Smart cities – smart mobility: the impact of multimodal mobility services in the metropolitan area of Lisbon

Research output: ThesisMaster's Thesis

Abstract

The urbanization phenomenon brings great challenges to the cities and smart city's initiatives, for example smart mobility solutions, are being put in place as a strategy to mitigate the effects. With this study we intend to disclosure the current situation of the metropolitan area of Lisbon regarding smart mobility and multimodal mobility systems: with the development of the present work we gathered examples of smart passenger transport and multimodal solutions, acknowledge the level to which the citizens of the metropolitan area are aware of these solutions and committed to incorporate it in their daily lives and understood how the metropolitan area of Lisbon compares to other European cities regarding smart mobility theme. The methodology adopted was the analysis of an existent European dataset related to the preferences of the European citizens on emerging technology-based passenger transport solutions and the development of a survey custom made to the citizens of the metropolitan area of Lisbon. The results demonstrated the citizens of the metropolitan area of Lisbon are highly unhappy with the available mobility systems and use mainly the private car as transport mode and the importance of multimodal mobility systems were confirmed.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationMaster of Science
Awarding Institution
  • NOVA Information Management School (NOVA IMS)
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Neto, Miguel de Castro, Supervisor
  • Aparicio, Manuela, Supervisor
Award date14 Mar 2019
Publication statusPublished - 14 Mar 2019

Keywords

  • Smart city
  • Smart mobility
  • Multimodal mobility
  • Intermodal mobility
  • Smart citizens
  • Metropolitan area of Lisbon

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