Este artículo está también disponible en / This post is also available in: Spanish According to the World Health Organization (WHO), traffic crashes are responsible for 1.35 million deaths worldwide. Traffic fatalities are an avoidable public health crisis that particularly impacts low- and middle-income countries. How can technology save lives? The CDC (Centers for … [Read more...] about VíaSegura: Digital technology for improving road safety
In the area of road freight transport an increasing gap between policy formulation and the underlying policy objectives is becoming apparent. This in turn leads to undesired outcomes and can create specific challenges for the enforcement authorities (e.g. 5% enforcement rate). The current discussion on big data in transport and its promise for a move towards digital governance … [Read more...] about Big Data and ITS for improving the governance of road freight transport
If you could hop on any bus, train, tram, metro, bicycle, taxi, ferry, car-share, rental car, etc., for a single monthly fee, how much would you be willing to pay? And more importantly, would you be willing to give up car ownership? That’s the experiment happening right now in Helsinki, Finland, and the early results are very promising, including a 25% increase in the use of … [Read more...] about Mobility as a Service (#MaaS). How to “Plug In”. Finland case.