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Urban Public Transport Service Co-creation: Leveraging Passenger's Knowledge to Enhance Travel Experience

António A. Nunes, Teresa Galvão, João Falcão e Cunha
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Passengers benefit from rich real-time data tailored to their profiles, to ease their journeys and improve travel experience, in exchange for their own participation providing and validating information  ...  Each and every customer travelling on a public transport network has unique knowledge about the service operation as it unfolds.  ...  Acknowledgements This research work is being supported by the following projects: TICE -OneStopTransport project 13843 ("Desenvolvimento de um sistema de informação de transportes públicos multimodal dirigido  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.01.091 fatcat:jvnqkaezsnamvningxqjvsp4fy

Sixth sense transport

Nigel Davies, Manfred Lau, Chris Speed, Tom Cherrett, Janet Dickinson, Sarah Norgate
2012 Proceedings of the Twelfth Workshop on Mobile Computing Systems & Applications - HotMobile '12  
The need to conform to schedules leads to increased pressures for travellers and inefficiencies when these schedules cannot be met.  ...  Current travel plans, especially in Western cultures, are dominated by a strict notion of time.  ...  Key to our approach is the idea of using objects within the transport network, especially vehicles but also parcels and travellers themselves, as conduits for the flow of information.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2162081.2162093 dblp:conf/wmcsa/DaviesLSCDN12 fatcat:dgaemnjmyfcddad6saafol2uha

Tourism and the smartphone app: capabilities, emerging practice and scope in the travel domain

Janet E. Dickinson, Karen Ghali, Thomas Cherrett, Chris Speed, Nigel Davies, Sarah Norgate
2012 Current Issues in Tourism  
With a growing number of users and a wide variety of applications emerging, the smartphone is fundamentally altering our current use and understanding of the transport network and tourism travel.  ...  Based on a review of smartphone apps, this paper evaluates the current functionalities used in the domestic tourism travel domain and highlights where the next major developments lie.  ...  Real-time and place specific updates are especially valuable to the mobile tourist who can adjust travel plans accordingly.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13683500.2012.718323 fatcat:leiz2txr6zhzvjfxn7dlnuiwp4

Decision Oriented Intelligent Transport Information Platform Design Research – Case study of Hangzhou City

Xu Bin, Chen Xiaohong, Lin Hangfei, Yang Chao
2013 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Designing the structure of platform system based on change and sharing, intelligent transport simulation and transport information service.  ...  Above all, the introduction to intelligent platform design affords useful lessons to China  ...  By providing multi-level transport information service for the public to improve the quality of their travel.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.08.252 fatcat:6dfpxsjxavg4ji2ohuj3cxxt5y

Enhancing the experience of public transport users with urban screens and mobile applications

Marcus Foth, Ronald Schroeter
2010 Proceedings of the 14th International Academic MindTrek Conference on Envisioning Future Media Environments - MindTrek '10  
This paper provides the underpinning rationale for research that will be looking at how the real-time passenger information system deployed by the Translink Transit Authority across all of South East Queensland  ...  Public transportation is an environment with great potential for applying location-based services through mobile devices.  ...  Both approaches will exploit the real-time location information to add new value to social networking.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1930488.1930496 dblp:conf/mindtrek/FothS10 fatcat:lzcp376mqngezm5nvhkawxs33y

Guest Editorial: Special Issue on Quantitative Approaches to Environmental Sustainability in Transportation Networks

W. Y. Szeto
2015 Networks and Spatial Economics  
It is thus important to quantify and account for their effects when designing, planning, managing, and controlling transportation networks.  ...  Environmental sustainability is closely related to transportation, especially road networks, because vehicle emissions and noise damage the environment and have adverse effects on human health (Szeto et  ...  This issue would not have been possible without their constructive reviews and valuable advice.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11067-015-9296-4 fatcat:tgvbclgwnzczvp5dkajse65fk4

Smart Tourism: Concepts and Insights from Central Europe

Tomáš Gajdošík
2018 Czech Journal of Tourism: Journal of Masaryk University  
The paper adopts an exploratory multiple case study methodology, focusing on information technologies used by Central European tourists, willingness of data sharing and the use of the state-of-the-art  ...  Smart tourism describes the current stage of tourism development influenced by the evolution of information technologies and is becoming a promising way how to face the new market conditions.  ...  However, only a small share of the hotels uses eCRM, cloud computing, and none of the questioned hotels uses sensors in their own facilities or social network content sensors for real-time monitoring of  ... 
doi:10.1515/cjot-2018-0002 fatcat:fueibnvpjrgpdi2k4yfg5czysa

