Especially in large cities, finding a Parking space can extend the driving time with the car significantly. At the Research Lab for Urban Transport in the Frankfurt University for Applied Sciences has started a research project with the help of this search time will be integrated into navigation Apps.
by Daniel Schleidt
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"the missing information, how long will it take to find a Parking space, the attractiveness of the car compared with other means of transport higher than it actually is," says Tobias Hagen, Professor of Economics and Quantitative methods at the University, the Board of Directors of the research group. Using the Tracking data makes it easy to find a Parking lot and from the outset in the travel time are included.
in Addition, the researchers want to determine also data for better transportation planning. The Federal Ministry of transport supports the project with 1.5 million euros. It runs until June 2023.Updated Date: 08 July 2020, 06:19