Top 10 Reasons why The Netherlands is leading the future of mobility

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Last week we hosted The Future Of Mobility Workshop at the SmartCities NY ’18 Conference where we demonstrated how The Netherlands is the leader in smart, safe and sustainable mobility.

We divided the participants into 5 workgroups to speak with the industry leaders like Goudappel, Deloitte, TWTG, RAI / Intertraffic, Yazamtec, OC Mobility, 2GetThere, TomTom & Atos, Delivery-bike, Lumiguide to demonstrate Dutch solutions on themes “Future Mobility Planning”, “Smart Parking”, “Autonomous First And Last Mile Solutions”, “Urban Data And Smart Mobility Solutions”, & “Green Mobility”.

To see the video summary visit: https://youtu.be/HzDvvjSaOZk

There were 60 participants attending the workshop to learn from the experts and showcase why The Netherlands offers a rich ecosystem of world class suppliers, knowledge institutes and service providers. From design, architecture, car and equipment manufacture through to innovative new technologies and green smart mobility solutions.

Did you know:

1. The Dutch were the first to map the world in the Middle ages... TomTom Dutch company delivering over 550,000,000 (yes, 550 million) data points per day

2. The Netherlands is the only country in which real autonomous vehicles move people among normal traffic

3. With over 90,000 EVs charged every day, the Netherlands operates one of the world’s largest and most advanced charging infrastructures.

4. KPMG and Roland Berger named the Netherlands global frontrunner in Future mobility (prepared for Autonomous driving, disruptive tech)

5. NL is the only country in the world that facilitates multimodal trip planning with one chip card

6. >90% of the chips in your car, cellphone are produced on a machine built in the Netherlands/Brainport Eindhoven by ASML

7. In the Netherlands the world’s first shockwave reduction project, which applies car2x communication in ‘normal’ traffic, was introduced on a highway that is equipped with cooperative roadside units (WiFi-P)

8. The Netherlands is one of the safest countries in the world with the most bicycles fully integrated bicycles in the mobility system

9. The Netherlands has the most cost efficient public transport

10. The Dutch automotive sector employs 55,000 people, most of whom work in the ancillary supply domain.

The Future of Mobility Conference was organised by AMSiXL and Brainport Eindhoven

For more information about upcoming future mobility workshops contact me at: tom@tapp.nl


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