Tag Archives: traffic

30% of Urban Traffic is People Looking for a Car Park

I used to love Friday networking lunches in Ponsonby, Auckland. We use to meet at an Indian restaurant who gave us a great deal and there would always be new people and opportunities. The challenge was that finding a car … Continue reading

Posted in Auckland, Australia, Buses, Car Navigation, Car Parking, carpark information, carparking, cars, commuting, congestion, disruptive model, drivers, driving app, future car, GPS Car Nav, GPS Maps, GPS Nav, GPS Navigation, location based apps, Location Based Services, Location Based Shorts | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Traffic Jams, Telecommuting and Real Estate

Who likes traffic jams? If you do let me know on Twitter. I’m @BluesBro, I’m assuming you work for an oil company or are selling hybrid or electric cars. I was reading an article from Qaultrics yesterday about why Utah … Continue reading

Posted in ageing, Auckland, Business, Business Consultant, Buying a Home Research, Buying a House, congestion, driving, Electric Vehicles, First Home Buyer, freeway, Gig Economy, home, house hunting, Lifestyle, Location Based Consultant, motorway, New Zealand, News, Outdoors, People, property, Real Estate, Selling a House, Society, Telecommuting, traffic demand, traffic design, Traffic jam, Transport, Travel, USA, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Auckland, Autonomous cars, Business, Business Consultant, Communications, Consultant, driving, Education, Foresight, Future, Futurist, good books, human logic, Innovation, Location Based Consultant, Location Based Servces, Motoring, motorway, Smart City, Society, SoLoMo, TDM, Technology, telecommunications, the future, traffic congestion, Traffic Control, traffic demand, traffic design, Traffic jam, Traffic Management, Traffic Optimization, travel demand management | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Highways gutted American cities. So why did they build them?

A story of highway engineers, institutional racism, and the auto industry. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.vox.com Really interesting the way this story describes the birth of freeways and highways with involvement of GM, AAA and others, but apparently excluding urban … Continue reading

Posted in driver behavior, drivers, driving, Motoring, motorway, road trip | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jonas Eliasson: How to solve traffic jams – YouTube

It’s an unfortunate reality in nearly every major city—road congestion, especially during rush hours. Jonas Eliasson reveals how subtly nudging just a small … Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.youtube.com I’ve been reading about plans in Kampala to introduce toll roads … Continue reading

Posted in traffic, traffic congestion, Traffic jam | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Where would you rather be on Labour Day? Plan your trip home

Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.nzta.govt.nz The NZ Transport Agency researched the last several years of Labour Day holiday traffic around New Zealand and published the information on it’s web site at with PDF maps for each of the North and … Continue reading

Posted in holiday traffic, traffic, Vacation | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Eastbound rubberneckers cause delays; I-78 westbound crash cleared by 6:30 – lehighvalleylive.com

The initial accident happens about 4:30 a.m. east of Exit 24 in Hunterdon County. The crash was cleared by 6:30. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.lehighvalleylive.com This is a global problem. The accident is on one side of the road and … Continue reading

Posted in rubberneckers, traffic, traffic congestion | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment