Jukka-Pekka Pitkänen

Jukka-Pekka (“Jukkis”) Pitkänen is a civil engineer specialising in city planning, public transport, transport modelling and intelligent transport systems. As Director for Ramboll’s Global Division for Smart Mobility, Jukka-Pekka is an expert in land use development and future transport networks, with in-depth knowledge of new mobility modes and Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) concepts. With more than 15 years of experience, Jukkis has acquired an extensive portfolio of both national and international projects, including city master planning projects in China, Mongolia and Russia.

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"Technology is, of course, at the core of this. But mobility in cities does not become smarter just because the technology is smart. There are plenty of ways of increasing mobility and making it more sustainable."

 

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Urban life

Resilient Urban Mobility Solutions

9 August 2020 Jukka-Pekka Pitkänen 5 mins

With ridership on public transport plunging globally in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, this article examines short-term response measures as well as practical steps that cities and transport authorities can take to ensure transport systems are sustainable and resilient to future shocks.

Connected society

Keeping cities on the move

11 June 2018 Jukka-Pekka Pitkänen 8 min

As cities continue to grow, urban transport systems are increasingly feeling the strain. To improve mobility without increasing air pollution and CO2 emissions, cities need transport systems that are holistic, integrated and utilise innovative technology. In other words, smarter.

Connected society

Smart choices drive smart, climate-friendly cities

2 November 2017 Jukka-Pekka Pitkänen 4 min

Co-authored by Jens-Peter Saul, CEO, Ramboll. This article has also been published on Jens-Peter Saul's blog on Huffington Post.

Connected society

Smart choices drive smart cities

2 November 2017 Jukka-Pekka Pitkänen 6 min

To improve mobility in cities without increasing air pollution and CO2 emissions, transport systems need to be holistic and integrated.

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