Micael Malmberg of Kapsch
Urban mobility in today’s cities is evolving at a rapid pace. Cities are facing huge challenges on several fronts such as deteriorating air quality and increased congestion. Additionally, in this transitional period cities are also faced with the evolution of urban mobility, with new mobility services such as electric and connected/autonomous vehicles. This requires an urgent need for urban traffic management and integrated mobility.
Against this background, Kapsch is demonstrating live how comprehensive management of urban mobility is made possible with modal shift. Visitors will be shown how traffic management is integral to achieving the required reduction of transportation related emissions.
“We combine several solutions, such as real-time traffic, air quality information, parking and connected vehicle data into one platform,” says Micael Malmberg, VP and head of sales Northern Europe, Kapsch. “This covers all relevant requirements for personalised Mobility-as-a-Service that makes travelling cost-efficient, seamless, environmentally friendly and convenient.
“What we aim for is city mobility planning that is more adapted and sustainable for users, increased Mobility-as-a-Service quality, as well as improved traffic management centre operations. Traffic management is a key element of urban mobility and integrated mobility management will be key to enabling sustainable urban transport in the future. These elements combined will help protect the environment whilst making cities a better place to live,” Malmberg added.