Researchers at the University of British Columbia report the most effective way to decrease urban congestion and lower pollution is with pay for use programs that charge drivers for using roads.
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Lyft is working with engineers and city planners on ways to reduce urban congestion using more ride hailing and car sharing programs in the future.
The QLine electric street car line is set to open along Detroit’s famed Woodward Avenue this weekend. Supporters hope it will reinvigorate business in the downtown area and lead to demand for more regional transportation development.
Congestion at Tesla headquarters is so bad, Elon Musk calls it one of his biggest headaches. Why can the world’s greatest entrepreneur not find a solution to such an ages old problem?
Mark Moore, the modern father of the flying car concept, has left his job at NASA to join Uber as head of engineering at its Elevate division. Uber, Google’s Larry Page, and Airbus all envision a future in which urban dwellers fly around in private VTOL electric aircraft.
Mathematicians at the MIT CSAIL computer lab have developed a new algorithm they say could eliminate allow 3000 carpooling vehicles to do the work of 14,000 taxis. The math model would make the system operate at maximum efficiency, reducing congestion and carbon emissions.
Airbus thinks the best way to solve urban congestion is with a fleet of autonomous flying taxis that can be summoned using a smartphone app.