An agent-based model that analyzes commuters' travel data
The introduction of smartcard ticketing for Singapore's public transport system has enabled A*STAR researchers to provide valuable predictive data on potential train overloading. This will enable system ...
Toyota, Grenoble set stage for test in ride-sharing
Willingness-to-pay for monorail services in Penang, Malaysia
People who recycle, those with car park problems at work or who have used urban rail transport systems somewhere else are more willing to pay for monorail services in Penang, Malaysia, according to a study ...
TOSA buses power up for less
EPFL scientists have developed a mathematical model to minimize the infrastructure and operational costs of the TOSA ultra-rapid rechargeable electric bus system.
Team unveils foldable micro electric car, Armadillo-T (w/ Video)
Looking for a parking space for hours at a busy shopping mall or being stuck on roads jammed with cars releasing large amounts of carbon dioxide are all-too-familiar scenes for city dwellers.
Compact multipurpose scooter for crowded megacities
TUM CREATE has unveiled an all-new multipurpose scooter prototype, codenamed VOI, at the 3rd Taiwan International Electric Vehicle Show. VOI gets its name from the Vietnamese word for elephant—a symbol ...
Smog in Indian capital blamed on vehicle increase
A choking smog that has enveloped New Delhi for more than a week has been partially caused by a rapid increase in vehicles on the streets of India's capital, environmentalists said Wednesday.
Electronic tickets for smarter travel
Electronic travel tickets are the key to networking different modes of transportation. This week, Siemens presents its eTicketing system at the ITS World Congress in Vienna. The system will demonstrate how ...
State-mandated planning, higher resident wealth linked to more sustainable city transportation
Transportation practices tend to be more environmentally friendly in wealthier metropolitan areas located within states that mandate comprehensive planning, new research suggests.
California dreaming: LA imagines life without cars
Los Angeles is famous for its addiction to cars -- whether cruising in their convertibles, or (more often) sitting in monster traffic jams on the freeway, the car is definitely king for Angelenos.
Cell carriers to roll out 'mobile wallets' in Utah
A joint venture between three of the nation's four largest cell phone carriers will soon offer the United States' first commercially available mobile fare payment program to a public transportation system.
Innovative concepts of urban mobility to face increased traffic and pollution in historical centers
The Civitas Mimosa European project, working together with the citizens towards a new and innovative concept of urban mobility, is identifying where traffic congestion can be handled more effectively and how ...
Home, James - public transport gets personal
(PhysOrg.com) -- A European research project has developed technologies that pave the way for highly efficient unmanned public transport systems in our cities.
In early Alzheimer's, when to give up the car keys
(AP) -- Scientists are creating tests to show when it's time for people with early Alzheimer's disease to stop driving.