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Sustainable Urban Air Mobility Supported with Participatory Noise Sensing

Eißfeldt, Hinnerk (2020) Sustainable Urban Air Mobility Supported with Participatory Noise Sensing. Sustainability. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI). DOI: 10.3390/su12083320 ISSN 2071-1050

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Official URL: https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/12/8/3320

Abstract

In about 15 years, there is likely to be urban air mobility (UAM) in larger cities across the globe. Air taxis will provide on-demand transportation for individual needs. They will also connect important transportation nodes, such as airports and city centers, as well as providing quick transfers between train stations or a convenient option for crossing rivers and lakes. It is hoped that UAM will help meet today’s political targets of sustainability and decarbonization. However, there are certain threats that could impede the sustainable and thus successful introduction of UAM to our cities, with noise being a prominent limitation. This paper argues that citizens have to be viewed as stakeholders in urban air transportation, regardless of whether they or not intend to use it, and that a concept of resident participatory noise sensing (PNS) will be beneficial to the implementation of UAM. Web-based services and smartphones facilitate the access and updating of current information about local noise distributions, thus enabling them to be used to foster UAM in smart cities

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/134779/
Document Type:Article
Title:Sustainable Urban Air Mobility Supported with Participatory Noise Sensing
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Eißfeldt, HinnerkHinnerk.Eissfeldt (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5794-4470
Date:19 April 2020
Journal or Publication Title:Sustainability
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:Yes
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
DOI :10.3390/su12083320
Publisher:Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
Series Name:The Role of the Web in Smart City Evolution: AI, Applications and Services
ISSN:2071-1050
Status:Published
Keywords:urban air mobility; transportation; air taxi; smartphone; acceptance; participatory noise sensing; noise annoyance
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Aeronautics
HGF - Program Themes:air traffic management and operations
DLR - Research area:Aeronautics
DLR - Program:L AO - Air Traffic Management and Operation
DLR - Research theme (Project):L - Human factors and safety in Aeronautics
Location: Hamburg
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Aerospace Medicine > Aviation and Space Psychology
Deposited By: Eißfeldt, Dr.phil. Hinnerk
Deposited On:11 May 2020 10:07
Last Modified:11 May 2020 10:07

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