2011 - 2014

Project supervisor:


Project participants

ITS Leeds, Novay, DOCOMO,

Communications Laboratories Europe GmbH,

Queen Mary and Westfield College,

University of London,University of Leeds,

Eco2Win AB, LocatieNet, University of Twente

Gemeente Enschede, Viktoria Institute

Project team CTS: Eric van Berkum (Project supervisor)

Sander Veentra

PhD student:

Sander Veenstra



The yearly growth of personal mobility results in increasing safety, economic and environmental concerns. SUNSET alleviates these concerns by taking a new approach to urban mobility management using the latest ICT technologies. It is about cooperation by information sharing and provision of positive incentives between travellers, road authorities and other parties. The information is targeted on individual travel behaviour, and thus allows road authorities to fine-tune their transport policies and individuals to meet their personal objectives. The personalized approach can also help to alleviate other societal problems as social safety, social exclusion and even personal health. SUNSET uses four mechanisms:

The SUNSET consortium contains partners from the complete value chain: providers of location-based services, mobile operators, local authorities, green mobility solutions and well-known research centres. The consortium will design, build, implement, test and evaluate the application. This includes research on the effects of various incentives, on mobility-pattern recognition techniques by mobile applications, on community-building mechanisms in newly developed portals, and on the roles and influences of all parties involved.

Other members of the consortium: