ITS for Safer Environment of Vulnerable Road Users and Public Transport

With more and more vulnerable population in Taiwan recently, more advanced information and communication technologies (ICT) have been applied in improving the vulnerable road users’ life and in public transportation. Some phenomenon and trends were summarized in this paper, and the ICT equipment in Taiwan recently, is also introduced. In the past, car users and related applications are the most important role in the development of intelligent transportation. However, the concept of humanity has been paid attention. The human-oriented awareness has gradually replaced the car-centered policies nowadays. Therefore, this paper would propose a design form user perspectives referring to some mobile applications which have been applied nowadays. Besides, some critical problems and suggestions are proposed in the end. Finally, safer environment for vulnerable users should have 3Es, an environment with easy, education, and engineering. That is, an environment which is friendly, accessible, and offers affordable ICT equipment and facilities (Easy), has the vulnerable understand the operation of facilities and devices (Education). Besides, complete infrastructure designs, and technology assistances should be created (Engineering)

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    • Abstract used with permission of ITS Japan. Paper No. 3251.
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    ITS Japan

    Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • Chang, S K Jason
    • Huang, Yi-Syuan
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  • Publication Date: 2013


  • English

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 11p
  • Monograph Title: 20th ITS World Congress, Tokyo 2013. Proceedings

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  • Accession Number: 01538684
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9784990493981
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 26 2014 3:27PM