Using ICT Applications to Support Sustainable Development and Tackle the Barriers Related to Extensive Introduction of Electric Cars into Transport Systems—A Case Study Based on the Green Travelling Planner Tool

  • Grzegorz SierpińskiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


The article highlights the fundamental barriers and limitations which require changes in the pursuit of the goal of common use of electric cars. What has been proposed with reference to the example of the tool developed, i.e. GT Planner, is the (two-way) information transfer which can be used owing to ICT solutions to promote this travelling mode (case studies in European cities). It also drew attention to the current transport accessibility of city centre in relation to electric vehicles. In the conclusions, further action objectives to be oriented towards have been indicated as those which have the potential to extend the functionality of the tool described in the area addressed.


Electric vehicles Electromobility Travel planner Sustainable transport development Green travelling project 



The present research has been financed from the means of the National Centre for Research and Development as a part of the international project within the scope of ERA-NET Transport III Future Travelling Programme “A platform to analyze and foster the use of Green Travelling options (GREEN_TRAVELLING)”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of TransportSilesian University of TechnologyKatowicePoland

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