SuperHub: Connecting mobility

We took advantage of the fact that we were in Barcelona for EVS27 to meet with several members of the SuperHub team. The SuperHub project (http://superhub-project.eu) was introduced in a previous newsletter but for the benefit of those who missed that issue,we will provide a summary description.

SUPERHUB (SU stainable and Persuasive Human Users moBility in future cities) is a multi-year project co-financed by the European Commission that involves 20 partners from a variety of fields, including transit and other transport agencies, telecommunications, academia and local government. Simply put, SuperHub is an open source platform and mobile app able to help a user plan customized urban routes by combining all mobility offers in real time.
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Seeking sustainable mobility

Traveling is always an eye opener. After several weeks on the road, we’re back with an even stronger conviction that MARCON’s new mobility model is the optimal way to a cleaner, more efficient and universally accessible transportation in the future. But we have also come to the conclusion that it not only can, but it must evolve to a financially self-sufficient and sustainable public transportation system. Governments cannot tax their citizens any more than they already are. Quite the opposite, governments must deliver better value to their citizens.
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