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MaaS: What is it and how does it relate to Public Transport?

30 October, 2019

maas public transport

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) transforming our public transport Lately, the concept of “MaaS” is on everyone’s lips, but what exactly is it? According to UITP, “Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is the integration of, and access to, different transport services (such as public transport, ride-sharing, car-sharing, bike-sharing, scooter-sharing, taxi, car rental, ride-hailing and so […]

How to avoid saturation of public transport?

20 March, 2019

saturation public transportation counterest

The importance of knowing and managing the increase in demand The large metropolises are in a key situation because they must ensure an efficient and sustainable public transport to its inhabitants. 53% of the world population already lives in urban areas and it is expected that this figure will rise to 67% by 2050. That […]

Europe promotes multimodal transport

14 September, 2018

Multimodal Transportation European Mobility Week

  European Mobility Week 2018 will take place on 16-22th September. Organized by the European Commission, the campaign promotes more sustainable, safe and healthy mobility habits such as walking, biking, public transportation and electric vehicles, to improve the quality of air and reduce pollution. This year, the theme is multimodal transport, in which we’ll deepen […]

Counterest has won the Innovation in Mobility Prize

18 July, 2018

MobiliCat 2018 awards

Last Wednesday 6th June, Counterest received the Innovation in Mobility Prize for its Passenger Analytics‘s solution. The software developed to track passengers and Origin-Destination journeys already allows public transport operators and authorities to understand real passenger demand and to plan and provide the adequate public transport services.   The magazine MobiliCat edited by the Association of Municipalities for Mobility and Urban Transport (AMTU) […]

TRA Vienna 2018: A Digital Era for Transport

13 April, 2018

Counterest as SME Instrument beneficiary has been invited to TRA Vienna 2018

Public transport solutions for society, the economy and the environment   TRA Vienna is just three days away and we can’t wait to take part in the Solution Workshop. SME Instrument companies and large corporates will debate in participatory World Café style on how to solve future challenges in transport and mobility and how large corporates […]

We’re attending IT-TRANS 2018

8 February, 2018

  We’re happy to announce that we’ll be attending the IT-TRANS – International Conference and Exhibition 2018, this March in Karlsruher, Germany.   We’ll be at stand # J3, presenting our Passenger Analytics Solution for public transport operators and authorities.   Counterest provides advanced passenger counting and Origin-Destination modelling so operators and authorities can understand real demand […]

Innovating to create a sustainable public transport network

21 June, 2017

  Today we share with you how public transport operators and authorities can experiment an increase in revenues by using our Passenger Analytics solution, with people counters for buses, trains, stations and WiFi Tracking.   Nowadays, public transport services are being planned according to past information collected during short-specific periods, while actual demand is in […]

Counterest’s new passenger counter

4 April, 2017

  Counterest‘s passenger counter It’s already available, and has been designed specially for vehicles, being more precise and robust. Moreover, we’ve just equipped the first buses, and we’ve the new counters prepared for the next installations. 3D Time-of-Flight Passenger Counter Passenger counter installed in a bus door Other news Retail New dashboard functionalities… We’re going to London […]

7 benefits of using People Counters and Passenger Analytics in public transport

11 January, 2017

Understanding passengers through people counters and WiFi tracking

  Thanks to people counters and innovative technological solutions like WiFi tracking, urban areas will ensure efficient and sustainable public transport systems. In this post we will see 7 outcomes of using our Passenger Analytics tool.   The world’s population is increasingly city-based: 53% of it currently lives in urban areas and by 2050 this […]

What is the best way to know passengers behavior?

10 November, 2016

mobility studies to understand passengers and optimize public transportation

Maybe you use public transportation to go to work every morning or go to the city center on the weekends. Have you ever been stopped by a ticket collector? Have you ever filled in a questionnaire of a public transport operator? Have you noticed a small sensor above a door in a public transport vehicle? […]