Smart Public Transportation for Smart Cities

6 Pages Posted: 17 Jun 2019

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Manohar Kumar

Uttaranchal University

Neha Kumari

Uttaranchal University

Suryanshu Tomar

Uttaranchal University

Tarun Kumar

Uttaranchal University

Date Written: March 15, 2019

Abstract

Public transportation is preferred by many people every day & plays a huge role in everyday life. But even when so much is dependent on public transportation, currently there is no system which makes this journey easy and convenient when you are in a new city. People face various problems while traveling to new cities as they have to book private transportation for which they have to pay a lot of amount compared to public transportation. So to provide the passengers a convenient way to travel, this system can be used. The Smartron provides path and fare information and expected arrival time of the public transports to the user’s smartphone. The user can be anywhere and with the help of the mobile application, the user can find out the public transportation, their arrival timings etc. which helps the user to take better decisions. It will make traveling cost effective. Also, other features like nearby bus stops is available in user’s application. This will reduce the inconvenience and provide systematic way to travel. So to provide the passengers a convenient way to travel, more cost efficient and user friendly, this system can be used. It will not only make traveling convenient but also reduce the traffic congestion which will lead to less pollution, cleaner & healthy environment. And it will help in improving the quality of living in the smart cities.

Keywords: Public Transport, Smart City, Smartphone, Android, iOS

Suggested Citation

Kumar, Manohar and Kumari, Neha and Tomar, Suryanshu and Kumar, Tarun, Smart Public Transportation for Smart Cities (March 15, 2019). International Conference on Advances in Engineering Science Management & Technology (ICAESMT) - 2019, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, India. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3404487 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3404487

Manohar Kumar (Contact Author)

Uttaranchal University ( email )

Arcadia Grant
Premnagar
Dehradun, 248007
India

Neha Kumari

Uttaranchal University ( email )

Arcadia Grant
Premnagar
Dehradun, 248007
India

Suryanshu Tomar

Uttaranchal University ( email )

Arcadia Grant
Premnagar
Dehradun, 248007
India

Tarun Kumar

Uttaranchal University ( email )

Arcadia Grant
Premnagar
Dehradun, 248007
India

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