Mobility Portal

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The Mobility Portal offers visitors of venues the best travel advice at that moment (real time), which they can immediately book online.

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What is the goal of the project?

Most of the visitors (and employees) of venues want advice in advance about their trip to this venue. The Mobility Portal offers visitors the best travel advice at that moment (real time), which they can immediately book online. For example available parking space, a train or bus ticket, a hotel room or a taxi. Visitors are also better informed and prepared for their journey, which can help to prevent traffic jams.

What is the result of the project?

A better experience for travelers to venues, without traffic jams or problems how to get there. Mobility Portal give advice about the best route to travel, along traffic jams and to the best reachable parking locations. Cities will benefit from Mobility Portal, because they have a tool to advice and guide travelers online and in advance of their journey. The Mobility Portal is for events at the ArenA area already up and running. We would also like other areas and venues to benefit from it.

Who initiated the project and which organizations are involved?

The project is initiated by BeSite and the Amsterdam ArenA, in cooperation with the city of Amsterdam. Also several service providers and other venues at the ArenA area are also connected.

What is the next step?

We want to connect more venues, more service providers and more (open) data connectors with relevant mobility data for travelers.

What can other cities learn from your project?

Most guidance programs give travelers advice during their trip, or when travelers arrive at the venue. We discovered that travelers are willing to follow advice in advance, but only if the advice is real time and extended. This is a big opportunity for the future. Now we can manage visitors in advance and online, instead of only at the place of arrival.

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Otto Fredriksson

Hi there!
We are a group of students from Lund University (Sweden), studying our Master in Information Systems. In one of our courses, we are doing a research about sustainable/smart cities in Europe and after reading about Amsterdam, the choice of city became easy!

By looking at this project, we see that you would fit very well in an interview about the smart city initiatives in Amsterdam from an entreprenoural point of view. We would be very grateful if you took your time to help us out answering our questions, which will take around 45 min - 1 hour.

If you would like a copy of our report when it is finished, we’ll gladly share it with you!

Please contact me as soon as possible and I will explain more:

Best Regards,
Cheng Ruijing
Fredrik Waldau
Otto Fredriksson
Rexhep Haliti