Multimodal journey planner - IDOS
Topic of the practice
Intelligent Transport Systems
Good Practice Information
IDOS, a multimodal journey planner, demonstrates a good practice of Public Transport Multimodal Information System. IDOS is a door-to-door journey planner for the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It also provides other cross-border travel connections around Europe by bus and train. Traveller multimodal public transport information, planning and payment system are available in platforms for: 1) personal computers and networks, 2) PDA and smartphones, 3) Internet, 4) mobile phones (SMS, call centres).
It is one of the most visited in the country websites, recommended to be followed/to share knowledge and experience. Other features of it are easy orientation, user friendly applications. Users range from children to elders.
Evidence of success
IDOS was recognised as the Europe’s best multimodal planner 2012 in the EU’s First Smart Mobility Challenge competition, awarded by ERTICO. Results of the project include integration of all the schedules from PT operators (approximately 67M page views/month). Moreover, it is based on the functional system IDOS with 1.75M unique users/month.
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Annex completed on: 09-25-2013