Why city transport is set to become 'smarter'
26 April 2013 Last updated at 15:46 BST
From apps and websites which tell us when the next bus, train or plane will arrive to those which help find a free parking space, the amount of transport data generated in cities is ever-growing.
But often this information is not shared between systems meaning a city might not flow as freely as it could.
Spencer Kelly reports from Dublin which is taking part in a trial to draw all this information together and help make transport "smarter".
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