Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Summer holiday - interlude 2

Street art - bend the rules

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Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Summer holiday - interlude 1

Answer the puzzle

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Thursday, 7 July 2016

Parking is like gasoline ...

Cars use it, so motorists should pay for it.

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Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Goldilocks principle of paid parking

Cities should charge the right price for parking, so that about 15% of spaces are vacant.

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Thursday, 30 June 2016

Regulated parking - control correct use

Regulated parking and the challenge of controlling the correct use of it.

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Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Ethical Quandary of AVs

What if algorithms take the inevitability of crashes as their point of departure and seek to “optimise” the crash? In other words, a crash-optimisation algorithm to enable a self-driving car to “choose” the crash that would cause the least amount of harm or damage.

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Thursday, 23 June 2016

Cities in Europe (4)

Metropolitan regions contain 59% of the EU population, but they hold 62% of its jobs and represent 67% of GDP.

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Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Cities in Europe (3)

Strongest population growth took place in London, Madrid and Paris. But also Dublin, Toulouse, Oslo and metropolitan areas in Spain gained in population.

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Thursday, 16 June 2016

Cities in Europe (2)

72% of the EU population lives on 17% of the land area, in cities, towns and suburbs.

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Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Cities in Europe (1)

Urban mobility at the centre of the Urban Agenda for the EU - which is focussing on 12 priority themes.

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Thursday, 9 June 2016

Facts & Figures

Today, a family car costs twenty months' of average income.

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Thursday, 2 June 2016

73% interested in using a parking space service

A new European survey provides some interesting insights into the current state of the share market.

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Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Free parking isn't worth the stress

Free parking isn't worth the stress, the hazards and the wasted time. Not enough politicians challenge constituents who advocate against good policy.

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Thursday, 26 May 2016

Facts & Figures

Annual parking costs for a car are € 55.

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Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Facts & Figures

How many parking acts away from home are free?

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Thursday, 19 May 2016

Facts & Figures

The average car is only on the move for 4% of the time.

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Tuesday, 17 May 2016

The first parking meter

Today - July 16 1935 - The world's first parking meter in Oklahoma City

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Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Parking is a private good

In an economic sense a parking space is a private good, just like a rented house; if someone parks a vehicle there nobody else can use that spot.

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Tuesday, 3 May 2016

How to convince young people not to text while driving.

By obliging them to text while driving.

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Thursday, 28 April 2016

USA has the fewest young motorists since the 1960s

Economics, attitude shifts, and the lure of the internet are all likely explanations.

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