Special Issue "Smart Mobility for Future Cities"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 May 2019).
Assoc. Prof. Hussein Dia
Chair, Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, Deputy Director and Program Leader (Future Urban Mobility), Smart Cities Research Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
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Interests: smart mobility; intelligent transport systems; smart cities; smart infrastructure; transport modelling; infrastructure monitoring; transportation systems engineering
The 2020s are predicted to be a decade of transformation for urban mobility. There are at least six forces that are expected to disrupt the urban mobility landscape in the coming years. From self-driving vehicles and the sharing economy, through to vehicle electrification, mobile computing, the Internet of Things and Blockchain technologies, each of these trends is quite significant on its own. However, the convergence and coming together of their disruptive forces is what will create real value and provide smart urban mobility innovations. Once converged, they will enhance the travel experience for millions of people and businesses every day. Many questions remain though: How will the future of transport look with autonomous on-demand shared electric vehicles? Will personal ownership of cars decline, giving way to fleet-operated shared vehicles? Will mobility be offered as a subscription service? Are we edging closer to a vision of “zero accidents, zero emissions, and zero car ownership”? And how do we prepare for the coming transport revolution?
This Special Issue will comprise a selection of papers presenting original and innovative contributions to the advancement of smart urban mobility research in areas related to intelligent transport systems, advanced transport modelling and simulation, Artificial Intelligence and machine learning applications, autonomous urban mobility, and development of disruptive interventions and technologies that will enable step-changes in emerging and future modes of urban mobility. Papers selected for this Special Issue will be subject to a rigorous peer-review process with the aim of rapid and wide dissemination of research results, developments, and applications.
Associate Professor Hussein Dia
Manuscript Submission Information
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- smart urban mobility
- intelligent transport systems
- autonomous urban mobility
- transport modelling and simulation
- digital innovations in urban mobility
- future urban mobility systems