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Public Transport in the Era of ITS: The Role of Public Transport in Sustainable Cities and Regions

  • Xavier Roselló
  • Anders Langeland
  • Francesco VitiEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic book series (STTT)

Abstract

Transportation is one of the most pervasive activities in any society or economy, since it enables the movement of people and goods from where they are to where they wish or they are planned to be. Among other transportation services, public transport systems contribute to a large share of the movement of people and therefore have an extremely important socio-economic role. Having a paramount importance for the quality and the stability of any socio-economic system, public transport planning, design and operations contribute to the equilibrium and the sustainable evolution of any region.

Keywords

Public Transport Smart City Modal Share Private Vehicle Public Transport System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xavier Roselló
    • 3
  • Anders Langeland
    • 2
  • Francesco Viti
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.University of LuxembourgLuxembourgLuxembourg
  2. 2.University of StavangerStavangerNorway
  3. 3.Autoritat del Transport MetropolitàBarcelonaSpain

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