technologies can be used for optimal planning and operation in urban settings. Transportation researchers, and those from related disciplines, such as artificial intelligence, energy, applied mathematics, electrical engineering and environmental science will benefit from the book’s deep dive into the transportation domain, allowing for smarter technological solutions for modern transportation problems. The book helps create solutions with fewer financial, social, political and environmental costs for the populations they serve. Readers will learn from, and be able to interpret, the information and data collected from modern mobile and sensor technologies and understand how to use system optimization strategies using this information. The book concludes with an evaluation of the social and system impacts of modern transportation systems. Takes a fresh look at transportation systems analysis and design, with an emphasis on urban systems and information/data use Serves as a focal point for those in artificial intelligence and environmental science seeking to solve modern transportation problems Examines current analytical innovations that focus on capturing, predicting, visualizing and controlling mobility patterns Provides an overview of the transportation systems benefitting from modern technologies, such as public transport, freight services and shared mobility service models, such as bike sharing, peer-to-peer ride sharing and shared taxis

Urban Transport XXIII

Urban Transport XXIII Book
Author : C.A. Brebbia,S. Ricci
Publisher : WIT Press
Release : 2017-12-11
ISBN : 1784662097
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Forming the 23rd addition to a successful series, this book contains papers presented by an extensive selection of international delegates at the 23rd International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment. Due to its continued success and multiplicity of topics, the series is considered to be a leading source of new research in the area of transport engineering. Transportation in urban areas, with its related environmental and social impacts, is of significant concern for government policymakers and for the urban citizens who need efficient transport systems. Extensive reviews of these systems are required to devise and then safeguard their operational use, maintenance, safety and security. The continuing requirement for better and more efficient urban transport systems and the need for a healthier environment has added to the increasing international desire for new technologies and developments in this essential field. The variety of topics covered reflects the complex interaction of urban transport systems with their environment and the need to establish integrated strategies. These topics include: Public transport systems; Urban transport planning and management; Environmental impact; Economic and social impact; Safety and security; Transportation modelling and simulation; Intelligent and advanced transport systems; City logistics; Inter-modal transport systems; Mass transport strategies; Freight transport; Railway systems; Port and city; Mobility and public space; Innovative electric transportation; Eco-mobility transport systems; Integrated network systems; Traditional and alternative fuels and energy; Public policies and governance.

Advances in Mobility As a Service Systems

Advances in Mobility As a Service Systems Book
Author : Eftihia G. Nathanail
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020
ISBN : 3030610756
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book gathers together innovative research and practical findings relating to urban mobility transformation. It is especially intended to provide academicians, researchers, practitioners and decision makers with effective strategies and techniques that can support urban mobility in a sustainable way. The chapters, which report on contributions presented at the 5th Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility, held virtually on June 17-19, 2020, from Greece, cover the thematic areas of: social networks and traveler behavior; applications of technologies in transportation and big data analytics; transport infrastructure and traffic management; and transportation modeling and impact assessment. Special attention is given to public transport and demand responsive systems, electromobility, micromobility and automated vehicles. The book addresses the challenges of the near future, highlighting the importance of knowledge transfer, and it is intended to foster communication among universities, industries and public administration.

Disrupting Mobility

Disrupting Mobility Book
Author : Gereon Meyer,Susan Shaheen
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-01-04
ISBN : 3319516027
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book explores the opportunities and challenges of the sharing economy and innovative transportation technologies with regard to urban mobility. Written by government experts, social scientists, technologists and city planners from North America, Europe and Australia, the papers in this book address the impacts of demographic, societal and economic trends and the fundamental changes arising from the increasing automation and connectivity of vehicles, smart communication technologies, multimodal transit services, and urban design. The book is based on the Disrupting Mobility Summit held in Cambridge, MA (USA) in November 2015, organized by the City Science Initiative at MIT Media Lab, the Transportation Sustainability Research Center at the University of California at Berkeley, the LSE Cities at the London School of Economics and Politics and the Innovation Center for Mobility and Societal Change in Berlin.

Technological Trends in Improved Mobility of the Visually Impaired

Technological Trends in Improved Mobility of the Visually Impaired Book
Author : Sara Paiva
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2019-07-01
ISBN : 3030164500
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides an insight into recent technological trends and innovations in mobility solutions and platforms to improve mobility of visually impaired people. The authors' goal is to help to contribute to the social and societal inclusion of the visually impaired. The book’s topics include, but are not limited to, obstacle detection systems, indoor and outdoor navigation, transportation sustainability systems, and hardware/devices to aid visually impaired people. The book has a strong focus on practical applications, tested in a real environment. Applications include city halls, municipalities, and companies that can keep up to date with recent trends in platforms, methodologies and technologies to promote urban mobility. Also discussed are broader realms including education, health, electronics, tourism, and transportation. Contributors include a variety of researchers and practitioners around the world. Features practical, tested applications of technological mobility solutions for visual impaired people; Presents topics such as obstacle detection systems, urban mobility, smart home services, and ambient assisted living; Includes a number of application examples in education, health, electronics, tourism, and transportation.

The Geography of Urban Transportation Fourth Edition

The Geography of Urban Transportation  Fourth Edition Book
Author : Genevieve Giuliano,Susan Hanson
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release : 2017-04-12
ISBN : 1462529658
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A comprehensive update, the fourth edition of this leading text features numerous chapters by new authors addressing the latest trends and topics in the field. The book presents the foundational concepts and methodological tools that readers need in order to engage with today's pressing urban transportation policy issues. Coverage encompasses passenger and freight dynamics in the American metropolis; the local and regional transportation planning process; and questions related to public transit, land use, social equity and environmental justice, energy consumption, air pollution, transportation finance, sustainability, and more. Among the student-friendly features are special-topic boxes delving into key issues and 87 instructive figures, including eight color plates. ÿ New to This Edition *Extensively revised coverage of information and communication technologies, urban freight, travel behaviors, and regional transportation planning. *Engaging discussions of current topics: smartphone travel tracking, Uber, car and bike sharing, food deserts, biofuels, and more. *Heightened focus on climate change. *Reflects over a decade of policy changes, technological advances, and emergent ideas and findings in the field. *Most of the figures and special-topic boxes are new.

Mobile Solutions and Their Usefulness in Everyday Life

Mobile Solutions and Their Usefulness in Everyday Life Book
Author : Sara Paiva
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-12-11
ISBN : 3319934910
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book provides an insight into recent technological trends and innovations in solutions and platforms to improve mobility of visually impaired people. The authors’ goal is to help to contribute to the social and societal inclusion of the visually impaired. The book’s topics include, but are not limited to, obstacle detection systems, indoor and outdoor navigation, transportation sustainability systems, and hardware/devices to aid visually impaired people. The book has a strong focus on practical applications tested in a real environment. Applications include city halls, municipalities, and companies that must keep up to date with recent trends in platforms, methodologies and technologies to promote urban mobility. Also discuss are broader realms including education, health, electronics, tourism, and transportation. Contributors include a variety of researchers and practitioners around the world.

The Governance of Smart Transportation Systems

The Governance of Smart Transportation Systems Book
Author : Matthias Finger,Maxime Audouin
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-08-22
ISBN : 3319965263
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents essential new governance structures to embrace and regulate smart mobility modes. Drawing on a range of case studies, it paves the way for new approaches to governing future transportation systems. Over the past decades, Information and Communication Technologies have enabled the development of new mobility solutions that have completely redefined traditional and well-established urban transportation systems. Urban transportation systems are evolving dramatically, from the development of shared mobility modes, to the advent of electric mobility, and from the automated mobility trend to the rapid spread of integrated transportation schemes. Given the disruptive nature of those new mobility solutions, new governance structures are needed. Through a series of case studies from around the world, this book highlights governance and regulatory processes having supported, or sometimes prevented, the development and implementation of smart mobility solutions (shared, automated, electric, integrated). The combination of chapters offers a comprehensive overview of the different research endeavours focusing on the governance of smart transportation systems and will help pave the way for this important subject, which is crucial for the future of cities.

Mobile Technologies for Activity Travel Data Collection and Analysis

Mobile Technologies for Activity Travel Data Collection and Analysis Book
Author : Rasouli, Soora
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2014-06-30
ISBN : 1466661712
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This book concentrates on one particular and fast-growing application of mobile technologies: data acquisition for the tourism industry, providing travel agents, visitors, and hosts with the most advanced data mining methods, empirical research findings, and computational analysis techniques necessary to compete effectively in the global tourism industry"--Provided by publisher.

