Wednesday, December 5, 2018
About the Webinar
The last installment of the BRT Planning Guide Webinar series will present key recommendations for ITS design for BRT Operations for transport officials and public administrations. With the integration of “smart city” technologies in BRT systems, our hosts will discuss fleet monitoring and bus management systems, fare collection, and user information. Lastly, they will review the critical phase of tendering, contract management, implementation, operation, and long-term maintenance and exploitation.
About the Presenters
Giorgio Ambrosino is the Director of MemEx, an independent engineering company specialised in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), Urban Passenger Transport, Integrated Mobility Services, City Logistics and Smart City supporting a large number of European, Regional and Local Authorities and Transport Executives. For over 30 years Giorgio has been involved in planning, design, implementation, operation and evaluation of wide number of projects like, among the others: Real Time Passenger Information Systems, Bus fleet control and monitoring, Integrated Ticketing system, Shared mobility platform, Access control and Parking systems, etc. As technical coordinator, Giorgio has participated in several European projects funded by R&D programmes and Regional Cooperation Initiatives. Giorgio is author of numerous technical papers and co-editor of different books on the above aspects.
Saverio Gini is a Senior Project Manager at MemEx. His expertise in the ITS sector includes electronic ticketing and the definition of innovative solutions and services for public transport and mobility (i.e. AVM, infosystems, etc.). His activity concerns the definition of user needs, management of the public tender and/or contracting of supply, testing and support in system’s deployment and launching. He is involved in the MemEx R&D activities and in international cooperation programmes (VII FP, PSP-ICT, Interreg, H2020). He is currently responsible of ITS supporting action to CIVITAS Destinations sites and responsible of Toolbox design in H2020 CIPTEC project.