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Soc. Sci. 2019, 8(2), 65; https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci8020065

Intermodal Mobility Hubs and User Needs

Apptec Ventures—FACTUM, Slamastrasse 43, 1230 Vienna, Austria
Received: 30 November 2018 / Revised: 1 February 2019 / Accepted: 1 February 2019 / Published: 20 February 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Public Transport and Social Psychology)
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Technological innovation in the mobility and transport sphere is still strongly aimed at vehicle- or infrastructure-based systems. Actual user needs in regard to accessibility and usability of the links between different transportation modes are usually addressed by standardized planning processes. In a row of four consecutive Austrian research projects, every element in the chain of intermodal routes was addressed, starting from the user-centered features of public transport stops in both urban and rural transport systems, to the planning tasks involved in providing demand-driven public transport. The current iteration focuses on establishing a typology of intermodal mobility hubs, including a differentiated view of the potential users of a multimodal transport system and their respective needs at the station. View Full-Text
Keywords: user need analysis; public transport; intermodal mobility user need analysis; public transport; intermodal mobility
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