Transforming transportation from the ground up in Austin

March 14, 2016 by  
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A combination of electric vehicles, shared transportation, public transit and planning for self-driving cars are crucial to efforts underway in the Texas capital.

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Robots, fuel cells and a $1 billion bet: Inside Toyota’s Silicon Valley strategy

November 17, 2015 by  
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Artificial intelligence, shared transportation and micro-sized electric vehicles are at the heart of the Japanese automaker’s new push into auto technology.

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Autodesk helps D.C. stave off stormwater pollution

November 17, 2015 by  
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Stormwater gets a bad rap. If used to replenish groundwater or treated and recycled for other uses, stormwater has great value.

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ZipCar, Google and why the carsharing wars are just beginning

July 14, 2015 by  
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What happens when shared transportation, electric vehicles and self-driving cars converge? Automakers and rental car companies are racing tech companies like Google and Uber to find out.

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Helsinki Wants Residents Car Free Within Just 10 Years

July 14, 2014 by  
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Finland’s capital and largest city Helsinki has put forth a bold plan to integrate public and shared transportation to the point that in 10 years residents will not need to own a car. The “mobility on demand” system would provide citizens with a “route planner” smartphone app that allows for one-click purchasing that combines all transit options. The cheap and flexible city-wide travel options include public transportation, carpool, bus, taxi, train, ferries, bike sharing and more. Read the rest of Helsinki Wants Residents Car Free Within Just 10 Years Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: car , car-free Helsinki , Finland , Helsinki , integrated transit , public transit , shared transportation , smartphone app , urban planning , vehicle

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