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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Hello to a New Way of Flight

Planes that emit zero C02, do not use lead-based fuel, and are 1,000 times quieter than traditional propeller-driven aircraft is the promise of the eFlyer 2 and eFlyer 4 from Bye Aerospace, Inc. While reducing negative externalities to the public, the efficiency of an electric powertrain significantly reduces the cost of the flight to approximately […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Access to Good Mobility Makes Real Estate Valuable

“People can’t get to the grocery store,” states Yina Moore, former Mayor of Princeton Township, New Jersey. Speaking at the 2019 SmartCarDriving Summit, Moore emphasizes that better mobility options are needed to improve the accessibility of the community. It might be said that transportation is in her blood, as her grandfather started a livery service […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Once in a Generation Opportunity

A once in a generation opportunity is how Stefan Heck characterizes the changes to the built-environment, thanks to ACES. ACES – Autonomous, Connected, Electrified and Shared – is the acronym that Heck – CEO and Co-Founder, NAUTO, and Consulting Professor, Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford University – invented to describe the convergence of different technologies that will transform […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

A Transition Step(s) to an Autonomous Transport Future

A relatively low-density city designed around the car. Public transportation service that meets its published schedule only 71% of the time, leading to customer satisfaction of only 65%, while the fare recovery is only 15% (passengers only pay 15% of the actual cost with government subsidies making up the difference). Although the above sounds like a description befitting most any U.S. post-World War […]

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Viodi View

Viodi View – 07/08/15

It is difficult to believe that 2040 is closer than 1990. For most of us, the vision of life in the year 2040 is fuzzy, as we are focused on the daily stress of trying to keep up with a society that is changing faster and faster every day. Fortunately, there are many rural communities with forward-looking, independent communications leaders who have deployed […]

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