Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Four days a year 'wasted' looking for a parking space
A survey from the British Parking Association (BPA) said the average motorist in the UK spent nearly four days every year – 91 hours – trying to find a space to park.
Thursday, 16 February 2017
Home sweet car park pod?
The ZEDPod, a low cost, factory built, eco-friendly home, which stands on stilts over the bays of ground-level parking.
Tuesday, 14 February 2017
AVs, a chance for a diversified public transport system
BUT only if AVs are introduced in fleets of driverless shared autonomous vehicles of different sizes - supporting walking and cycling.
Thursday, 9 February 2017
An introduction in Placemaking
Placemaking is a people-centered approach to the planning, design, and management of public spaces.
Tuesday, 7 February 2017
A parking consultant really pays off
They are uniquely qualified to compile and examine the data required to develop parking plans and programmes that can help municipalities, hospitals, universities, developers, and building owners achieve successful outcomes.
Thursday, 2 February 2017
Bosch - Community based parking
Community-based parking is Bosch' connected solution for rapidly locating available parking spaces on the street.
Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Smart Mobility 2030 - ITS Strategic Plan for Singapore
An example of how to leverage on ITS to optimise and better manage transportation networks to provide a pleasant travel experience for different groups of commuters.
Thursday, 26 January 2017
London congestion is getting worse
In London, congestion isn’t getting worse because more people are driving their own cars. Congestion is getting worse as there are significant increases in delivery van traffic and private hire vehicles.
Tuesday, 24 January 2017
London congestion charge is no longer fit for purpose
For congestion charging to work, London needs a way of charging people for road usage that is targeted at areas of congestion, at the times congestion occurs. Road pricing would be a fairer approach.
Thursday, 19 January 2017
We need good cities
The next step towards developing Good Cities (not just Smart Cities) is to start embracing principles behind the sharing economy to foster a stronger sense of community and participation.
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Automobiles may be one of the most important things to get connected (IoT). Consumers are most willing to pay for technologies which promote safety and security.
Thursday, 12 January 2017
Future of mobility - what next?
The goal is to seamlessly and intuitively assist passengers with where they are going, how they get there, and what they do along the way.
Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Future of mobility - capturing value
It is really all about what we can do once we get to where we are going. If we focus on return on mobility as a key driver of value creation, what are the emerging opportunities in the mobility ecosystem to create and capture value?
Thursday, 5 January 2017
Potential impact of AVs - on trains
For commuters, highway-only AVs will clearly make travel by car more attractive. Increased productivity is the reason many motorists cite when they say they would consider buying or using an AV. Highway-only AVs would have an impact on passenger rail, prompting about 10% of travelers to switch.
Tuesday, 3 January 2017
Be useful, be simple, be meaningful
Are we? Do we provide motorists, landlords and/or local authorities an excellent customer experience? What do you think?
Friday, 23 December 2016
Just for fun - Season's greetings
Qurius wishes you and your loved ones happy holidays and a prosperous New Year.
Thursday, 22 December 2016
Motorists' views on driverless vehicles
On average, motorists think that 2029 is when driverless cars will first become available in showrooms to buy – and a small minority (6%) think we will never see them on our roads.
Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Number one motorist distraction - Tiredness!
The most common distraction is tiredness, cited by 40% of motorists as one of their top five distractions.
Thursday, 15 December 2016
Motorists' attitudes to mobile phone use in car
Despite the high level of concern of motorists regarding mobile phone use in car, a significant minority of motorists do admit to using handheld phones to make or receive calls while driving.
Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Number one concerns of motorists
Motorists are critical of the condition of the roads near where they live, they are concerned about the irresponsible behaviour of other motorists who use handheld mobile phones, and they report a sharp rise in concern about congestion and journey times.