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A Survey of Technologies and Recent Developments for Sustainable Smart Cycling

Franklin Oliveira, Dilan Nery, Daniel G. Costa, Ivanovitch Silva, Luciana Lima
2021 Sustainability  
Besides the sometimes obvious benefits of adopting bikes for transportation, technologies around the Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm have been advocated as important supportive tools to boost smart cycling  ...  Actually, new technologies can be exploited to improve the efficiency of bike paths and parking spots, while reducing accidents and enhancing the cycling experience of the users.  ...  In short, the discussions in this article are centered on three major research trends: smartphone-based cycling, IoT-bikes and connected e-bikes.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13063422 fatcat:yneerfrhtna6fpa4ntuq5podwm

Integration of vulnerable road users in cooperative ITS systems

Johan Scholliers, Marcel van Sambeek, Kees Moerman
2017 European Transport Research Review  
C-ITS will be integrated in vehicles and can also become available for VRUs, either as an application on a smartphone or as a dedicated device, which can be integrated in the VRU's vehicle.  ...  Methods This paper starts with a literature overview on research related to safety applications using communication between vehicle and VRU, and an analysis of the different use cases for C-ITS for VRUs  ...  , and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12544-017-0230-3 fatcat:6gkdwjrhu5ay5o4i5bmvx3zzwi

Smart mobility: A survey

Ricardo Faria, Lina Brito, Karolina Baras, Jose Silva
2017 2017 International Conference on Internet of Things for the Global Community (IoTGC)  
This research has been supported by FCT -Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, within the Project Scope: UID/EEA/500009/2013.  ...  This system consists of an Android software running on cyclists' smartphones, and a server that receives requests from those smartphones.  ...  [38] propose a system based on Programmable Intelligent Controller microcontroller that evaluates the traffic density using IR sensors and XBee transceivers.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iotgc.2017.8008972 fatcat:gmoypynz5jd5dcf5yzuv6nwcxe

Electric bicycles, next generation low carbon transport systems: A survey

Lorenzo Stilo, Diana Segura-Velandia, Heinz Lugo, Paul P. Conway, Andrew A. West
2021 Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives  
This survey showed how respondents expressed a desire for a more intelligent, secure and adaptive e-Bikes.  ...  A B S T R A C T Electrical assisted bicycles (e-Bikes) represent an emerging sustainable mode of transport for future smart cities.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported by grant "The BioEngine: a Ford eBike motor control system" funded by the Ford Motor Company University Research Programme (URP) and UK Engineering and Physical  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trip.2021.100347 fatcat:wmepvkdownc65fo7rmxo5wk3yi

Recommendations for actions concerning supporting ITS developments for VRUs

Dick Mans, Ioannis Giannelos, Ricardo van Breemen, Menzo Rood, Anne Silla, Pirkko Rämä, Johan Scholliers, Oscar Martin Perez, Kerry Malone
2017 European Transport Research Review  
Conclusions 1) A wide range of different type of measures directed to different stakeholders is needed 2) Focus should be on facilitating the implementation of the 13 main recommendations, 3) Benefits  ...  to improve the safety, mobility and comfort of vulnerable road users.  ...  , and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12544-017-0237-9 fatcat:gkb3eqkebvbovkqp4xfvdzj37e

Integrating Big Data into a Sustainable Mobility Policy 2.0 Planning Support System

Ivana Semanjski, Rik Bellens, Sidharta Gautama, Frank Witlox
2016 Sustainability  
By means of a real-life example, we demonstrate the applicability of such a big data integration approach to smart cities planning process.  ...  It is estimated that each of us, on a daily basis, produces a bit more than 1 GB of digital content through our mobile phone and social networks activities, bank card payments, location-based positioning  ...  The founding sponsors had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, and in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su8111142 fatcat:glqvwmyg7bcz3ftdve7in2ju5q

Revealed Preference Methods for Studying Bicycle Route Choice—A Systematic Review

Ray Pritchard
2018 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
One fundamental aspect of promoting utilitarian bicycle use involves making modifications to the built environment to improve the safety, efficiency and enjoyability of cycling.  ...  This systematic review seeks to compare the relative strengths and weaknesses of the empirical approaches for evaluating whole journey route choices of bicyclists.  ...  A larger study in Brighton, UK equipped a fleet of 35 e-bikes with a smartphone and power assistance sensors in a so-called Smart E-bike Monitoring System (SEMS) [67] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph15030470 pmid:29518991 pmcid:PMC5877015 fatcat:ke4wfhhwond23oabxcwhi53avy

Enhancing Vulnerable Road User Safety: A Survey of Existing Practices and Consideration for Using Mobile Devices for V2X Connections [article]

Nishanthi Dasanayaka, Khondokar Fida Hasan, Charles Wang, Yanming Feng
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Later, it presents the design considerations for a cellular-based Vehicle-to-VRU (V2VRU) communication system along with potential challenges of a cellular-based approach to provide necessary recommendations  ...  The emerging technology, Cooperative Intelligent Transportation System (C-ITS), has the proven potential to enhance road safety by enabling wireless communication to exchange information among road users  ...  Acknowledgment The first author acknowledges the scholarship support from the Queensland University of Technology.  ... 
arXiv:2010.15502v2 fatcat:4udozzwkvveuxnpjbcvgfw454q

iBikeSafe: A Multi-Parameter System for Monitoring, Evaluation and Visualization of Cycling Paths in Smart Cities Targeted at Cycling Adverse Conditions

