Fantastic to speak at the annual Gatwick airport transport conference last Friday the 12 of October. In our Gatwick community, users share data to get the benefit of incentives like reserved and on-site parking. As you can see in our video, this data allows us to develop a level of intelligence in which members of the community can be made aware of the co-workers they drive past and, in return, which co-workers are driving past them.
With this wealth of data, we have been modelling the impact of paid drivers. 50% of this community could be transported to and from work in pools of three, at a cost equal to, or slightly less than, their current parking and driving cost.
We calculate that 20 paid drivers could transport 180 co-workers in a two hour rush hour period, releasing over 180 parking spaces a day.
Over the next 12 months, we will look to experiment with the concept of including paid licenced drivers to complement co-worker drivers. This will create an intelligent transport network that understands the commuting needs of its members and provides them with the most suitable transport options. Looking forward to testing this data model and presenting the results at next years Gatwick airport transport conference.