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Have you been walking somewhere and suddenly the sidewalk comes to an abrupt end? For me, there is nothing more frustrating—especially when I am walking my kids in a stroller and have no choice but to go into the street with 40 MPH traffic. Walkability (the presence of sidewalks, proximity... View Article

Their focus convinces us to strongly believe EVs (Electric vehicles) will be the Model T of the 21st Century. The Model T replaced the horse-and-buggy very fast with its obvious advantages on speed, practicality, affordability, etc. A similar phenomenon is beginning to take place in a few countries around the world, where the percentage of new vehicles purchased with a plug are moving up.

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Urban Mobility

How are we moving people from point A to point B?
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Predictable traffic jams or ‘dumb mobility’ is hampering progress towards a better mobility, and will only be reduced when people take greater collective responsibility for mobility outcomes. This article considers whether the road network is a ‘commons’, and if so if dumb mobility represents a ‘tragedy’ of the commons. It suggests that the ‘commons model’ may be a useful framework for thinking about the challenge of getting people to take greater collective responsibility for mobility outcomes.