Mobility is key to the development of smart cities. New cities aim to reduce traffic and, thus, lower the environmental impact and the level of CO2 emissions. Investing in sustainability-oriented public and private transport leads to reduced pollution and a better quality of life for the citizens.
As part of Horizon 2020, a European Union research program, several urban mobility objectives have been set, “The fundamental objective of this challenge is to achieve a European transport system that is more efficient in the use of resources, that is respectful of the climate and the environment, and that works safely and seamlessly for the benefit of all citizens, the economy and the society”.
In this regard, the International Conference on Sustainable Smart Cities and Territories (SSCt2021), to be held April 27-29, 2021, will present exciting research on Smart Cities and all the factors that determine their status as smart.
Among other activities, there will be a Workshop on Smart Mobility for Smart Cities (SMSC), which will discuss the use of smart agents in Smart Cities, addressing issues related to smart architectures, urban simulations, smart infrastructure, smart transportation, open data, smart mobility and transportation, smart vehicles, integrated smart grids, smart traffic system operations, among other aspects of interest that are of great relevance and related to the theme of the workshop.
Smart mobility will continue to astonish us with developments adapted to the needs of each city and its residents. Technology plays a fundamental role, connectivity allows to collect and analyse data on mobility patterns in real-time, and to propose strategies and solutions adapted to the circumstances of any given moment.