Smart Transport

  • Michael BrownEmail author


Smart transportation is a vital piece of the smart city. This chapter discusses the importance of smart transportation in the safety, mobility, and environmental impacts on the smart city. It covers some of the important applications and technologies that make up a smart transportation system along with the standardization activities and issues surrounding this area.


Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) Connected vehicles Autonomous vehicles Information and communication technologies (ICT) Decision support systems Vehicle to everything (V2X) Vehicle to vehicle (V2V) Roadside unit (RSU) Dedicated short-range communication (DSRC) 4G-LTE communications Cooperative situational awareness Integrated corridor management systems (ICMS) Simple object access protocol (SOAP) Vehicle to pedestrian (V2P) Vehicle to infrastructure (V2I) Automated driving systems Cellular V2X (C-V2X) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Southwest Research InstituteSan AntonioUSA

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