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The Future of the Public Roadways in Tweets

Does public transit have a future and, if so, what is in the post-Covid-19 world? Those were a couple of the questions debated at the 2nd Zoom-Tank zoominar on May 18th, 2020. Like episode one, the questions and side dialogue both within the Zoom channel and the YouTube livestream provided interesting insight and questions to […]

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Viodi View – 09/06/19

Listen to this post at https://soundcloud.com/viodi/viodi-view-september-6th-2019 From Broadband to Preserving Wilderness & Wetlands One of the joys of reporting on the rural broadband industry is getting to know the people who are bringing the Internet to their neighbors. A common trait of these people is that they are so much more than their job and, […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Smart Cities

Smart Paint – Giving Autonomy to Cars and People #SmartDrivingCar

Princeton’s Dr. Alain Kornhauser has often emphasized the importance of good signage and road paint to help improve autonomous vehicle guidance. As he points out, good markings are helpful for human drivers as well. It is right then that one of the exhibitors at Kornhauser’s 2018 SmartDrivingCar Summit demonstrated an additive that can integrate paint into […]

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An Opportunity to Bridge the Rural Mobility Divide Through Autonomy

[Note, video updated on 9/14 to include images of Volvo Vera and Schaeffler Mover, as referenced below] Drawing a parallel between the so-called broadband digital divide and mobility, Princeton Professor Dr. Alain Kornhauser suggests that, “Rural America has a substantial number of mobility challenged individuals,” in this 3rd part of an interview filmed at the […]

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A New Kind of Transit Agency #SmartDrivingCar

If the highest market capitalization lodging company doesn’t own hotels, then does it follow that transit agencies will always need to own buses?¬† In the above interview, filmed at the 2018 SmartDrivingCar Summit at Princeton, Bern Grush, co-author of The End of Driving,¬†discusses how technology is allowing transits agencies to examine how to best achieve […]

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