Design & Innovation
The city of Ghent was a test zone during this project. Through its Open Data portal mobility data were published. The project group added new data to this from new, innovative traffic information sources such as thermal imaging cameras, a carpool system and even the weather. Based on this a dynamic ‘travel information service’ was developed. With this service, for 2 weeks 40 test subjects received information before the start of their journey on the different travel times per means of transport and route chosen. To indicate that many other applications are possible, Smart Mobility and the city of Ghent challenged students, developers, start-ups, etc. to get to work with the available data. A DYNAcity catalogue was developed.
Many people are still too often inclined to take the car while other alternatives are faster. If we can offer drivers real time personal travel information that links with real traffic situations, combined with an overview of all available alternatives, they can choose a combined mobility that avoids congested areas.
The result of this project consists of a roadmap for future dynamic urban mobility management: the necessary basic infrastructure, sources of information, approach and workable scenarios.
Dit project kwam mede tot stand dankzij de financiële ondersteuning van Agentschap Innoveren en Ondernemen
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