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October 22, 2018

TMaaS is looking for participants / Blog

The TMaaS research team is looking for people who want to participate in an interactive workshop. During the workshop we want to envision together with Ghentians and people who often (or occasionally) visit the city, how we can shape the TMaaS-digital information platform. We want to learn how we can offer interesting information if you are making […]

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September 20, 2018

Ghent wins Civitas Bold Measure Award for TMaaS project / Blog

Ghent receives a prestigious award for TMaaS project Our city has been recognised, alongside eight European towns and cities, for its innovative urban mobility strategy at the 2018 CITIVAS Awards ceremony in Umeå, Sweden. Ghent received the CIVITAS Bold Measure Award at this year’s Civitas Forum Conference for its Traffic Management as a Service (TMaaS) platform, based […]

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September 14, 2018

Breaking open the existing systems / Blog

Prof. Sidharta Gautama is a trained physicist. He is at the head of research within UGent into intelligent systems. This takes place under the umbrella organisation i-Know – the Innovation Centre for Intelligent Information Processing. i-Know carries out research into information management systems with a view to ensuring the conversion of these research results into […]

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September 14, 2018

Meet Kevin, our user interaction specialist / Blog

Fresh out of university, Kevin Sanders started his career with a research position at Meaningful Interactions Lab in Leuven. We’ve asked him to share with us what his ambitions are for the project and what insights he can already reveal. Meet Kevin Sanders, user interaction specialist at TMaaS, photo by Suzanne Hendrikse What are you […]

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August 28, 2018

Defending the rights of the passengers / Blog

Evelien Marlier studied sociology and communication management and then like so many others stayed in the beautiful city of Ghent. She first worked at TreinTramBus, where she coordinated campaigns aimed at promoting a sustainable transport mix . She elaborated different peer-to-peer projects with youngsters, students, elderly and physically disabled. It was here that she learned […]

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May 25, 2018

Ghent – Lahti, a tale of two cities / Blog

On May 24th we welcomed a delegation from the Finnish CitiCAP project, which, like TMaaS, focuses on smart city mobility. We had an interesting and useful meeting with our fellow project leaders from Lahti, which allowed us to compare both projects and to profit from a mutually beneficial knowledge sharing experience. TMaaS and CitiCAP are […]

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April 14, 2018

A day in the life of… / Blog

Meet Tim, who recently joined the ranks of Traffic Control Centre Ghent. Tim enjoys it when carefully planned actions and communications result in traffic running smoothly. Recently, one of Ghent’s busiest traffic hubs was closed for 24 hours for maintenance purposes, something that’s rarely seen! Let’s see how Tim and his team managed this adventure.. […]

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Evert Gellynck
March 14, 2018

Meet Evert, our traffic engineer / Blog

As a Traffic Engineer at Be-Mobile, Evert Gellynck is always on the lookout for new, innovative ideas and solutions. We’re curious to find out what Evert and his colleagues are up to this month! What are you working on right now? We’re making a long list of all the possible data streams that can be […]

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