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The success of a train station, and its image, is heavily influenced by the ability to handle passenger flow smoothly and efficiently. Documentation of movement patterns is crucial for greater processing efficiency, increased revenue and improved traveler experience. Rail passenger transport has grown considerably during the last decades. Parallel to... View Article

The MetroCard will eventually see its final swipe. The iconic plastic card is projected to be replaced with preferred smart devices or wearables in the not-too-distant future. According to a study by Juniper Research, the amount of people utilizing contactless ticketing with wearables or mobile devices will approach 300 million... View Article

Traffic jams often come from shock waves that start when someone hits their brakes. The faster the traffic, the bigger the gaps, and the more abrupt the braking. The effect of breaking works its way back down through the traffic, and the many stops have a reinforcing negative effect on the queue, which ultimately causes even more congestion.

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Urban Mobility

How are we moving people from point A to point B?
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In India, public transport, motorcycles, rickshaws and private cars have been the primary modes of transport. However, in the last few years, due to a major growth in the average mobile app usage, there is an upsurge in taxi and rickshaw-hailing apps. The growth is mainly driven by the increased use of smartphones and this is changing the way smartphone users’ travel within the cities, but the main question is – will this growth in mobility apps redefine the urban transportation landscape in India?