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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.

Should taxi services be overhauled?

19.07.2019

In early 2019, the strike by Madrid taxi drivers led to an incredible drop in road traffic in the Spanish capital. This phenomenon should prompt stakeholders to rethink mobility models. What if the solution to congested city centres was simply getting rid of taxis? Eliminating them altogether is rather too radical an idea, but updating…

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Enrico Durbano, an Italian take on green mobility

27.06.2019

As General Manager of Eco-Compteur, Enrico Durbano heads a medium-sized business in Brittany that has become the global leader of an industry it created: counting pedestrians and cyclists. This activity is essential in justifying and developing green mobility. At first, the lyrical accent makes you wonder if you’re really talking to the director of a…

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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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