Thursday, 15 February 2018

Why free hospital parking isn't as good as it sounds

It’s a popular proposal, but the subject is nonetheless complicated. Free hospital car parking isn’t the answer, and won’t make parking any easier. There are good reasons for this.

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Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Top 10 Smart City Trends for 2018

Thanks to the explosion in big data analytics capabilities and mobile, real-time video/information sharing, historians may someday look back on this year as the fulcrum upon which technology and government fully meshed to turn their communities in a more vibrant direction.

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Thursday, 8 February 2018

Autonomous car hype is way ahead of reality

Driverless cars were science fiction ... but now despite the massive investment and hyperbole, autonomous vehicles won’t be with us for a while yet.

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Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Artificial Intelligence as car companies’ new engine of value

AI is a key technology for the four major trends—autonomous driving, connectivity, electrification, and shared mobility.

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Friday, 2 February 2018

Ten Steps Toward Autonomous Urbanism (9 & 10)

Steps 9 & 10: Adopt pilot projects as an implementation tool & Continue designing human-oriented cities

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Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Ten Steps Toward Autonomous Urbanism (7 & 8)

Steps 7 & 8: Take advantage of technology now & Focus on transitions as transportation and technology advances

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Monday, 29 January 2018

Ten Steps Toward Autonomous Urbanism (5 & 6)

Steps 5 & 6: Prepare for disruption at city hall & Design high performing, human-oriented streets

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Thursday, 25 January 2018

Ten Steps Toward Autonomous Urbanism (3 & 4)

Steps 3 & 4: Engage communities, constituents, clients, and new allies & Adopt a new mobility resolution

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Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Ten Steps Toward Autonomous Urbanism (1 & 2)

First define success, then be prepared for planning to enter a new stage, with a shifting from a process to eliminate unknowns to one that integrates unknowns.

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Thursday, 18 January 2018

San Francisco rolls out citywide demand-based parking prices

Under the new programme, the city will adjust parking meter rates every three months based on average occupancy.

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Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Why do we charge for parking?

Nick Lester-Davis has one question for people who argue that parking in public service areas (e.g. hospitals) should be free: who else should pay for it?

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Wednesday, 13 December 2017

The automotive revolution is speeding up (6)

Changes in technological focus mean that players will have to think actively about positioning themselves. A snapshot of these changes emerges when we consider the likely shifts in value.

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Monday, 11 December 2017

The automotive revolution is speeding up (5)

Disruptive developments require us to redefine our view of the industry structure toward a personal-mobility landscape focusing on the consumer.

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Friday, 8 December 2017

The automotive revolution is speeding up (4)

While about 20 percent of revenue in new vehicle sales could shift to disruptive technologies, traditional products and services may still account for over 60 percent of the total value in new Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) business models.

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Wednesday, 6 December 2017

The automotive revolution is speeding up (3)

The new base case could mean that business in the personal-mobility landscape may look very different in the future. Value is likely to shift toward new, disruptive business models.

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Monday, 4 December 2017

The automotive revolution is speeding up (2)

The variation in revenue potential across the six market scenarios could be almost 40 percent.

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Friday, 1 December 2017

The automotive revolution is speeding up (1)

While the global industry is expected to continue to grow, likely market scenarios for 2030 could differ almost up to 40 percent in revenue potential due to a high variance in prospective growth of disruptive technologies and new business models.

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Wednesday, 29 November 2017

History of Intelligent Transportation Systems (6)

As we move toward a more intelligent and connected transportation system, it is important to reflect on the history of the field, recognise lessons learned and identify trends.

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Wednesday, 22 November 2017

History of Intelligent Transportation Systems (5)

Part 5 – milestones 2010s

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Wednesday, 15 November 2017

History of Intelligent Transportation Systems (4)

Part 4 – milestones 2000s

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