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Intelligent Transport Systems in Hong Kong


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Intelligent Transport Systems in Hong Kong

  1. 1. Intelligent Transport Systems in Hong Kong Charles Mok Legislative Councillor (Information Technology) ITS Forum 2016 (17 Nov)
  2. 2. “Intelligent Transportation Systems Information and communication technologies applied to transport infrastructure and vehicles for improved mobility, safety, and sustainability
  3. 3. The possibilities are endless - ▸gather information about commuter travel and traffic habits ▸allows city planners and engineers to divert traffic to less congested routes ▸connected car technology and real-time traffic information ▸improve transport outcomes and traffic management such as transport productivity, safety, reliability, and reduced traffic congestion
  4. 4. 20.22 Billion$ Market for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) will grow from 12.7% Transparency Market Research (TMR) study, "Intelligent Transportation System Market—Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016-2024.” 57.44 Billion$ In 2015 to By year 2024 with a compound annual growth rate of
  5. 5. Where are we now? Transport Information System by Transport Department
  6. 6. Place your screenshot here E-ROUTING HK Govt’s own route search app for drivers
  7. 7. What can developers use? Available for free on HK government’s data portal - 12 items in transport: Journey time indicators Speed map panels Traffic snapshot images Traffic speed map Routes and fares of public transport MTR routes, fares and barrier-free facilities Electric vehicle charging station locations
  8. 8. In other cities First Second Last
  9. 9. In other cities First Second
  10. 10. What’s new in Hong Kong? Latest development
  11. 11. New Parking Meter System Trial Scheme BLACKGRAY ● 9 months trial in 4 areas from Oct 2016 ● Plan to renew all 9,800 parking meters from 2020
  12. 12. An update on Transport Information System It is expected to - ● integrate HKeTransport, HKeRouting and RTIS applications ● provide personalised traveller information to commuters by analysing Big Data and real time traffic information ● Using latest GIS tool, provide a visualisation of spatial data for better analysis of traffic-related decision making, review of transport demand and design of traffic improvement schemes
  13. 13. An update on Transport Information System It is expected to - ● Make data sharing among government departments and other organisations easy, thus conducive to developing value-added services by the private sector ● ensures that up-to-date security patches can be applied to safeguard the TIS
  14. 14. Install 400 Traffic Detectors to cover 80% of strategic routes More responsive to accidents Better Real Time Data Building up Big Data Better Apps
  15. 15. Across HK
  16. 16. “Smart City study launched - Can we use technology to solve problems, make informed decisions and embrace innovation?
  17. 17. What do we need? ▸ coordination of cross-department policies ▸ making available real-time traffic data from service providers ▸ data released in interoperable formats ▸ user’s and application developer’s active use of these datas ▸ updated laws that allow room for new intelligent products and services ▸ review the limitations of road and public transport system capacity
  18. 18. THANKS! Any questions? Facebook: Charles Mok 莫乃光