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Evaluation Methods and Results for Intermodal Mobility Applications in Public Transport

  • Ulrike StopkaEmail author
  • Katrin Fischer
  • René Pessier
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9733)

Abstract

Against the background of changing social values towards resource efficiency and environmental benefits today’s mobility is lived less as an alternative choice between different modes of transport, but rather in their intermodal combination during a trip. The increasing diversity of mobility services is combined by the users under very pragmatic aspects in order to get from A to B as fast, reliable, convenient and cost effective as possible.

Within the scope of the research project “Dynamic Seamless Mobility Information” (DYNAMO) conducted by a consortium of different public transportation, service developing and IT companies as well as scientific institutions such as the Technische Universität Dresden a comprehensive prototype of an intermodal mobility application was developed between 2013 and 2015. The scientific monitoring and evaluation of this process will be presented in the following article.

Keywords

Mobility information Mobile application Intermodal services Public transport Evaluation methods User requirements Operating concepts 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Technische Universität DresdenDresdenGermany

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