Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Mobility is the lifeblood of our cities

Mobility is the lifeblood of our cities and essential for urban life. Mobility is what keeps our urban centres functioning. Yet, our desire for mobility has consequences.

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Thursday, 23 March 2017

Projected market penetration of AVs in UK

Only 4% of AVs at SAE level 4/5 in 2025, to grow to 25% in 2030.

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Tuesday, 21 March 2017

The car's accelerating evolution

Autonomous cars might drive themselves, but people—particularly city leaders—must drive the agenda.

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Thursday, 16 March 2017

No parking, no business?

The old saying may need to be updated, at least when considering on-street parking.

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Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Monetising parking permit areas

By making some carefully thought-out changes to its parking regulations, the municipality can change non-compliance into a taxable event, and collect the penalty itself.

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Thursday, 9 March 2017

Rules of thumb for ideal parking policy

The trick is to choose the measure where the relationship between cost, effort, and effect is optimal and that is tailored to the situation.

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Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Safely towards tomorrow’s traffic

Automation offers opportunities to make our traffic safer, cleaner and more efficient. However, new risks are emerging, particularly in the transition period.

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Thursday, 2 March 2017

Cyclist shows motorists how to park - a video

CYCLING sensation Danny MacAskill has put bad parkers to shame – by filming himself jumping inch-perfectly between the white lines separating parking bays.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Just for fun

Maybe we shouldn't look forward to self-driving cars ...

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Thursday, 23 February 2017

Traffic flows as smoothly as blood flows - a TED talk

What if traffic flowed through our streets as smoothly and efficiently as blood flows through our veins?

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Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Four days a year 'wasted' looking for a parking space

A survey from the British Parking Association (BPA) said the average motorist in the UK spent nearly four days every year – 91 hours – trying to find a space to park.

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Thursday, 16 February 2017

Home sweet car park pod?

The ZEDPod, a low cost, factory built, eco-friendly home, which stands on stilts over the bays of ground-level parking.

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Tuesday, 14 February 2017

AVs, a chance for a diversified public transport system

BUT only if AVs are introduced in fleets of driverless shared autonomous vehicles of different sizes - supporting walking and cycling.

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Thursday, 9 February 2017

An introduction in Placemaking

Placemaking is a people-centered approach to the planning, design, and management of public spaces.

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Tuesday, 7 February 2017

A parking consultant really pays off

They are uniquely qualified to compile and examine the data required to develop parking plans and programmes that can help municipalities, hospitals, universities, developers, and building owners achieve successful outcomes.

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Thursday, 2 February 2017

Bosch - Community based parking

Community-based parking is Bosch' connected solution for rapidly locating available parking spaces on the street.

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Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Smart Mobility 2030 - ITS Strategic Plan for Singapore

An example of how to leverage on ITS to optimise and better manage transportation networks to provide a pleasant travel experience for different groups of commuters.

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Thursday, 26 January 2017

London congestion is getting worse

In London, congestion isn’t getting worse because more people are driving their own cars. Congestion is getting worse as there are significant increases in delivery van traffic and private hire vehicles.

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Tuesday, 24 January 2017

London congestion charge is no longer fit for purpose

For congestion charging to work, London needs a way of charging people for road usage that is targeted at areas of congestion, at the times congestion occurs. Road pricing would be a fairer approach.

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Thursday, 19 January 2017

We need good cities

The next step towards developing Good Cities (not just Smart Cities) is to start embracing principles behind the sharing economy to foster a stronger sense of community and participation.

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