Reference Cases

Related modules Case Year Description Report
511-services for transport 2008 Case study on the 511 transport information service in San Francisco.

This report looks into the background of the deployment of 511 transport information services in the US. The content of the 511 transport information service in San Francisco Bay Area (SFBA) and the service network model applied with the SFBA 511 service in particular are described in this report.
Report [En]
Social Impact
Socio-economic impacts of meteorological information services 2007 Case study for the Finnish Meteorological Institute.

This research outlines the benefits of meteorological information services provided by the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI). The services provided either publicly or on a commercial basis are analysed from the viewpoints of transport, logistics, construction and facilities management, energy production and distribution and agricultural production. The main emphasis is on transport.
Report [Fi]
Social Impact
Benefits of meteorological service in Croatia 2007 Case study for DHMZ Croatia.

This research report looks into the benefits of hydrological and meteorological information services in Croatia. The benefits generated by the day-to-day services were investigated by beneficiary sector. Each sector was studied by different researchers. The methods used were multiple: literature reviews and statistics, expert interviews and workshops, and analytical, conceptual and qualitative model building and modeling of expected impacts.
Report [En]
Social Impact
Potential of a natural disaster warning system 2007 The research goal was to determine in which accident and normal circumstances a natural disaster warning system (Luonnononnettomuuksien varoitusjärjestelmä, LUOVA) could yield significant financial, health and environmental benefits. Report [Fi]
Social Impact
Impacts of Matka.fi journey planner service 2007 Matka.fi is an internet-based journey planner for long distance public transport. It facilitates the planning of trips and new trip alternatives. Matka.fi benefits bus and train operating companies as new passengers generate additional ticket revenues. The society benefits from better mobility of the citizens and from the decreased use of private cars, also resulting in a reduction of environmental costs. In this study these impacts were estimated based on statistical data and user questionnaire. Most impacts were also monetized. Report [Fi]
Databases
Evaluation of Digiroad road and street information system 2007 The objective of the work was to assess the utilisation of public sector data of road and street networks in information service provision and the data pricing principles. The work contained the socio-economic profitability of the Digiroad road and street network information system, user views on Digiroad, a nd the position of Digiroad in the markets. The work was carried out with the help of a literature survey as well as www surveys and expert interviews directed to the users of Digiroad and road haulage and logistic companies. Report [Fi]
Market and Foresight

Logistics
Pol-Corridor - IT Systems 2005 This report describes how generic freight architecture has been applied to international intermodal logistics process on a freight transport corridor (Pol-Corridor) between Nordic countries and the South-Eastern part of Europe. The objective has been to give approximative guidelines for the implementation of information systems, information exchange flows, and interfaces required by the overall Pol-Corridor concept. It covers the results of work package 6 in Pol-Corridor project - Design and Laboratory Implementation of Info-system for Pol-Corridor. Report [En]
Technical Feasibility

Mobilizing Business Applications 2005 A survey about the opportunities and challenges of mobile business applications and services in Finland.

The main questions for this research were: What is the current role of mobile solutions in business use? What are the major challenges to utilizing mobile technologies in business use? What are the most important (mobile) technologies in the short term and how will they evolve during 2005-2010? Where do the most promising new possibilities reside? These questions were approached by background research and interviews of persons involved in businesses developing or utilizing mobile services
Report [En]
Market and Foresight

User Needs

Intelligent transport services. User needs and transport policy goals 2003 This study was designed to investigate how important end users find different transport telematic services, how much they are willing to pay for them, and how mucc they would like the government to invest in developing these services. Report [Fi]