Monday 18th October 2021

Smart transportation market growth due to rising population demands, increased safety and convenience

Published on July 29th, 2021

The global smart transportation market was valued at US$57.9 billion (€48.74 billion) in 2018 and is expected to reach US$191.3 billion (€161.03 billion) in 2026, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16.4% during the forecast period.

Rising population demands, increased safety and convenience, are some of major benefits offered by smart transportation which are driving the growth of the smart transportation market globally. 

The European Union provided a definition of smart transportation as, “a system in which information and communication technologies are applied in the field of road transport, including infrastructure, vehicles, and users, and in traffic management and mobility management, as well as for interfaces with other modes of transport.”

High-speed internet connectivity owing to 5G networks is enabling smart transportation technologies to develop a wide range of solutions. Moreover, the availability of cloud services is allowing flexible solutions to be delivered.

Smart Transportation Market report covers all the aspects related to this industry with primary development trends of the market, over the forecast period (2021-2026). The report provides a comprehensive analysis of all regional and key player segments providing closer insights into current industry conditions and future market opportunities.

Key market segmentation

The segmentation of the smart transportation market has been offered based on product type, application, Major Key Players, and region. Every segment has been analysed in detail, and data pertaining to the growth of each segment has been included in the analysis

The top players Listed in the market

  • Thales (France)
  • Huawei (China)
  • Siemens (Germany)
  • IBM (US)
  • Cisco Systems (US)
  • SAP (Germany)
  • Cubic (US)
  • ALSTOM (France)
  • Bombardier (Canada)
  • and Toshiba (Japan)
  • among others

Smart transportation market report split into

  • Roadways
  • Railways
  • Airways
  • Maritime

The market is segmented based on applications

  • Shared Mobility
  • Route Information and Route Guidance
  • Public Transport
  • Transit Hubs
  • Autonomous/Driverless Vehicles
  • Others

Smart transportation is increasingly being adopted to accommodate the needs of ever-increasing urban demographics. The growing emphasis on developing smart cities is propelling the demand for smart transportation which is an integral part of such projects.

Moreover, the development of transportation infrastructure is accommodating the application of smart transportation. Increasing government regulations and supportive initiatives are key driving factors for the development of smart transportation systems market.

According to the global status report on road safety 2018 by World Health Organization in December 2018, quoted that there are more than 1.35 million deaths annually owing to road traffic accidents which have now become the leading death cause of people aged 5-29 years. 

Considering the current scenario, there are more than half the world’s urban population exist in Asia, primarily in India and China who have nearly about a billion people living in urban areas.

On the other hand, North America and Europe have comparatively high population residing in major cities. Developing economy of India and China as well as matured western markets are fuelling the growth of smart transportation system industry globally. Nonetheless, the lack of skilled professionals is one of the key restraining factors.

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