Smart City Total Transport-Managing System

(A Vision Including the Cooperating, Contract-Based and Priority Transport Management)
  • Nguyen Dinh DungEmail author
  • Jozsef Rohacs
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 257)


Today’s nations are facing numerous challenges in transforming living environments in a way better-serving people’s demands of the future. The principal point in this transformation is reinventing cities as smart cities that combine their data, their resources, their infrastructure and their people to continually focus on improving livability while minimizing the use of resources. The usage data and sensor network is the primary characteristics of any smart city. However, just having data is not enough, data points themselves are only information. It is good to have, but hardly useful by themselves.

This paper gives a short overview of the concepts for transport management system in the smart city and proposes a new transport management approach that is contract-based and priority transport management. These methods allow to estimate and control traffic efficiently. Based on these concepts, the authors propose a new transport management system that is working as a single system. This proposed system has three layers: physical, info-communication and control generation. The system deals with four different classes of tasks: (i) handling the non-cooperative vehicle, (ii) traffic management based on the cooperative vehicle information, (iii) contract-based traffic management, (iv) priority transport management. Some benefits of implementing this system are also expected in this paper.


Smart city Transport system Intelligent transport management Contract-based transport management Priority transport management 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Budapest University of Technology and EconomicsBudapestHungary

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