A Cycle Route Planner Mobile-App for Dublin City

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Title: A Cycle Route Planner Mobile-App for Dublin City
Authors: Gavin, MauriceGhosh, BidishaPakrashi, Vikramet al.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10905
Date: 28-Feb-2012
Online since: 2019-07-12T10:36:23Z
Abstract: In a road network, cyclists are the group exposed to the maximum amount of risk. Route choice of a cyclist is often based on level of expertise, perceived or actual road risks, personal decisions, weather conditions and a number of other factors. Consequently, cycling tends to be the only significant travel mode where optimised route choice is not based on least-path or least-time. This paper presents an Android platform based mobile-app for personalised route planning of cyclists in Dublin. The mobile-app, apart from its immediate advantage to the cyclists, acts as the departure point for a number of research projects and aids in establishing some critical calibration values for the cycling network in Dublin.
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: Irish Transport Research Network
Keywords: CyclingRoute planningMobile-appCycling networkGIS
Other versions: http://www.itrn.ie/index.php?page=itrn-2011-proceedings
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Irish Transport Research Network Annual Conference (ITRN2011) Energy & Transport Programme & Proceedings
Conference Details: ITRN2011: Irish Transport Research Network Annual Conference, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, 31 August -1 September 2011
Appears in Collections:Mechanical & Materials Engineering Research Collection

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