Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Summer interlude 3 - Little help from a friend
Need help to park?
Wednesday, 12 July 2017
Summer interlude 2 - Parking problem, not new!
Horse double parked ...
Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Summer interlude 1 - More than enough space!
Hippo in a car park ...
Thursday, 29 June 2017
A short history of traffic engineering
Visualised by Copenhagenize.eu
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
A titbit about ... cars
And the need to recognise them. The introduction of their number plates.
Thursday, 22 June 2017
An industry snapshot
An initiative focused on parking analytics and benchmarking. Designed to advance the parking profession by collecting, aggregating, and publishing data.
Tuesday, 20 June 2017
AVs could be terrible for traffic
Because of zero-occupancy vehicles, comfort which increases commute, and low costs of ride-hailing which decreases ride-sharing.
Thursday, 15 June 2017
A titbit about ... cars
Starting with Benz, Ford ... and electric cars.
Tuesday, 13 June 2017
Sweet & Sour Parking Policy at hospital
The Sweet & Sour Parking Policy of the Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC) resulted in 20% less parking transactions and 40% less car parkers.
Thursday, 8 June 2017
How quickly can we retake control in an emergency?
A new research to be conducted into how humans behave behind the wheel of vehicles set to auto-pilot.
Tuesday, 6 June 2017
Three revolutions in the world of transportation
The biggest three; electification, automation and ride-sharing. But how will they play out?
Thursday, 1 June 2017
Encourage a big-picture conversation on AVs
Even shared AVs could spell traffic disaster. Public transport ridership could plummet. The rise in overall vehicle miles-traveled (VMT) would be dizzying.
Tuesday, 30 May 2017
More parking isn’t always the answer
A study indicates that consumers who walked, cycled or used public transport to travel to restaurants spent more than those who used cars.
Wednesday, 24 May 2017
How pedestrians will defeat autonomous vehicles
The ‘game of chicken’ could be a serious problem for driverless cars.
Thursday, 18 May 2017
Tailgating out of car parks is perilous
It's really dangerous to tailgate! Thanks to cameras and collaboration with debt collectors, offenders can count on a hefty bill which can add up to 300 euro.
Tuesday, 16 May 2017
AVs implementation predictions
Some benefits will only be significant when AVs become common and affordable, probably in the 2040s to 2060s, and some benefits may require prohibiting human-driven vehicles on certain roadways, which could take longer.
Thursday, 11 May 2017
Computers versus automobiles
Bill Gates compared the computer industry with the auto industry, to which the auto industry responded jokingly ...
Tuesday, 9 May 2017
2005 - 2015 Change in car possession and kilometres
In the Netherlands, car ownership and car kilometres amongst young people has declined over the past ten years, whereas amongst older people it increased significantly.
Wednesday, 3 May 2017
The perilous politics of parking
A public resource is being allocated highly inefficiently. That everybody is used to these arrangements does not mean they make sense.
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Witkar - carsharing in 1974
One of the first technology-based carsharing projects in the world. The actual Witkar project took place in Amsterdam between 1974 and 1986. It provided daily service for more than 4,000 registered users.