I was in London attending a conference, today. I was trying to figure out at what time I should leave the ExCeL center to get to Gatwick in time to catch my flight. What I cared about is whether the subway was working regularly, or whether there were delays because of the protests that were […]
Last week technology vendors were very forthcoming about their sustainability efforts: Google announced its plans to increase the amount of electricity it uses from renewable energies, Amazon ordered 100,000 electric trucks for its delivery fleet, and Salesforce unveiled a new pollution tracking tool. This, of course, came during the same week that climate change demonstrations […]
Intelligent transportation constitutes the arteries of smart cities. If mobility in the city is congested, unsafe, polluted, and costly, citizens are unhappy.
Micro-mobility is changing how people move in European cities. It increases efficiency, environmental sustainability, and affordability of short trips. But there’s a long way to go to seamlessly integrate scooters, bikes, and mopeds in sustainable, affordable, and convenient city mobility ecosystems.