Timeliness is at the heart of public transportation. Riders are most satisfied when the transportation arrives on time and takes them where they need to be on time. IoT sensors can report bus, tram, subway, or any other public transportation status in realtime. Riders can now use websites and apps to check on where their ride is currently, what time it will arrive, and even suggest route or vehicle alternatives.
These transportation monitoring systems need a reliable cellular connection, otherwise the system loses the ability to report in realtime.
Personal Commutes and Travel
Through IoT mapping technology, commuters can receive updates on traffic conditions, weather, expected time to their destination, and alternative routes. The ability to receive real time updates on these conditions is the most impactful aspect of this IoT connectivity. Location can also be tracked through sensors placed in trains, rideshare vehicles, buses, and any other transportation unit. These location updates allow riders to plan their travel more effectively and make adjustments more quickly.
IoT technology is being developed that will allow vehicles to detect dangerous road conditions, impaired drivers, and complicated traffic patterns. Then, the cars will be able to alert the driver of these conditions. Some of these capabilities already exist. But advancing technology will make it more common and more precise.
Connecting your fleet management system with IoT technology and connectivity will save costs, reduce your company’s ecological footprint, and improve driver safety.
SIMON IoT provides transparent pricing and a user-friendly data portal to make our IoT connectivity your best option for improving your transportation management process and moving your business forward.