News on Mobidot

Mobidot joins Partnership Talking Traffic

September 18, 2018

Mobidot has joined the Dutch Partnership Talking Traffic. Through the Partnership, Mobidot wants to develop and unlock new ITS services and accelerate the national roll-out of new functions for cyclists such as automatic green request at traffic lights. More information here.

New Dutch datasource on personal mobility behaviour

July 1, 2018

In a joint initiative with Kantar and DAT.Mobility, Mobidot has launched a new data source for mobility behavior: the Dutch Transport Panel (NVP). We are building a representative panel of at least 20,000 Dutch people. Their mobility is continuously recorded accurately. We combine this mobility information with relevant background characteristics. The NVP offers a unique, large-scale and up-to-date database of personal transport behavior in the Netherlands. Read more info here.

EMPOWER toolkit launch

June 4, 2018

Mobidot and her project partners successfully concluded the European Horizon2020 research project EMPOWER . The EMPOWER toolkit was launched with all the results of the project. The toolkit offers a range of practical guidelines, case studies and tools to reduce conventional car use by stimulating sustainable transport choices.

Mobidot GDPR-ready

February 13, 2018

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply as of 25 May 2018. Because we consider privacy and good data management to be important, we have appointed a data protection officer and have updated our privacy policy .

Trappers app released

April 1, 2017

For our business partner NFP we developed the dedicated Trappers app to register bicycle travel behaviour. Trappers works for employees and employers as part of the Trappers programme to reward use of bicycle in commuting.

Spitsfietsen launched

September 1, 2016

We started the bicycle stimulation project Spitsfietsen in the Dutch city region Zwolle - Kampen. In this project cyclists are rewarded when they take the bicycle in their commuter trips during rush hour. In the project we work together with our partners Goudappel Coffeng and Campagne. The project is part of the Dutch mobility management program Beter Benutten and financially supported by the Dutch province of Overijssel.

We bussen launched

July 27, 2016

In the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant the initiative We bussen has been launched. We bussen stimulates car users to experience the bus as travel alternative during congestion hours. Mobidot has developed the We bussen App and manages the technical service. We bussen is an initiative of the province of Noord-Brabant and the PT-operators Arriva and Hermes in collaboration with the Dutch ministry of infrastructure and environment.

Mobidot presents herself to IMMA commissioners

March 15, 2016

Mobidot presented herself together with her partners on the IMMA show & tell business market IMMA. IMMA is a Dutch qualification for government funded demand-side mobility management projects in the Netherlands. We are very pleased with the publicity for our innovative solutions and services.

Mobidot qualifies for IMMA

December 18, 2015

Mobidot successfully qualified with her partners for IMMA. IMMA is a Dutch qualification for government funded demand-side mobility management projects in the Netherlands. IMMA is one of the ITS themes of the ministry of transport.

Dutch Fietstelweek (bicycle count week) exceeds all expectations

September 21, 2015

The first Dutch bicycle count week (Nationale Fietstelweek) has exceeded all expectations: we tracked bicycle behaviour of over 55000 people.

Third year kick-off of a scientific study assessing the quality of mobility tracking via the Smartphone.

April 6, 2015

For the third consecutive year we started a two wave, three week data assessment study under 300 respondents to assess data acquisition quality of smartphone-based mobility sensing. The project is executed in close collaboration with the University of Twente and CentERdata.


Launch of the Sesamo App for panel-based mobility monitoring

February 1, 2015

Sponsored by Sensor City Assen Mobidot released a new tool called Sesamo to the App store and Google Play today. Sesamo is specifically designed to support high-quality panel-based mobility research. Read more on Sesamo.


Mobidot co-initiator of the first Dutch national Fietstelweek

November 20, 2014

Bicycling is a healthy and sustainable mode of transport. Together with the Dutch cycling association, Keypoint consultancy, Beaumont communication and NHTV university of applied science, Mobidot has taken the initiative to organise a large scale monitoring study of Dutch cycling behaviour. Mobidot will provide the 'measurement' App and the data analysing infrastructure for this project. De bicycle count week will be organised in the week of 15 until September 22 2015.

More info: www.nationalefietstelweek.nl


Mobidot wins prestigious award for their innovative mobility solutions

Oktober 27, 2014

Today Mobidot received out of the hands of mrs. Neelie Kroes the Paul Nouwen stimulation award for innovative mobility.

More info: www.paulnouwenaward.nl



Routes App launch

Oktober 1, 2014

Supported by the Dutch province of Gelderland Mobidot in collaboration withMoop Mobility has released Routes to the App store. Routes is a smart travel assistance App and daily personal travel logbook. The App is for free.

More info: www.verkeerskunde.nl


Mobidot award winner 'Anders op Weg'

April 15, 2014

Mobidot has been elected as winner of an innovation contest to reduce traffic bottlenecks in the Dutch Utrecht area. The winning concept, called Greenowl, is proposed by a consortium consisting of Mobidot, Fourcelabs and Plan to Behaviour. Greenowl is a mobility game App that challenges people to travel CO2 neutral on the basis of their actual travel behaviour. Greenowl targets employers and their employees. Greenowl will be further developed in the near future. Greenowl is supported by Economic Board Utrecht, the province of Utrecht and U15, which represents 15 large employers in the Utrecht region.

More info: Anders Op Weg website or Verkeersnet


SMART app launched in Enschede

November 9, 2013

Better accessibility of the city and the region. And not only by large investments in asphalt. On the initiative of the municipality of Enschede an innovative, sustainable and cost-effective solution is launched to influence travel behaviour in a positive way: the SMART app.


Mobidot featured on CORDIS website of European Commission

March 20, 2013

As spin-off of the successful EC FP7 research project Sunset, Mobidot is mentioned in the cover story 'A smartphone app to travel smarter' on the CORDIS website of the European Commission.

Press releases

Mobidot wint Paul Nouwen aanmoediginsprijs

27 oktober 2014

Persbericht Neelie Kroes ontvangt Paul Nouwen award 2014.

Verkeersapp moet files verminderen (Travel app must reduce traffic jams)

November 9, 2013

The Dutch national TV-program 1Vandaag features the SMART app of the Enschede municipality. Watch the broadcast (in Dutch).

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