Networking Transportation

Networking Transportation

Product No.: 17059
Date Published: 04/2017

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Networking Transportation looks at how the digital revolution is changing Greater Philadelphia's transportation system. It recognizes several key digital transportation technologies: 3-D printing, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, connected and automated vehicles, digital mapping, Intelligent Transportation Systems, the Internet of Things, smart cities, real-time information, transportation network companies (TNCs), unmanned aerial systems, and virtual communications. It focuses particularly on key issues surrounding TNCs. It identifies TNCs currently operating in Greater Philadelphia and reviews some of the more innovative services around the world. It presents four alternative future scenarios for their growth: Filling a Niche, A Tale of Two Regions, TNCs Take Off, and Moore Growth. It then creates a future vision for an integrated, multimodal transportation network and identifies infrastructure needs, institutional reforms, and regulatory recommendations intended to help bring about this vision.

Geographic Area Covered: The nine-county DVRPC region, which covers the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, and Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Mercer counties in New Jersey.

Key Words: Digital Revolution, Digitization, Platforms, Networks, Network Effects, Auto-Oriented Transportation, Active Transportation, Digital Transportation, Integrated Transportation, Multimodal Transportation, Transportation Networks, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Open Data, Data Sharing, Connected Vehicles, Automated Vehicles, Highly Automated Vehicles, Digital Mapping, Smart Cities, Connected Cities, Digital Cities, Intelligent Cities, Platform Cities, Internet of Things, Real-Time Information, Transportation Network Companies, Drones, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Virtual Communications, Scenarios, Philadelphia International Airport, 3-D printing, e-bikes, Electric Vehicles, Gondolas, Hyperloop.

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