Day by day the number of vehicles on roads is growing, increasing also the number of accidents, traffic jams and carbon dioxide emissions. For this reason, the European Union has adopted an action plan for improving urban mobility where the public transport is the main key. To present day, solutions as special bus lanes, electrical and hydrogen buses and rail-guided buses have been tested and implemented in several cities as London and Madrid. In this article an automated stopping system for electrical buses is presented. Stopping system have been implemented by the AUTOPIA program on an electric minibus and tested on a private circuit with satisfactory results.

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Published on 01/01/2011

Volume 2011, 2011
DOI: 10.1109/cpe.2011.5942256
Licence: CC BY-NC-SA license

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