S-Mile Visualizer Tool as a Solution to Support Local Authorities in Smart Cities

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Abstract

This article addresses a concept of a data visualisation tool developed to analyse the functioning of a transport system and the elements linked with the system. Using data presentation technologies based on interactive thematic maps will enable precise analysis of how the system works, identification of issues and interdependences as well as determination of patterns observed in the travels currently made and transport services rendered. The deliverables of an international project referred to with the acronym S-mile, implemented under the ERANET Transport III programme, included a data visualisation tool named S-mile Visualizer Tool. It will allow for graphical presentation of global data of the chosen area, pertaining to the split of goods transport, road traffic conditions, technical condition of road infrastructure and distribution of transport-induced pollution. The tool may provide assistance to infrastructure administrators and local authorities.

Keywords

Freight transport planner Smart cities Local authorities Sustainable transport 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The present research has been financed from the means of the National Centre for Research and Development as a part of the international project within the scope of ERA-NET Transport III Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chains Programme “Smart platform to integrate different freight transport means, manage and foster first and last mile in supply chains (S-mile)”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of TransportSilesian University of TechnologyKatowicePoland

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