Franklin Oliveira, Daniel G. Costa, Luciana Lima, Ivanovitch Silva
2021 Smart Cities  
Therefore, this article proposes a comprehensive multi-parameter system based on multiple independent subsystems, covering all phases of data collecting, formatting, transmission, and processing related  ...  paths, eventually supporting choosing more appropriate routes.  ...  In [12] , the authors focused on sensing the infrastructure conditions of cycle paths, using micro-controllers and sensors attached to bikes to identify imperfections on the surface of the cycle paths  ... 
doi:10.3390/smartcities4030056 fatcat:7ssax7combdxlj6hrqht6tcqfu

An Exploratory Physical Computing Toolkit for Rapid Exploration and Co-Design of On-Bicycle Notification Interfaces

Markus Rittenbruch, Ronald Schroeter, Florian Wirth, Florian Alt
2020 Proceedings of the 2020 ACM on Designing Interactive Systems Conference  
An exploratory physical computing toolkit for rapid exploration and codesign of on-bicycle notification interfaces.  ...  However, it was noted that adjusting to an appropriate volume on a bike can be challenging, given that cyclists are exposed to varying environmental conditions and road noise.  ...  An Android smartphone mounted to the cycling simulator is the link between the gadgets and the controller. The connection between smartphone and server is made using its integrated WiFi-protocol.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3357236.3395534 dblp:conf/ACMdis/RittenbruchSWA20 fatcat:5vk32zrdzvhufkgeqqsqsulmh4

Starting Movement Detection of Cyclists Using Smart Devices [article]

Maarten Bieshaar, Malte Depping, Jan Schneegans, Bernhard Sick
2018 arXiv   pre-print
This article presents a human activity recognition approach to detect the starting movement of cyclists wearing smart devices.  ...  Smart devices can be used to detect intentions, e.g., an occluded cyclist intending to cross the road, to warn vehicles of VRUs, and prevent potential collisions.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work results from the project DeCoInt 2 , supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) within the priority program SPP 1835: "Kooperativ interagierende Automobile", grant number  ... 
arXiv:1808.04449v1 fatcat:mhzdncmra5dwzeqvm5epmxsntm

Development of a Bike-Sharing System Based on Pedal-Assisted Electric Bicycles for Bogota City

David Florez, Henry Carrillo, Ricardo Gonzalez, Max Herrera, Ronald Hurtado-Velasco, Martha Cano, Sergio Roa, Tatiana Manrique
2018 Electronics  
Such methodology starts with the development of an on-board-computer (OBC) in order to characterize bike-users by collecting a rider's data in real-time.  ...  controller (FOC).  ...  Acknowledgments: We acknowledge the contributions of undergraduate students Oscar Javier Barragán Becerra, Nicolás Barrantes and Carlos Serrano, and to the mechanical engineer Julian Alvarado.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics7110337 fatcat:qaxasxtq7rcu3hxco4g72x64vm

A Literature Review of Emerging Research Needs for Micromobility—Integration through a Life Cycle Thinking Approach

Daniel L. Marques, Margarida C. Coelho
2022 Future Transportation  
Micromobility is an increasingly attractive option, particularly over short distances. Walking, biking, and other modes of transport, such as e-scooters, are gaining popularity.  ...  This paper provides a literature review of the most recent research on micromobility-related topics.  ...  When applied to an e-bike with a battery, this aims to consume the least amount of energy while remaining precise and flexible on error control.  ... 
doi:10.3390/futuretransp2010008 fatcat:zsqxnsudcfaotmpsbhqurfidgu

Road Safety and Vulnerable Road Users - Internet of People Insights

Bruno Fernandes, José Neves, Cesar Analide
2017 Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems  
However, problems like crowding, traffic accidents or crime are still to be unscrambled.  ...  Researchers have been setting their focus on improving the quality of life of the human being, especially at large urban centres.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work has been supported by COMPETE: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-007043 and FCT -Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia within the Project Scope: UID/CEC/00319/2013.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006359303110316 dblp:conf/smartgreens/FernandesNA17 fatcat:rnxmyrntm5ea3nmjpabarpxtfi

A Reference Architecture for Mobile Crowdsensing Platforms

Herbertt B. M. Diniz, Emanoel C. G. F. Silva, Thomas C. C. Nogueira, Kiev Gama
2016 Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems  
Thanks to smartphones, citizens can act as smart sensors collecting city data in what is being called mobile crowdsensing (MCS).  ...  With the intention of offer a straightforward and easy-to-follow reference architecture, this paper presents an approach that employs off-the-shelves components for the construction of an MCS platform  ...  Crowdsensing system, alerting to the cyclist that he is close to an accident point and the other report problems with cyclists by crowdsensing information with markers on the map.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0005837606000607 dblp:conf/iceis/DinizSNG16 fatcat:ituapzw5jrdwnchb4seukbw274
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