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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Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Ten Steps Toward Autonomous Urbanism (7 & 8)

Steps 7 & 8: Take advantage of technology now & Focus on transitions as transportation and technology advances

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Monday, 29 January 2018

Ten Steps Toward Autonomous Urbanism (5 & 6)

Steps 5 & 6: Prepare for disruption at city hall & Design high performing, human-oriented streets

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Thursday, 25 January 2018

Ten Steps Toward Autonomous Urbanism (3 & 4)

Steps 3 & 4: Engage communities, constituents, clients, and new allies & Adopt a new mobility resolution

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Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Ten Steps Toward Autonomous Urbanism (1 & 2)

First define success, then be prepared for planning to enter a new stage, with a shifting from a process to eliminate unknowns to one that integrates unknowns.

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Thursday, 18 January 2018

San Francisco rolls out demand-based parking prices

Under the new programme, the city will adjust parking meter rates every three months based on average occupancy.

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Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Why do we charge for parking?

Nick Lester-Davis has one question for people who argue that parking in public service areas (e.g. hospitals) should be free: who else should pay for it?

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