Categoría: Transport & Mobility

  • SYNCHROMODE

    SYNCHROMODE

    Context Transport plays a vital role in the EU society and the economy: ten million people are employed in mobility-related positions, accounting for 5% of the GDP, and effective transport systems are essential for European companies to increase their competitiveness in the global economy and impose a strong impact on people’s quality of life.  The […]

  • WalkFlow

    WalkFlow

    The WalkFlow project The project WalkFlow, funded by EIT Urban Mobility, aims to develop a tool for monitoring and predicting pedestrian flows by leveraging mobile location data and demonstrate its capabilities by analysing walking flows in the city centre of Braga, in Portugal. The tool primarily uses anonymised mobile network data and location data from […]

  • 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 […]

  • Analysing cross-border mobility between Spain and Portugal

    Analysing cross-border mobility between Spain and Portugal

    Briefing One of the cornerstones of European integration is the freedom of movement between EU countries. The population of border regions have benefited from the possibility of working, shopping and spending leisure time on any side of national borders, leading to increasing travel demand between neighbouring countries. Besides the notable improvements in highway connectivity (e.g., […]

  • CONDUCTOR

    CONDUCTOR

    The project The CONDUCTOR project aims to design, integrate and demonstrate advanced, high-level traffic and fleet management that enable efficient and globally optimal transport of passengers and goods, while ensuring seamless multimodality and interoperability. By using innovative dynamic balancing and priority-based vehicles management (both automated and conventional) CONDUCTOR builds upon state-of-the-art fleet and traffic management […]

  • PASSPORT

    PASSPORT

    The project PASSPORT is an industrial research project led by Nommon and co-financed by the Center for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Its goal is to provide public transport authorities and operators with a tool to help them integrate the evaluation and design of the public transport […]

  • SOTERIA

    SOTERIA

    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, […]

  • DIGITWIN4CIUE

    DIGITWIN4CIUE

    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 […]

  • TravelInt

    TravelInt

    Context A complete understanding of the behaviour of passengers, as final users of the air transport system, is a key aspect for airport planning and management. Airports must be able to adapt to the constantly changing market demand in order to acquire a better understanding of passenger behaviour and adapt their strategies accordingly. The traditional […]