ITS Monday: Edition 7, 2020
This week’s small collection of curated content from the worlds of intelligent transport systems, smart mobility, and associated areas.
Stories on: Principles for new urban mobility, the trickiness of multimodal MaaS, dataviz of bicycle use in Melbourne, a map of the entire US food supply chain, and survey results about the effects to local business of encouraging the use of active transport.
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From the Centre for London, a politically independent think tank. This article posits 10 principles (emerging from research and practice) for a policy-led approach that employ ‘the harnessing of technology to enable active travel, public transport use, the cleanest vehicle technology and minimal use of private cars.’
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An opinion piece from Oliver O’Brien, on the struggle with the provider/regulator split, and the tendency to want to try and run a one-stop, closed shop, rather than true multi-modal, multi-operator apps/services. The situation he is particularly referencing is London, with mentions of the USA. But the concerns are, I think, universal.
O’Brien, by the way, was the dataviz architect of the excellent London Tube Heartbeat.READ THE ARTICLE
I’ve been sitting on this one for a little while. Since 2015 VicRoads have been using sensors to count the use of bicycles in Melbourne. The data is represented across a 7-page Microsoft Power BI data visualisation tools document. The good stuff is on pages 3–7.READ THE ARTICLE