Thursday, 15 November 2018
Self-driving cars should spare the young over the old
Ethics: if a self-driving car has to take a decision about knocking down a pedestrian, should it spare the life of a young man or an old woman?
Saturday, 10 November 2018
Why investing in purpose-built parking facilities makes sense
Investing in purpose-built parking facilities is different to investing in other commercial properties. Purpose-built parking facilities represent a lower risk of lost income.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, 15 February 2018
Why 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.
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.
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.