Monday, 30 April 2018
Swedish e-cars take a power trip
Someone at the Swedish National Road Agency truly had a brainstorm when they hit on this bright idea. Not only does it reduce fossil-fuel use in the transport sector, it tackles two key barriers to e-car adoption: battery performance and cost.
Tuesday, 27 February 2018
The unexpected complexity of car-sharing
The concept is simple. A large number of cars remain stationary all day, and most cities would benefit from having fewer cars.
Thursday, 22 February 2018
Can AVs master the ‘language’ of driving?
In cities and countries around the world, drivers use a range of hand signals to communicate with other drivers.
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
The Paradox of Car Sharing: Fewer Cars, Busier Roads
A shared car clocks up approximately 4 times as many kilometers as a privately-owned car, making roads busier.
Thursday, 15 February 2018
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Artificial Intelligence as new engine of value
AI is a key technology for the four major trends—autonomous driving, connectivity, electrification, and shared mobility.
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
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