Category Archives: travel demand management

Life List #6/150 Write a Sequel to Unleashing the Roadwarrior

It’s been 15 years since I wrote and published Unleashing the Road Warrior and it’s interesting both how much has changed and how little has changed. I was planning on writing a book about traffic congestion on our roads and … Continue reading

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What are the UK’s top areas for running and cycling? – BBC News

Two legs and two wheels – data reveals the most active areas of Britain for runners and cyclists. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.bbc.co.uk This s another great example of how GPS and location based technologies can tell us what is … Continue reading

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Animated Maps Illustrate the Hell of Bay Area Commuting

Your hellish commute has never looked so pretty. A new set of animated maps plots the commutes of 3.3 million Bay Area residents commuting to 110,000 destinations. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wired.com When was the last time you looked at … Continue reading

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Ford’s Future Is Filled With Self-Driving Cars and Drones

Ford says it’s becoming more than just an automaker. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wired.com For starters, this shows how technology driven Ford still is. People don’t buy auto’s, they buy transport, they buy entertainment, they buy safety, they buy prestige … Continue reading

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Continental ‘Cloud-To-Car’ Navigation Boosts Fuel Efficiency By 3 Percent – Green Car Reports

Carmakers are working to optimize virtually ever part of new models for fuel efficiency. Soon, that may even include the navigation system. Source: http://www.greencarreports.com This is quite interesting. 3% improvement in fuel efficiency doesn’t sound very much until you consider … Continue reading

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