The Design, Calibration, Application of Traffic Speedmap for Ride Scheduling

Telematics Wire
Chong Kok Seng, Evgeny Makarov
Published on:
Apr 1, 2021
Image credit: SWAT Mobility

In recent years, we witnessed a gradual paradigm shift in personalized transport services from private vehicle ownership to mobility as a service application (MaaS). A MaaS provider operates a fleet of vehicles that ferry users from their pick-up locations to their drop-off locations at a time of their choosing. To achieve efficient vehicle utilization and overall economies of scale, a MaaS service typically employs a routing and scheduling algorithm to pool a number of users who are headed in similar directions at mutually compatible timings.