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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

In the Driverless Seat with Dr. Kornhauser

Giving people rides who need rides is the message of the book, The Real Case for Driverless Mobility. That is, there is a large segment of the population that cannot engage in, as the book co-author, Alain Kornhauser, calls it, “A do-it-yourself approach to transportation.” Kornhauser argues that the opportunity for companies promoting driverless mobility […]

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Viodi View

Viodi View – 01/21/23

From a personal perspective, the most memorable part of CES2023 was spending the week with Dr. Alain Kornhauser and Dr. Elizabeth Monroe. Princeton Professor Kornhauser brings his perspective to several of the Viodi interviews at CES2023 as seen below. One of the highlights was our ride in a teleoperated (look ma, no hands) rental car […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment CES2023

Envisioning a Future of Mobility Diversity and Versatility

Will 2030 be the year we see in-route drone deliveries to living spaces on wheels? Will we see new forms of entertainment, such as mobile karaoke bars? By the year 2030, will it be possible for a person to secure his electric-assist wheelchair in a shared, electric autonomous vehicle without assistance? These are just some […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Smart Driving Car Summit

Removing Roadblocks for Others – Stephen Still

Stephen Still’s memorial to Heyward Patterson at the 5th Annual SmartDrivingCars Summit provided a tragic example of why better mobility options are needed for the people in countless neighborhoods and regions of the U.S. As background, Heyward Patterson was the so-called jitney driver providing rides to the grocery store for people in Buffalo without a […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Orchestrating Multiple Transportation Modes in Boring Places and Familiar Streets, Paths, & Sidewalks

Transportation and communications networks are really one and the same. Instead of transporting invisible bits like telecom, mobility networks have to carry bottoms and boxes. Another parallel between these two types of networks is the need for orchestration to manage the different types of traffic and, potentially, different service providers.1 In the above interview, Bern […]