Improving Passenger Flow and Crowd Management With Technology and Innovation

Roch Muraine

Global Sales Director, Vertical Market - Transport at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Session Description

Navigating Crowds with Ease: The Role of Innovation in Improving Passenger Flow and Crowd Management

Roch Muraine, leading the Transportation, Energy & Utilities sector at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise globally, also chairs UITP’s Information Technologies and Telecommunications Committee. With a background in Computer Science and Telecommunication, Roch’s insights on enhancing passenger flow and crowd management through technology were shared at the Smart Transportation Conference 2023. In this blog, we delve into his visionary perspectives that are shaping the future of smart transportation.

Improving passenger flow and crowd management within the realm of transportation is a pivotal pursuit, aiming to optimize occupancy levels and enhance passenger experiences. In the quest to offer the most comfortable journeys, public transport operators and authorities are harnessing a range of technologies and tools. These innovations not only measure passenger flow at stations and within vehicles but also involve the development of cutting-edge analytics and algorithms dedicated to refining this essential aspect of the commuter journey.

In line with this endeavor, the UITP (International Association of Public Transport) has established a dedicated working group to delve into the intricacies of passenger flow and crowd management. This collaborative effort serves as a platform to gather key insights and share best practices within the industry. As a testament to their commitment, UITP has unveiled an exhaustive study, shedding light on the strategies, technologies, and solutions employed to tackle the challenge of managing passenger flow efficiently.

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