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Pre-study of Data Sharing for Demand-Responsive and Public Transport System-of-Systems (SHARP)

Reference number
Funding from Vinnova SEK 294 000
Project duration September 2018 - April 2019
Status Completed
End-of-project report 2018-02014.pdf (pdf, 1939 kB)

Purpose and goal

The purpose has been to improve the efficiency, robustness and attractiveness of shared urban mobility by facilitating better real-time integration between fixed public transport services and demand-responsive taxi services. The pre-study has had the goal of investigating a well-defined case with potential for a full-scale project. Public transport disruption management through cooperation with taxi services has been identified as an interesting area for further development.

Expected results and effects

The stakeholder discussions, literature review and data analysis indicate that a system-of-systems that involves taxi and public transport is a promising approach for managing disruptions in public transport. Further research is needed to develop business models for disruption management based on SoS in a Swedish context. Further work should also be directed towards a pilot study.

Planned approach and implementation

The approach used to answer the research question consists of three main parts: (1) stakeholder roundtable discussions, (2)literature review, and (3) analysis of public transport and taxi data. The approach and implementation have been successful. The pre-study did not manage to attract representatives from the taxi industry to the stakeholder discussions. For a full-scale project, a consortium should include at least one such partner to ensure that the developed system is useful and valuable for all involved actors.

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Last updated 20 December 2019

Reference number 2018-02014

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