Smart Mobility in Smart City

Action Taxonomy, ICT Intensity and Public Benefits
  • Clara Benevolo
  • Renata Paola Dameri
  • Beatrice D’Auria
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Information Systems and Organisation book series (LNISO, volume 11)


Smart City is a recent topic, but it is spreading very fast, as it is perceived like a winning strategy to cope with some severe urban problems such as traffic, pollution, energy consumption, waste treatment. Smart City ideas are the merge of some other more ancient urban policies such as digital city, green city, knowledge city. A Smart City is therefore a complex, long-term vision of a better urban area, aiming at reducing its environmental footprint and at creating better quality of life for citizens. Mobility is one of the most difficult topic to face in metropolitan large areas. It involves both environmental and economic aspects, and needs both high technologies and virtuous people behaviours. Smart Mobility is largely permeated by ICT, used in both backward and forward applications, to support the optimization of traffic fluxes, but also to collect citizens’ opinions about liveability in cities or quality of local public transport services. The aim of this paper is to analyse the Smart Mobility initiatives like part of a larger Smart City initiative portfolio, and to investigate about the role of ICT in supporting smart mobility actions, influencing their impact on the citizens’ quality of life and on the public value created for the city as a whole.


Smart city Smart mobility Digital city Benefits ITS 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Clara Benevolo
    • 1
  • Renata Paola Dameri
    • 1
  • Beatrice D’Auria
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Economics and Business StudiesUniversity of GenovaGenoaItaly

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