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Galileo-Enhanced MOTIT: an electric scooter sharing service for sustainable urban mobility

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Project "G MOTIT" data sheet

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 Coordinator Country United Kingdom [UK]
 Project website
 Total cost 1˙288˙525 €
 EC max contribution 947˙717 € (74%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.2.1.6. (INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP - Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies – Space)
 Code Call H2020-Galileo-2014-1
 Funding Scheme IA
 Starting year 2015
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2015-01-01   to  2017-03-31


Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    PILDO LABS WESSEX LTD UK (WIMBORNE DORSET) coordinator 320˙425.00
2    CLEM' FR (NEUILLY SUR SEINE) participant 265˙405.00
3    GOING GREEN SL ES (MADRID) participant 209˙387.00
4    Fundación Creafutur ES (Sant Cugat del Vallès) participant 98˙125.00


 Project objective

Causing peaks in pollution, wasted time and noise nuisance, traffic jams are one of the greatest challenges to overcome for the majority of large cities around the world. It’s a problem that affects the richest countries and developing countries alike, and the possible solutions are as slow to put in place as they are difficult to enforce. Moreover, the reduction of global greenhouse gas emissions is one of the major challenges of the 21st century. These facts highlight the need of efficient and environmentally sustainable urban mobility services that do not generate CO2 emissions and ease traffic congestion. Within this context, an innovative service has been developed in order to solve mobility problems in the city of Barcelona and potentially major metropolitan areas in Europe. MOTIT is a unique and innovative electric scooter sharing service, in which users may pick up and drop off vehicles wherever and whenever they want. MOTIT allows users to reserve a scooter with their smartphone, and some minutes before the start of the trip he receives a notification on his smartphone with the position of the vehicle assigned. Vehicle positioning performance is key for the success of the service, since the user is informed on where to pick up his vehicle based on this source. During initial pilot operations, supported by European Commission R&D funding , GPS-based solution (embedded on the tablet device of the vehicle) has proven not to be a reliable solution because of: • Lack of availability in certain areas of the city (deep urban) • Positioning errors, and therefore misleading scooter location information to user Therefore, G-MOTIT project aims to overcome these problems by developing and integrating an EGNSS-based location technology. The location solution will be validated both functionally and operationally through a small-scale demonstration in Grand Paris region.


List of deliverables.
Detailed Use Case definition Documents, reports 2019-07-23 08:30:33
Project website and social networks Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2019-07-23 08:30:33
Communication materials Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2019-07-23 08:30:33
Market analysis report Documents, reports 2019-07-23 08:30:33
Pilot service description Documents, reports 2019-07-23 08:30:33
Impact assessment report Documents, reports 2019-07-23 08:30:33

Take a look to the deliverables list in detail:  detailed list of G MOTIT deliverables.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2015 Marti Jofre (Pildo Labs Wessex), Santiago Soley (Pildo Labs), Jordi Ortuño (Barcelona City Council)
Advanced positioning service for smart mobility applications
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Proceedings of 22nd ITS World Congress, Bordeaux, France Annual 2019-07-23

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