Saturday, 27 October 2018

The solution to practically everything: put parking prices up

In the Netherlands, you have the right to vote, the right to speak, to right to rally… and more often than not, the right to park for free right outside your front door.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 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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