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Prototyping sustainable mobility practices: user-generated data in the smart city

Valdez Juarez, Alan-Miguel; Cook, Matthew; Langendahl, Per-Anders; Roby, Helen and Potter, Stephen (2018). Prototyping sustainable mobility practices: user-generated data in the smart city. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, 30(2) pp. 144–157.

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Although smart cities are now the subject of a growing literature, there is a paucity of research which considers how smart city projects develop on the ground. This paper begins to address this concern by exploring the development of a transport application, MotionMap, within the MK:Smart smart city programme. MotionMap aims to provide city-wide real-time transport information services. It is being developed through an ongoing dialogue sparked by the interaction of lead users and prototypes of a smart transport app. We draw on insights from Strategic Niche Management and social practice theories to explore how ‘smart’ might be integrated within and potentially transform the plurality of mobility practices that exist in cities.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2017 Informa UK Limited
ISSN: 1465-3990
Keywords: Transport; social shaping of technology; technology and innovation studies; open innovation
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Research Group: Design and Innovation
OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 48930
Depositing User: Alan Valdez Juarez
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2017 11:31
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2020 22:19
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