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Telematics technology central to road safety

Telematics technology central to road safety

By Vanessa Zhou The rising number of commercial vehicles on Australian roads has led to more fatalities, crashes and poor driving attributable to heavy vehicles. Four million, or more than 20 per cent of vehicles are...
Connected Parking and Future Mobility

Connected Parking and Future Mobility

By Paul Moorby, By 2050, the UN predicts the world will have 10 billion citizens and three billion additional cars. With a strain already visible on UK cities trying to manage significant automobile numbers, city...
Commentary: Super Commuting and the Last-Mile Conundrum

Commentary: Super Commuting and the Last-Mile Conundrum

  By Vinita Goyal A friend recently called me a super woman, and maybe the title fits: I am a super commuter, joined by about 29,000 others who commute 90 minutes or more each way to Silicon...
Car-pooling saves more than 1.6 million tonnes of CO2 per year

Car-pooling saves more than 1.6 million tonnes of CO2 per year

  BlaBlaCar has announced the release of ‘Zero Empty Seats’: a global study into the environmental impact of car-pooling. The report, conducted with French research institute, Le BIPE, is the first study based on real usage data from BlaBlaCar’s...
Future of mobility

Future of mobility

BY EVAN WILLIAMS IMAGINE A FUTURE IN WHICH IT IS MORE convenient and less costly to own a subscription to a ride-share service not unlike Uber or Lyft to get around, rather than owning a...
Step into my car … how ride-sharing can be made safer

Step into my car … how ride-sharing can be made safer

By RACHEL ROSENTHAL Your mother probably told you never to get in a car with a stranger. The multibillion-dollar global ride-hailing industry depends on your ignoring her. If they want to earn that trust, though,...
Electric scooters promise to be a lasting urban transportation solution

Micro-mobility: The consternation of safe vs. cool

By James Carter The new-fangled world of micro-mobility is one that seems to have the transportation industry buzzing, with record user growth rates and even more dizzying company valuations. It’s not without good reason either. Micro-mobility, which...
The road to tomorrow

The road to tomorrow (and the selfdriving vehicles)

Written by Derek Prall Imagine this – instead of waking up an hour early to start your arduous commute to work, fighting traffic the whole way, you hail a car as you’re getting ready using your...
Seattle's 'microtransit' experiment drives people to light rail. Is it working?

Seattle’s ‘microtransit’ experiment drives people to light rail. Is it working?

  By Josh Cohen If you’ve ridden light rail in the Rainier Valley in the past few months you’ve no doubt seen them: black vans with a blue Seattle skyline painted on the sides. Called Via to Transit,...
10 reasons fleets should use telematics

10 reasons fleets should use telematics

By Michael Catarevas “With the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate in the books, mobile devices in vehicle cabs are now commonplace,” explained Gina Daniel-Lee, VP Strategic Alliances and Partnerships at https://www.stratixcorp.com. “These phones and rugged tablets...

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