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.
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.
Tuesday, 21 March 2017
The car's accelerating evolution
Autonomous cars might drive themselves, but people—particularly city leaders—must drive the agenda.
Thursday, 16 March 2017
No parking, no business?
The old saying may need to be updated, at least when considering on-street parking.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Just for fun
Maybe we shouldn't look forward to self-driving cars ...
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?
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, 9 February 2017
An introduction in Placemaking
Placemaking is a people-centered approach to the planning, design, and management of public spaces.
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.
Thursday, 2 February 2017
Bosch - Community based parking
Community-based parking is Bosch' connected solution for rapidly locating available parking spaces on the street.
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.
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.
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.
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.