Tuesday, 23 February 2016
The most dangerous thing about self-driving cars
It is not whether or not the car can drive safely, but whether it can effectively communicate when it is driving and when it is not - i.e. prevent mode confusion.
Thursday, 18 February 2016
UK new car market starts high in 2016
The UK’s new car market got off to a positive start in January, with registrations climbing 2.9% compared with the same month in 2015.
Tuesday, 16 February 2016
A temporary home for your car
A parking space is a temporary home for your car, but a permanent commitment of land.
Thursday, 11 February 2016
Goal of paid parking
The goal of paid parking is to ensure there is always some parking available for drivers willing to pay the associated price and in the process reduce congestion.
Tuesday, 9 February 2016
In Europe, parking takes up half the size of Belgium.
In the United States, parking takes up more space than the whole state of Massachusetts. In Europe, where cars are smaller and fewer in number, parking still takes up an area half the size of Belgium.
Thursday, 4 February 2016
Vertical parking (1920 - 1976)
Great article with splendid pictures on space-saving vertical parking solutions.
Tuesday, 2 February 2016
Just for fun
A cartoon about autonomous and connected cars.
Tuesday, 26 January 2016
106 days of your life searching for a parking space
The average motorist wastes a total of 2,549 hours circling the streets searching for a parking space.
Thursday, 21 January 2016
Finding parking, a significant pain-point
On 12% of journeys in the UK, 14% in cities and 19% in London, finding parking is an issue.
Tuesday, 19 January 2016
67% of travellers do not plan their journeys
The remaining 33% of journeys (typically longer ones) are irregular and are unfamiliar to the traveller such that some active planning is needed.