WIT Press

Advanced Telecommunication Services For Urban Transport

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT980261

Volume

36

Pages

12

Published

1998

Size

1,087 kb

Author(s)

V. Galdi, L. Ippolito & A. Piccolo

Abstract

New solutions are necessary to reduce the high levels of accidents, congestion and pollution caused by today's ever-increasing traffic volumes. Advanced telematic applications can improve traveller support services, allowing citizens to make a better choice for their daily trips Tangible improvements are expected on indicators such as quality of service, travel times, number of accidents, regularity of public transport, and pollution. Moreover, sophisticated communication facilities should improve the competitive position of public transportation systems relative to others. In order to obtain this advantage it is important to keep pace with the development of the capabilities of mobile communication and information processing systems. In this paper we point out the re

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