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Publications Routes/Roads Urban Mobility

This page lists Routes/Roads articles of PIARC in the field of urban mobility. These publications are classified chronologically.

  • Singapore’s Expressways Management through ITS Solutions

    This paper aims to share Singapore’s experience in managing traffic condition along expressways using ITS. With technology advancement, various ITS systems were implemented along expressways /road to effectively optimise and manage traffic flow. These ITS systems collect valuable traffic data such as traffic volume, traffic speed, etc. through video analytics, and are integrated to provide various forms of use. Using these information, live infographics are developed to help officers in Operations [...]

  • Future of Transport Context in the UK

    In 2020, as part of its future transport strategy, the UK Department for Transport provided £90m to create four Future Transport Zones (FTZs) in key English regions. The FTZ programme provides real-world environments to form public private partnerships and implement innovative solutions between local councils, transport operators, key employers and travel hubs and universities. Each region is expected to develop Mobility as a Service (MaaS) platforms as well as other transport improvements.  [...]

  • Guidelines to Develop MaaS Services in Italy

    Mobility is called upon a transformation in order to adapt to new digital contexts and to make user’s travel experience as comfortable and accessible as possible. This mobility revolution has a name: Mobility as a Service (MaaS). MaaS consists of new mobility concept, which provides integration of multiple public and private transport services into a single service, accessible via mobile devices, thanks to a platform with multiple functions and a single payment system, capable of responding in [...]

  • The Road to Mobility as a Service

    In South Africa public transport dominates as the main mode of transport with the majority of commuters relying on the informal minibus taxi industry followed by bus and rail. In the 2020 National Household Travel Survey, data obtained revealed that about two-thirds (66.0%) of South African households use taxi services daily, followed by commuter bus (12.3%) and commuter rail (3%), (Statistics S.A 2020).

  • Efforts in MaaS Promotion in Japan

    In 2018, Japanese government positioned MaaS as a flagship project to drive the transformation toward the realization of «Society 5.0», a human-centered society that balances economic advancement with the resolution of social problems by a system highly integrating cyberspace and physical space (The 5th Science and Technology Basic Plan). In the government’s growth strategy «Future Investment Strategy 2018». Later, the realization of MaaS was set as an important pillar in the mobility field [...]