The Smart/Connected City and Its Implications for Connected Transportation

This white paper describes smart/connected cities and outlines their potential for interfacing with the emerging connected transportation environment. Its aim is to lay the foundation for defining steps that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Connected Vehicle Program should take to identify and exploit opportunities to help ensure that connected vehicles and connected transportation fulfill their potential to improve safety, mobility and environmental outcomes in a complexly interdependent and multimodal environment. This paper describes such an environment in terms of a smart/connected city.

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KGL

Kuwait & Gulf Link Transport Company (KGL) is a highly focused group of companies, with regional interests in Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM). The company commands a network of specialized Business Units that promote efficient and effective B2B and B2G logistics related services to its customers in the Middle East. KGL Supply Chain Management (SCM) services are complemented with a range of Car and Equipment Rental and Leasing, Passenger Transport Services, Information Technology, Project Management, Technical Services, Real Estate and other Adjacent Businesses. We operate through a portfolio of highly integrated subsidiaries and affiliates to offer comprehensive services to our customers in the Middle East, Africa and beyond. KGL expansion is based on a carefully planned corporate strategy that relies on its core competencies and sustainable growth plans.

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