From smart to lean

From smart to lean Book
Author : Salvatore Di Dio
Publisher : Altralinea Edizioni
Release : 2018-03-29
ISBN : 8894869369
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Come è possibile progettare città più “sostenibili”, “resilienti” e “smart” in un’era di scarsità di risorse, profondi conflitti sociali ed epocali emergenze ambientali? Le nuove e complesse sfide urbane stanno profondamente cambiando il ruolo di progettisti e pianificatori, sempre più “designer/manager” di un costante processo di revisione di tutto ciò che concerne l’habitat umano. Indagando in modo cross-disciplinare il complesso sistema di relazioni fra uomo, città e risorse naturali, si presenta un nuovo approccio a progetto e attuazione delle politiche urbane per la sostenibilità ambientale e sociale. Un approccio manageriale mutuato dall’ambito della gestione di imprese e l’innovazione tecnologica: il metodo “lean” (leggero). Il testo studia dall’interno le caratteristiche principali degli strumenti di azione “dall’alto” e gli elementi distintivi dei processi “dal basso”, per offrire ai progettisti urbani strumenti concettuali semplici per affrontare le complesse sfide locali e raggiungere gli ambiziosi obiettivi globali individuati dalle Nazioni Unite.

Three Revolutions

Three Revolutions Book
Author : Daniel Sperling
Publisher : Island Press
Release : 2018-03
ISBN : 161091905X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In Three Revolutions, transportation expert Dan Sperling and his collaborators share research-based insights on potential public benefits and impacts of the three transportation revolutions of vehicle automation, shared mobility, and vehicle electrification. They describe innovative ideas and partnerships, and explore the role government policy can play in steering the new transportation paradigm toward the public interest--toward our dream scenario of social equity, environmental sustainability, and urban livability. Three Revolutions offers policy recommendations and provides insight and knowledge that could lead to wiser choices by all. With this book, Sperling and his collaborators hope to steer these revolutions toward the public interest and a better quality of life for everyone.

A Research Agenda for Transport Policy

A Research Agenda for Transport Policy Book
Author : John Stanley,David A. Hensher
Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
Release : 2019
ISBN : 1788970209
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Everyone has an opinion on transport: it significantly affects daily lives. This book highlights key transport opportunities and challenges, and identifies research requirements to inform policy discussion and support better societal outcomes. It does this by scanning across modes, continents, technologies and socio-economic settings, looking for common threads, points of difference and opportunities to make a difference. The book should appeal to prospective post-graduate students, professionals in transport and related fields, and those interested in better places and good discussions.

Electric Vehicle Sharing Services for Smarter Cities

Electric Vehicle Sharing Services for Smarter Cities Book
Author : Daniele Fabrizio Bignami,Alberto Colorni Vitale,Alessandro Lué,Roberto Nocerino,Matteo Rossi,Sergio Matteo Savaresi
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-08-20
ISBN : 3319619640
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book examines electric car sharing in cities from a variety of perspectives, from service design to simulation, from mathematical modeling to technology deployment, and from energy use improvement to the integration of different kinds of vehicle. The contents reflect the outcomes of the Green Move project, undertaken by Politecnico di Milano with the aim of fostering an innovative and easily accessible electric vehicle sharing system. The first section of the book illustrates the car sharing service, covering service design, the configuration of the vehicle sharing model and the Milan mobility pattern, analysis of local demand and supply, testing of the condominium-based car sharing model, and communication design for social engagement. The second section then explains the technological choices, from the architecture of the system and dynamic applications to information management, the smartphone-based energy-oriented driving assistance system, automatic fleet balancing systems, and real-time monitoring of vehicle positions. In the final section, readers will find descriptions of the simulation model, a model to estimate potential users of the service, and a model for a full-scale electric car sharing service in Milan.

Transportation Analytics in the Era of Big Data

Transportation Analytics in the Era of Big Data Book
Author : Satish V. Ukkusuri,Chao Yang
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-07-28
ISBN : 3319758624
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book presents papers based on the presentations and discussions at the international workshop on Big Data Smart Transportation Analytics held July 16 and 17, 2016 at Tongji University in Shanghai and chaired by Professors Ukkusuri and Yang. The book is intended to explore a multidisciplinary perspective to big data science in urban transportation, motivated by three critical observations: The rapid advances in the observability of assets, platforms for matching supply and demand, thereby allowing sharing networks previously unimaginable. The nearly universal agreement that data from multiple sources, such as cell phones, social media, taxis and transit systems can allow an understanding of infrastructure systems that is critically important to both quality of life and successful economic competition at the global, national, regional, and local levels. There is presently a lack of unifying principles and methodologies that approach big data urban systems. The workshop brought together varied perspectives from engineering, computational scientists, state and central government, social scientists, physicists, and network science experts to develop a unifying set of research challenges and methodologies that are likely to impact infrastructure systems with a particular focus on transportation issues. The book deals with the emerging topic of data science for cities, a central topic in the last five years that is expected to become critical in academia, industry, and the government in the future. There is currently limited literature for researchers to know the opportunities and state of the art in this emerging area, so this book fills a gap by synthesizing the state of the art from various scholars and help identify new research directions for further study.