ITS & Transport Management supplement 2014

Posted: 30 April 2014 | | No comments yet

In our latest free-to-view ITS & Traffic Management supplement, articles come from ITS-Finland; the City of York Council; and Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg. Topics presented include the use of multi-modal transport planners and their contribution to how passengers travel in cities and even across borders…

  • ‘Mobility as a Service’ – the new transport model?
    Author: Sampo Hietanen, CEO, ITS-Finland
    What if a service provider took care of your mobility requirements and the only choice you would need to make is how many minutes in advance you would need to order your ride? Your operator would take care of all your transportation needs locally and, if chosen, abroad. What would it take to create a package that offers a better service-promise than a privately owned car? Advances in technology are enabling new ways for service offerings and new players are regularly stepping into the mobility market…
  • York by Bus: a campaign to help passenger growth
    City of York Council is encouraging even more people to travel by bus in York by offering a package of bus incentives through its ‘York by Bus’ campaign. For Intelligent Transport, Cllr Dave Merrett, Cabinet Member for Transport, Planning and Sustainability at City of York Council, explains the different aspects of the campaign – including a new multi-modal journey planner – and its aims to help deliver benefits for the city…
  • Cross-border travel information with EU-Spirit
    Author: Jürgen Roß, Head of the Planning and Customer Information Division, Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH
    Verkehrsverbund Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH (VBB) is Germany’s largest association in terms of area. It is a municipal association owned by the Federal States of Berlin and Brandenburg as well as the cities and districts in Brandenburg. Forty transport companies across VBB’s area offer their services to approximately six million residents and many more visitors to Germany’s capital region. To improve public transport, VBB is cooperating with its neighbouring regions (the surrounding Federal States of Germany) and also the western part of Poland…
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