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.
Tuesday, 20 October 2015
Watch this music video: A ride through time
Check out these ladies, expressing themselves in their car.
Thursday, 15 October 2015
Residential parking subsidies
Subsidising residential parking induces a substantial welfare loss and increases car ownership.
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.
Thursday, 8 October 2015
Cost of parking - 94% is free
94% of all parking acts – including those at home – are free.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Six mobility archetypes
From the McKinsey report 'Mobility of the future'.
Thursday, 17 September 2015
The Mobility Matrix serves as a decomposition tool for McKinsey to comprehensively understand and analyse the mobility market.
Tuesday, 15 September 2015
Responding to disruption (3)
CEOs reasons for collaborating and their views as to what extent digital technologies create value.
Thursday, 10 September 2015
Responding to disruption (2)
PwC has identified six steps that business leaders can take to help build success.
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.
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'.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.