Smart Mobility in Smart Cities: Emerging challenges, recent advances and future directions

Soumia Goumiri, Saïd Yahiaoui, Soufiene Djahel

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The world is witnessing a vivid race toward developing advanced solutions to enable smart, fast, affordable and environment friendly mobility for Smart Cities inhabitants. This led to the emergence of the Smart Mobility concept, attracting significant attention from major actors in the mobility sector including policy makers and traffic authorities. Therefore, this survey paper presents an overview of Smart Mobility and discusses the main challenges associated with its key building blocks, parking and traffic management, traffic routing in addition to emissions and road safety implications. Then, the most important works that attempted to address these challenges are presented, and their strengths and limitations are analyzed. Finally, the lessons learned from this study and the most promising future directions to tackle these challenges are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)(In-Press)
Number of pages37
JournalJournal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations
Early online date13 Aug 2023
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 13 Aug 2023
Externally publishedYes


  • intelligent transportation systems
  • smart cities
  • smart mobility
  • traffic management system

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Software
  • Information Systems
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics


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