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.
Thursday, 8 December 2016
In-town parking, what works? (2)
Identifying Success Factors - A thorough assessment of the case studies in this report reveals a number of key success factors for in-town parking.
Tuesday, 6 December 2016
In-town parking, what works? (1)
Parking in town centres is a high profile, complex and emotive issue. Increasing fees, restrictive enforcement regimes and a lack of provision have caused anger which parking managers, local authorities and planners are working to mitigate. However, long-term solutions that satisfy everyone can be difficult to find for a number of reasons.
Thursday, 1 December 2016
Air purification in car parks
The placing of air purification systems inside car parks generally decreases particulate matter concentrations outside.
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Self-driving cars unmarked to prevent bullying
Volvo fears that other road users could drive erratically in order to take advantage.
Thursday, 24 November 2016
Just for fun
Tuesday, 22 November 2016
Self-driving cars make driving more difficult
The motorist's role changes from ‘in control’ to ‘supervisor’ yet they still have final responsibility in traffic. And we know that people aren't very good at this.
Thursday, 17 November 2016
Self-driving vehicles (SDVs) - Impact analysis Amsterdam
From the BCG impact analysis you may conclude that SDVs will have a major impact on the city of Amsterdam, but not in the short term. What's more, not all impacts will be favourable.
Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Self-driving vehicles (SDVs) - Four impact scenarios
How big will the revolution be? The BCG and the Forum analysis makes it clear that the potential benefits for society are huge if SDVs are combined with ride sharing and electrification.
Thursday, 10 November 2016
Self-driving vehicles (SDVs) - A policymaker perspective
Urban policymakers want to provide equitable access to affordable transportation for all sociodemographic segments, wherever they live and work. Will SDVs be the answer?