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Intelligent mobility

Digital technology has radically changed our travel habits and created smarter ways of getting around. New services are beginning to emerge, from real-time traffic information to route calculation and more economic means of transport. Get an insight into intelligent mobility initiatives in the In Movement blog.

Mehdi Moussaïd and the wisdom of the crowd

14.06.2019
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Mehdi Moussaïd, a researcher at the Max Planck Institute in Berlin, has been studying crowd behaviour for 12 years, mainly trying to understand the logic behind pedestrian mobility. Mehdi Moussaïd is part of a small but growing group of specialists. With unkempt hair, greying temples, a small goatee and lively eyes hidden behind rectangular glasses,…

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Nudging finds fertile ground in the mobility sector

05.03.2019

This behaviour-modifying technique is increasingly used to address mobility issues. Imagine you’re driving down the road when all of a sudden a pedestrian crossing appears hovering in the distance. Instinctively, you slow down. You don’t know it, but those rectangular white stripes are a 3D trompe l’oeil image. This is an example of a nudge.…

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