Real-Time Passenger Information supplement 2014
In our latest free-to-view Real-Time Passenger Information supplement, Phil Young provides a look at the details behind Transport for London’s new website, Mark Cartwright from the RTIG takes a look at what people really want from real-time systems, and Andreas Küster from the Fraunhofer Institute provides details about ‘SMART-WAY’ – a new navigation system for the public transport industry…
- ‘SMART-WAY’ – guiding you through the transport jungle
For Intelligent Transport, Andreas Küster – Group Leader for Traffic Information and Management at the Fraunhofer Institute for Transport and Infrastructure Systems IVI – describes the intention, the realisation and the implementation of the ‘SMART-WAY’ public transport turn-by-turn navigation technology and its further developments in context with car-navigation, electronic ticketing and car-sharing approaches.
- Real-time reality
When real-time information first appeared a generation or so ago, it was a pretty remarkable thing, for all its shortcomings in accuracy, readability and coverage, writes Mark Cartwright, Managing Director of RTIG. In the decades since, we have rather got used to it (warts and all); and today it’s just another part of the system.
- A new Transport for London website – fit for the smartphone age
Designing and delivering a new website for customers of Transport for London (TfL) is a challenge from many angles. Phil Young – Head of TfL Online – explains why TfL decided to update their website, how the project was carried out, plus details of the design and technology behind the new site.