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Mobility and Time Value

Mobility and Time Value

Objective

The “Mobility and Time Value” (MoTiV) addresses emerging needs and perspectives on Value of Travel Time (VTT), a relevant research area particularly valuable to decision-makers, transportation planners, engineers, and economists in the context of projects aiming at enhancing transportation infrastructure.

MoTiV main goal is to contribute to advance research on VTT by introducing and validating a conceptual framework for the estimation of VTT through a European-wide data collection. The data will be gathered through the MoTiV smartphone app, which combines and integrates in an innovative way features from a multi-modal “journey planner” and an “activity/mobility diary”. At a conceptual level, the project introduces a new definition and methodology for the estimation of VTT based on the value proposition of mobility. This approach allows exploring emerging views of VTT that consider not only its economic dimension, but also motivations, preferences and behaviours linked to the broader concept of individual well-being.

The project will therefore extend current knowledge on VTT at theoretical and technological levels. A European-wide behavioural and mobility dataset will be made available to the scientific community to stimulate further research on the topic.
In addition to decision-makers, transportation planners, engineers, and economists, and other actors engaged in mobility and transportation projects, the results of the project are expected to contribute to the development of new mobility services and to the extension of existing applications for informed travellers. MoTiV will as well provide a direct value to the end user by allowing to easily track, understand, and re-evaluate individual mobility and travel decisions, with the aim making best use of one’s own time in line with personal motivations, preferences, and lifestyle.
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Coordinator

ZILINSKA UNIVERZITA V ZILINE

Address

Univerzitna 8215/1
010 26 Zilina

Slovakia

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 253 492,50

Participants (6)

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COREORIENT OY

Finland

EU Contribution

€ 223 828

EUROPEAN CYCLISTS' FEDERATION ASBL

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 326 812

FUNDACIO EURECAT

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 312 943

INESC ID - INSTITUTO DE ENGENHARIADE SISTEMAS E COMPUTADORES, INVESTIGACAO E DESENVOLVIMENTO EM LISBOA

Portugal

EU Contribution

€ 311 551

ROUTERANK SA

Switzerland

EU Contribution

€ 215 972

TIS PT, CONSULTORES EM TRANSPORTES, INOVACAO E SISTEMAS, SA

Portugal

EU Contribution

€ 286 237

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 770145

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 November 2017

  • End date

    30 April 2020

Funded under:

H2020-EU.3.4.

  • Overall budget:

    € 1 930 838,75

  • EU contribution

    € 1 930 835,50

Coordinated by:

ZILINSKA UNIVERZITA V ZILINE

Slovakia