Smart Mobility

What’s smart about sitting in traffic, missing your train? Urban mobility, however, can be smart, and increasingly it’s the person on the street making the difference. People fed up with congested cities, are innovating smart mobility with new mobile technologies and intuitive apps which integrate public transportation, better infrastructure, and car sharing. Plus, smart mobility puts green at the top of the list – whether it’s electric cars or more bike lanes. All in all, smart mobility solutions create less congestion, better access to public transport and cleaner air. Smart mobility – a good move for the future.

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Barcelona chooses smart mobility

Barcelona is famous as a smart city and a technology hub. That’s no accident. When Barcelona was in deep economic trouble not so long ago, it took a bold vision, inspired planning, and solid execution to transform the city. New smart mobility solutions are helping to solidify that success.

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Moving walkways in cities

09.03.2020

Moving walkways once graced World Fairs as futuristic solutions for cities, but focus shifted to moving up and down as skyscrapers got taller. Now as urban populations boom, planners need to address moving people through the city. Could the moving walkway be part of the solution? URBAN HUB finds out.

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Rediscovering train stations

08.01.2020

Because of growing environmental concerns – and clogged roads, poor parking, and airport queues – train travel is back on track as a leading mobility solution. As a result, many central train stations are being radically modernized to better perform their natural roles as essential urban hubs.

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Heavy-duty escalator beauties

09.08.2019

In an age that raises the bar on mobility solutions for urban residents with solutions ranging from self-driving taxis to e-scooters, one stalwart continues to keep people moving: the escalator. URBAN HUB looks at ten high-traffic escalators that urbanites rely on to rise to the occasion.

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Next level urban mobility

23.07.2019

As the world’s population increasingly settles in metropolises, urban public transportation needs a plan. Many mobility innovators are disrupting how we think about commuting in cities. Successful solutions will thrive on offering choices, many of them networked, electric, and shared.

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Futuristic transportation for cities

26.06.2019

Just as standardized containers revolutionized freight transport, a revolution in passenger transportation is coming. Futuristic solutions already in development will define urban mobility in the years ahead, especially if they can all work together to provide a seamless, stress-free user experience.

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Unusual urban pathways

05.06.2019

Urban planners and architects can’t afford to take a single square meter of urban space for granted. Not only can buildings and parks innovate and changes urban spaces, but also new ideas for sidewalks and bike paths. URBAN HUB sets out to investigate unusual pathways.

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