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An Open Multimodal Mobility Platform Based on Distributed Ledger Technology

  • Robin Lamberti
  • Christian Fries
  • Markus Lücking
  • Raphael Manke
  • Niclas Kannengießer
  • Benjamin SturmEmail author
  • Mikhail M. Komarov
  • Wilhelm Stork
  • Ali Sunyaev
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11660)

Abstract

The current challenges of many mobility solutions are based on an extremely fragmented booking system with complex service layers. A cross-company and user-friendly exchange of information and offers from different mobility providers is often not possible. Against this background, Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) has the potential to revolutionize the existing mobility sector and enable completely new business models. Thus, we present a distributed mobility platform, which is valuable for a variety of mobility services. In contrast to conventional platform approaches, the data management of our infrastructure is distributed, transparent, and cost-efficient. By prototypically implementing the concept, we can demonstrate its technical feasibility and at the same time demonstrate that the introduction of our distributed mobility concept will benefit both the supply and demand sides of public transportation.

Keywords

Blockchain Distributed Ledger Technology Mobility as a Service Multimodal transportation 

Notes

Acknowledgements

Part of this work has been carried out in the scope of the project COOLedger which is funded by the bilateral funding program “Helmholtz-RSF Joint Research Groups”. In Germany research is funded by the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres (Project No. HRSF-0081), in Russia research is supported by the Russian Science Foundation (Project No. 19-41-06301).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Embedded System and SensorsFZI Research Center for Information TechnologyKarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods, Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany
  3. 3.National Research University Higher School of EconomicsMoscowRussia
  4. 4.Institute for Information Processing Technologies, Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany

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