Urban Intelligence for Pandemic Response: Viewpoint

Lai Yuan, Wesley Yeung, Leo Anthony Celi
2020 JMIR Public Health and Surveillance  
In this paper, we provide an overview of city-level information, in combination with analytical and operational capacity, that define urban intelligence for supporting response to disease outbreaks.  ...  Reflecting on the COVID-19 outbreak that was first identified in Wuhan, China, we discuss the opportunities, technical challenges, and foreseeable controversies for deploying urban intelligence during  ...  Real time or near real time human mobility data during a pandemic is valuable since regional population movement may unmask abnormal behavior during a critical event.  ... 
doi:10.2196/18873 pmid:32248145 pmcid:PMC7159057 fatcat:ja3o3clxbrf3xg3lgniya4lrgq

Opportunities of Public Transport Experience Enhancements with Mobile Services and Urban Screens

Marcus Foth, Ronald Schroeter, Jimmy Ti
2013 International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence (IJACI)  
The Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence (IJACI) would like to invite you to consider submitting a manuscript for inclusion in this scholarly journal.  ...  Both approaches will exploit the real-time location information to add new value to social networking.  ...  for events, such as offering real-time arrival information and broadcasting upcoming stop name when travelling.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jaci.2013010101 fatcat:f6ecxsd23va4bpktaktdioxfua

The Development of Local Implementation Scenarios for Innovative Urban Transport Concepts: the NICHES+ Approach

Ivo Cré, Siegfried Rupprecht, Sebastian Bührmann
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The feedback of the cities at the end of the project showed that the exchange with peers from other European cities and the guidance provided by NICHES+ was highly valuable to better understand the innovative  ...  The implementation scenarios developed in the project provide a sound basis for the work of the local stakeholders to drive these processes forward.  ...  It may be useful to retain a mechanism for knowledge exchange i.e. a network of experts. This will be valuable in terms of moving towards an integrated mobility management concept.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.1108 fatcat:7gvdmbsc2zhk3gifaa4appoyw4

Review of Transit Data Sources: Potentials, Challenges and Complementarity

Liping Ge, Malek Sarhani, Stefan Voß, Lin Xie
2021 Sustainability  
The use of public transport data has evolved and rapidly improved over the past decades.  ...  This is complemented by an information management framework to enhance the use of data sources.  ...  [125] study the problem of estimating travel times on public transport buses with real-time traffic information.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132011450 fatcat:wtv4sf4utzhcldjaqgdazotbje

Design and Implementation plan of E-Tourism and Development: Sample Approach in KSA

Prakash Kuppuswamy
2013 IOSR Journal of Engineering  
Tourism has closely been connected to progress of Information Communication Technology for over 30 years.  ...  This paper deals with etourism, innovation and designing proposal suitable for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  ...  Moreover, real time information gains extremely valuable importance due to the stochastic, dynamic changes of the travel schedules of the various transportation modes.  ... 
doi:10.9790/3021-031143439 fatcat:rawgxw5tazghjgmvspl66pgtxa

Towards a Better Understanding and Behavior Recognition of Inhabitants in Smart Cities. A Public Transport Case [chapter]

Radosław Klimek, Leszek Kotulski
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
A method of analyzing selected elements of mobile phone datasets through understanding inhabitants' behavioral fingerprints to obtain smart scenarios for public transport is proposed.  ...  Such signals can originate from different sources and one of the most promising is the BTS, i.e. base transceiver station, an element of mobile carrier networks.  ...  Analysis of the graph shows that agents from 51 to 71 are traveling together using the public transport system. Agent 14 travels by car.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19369-4_22 fatcat:hklblbtgsrddnfhqvay4ktroa4

Mediatization of Tourism: New Trends and Tourist Attraction in the Online Space

2019 Media Education (Mediaobrazovanie)  
Digital media in modern conditions are among the most popular sources of information about tourist services and products.  ...  by presenting in virtual online space about the time spent on holidays.  ...  The use of tourist information posted in the online network space, has not only individual but also social consequences associated with the new trends of publicity of tourism, modernising practices for  ... 
doi:10.13187/me.2019.2.249 fatcat:ufzhveehrnfjpgx5wpmzgg4dyq

Urban Analysis and Smart Communities: An Approach to the Use of Technology in Everyday Mobility
Análisis Urbano y Comunidades Inteligentes: Una Aproximación al Empleo de la Tecnología en la Movilidad Cotidiana

Zurisaddai de la Cruz Severiche Maury, Ana Fernández Vilas
2015 Inge-Cuc  
This work presents a review of recent studies using information technologies for urban analysis and mobility in cities.  ...  The creation of smart communities is shown as a sustainable solution since they deal with various key aspects, such as traffic management and mobility, through the use of information technologies (ITs)  ...  For instance, some public transportation systems using smart cards do not register destinations and travel times; also, travel motivations are unknown, though sometimes they can be inferred by knowing  ... 
doi:10.17981/ingecuc.11.1.2015.01 fatcat:cb4lgfirmjcpdjswkmr6v72afu
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