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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Community of Innovation – Chandler, AZ

Thinking of the city as a corporation whereby the council serves as a board of directors, setting strategic direction, and ensuring its vision is implemented by city staff is the philosophy of the city of Chandler, Arizona. In the above interview, councilmember Mark Stewart indicates that a big part of its success is its focus […]

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Viodi View – 06/29/24

The beginning of this month marks a decade since the publication of my fictional story of what the year 2040 might look like, because of shared, electrified, and autonomous mobility. In 2024, the autonomous vehicle space still feels like the early days of broadband or Video on Demand (VOD). As has been written before, at […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Common Sense about Smart Driving

It was a lucky coincidence that Princeton’s 6th SmartDrivingCars Summit coincided with the decade anniversary of the publication of Google’s Potential End Game – Transport and Organize the World’s People, Not Just Information. What differentiates this conference is its host, Dr. Alain Kornhauser, and his focus on people. The theme of the SmartDrivingCars conference series […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Robots

The Start of a Journey to Deliver the Last 50 Feet

A journey of a thousand miles may begin with a single step, but the most difficult part of a package’s journey is the last 50 feet. It is between the delivery truck and a consumer’s residence that is difficult to automate. As seen in the interview above, Vault Robotics, a spinout from the Safe Robotics […]

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Viodi View – 05/25/24

This issue of the Viodi View features two very different stories from CES that both look at removing physical barriers to improve mobility. One is about flying solo, while the other uses technology to improve human connections. A Pivotal Moment in Personal Aviation Perhaps the allure of flying has something to do with breaking the […]