A cooperative framework for Universal Basic Mobility System: Mobility credits approach

Milos Mladenovic, Montasir M. Abbas, Claudio Roncoli, Sanaz Bozorg Chenani

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Development of integrated mobility and traffic management strategies is an important aspect of the ongoing transition of urban mobility systems. Extending from existing credit schemes, this research presents a system design and evaluation of a framework based on the principle of Universal Basic Mobility. In particular, using premises of long-term cooperation and hierarchical self-organization, the system design includes user-based Mobility Credits interrelated with Priority Levels. To complement the cooperation framework, system architecture is formulated in line with the distributed ledger technology. The proposed framework is tested using web-based interaction in the form of stated-preference experiment. Results are analyzed through statistical distributions and a discrete-choice model of user decision-making within the proposed framework. This research concludes that this framework could nudge uses towards reciprocity and altruism in their travelling behavior. In addition, experiment participants have provided a range of comments related to positive features, potential for failure, and further development. Finally, the paper ends by raising several implications for wider citizen participation in the integrated mobility system design and evaluation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 2019 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC)
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-7024-8
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2019
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventIEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems - Auckland, New Zealand
Duration: 27 Oct 201930 Oct 2019
Conference number: 22

Publication series

NameProceedings of the IEEE international conference on intelligent transportation systems
ISSN (Electronic)2153-0009


ConferenceIEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems
Abbreviated titleITSC
CountryNew Zealand


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