Thursday, 7 January 2016

Importance of vehicle ownership undisputed

People of all ages will continue to desire their own set of wheels.

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Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Purchase decisions until 2020, on car features

High emphasis on fuel efficiency and enhanced vehicle lifespan shows the rising prevalence of the idea of total cost of ownership (TCO). Consumers still have a strong desire for comfort, which is slightly at odds with the quest for better mileage, as more energy is needed to power the associated technology.

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Thursday, 17 December 2015

Key trends to 2025 - for the automotive industry

Innovative long-term concepts are not high on auto executives' agenda. Market growth in emerging markets is.

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Tuesday, 15 December 2015

What's the carbon footprint of an e-mail?

Hitting 'send' on 65 mails is equal to driving an average-sized car 0.6 miles (1km).

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Thursday, 10 December 2015

Parking management for smart growth (5)

Local public agencies and private/public partnerships should fully exhaust strategic parking management before resorting to requiring or building additional parking.

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Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Parking management for smart growth (4)

Without parking management, parking is a free-for-all - a competitive sport - with arbitrary winners (those lucky enough to find a prime space) and losers (those who don’t find one).

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Thursday, 3 December 2015

Benefits of strategic parking management

A table with benefits which occur by strategic parking management.

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Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Parking management for smart growth (3)

Strategic parking management bridges product and process in generating ongoing management of parking resources and systems with realtime information, adjustment procedures, and coordination protocols.

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Thursday, 26 November 2015

Parking management for smart growth (2)

Parking management improves the prospects for the development and use of alternative travel modes. For example, higher parking charges induce some travelers to walk, bicycle, use transit, or be dropped off.

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Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Parking management for smart growth

Strategic parking management reduces the number of worthless spaces so that less total parking can provide the desired land use and transportation benefits.

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