Many smart cities use technology to improve their public transport systems. With the goal of reducing reliance on private cars to reduce emissions, pollution and congestion, improve public spaces and boost convenience for citizens, they are using information systems that collect data about traffic, vehicles and usage of different modes of transports. This helps cities make public transport more efficient and accessible, which is drawing more people, especially the younger generation, to using it.
In this e-book, we take a helicopter view of smart cities and analyzing their impact on public transportation. We’ll explore key areas as follows: