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Mobility and Time Value

MoTiV

Mobility and Time Value

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Objectives: 

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.

Institution Type:
Institution Name: 
European Commission
Type of funding:
Lead Organisation: 

Zilinska Univerzita V Ziline

Address: 
Univerzitha 821
1026 Zilina
Slovakia
EU Contribution: 
€253,493
Partner Organisations: 

Coreorient Oy

Address: 
HEINJOENPOLKU 3 A 7
02140 ESPOO
Finland
EU Contribution: 
€223,828

Routerank Sa

Address: 
EPFL INNOVATION PARK BUILDING C
1015 LAUSANNE
Switzerland
EU Contribution: 
€215,972

Tis Pt, Consultores Em Transportes, Inovacao E Sistemas, Sa

Address: 
Rua Vilhena Barbosa 11
1000N/A285 Lisboa
Portugal
EU Contribution: 
€286,237

Inesc - Inovacao - Instituto De Novas Tecnologias

Address: 
RUA DE ALVES REDOL 9
1000-029 LISBOA
Portugal
EU Contribution: 
€311,551

Fundacio Eurecat

Address: 
Carrer Roc Boronat 117, 5 Planta
8018 Barcelona
Spain
EU Contribution: 
€312,943

European Cyclists' Federation Asbl

Address: 
RUE FRANKLIN 28
1000 BRUXELLES
Belgium
EU Contribution: 
€326,812
Technologies: 
Development phase: