Smart Connected Cities
Making the Last Traffic Jam a Reality
Traffic jams aren’t just stressful—they’re expensive. A recent study by the Centre for Economics and Business Research revealed that in 2013 traffic jams cost the U.S. $124 billion. By 2030, they estimate the annual price of traffic in the U.S. and Europe will soar to $293 billion. Can we turn this around? I think so. […]
Dubai: A Smart City of Rapid Technology Transformations
During my recent trip in Dubai, I had the pleasure of experiencing both the personal and climactic warmth of this extremely modern...
Affordable Autonomous Vehicles: Coming soon to a store near you?
If cities would set aside dedicated lanes on highways or exclusively autonomous sectors in cities, autonomous vehicles could probably become reality as early as 2015 to 2019 on dedicated highway lanes and 2020-2024 in dedicated city sectors. Mixing with and managing the human errors of drivers in conventional vehicles will move the time horizon for […]