Mobility

Way-finding and crowd sourcing

The conceptual idea that I have had in my head for a long time now would assist individuals with mobility issues in knowing what paths to take and the like to get to/from a fixed route bus stop, and could even be extended to travel in general regardless if it has to do with public transportation. The idea is a crowd-sourced application on mobile devices that allows someone to start relaying their position via GPS when ...more »

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Improve bus stop location accuracy via mobile apps

All pedestrian/transit navigation apps rely on accurate bus stop location information to provide good directions to users. For example, to tell a transit rider where to board a bus, the app needs an accurate location for the rider's origin stop. The problem is that many transit agency bus stop inventories have inaccurate position information for many stops. Therefore, a solution is needed to help improve the accuracy ...more »

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