Urban Mobility and the Smartphone

  • ID: 4465305
  • Book
  • 224 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Urban Transportation and Mobile ICT: Mobility, Travel Behavior, and Public Policy analyzes the impacts of the massive diffusion of mobile information and communication technologies (ICT) on individual transportation behaviors, while also examining the transportation industry and urban planning public policy. The book provides the definitions of emerging concepts, such as connected mobility, connected places, and shared modes, while also presenting a systematic and rigorous analysis of the changes triggered by the diffusion of mobile ICTs. In addition, it examines the implications for transportation and land-use planning research and policymaking.

Users will find this work a benchmark on which changes in a mobility system can be assessed and anticipated.

  • Synthesizes existing research into one reference, providing researchers and public policymakers with a clear and complete understanding of the underlying drivers of change
  • Analyzes numerous case studies throughout Europe, North America and China - as well as key African, South-American and South-East Asian cities
  • Provides insights for researchers and practitioners looking to engage in "smart cities” and "smart mobility” discourse
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1. Introduction 2. Changes in Mobility Behavior 3. New Mobility Services 4. Using Cell Phone Data To Understand Travel Behavior and Transportation Systems 5. Public Policy Implications 6. Developing Countries Impacts and Challenges 7. Conclusion

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Aguilera, Anne
Anne Aguilera is Deputy-Director and Senior Researcher at the French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Network. Her work focuses on the relationship between information and communication technologies, lifestyles, and travel behavior. She has more than 50 published papers and book chapters in mobility behavior and patterns, and her work has been published in Elsevier's Journal of Transport Geography and Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.
Boutueil, Virginie
Virginie Boutueil is a Researcher in the City Mobility Transportation Lab at Ecole des Ponts ParisTech. She researches mobility socioeconomics, transportation economics, electric and shared mobility solutions, mobility behavior, and mobility services.
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