Prototypes for validated and automatic mobility surveys with mobile devices

Dark red smartphone graphic with a bus in it. In addition, two graphs show the relationship between time and frequency and frequency and amount.

The objective of PROVAMO was to develop software prototypes for automatic travel mode identification with mobile devices such as smartphones or passive GPS trackers. 

The prototypes were validated in a field test under real-world conditions. Analysis of the data quality and the results of an online survey on user acceptance revealed both promising results and useful recommendations for future technology-based surveys. The project results were a major pillar of AIT’s solution for capturing travel demand with smartphones and Travel Mode Identification.