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The True Value of Mobility

The True Value of Mobility

🕔14:39, 12.Feb 2016

Dr Andreas Kossak examines the complexities of Transit Oriented Development and Value Capture In 1919 the head of the planning department of the “Free and Hanseatic City” of Hamburg, Fritz Schumacher, published a Scheme of the natural development of the

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Tap and Go

Tap and Go

🕔14:27, 12.Feb 2016

Transport for London and MasterCard are cooperating on an innovative, contactless credit card payment system, as Will Judge and Francisca Delgadillo report Just over 12 months ago Transport for London (TfL) introduced an innovative new fare collection model for its customers

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The Race for Space: Can smart parking solutions cut traffic?

The Race for Space: Can smart parking solutions cut traffic?

🕔14:19, 12.Feb 2016

In cities, up to 30 per cent of traffic is caused by drivers searching for a parking space. Two different approaches provide an outlook on how technology can help to decrease this number, writes Merle Schrör. In Berlin, a detection

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Getting There

Getting There

🕔14:12, 12.Feb 2016

The summer of 2015 saw the launch of the “Greater Manchester Transport Strategy 2040: Our Vision,” taking the unusual step of putting the needs of its citizens at the very heart of its strategy. Rafael Cuesta heads the Greater Manchester

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A Tale of Three Cities: Freight Expectations

A Tale of Three Cities: Freight Expectations

🕔13:17, 12.Feb 2016

ITS for urban logistics: the right way to improve efficiency, by Giacomo Lozzi, supported by contributions from three European cities using ITS to address logistical issues Urban freight represents the 10-15 per cent of urban traffic volume, it is responsible

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Sustainable Urban Mobility and the Smart City

Sustainable Urban Mobility and the Smart City

🕔12:59, 12.Feb 2016

Polis has recently issued a position paper emphasizing the role of transport in smart city strategies. Karen Vancluysen explains Polis, representing leading cities and regions working on innovation in local transport, believes that the role and potential of urban mobility in

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A Sense of Well Being

A Sense of Well Being

🕔12:30, 12.Feb 2016

Julian Sanchez and Esther Anaya report from London where the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games were the catalyst to creating greater links between the health of its citizens and its transport network. East London is changing, the London 2012 Olympic and

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An End To Gridlock

An End To Gridlock

🕔12:14, 12.Feb 2016

In September 2015, New York City’s former Traffic Commissioner Samuel Schwartz published a book entitled Street Smart: The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars in which he foresees the increase use of public transit and of urban toll

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Countdown to Zero

Countdown to Zero

🕔12:05, 12.Feb 2016

Towards zero emissions from city logistics in 2020 in the inner city: Pex Langenberg, Rotterdam’s Vice-Mayor for Sustainability, Mobility and Culture, talks to Polis’s Merle Schrör about that ambitious goal and facilitating the energy transition In Rotterdam, the port and

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Balance and Flow: Cultivating Milan’s transport (chi)

Balance and Flow: Cultivating Milan’s transport (chi)

🕔11:55, 12.Feb 2016

Maria Berrini is CEO of AMAT srl, the Milano Municipal Agency for Mobility, Environment and Territory. She has contributed to the AMAT role development in realisation and innovation of planning and strategic services in support of the Milano Administration. Giacomo

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