All posts tagged “urban mobility

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Learning from King Street

Toronto is now a week into the King Street Transit Pilot. It’s still early days and transit guru Steve Munro hasn’t yet published any before and after route performance. He will. But already the sentiment seems to be clear: This shit is working. There are many recounts… Read More

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We’re still on road pricing

The New York Times recently argued that self-driving cars can’t cure traffic, but that economics can. Here is the key soundbite: “Maybe autonomous cars will be different from other capacity expansions,” Mr. Turner said. “But of the things we have observed so far, the only… Read More

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Slot-based intersections

If you don’t follow the work of MIT’s Senseable City Lab, I highly recommend that you start.  Earlier this year, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Swiss Institute of Technology, and the Italian National Research Council developed something that they call “slot-based intersections.” In… Read More