Categoría: Smart cities

  • Monitoring travel demand in Bogotá and Buenos Aires during the pandemic

    Monitoring travel demand in Bogotá and Buenos Aires during the pandemic

    Briefing Public transport is often considered as the backbone of sustainable urban mobility. The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on public transport demand, driven by social distance measures and perceived contagion risk, has been a major challenge for transport authorities and operators. Latin American cities are not an exception: while demand decreased by 60-90% in […]

  • Predicting CO2 savings thanks to shared mobility services in the city of Stavanger

    Predicting CO2 savings thanks to shared mobility services in the city of Stavanger

    Briefing Recent years have seen a rapid growth of shared mobility services in cities. Scooters, bicycles, motorcycles, etc. are flooding the streets and promise to be a sustainable solution to replace private vehicles. However, without the right policies and regulations in place, smart mobility may also cannibalise public transport, induce new motorised trips, and compete […]



    Context In response to the growing concern among European citizens over road safety, the European Commission (EC) has adopted ambitious road safety goals. In continuation with the previous roadmaps for 2010 and 2020, the EC has set a new 50% reduction target for the number of fatalities and serious injuries on European roads by 2030, […]



    The project Digital twins are virtual representations of real-life systems that can facilitate decision making by providing system managers with an environment where they can monitor how the system evolves and test alternative measures to improve its performance before implementing them in the actual system. Powered by the advanced sensorisation and computation capabilities offered by […]



    Context The traditional approach to collecting travel demand information, mainly based on surveys (household travel surveys, vehicle intercept surveys, on-board transit surveys, etc.), provides rich information, but also suffers from major shortcomings. The analysis of geolocation data from personal devices, such as mobile network data, allows overcoming many of these limitations: In some projects, surveys […]



    The project AVENUE aimed at developing an AI-based decision support tool for designing and monitoring shared mobility regulatory frameworks oriented towards the reduction of GHG emissions. The project was part of AI4Cities, a three-year EU-funded programme that brought together leading European cities looking for artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to accelerate carbon neutrality. Nommon and Populus […]



    The project Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and emerging mobility solutions such as Mobility as a Service (MaaS), Connected Automated Vehicles (CAVs), new shared mobility services, and demand responsive transport are bringing radical changes to urban mobility. The MOMENTUM project aimed to develop a set of new data analysis methods, transport models, and planning support […]



    The project INSIGHT (Innovative Policy Modelling and Governance Tools for Sustainable Post-Crisis Urban Development) is a research project funded under the ICT Theme of the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme. INSIGHT aimed to investigate how ICT can help European cities formulate and evaluate policies to stimulate a balanced economic recovery and a sustainable urban development. […]



    The project EUNOIA (Evolutive User-centric Networks for Intraurban Accessibility) is a research project funded under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme ICT Programme. The goal of EUNOIA was to take advantage of the opportunities brought by smart city technologies and the most recent advances in complex systems science to develop new urban models and ICT […]