Cities around the world are experiencing great challenges in terms of resiliency and adaptability in the face of fast growing populations, high dependency of critical infrastructure, and extreme –sometimes catastrophic– events. In general terms, the more complex the transportation system, the greater the potential for disruptions. Therefore, we address resiliency in transport systems from the perspective of ICT­based research. Our objectives are the following: 1) To integrate advanced data analysis and novel models of traffic behavior to provide real­time decision support systems based on proposed algorithms and methods; 2) To design adaptable and sustainable transport infrastructure through the use of renewable energy sources in microgrids for urban electric vehicles; and 3) To design secure communication and networking protocols that support real­ time decision making from users, and enable a resilient operation of urban transportation in cases of disruptions, outages, and disaster events. This project requires integration of computing, communications, and control methods with the aim of enabling resilient urban transportation systems in Smart Cities. Results derived from the transnational collaboration may benefit future city design and developing plans, specially in large cities of developed and developing countries.

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