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Intelligent Transport’s Advisory Board Roundtable

6 September 2018 | By , , , , , ,

Ahead of InnoTrans 2018, Intelligent Transport asked our Advisory Board for their thoughts on the current state of transport and mobility, and how today’s developments and practices will affect tomorrow’s operators and passengers.

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Mobility-as-a-Service In-Depth Focus 2017

19 October 2017 | By

Touted as the future of multimodal public transport on a global scale, Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) has taken the imaginations of transport authorities and operators by storm. MaaS aims to change the way people travel, and how they pay for that service, encouraging a reduction in single-user vehicles...

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C-ITS – just a technology for cars?

19 February 2017 | By

You may well be questioning why there is an article about C-ITS (cooperative ITS) in Intelligent Transport, a quintessential public transport publication. After all, isn’t C-ITS a technology invented by car manufacturers to make journeys smoother for car drivers? This is often the reaction that Suzanne Hoadley, Senior Manager at…

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Smart Cities supplement 2016

20 June 2016 | By

In this Smart Cities supplement: Shaping smart cities by Ivo Cré; The symbiotic ecosystem of smart mobility and smart cities by Marko Forsblom; Traffic planning in Malmö supports a sustainable and smart city by Milan Obradovic; Innovative times for public transport by Ian Hall

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Shaping smart cities

7 April 2016 | By Ivo Cré, Director of Polis

Ivo Cré provides a quick overview of the Polis smart cities position paper and gives a key example of smart cities in the Growsmarter Project.

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Public transport innovation: changing structures to achieve ambitious targets

16 December 2013 | By Ivo Cre, Senior Project Manager, Polis and TIDE Coordinator, Tamas Matrai, Project Manager, BKK Centre for Budapest Transport and Marcin Wolek, TIDE Public Transport Activities Leader, University of Gdansk

The Transport Innovation Deployment for Europe project – also known as TIDE1 – looks at 15 innovative measures that can change European cities. Innovation is not only technological: smart policies and institutional reform can create the perfect environment for urban transport improvements. Public transport organisation is one of the areas…

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The need for a new generation of interchanges

11 November 2013 | By Gabriela Barrera, Finance & Project Manager, Polis and Frank van der Hoeven Director of Research and Associate, Professor of Urban Design, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, TU Delft

Interchanges play a key role in the integration of the urban mobility system and in enabling good intermodal solutions. Their efficiency is therefore essential to achieve sustainable transport objectives in Europe. The European co-funded project NODES1-4 (New Tools for Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges) will develop a toolbox…

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The passenger is always right!

3 July 2013 | By Dagmar Röller, Communications Manager, Polis

Who knows better about the quality of buses, trams and metros than its users? Within the ENERQI project – co-funded by the Intelligent Energy Europe programme of the European Commission – a methodology has been developed allowing operators to listen to their customers and to improve the quality of public…

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Road pricing: finally inside the box

30 April 2008 | By Ivo Cré, Project Manager, Polis and Melanie Kloth, Project Manager, Polis

The famous riddle where nine dots have to be connected by straight lines without lifting your pen taught the world to “think outside the box”. Over the last five years, urban road charging has moved from the zoo of exotic transport management measures, to the heart of the public debate…