Published on November 28, 2008
Bringing Information to Transportation With GPS Road Pricing
Growing transportation problems worldwide Crumbling Infrastructure Congestion Air Pollution
These pressing transportation problems are really symptoms … … Of a greater, fundamental problem
A lack of clear information
Without clear information… … bad things happen
Introducing SKY METER TM
Skymeter is a company that provides the GPS technology and services That enable innovative policies
We provide data for Pay-as-you-go Roads, Parking and Insurance
This is how it works
So what can Skymeter’s GPS data do for traffic management?
Skymeter brings accurate information in two forms: Travel Information Demand Information
With travel information you can…
Make Traffic Flow Maps With travel information you can…
With travel information you can… Do Origin-Destination studies
With travel information you can… Create Congestion Maps
… and much more Parking Use Time-Traffic Flow charts Heavy Vehicle Movement Maps Speed Maps Commute Maps Pedestrian Safety Studies Emissions Maps Traffic Animation Cycling Safety Studies Advertising Exposure Travel-time maps
Without any of this
Travel data can help traffic planners optimize their networks
Demand Information empowers transportation managers Travel Information helps transportation managers understand their networks better
Transportation is governed by economics
Economics is about supply and demand Supply Demand
Traffic planning so far has only focused on adjusting supply Supply
With Demand information Demand can be controlled With Pricing
Infrastructure can be used more efficiently
And the value of roadspace can be compared against other uses.
Thank you! Skymeter Corporation 101 College St., Toronto, CAN +1 416 673 8406 [email_address]
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