Have you ever wondered how new ideas for parking scooters and motorbikes can be developed with regard to our public space in Paris? Axway, Sopra Steria and Engie-Siradel took on the challenge and partnered with start-up, Wintics, to answer the call by utilizing sound solutions via the use of analysis of data.
These days, from NYC to Paris, large cities are immersed in a congestive state of bikes on their sidewalks. With millions of users leaving their scooters just about anywhere on the sidewalk, it poses a huge problem for pedestrians. This obstruction is more than just a nuisance, it poses a huge risk factor for people who have children, disabilities, as well as the elderly.
The City of Paris wishes to solve this dilemma with innovative solutions that meet the needs of pedestrians. With great collaboration, high-tech abilities allow the user to get real-time answers regarding congested areas for parking. By being able to anticipate when issues arrive with mobility, the user has a better handle on planning their journey.
With Numa and the City of Paris, the DataCity program is helping to further real changes in the world of impurities, overcrowding, as well as parking in Paris. Read all about how Axway and DataCity are a great combination.
Wintics and their background
Wintics began their journey in July 2017. Their overall mission is to use AI (artificial intelligence) solutions to help cities conquer new and pressing trials and tribulations within substantial development. Additionally, they aim to provide tailor-made results by developing algorithmic answers to meet the challenges of its customers. Read all about how Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation are tools for the future.
“Wintics first analyzed the Parisian public space to identify the narrowest areas where bicycle or scooter parking is constrained by the lack of space and is especially harmful to pedestrian traffic.” Quentin Barenne, Co-Fondateur, Wintics
Thanks to the operators’ data, Wintics pinpointed critical areas where the number of parked vehicles regularly exceeds capacity. This provides city administrations with appropriate locations to deploy new dedicated parking spaces thus freeing up congestion.
Furthermore, they developed a platform with the project team that enables city administrations to monitor the scooter spaces on a daily basis. The technical services of the City of Paris also provide us with the dimensional calculations of the sidewalks, as well as parking spaces. These API capabilities allow data to be analyzed and reported for quick results. When scooter locations are left vacant by users, Wintics’ capabilities identify the best areas for parking.
“To deal with this complex phenomenon, the City of Paris, Engie-Siradel and Axway have decided to rely on the available data. This data is provided by the operators of the dockless vehicles. They give us the position of their vehicles every three hours.” Reynald Dumont, Directeur Logiciel-Siradel-Engie
Wintics and team have been working diligently to solve the scooter parking crisis with innovative results to the parking difficulties of Paris.
“Thanks to the DataCity program, we were able to prototype a global regulation platform that allows the City of Paris to optimize the governance of mobility operators such as electric scooters, bicycles and scooters. Thanks to this tool, it’s possible to improve the management of critical situations in public spaces.” Franck Keloglanian, SVP of Solutions Product Engineering, Axway
Read all about how DataCity in partnership with Numa and the City of Paris formed a powerful coalition to decrease congestion, noise and pollution with CityKomi.