Laurien Godfroid

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24 10, 2019

Test with smart traffic flows on the Antwerp ring road

In the coming months, the Flemish Traffic Control Centre (part of the Agency for Roads and Traffic), BMW Group, Be-Mobile and MAPtm will be testing a new ‘smart tunnel service’ on the Antwerp ring road. This will help them assess whether they can distribute traffic in a dynamic and clever way between the [...]

26 07, 2019

Be-Mobile will enable traffic light priority for emergency services, public transport & logistics in the Netherlands

For several years now Be-Mobile and its Dutch subsidiary Flitsmeister have been closely cooperating with the Dutch government to improve traffic flows and enhance road safety all over the country. Together we are actively integrating C-ITS technology (Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems). This means that we enable vehicle-to-vehicle communication, vehicle-to-infrastructure communication and infrastructure-to-vehicle communication. Recently, [...]

24 05, 2019

Predicting the local weather with floating car data

In a new project, Be-Mobile aims to predict the weather on a very local scale using floating car data. To do this, we join forces with imec, Verhaert, Inuits, bpost and the Royal Meteorological Institute (RMI) of Belgium in the consortium Secure and Accurate Road Weather Services (SARWS). It is our common ambition [...]

19 03, 2019

How does traffic affect your organisation?

On 2nd February 2019 the Belgian business newspaper De Tijd / L’Echo launched the traffic jam report, a tool that allows individual drivers to calculate how much time they lost in 2018 standing still in the car, on their way to work and driving back home. The tool is fully based on our [...]

23 07, 2018

Traffic congestion on the rise in Belgium

In cooperation with Touring Mobilis (the Belgian national traffic information provider) and VRT (the Belgian national news service), Be-Mobile analyses traffic data in Belgium twice a year to detect traffic bottlenecks in the national road network. This is called our traffic jam barometer. Halfway through 2018, it is time for another analysis. Off-peak congestion [...]