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Cityway is a computing services company specialized in information systems for transport. Subsidiary of the group Transdev (international public transport operator), CItyway employs 130 people. Within the framework of the project OPTIMOD Cityway has developed a database merging real time road and public transport information in a coherent way. From this database Cityway has developed traveler services (real time route planner and smartphone application).

Role In The Project

WP4 leader “Traveller Information services”, Cityway also plays a role in the implementation of the personal travel assistant (multimodal real-time navigation smartphone application) in two cities (Lyon and Torino). Cityway introduces dynamic carpooling and web2.0 data as well. Cityway develops the communication gateway with car navigating systems, and participates in WP2 with standardisation works (transport database, interfaces) and in WP1 with the introduction of web 2.0 data.

Key contributions

Cityway’s contribution will focus on:

  • Introduction of Web2.0 and dynamic car pooling in multimodal database (technical feasibility, uses case, developments and tests)
  • Interface specification and development of interface between trip planner and car in board systems
  • Development and experimentation of multimodal trip planner in two cities Lyon and Torino