Wednesday, 19 April 2017
Open to interpretation
When an intended meaning is not clear ... visualised.
Thursday, 13 April 2017
The Cars That Ate Paris
The City of Light surrendered its streets to the private automobile in the 1960s and ‘70s. Today, Paris is leading some of Europe’s most aggressive efforts to fight back.
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Parking in car parks popular
The use of city centre parking spaces has risen for the second consecutive year. 2016 saw a rise of more than 3% compared to 2014 levels, which were already on the up.
Thursday, 6 April 2017
Mobility is the lifeblood of our cities - Seamless Mobility
This is the most radical departure from today’s reality. Mobility is predominantly door to door and on demand. Travelers have many clean, cheap, and flexible ways to get around, and the boundaries among private, shared, and public transport are blurred.
Tuesday, 4 April 2017
Mobility is the lifeblood of our cities - Private Autonomy
The private car would maintain its dominance as the central element of mobility. Autonomy and electrification might allow passengers to use time in traffic for business or pleasure. Yet, the system as a whole may be stretched by increased demand.
Thursday, 30 March 2017
Mobility is the lifeblood of our cities - Clean & Shared
This mobility trajectory proposes a shift to cleaner transport, in the form of Electric Vehicles (EVs), while also limiting private car ownership, optimising shared mobility, and expanding public transit.
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
Mobility is the lifeblood of our cities
Mobility is the lifeblood of our cities and essential for urban life. Mobility is what keeps our urban centres functioning. Yet, our desire for mobility has consequences.
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Projected market penetration of AVs in UK
Only 4% of AVs at SAE level 4/5 in 2025, to grow to 25% in 2030.
Tuesday, 21 March 2017
The car's accelerating evolution
Autonomous cars might drive themselves, but people—particularly city leaders—must drive the agenda.
Thursday, 16 March 2017
No parking, no business?
The old saying may need to be updated, at least when considering on-street parking.
Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Monetising parking permit areas
By making some carefully thought-out changes to its parking regulations, the municipality can change non-compliance into a taxable event, and collect the penalty itself.
Thursday, 9 March 2017
Rules of thumb for ideal parking policy
The trick is to choose the measure where the relationship between cost, effort, and effect is optimal and that is tailored to the situation.
Tuesday, 7 March 2017
Safely towards tomorrow’s traffic
Automation offers opportunities to make our traffic safer, cleaner and more efficient. However, new risks are emerging, particularly in the transition period.
Thursday, 2 March 2017
Cyclist shows motorists how to park - a video
CYCLING sensation Danny MacAskill has put bad parkers to shame – by filming himself jumping inch-perfectly between the white lines separating parking bays.
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Just for fun
Maybe we shouldn't look forward to self-driving cars ...
Thursday, 23 February 2017
Traffic flows as smoothly as blood flows - a TED talk
What if traffic flowed through our streets as smoothly and efficiently as blood flows through our veins?
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.