Thursday, 22 October 2015

Abolish parking fees? Bad idea!

In this article, Giuliano Mingardo of the Erasmus University, Rotterdam explains why abolishing parking fees in high street shopping areas is a bad idea.

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Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Watch this music video: A ride through time

Check out these ladies, expressing themselves in their car.

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Thursday, 15 October 2015

Residential parking subsidies

Subsidising residential parking induces a substantial welfare loss and increases car ownership.

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Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Disarming objections to parking pricing

Since the beginning of time, motorists have argued that they should park free. Yet the economic justifications for pricing are well documented.

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Thursday, 8 October 2015

Cost of parking - 94% is free

94% of all parking acts – including those at home – are free.

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Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Parked at home - 80%

A car is parked at home for 80% of the time and in use for only 3% of the time.

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Thursday, 1 October 2015

RAC Report on Motoring 2015

This year’s RAC Report on Motoring paints a comprehensive picture of drivers’ views on topics they think are most important.

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Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Profit of rapidity is distance

Rapidity is the strongest driver behind our mobility, yet oddly enough it doesn't mean we save time.

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Thursday, 24 September 2015

In pursuit of rapidity

Only for 0.01% of current car trips public transport is faster and for 88% of car trips public transport takes more than twice as much time.

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Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Six mobility archetypes

From the McKinsey report 'Mobility of the future'.

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Thursday, 17 September 2015

Mobility Matrix

The Mobility Matrix serves as a decomposition tool for McKinsey to comprehensively understand and analyse the mobility market.

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Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Responding to disruption (3)

CEOs reasons for collaborating and their views as to what extent digital technologies create value.

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Thursday, 10 September 2015

Responding to disruption (2)

PwC has identified six steps that business leaders can take to help build success.

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Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Responding to disruption (1)

In our increasingly technology-led world, no industry, no company and no government is immune from the effects of change.

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Thursday, 3 September 2015

Digital disruption (2)

From competing on similar vertical value chains we will evolve into a much more diverse architecture of horizontal layers: shared infrastructure on the bottom, producing and consuming communities on the top, and traditional oligopolists competing in the middle. Borrowing a metaphor from technology, we call these industrial ecosystems 'stacks'.

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Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Digital disruption (1)

Digital disruption is not new but the opportunities and risks it presents shift over time. We are entering the third, and most consequential, wave of digital disruption. Hyperscaling!

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Thursday, 27 August 2015

Mobile with mobiles (travel apps)

Apps are adopted when they offer effectiveness, ease and engagement. These three EEE factors are not equally important however, as a certain hierarchy exists.

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Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Carsharing wars are just beginning

The carsharing industry is at a turning point where evolving business models — round trip or one way, free-floating vehicles or cars docked at specific stations — are poised to collide with parallel breakthroughs in ridesharing, electric vehicles and self-driving cars.

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Thursday, 20 August 2015

16 Good reasons for Parking Management

There are very few areas in urban development and transport that could bring so many benefits for quality of life, behaviour change and modal shift than parking space management.

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Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Big data leads to efficient mobility

The payback from investing in this technologies is usually much better than investing in equipment with similar ability to boost capacity.

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