To cut L.A. traffic woes, city installs synchronized traffic lights | mother nature network
Los Angeles is aiming for a 20 percent improvement in its legendarily bad traffic with smart lights that work together. Other cities are doing this kind of thing, too, with dedicated busways, improved biking lanes and cellphone incentives for taking transit.

To cut L.A. traffic woes, city installs synchronized traffic lights | mother nature network

Los Angeles is aiming for a 20 percent improvement in its legendarily bad traffic with smart lights that work together. Other cities are doing this kind of thing, too, with dedicated busways, improved biking lanes and cellphone incentives for taking transit.

Solar Roads, Charging Roads, And The Future Of Transportation | FastCompany
Here are two great innovations, that could potentially have a profound impact on the future of transportation.
Solar Roads: Imagine that you could replace the concrete or asphalt with solar cells beneath a layer of glass. Operating at 15% efficiency the U.S. road system would provide more than four times our current electricity needs, or about as much electricity as the whole world uses. It’s a lot of potential power.
Charging Roads: What if an electric vehicle can be recharged without wires while on road. Using magnetic induction technology, a company called Wave is trying to achieve just that. 

Solar Roads, Charging Roads, And The Future Of Transportation | FastCompany

Here are two great innovations, that could potentially have a profound impact on the future of transportation.

Solar Roads: Imagine that you could replace the concrete or asphalt with solar cells beneath a layer of glass. Operating at 15% efficiency the U.S. road system would provide more than four times our current electricity needs, or about as much electricity as the whole world uses. It’s a lot of potential power.

Charging Roads: What if an electric vehicle can be recharged without wires while on road. Using magnetic induction technology, a company called Wave is trying to achieve just that. 

10 Powerful Policies to Successful Smart Mobility | Dr Hussein Dia
The reform of urban mobility remains one of the biggest challenges confronting policy makers around the world. According to the United Nations, it is estimated that 1.3 million people are killed on the world’s roads each year. If left unchecked, this number could reach 1.9 million fatalities worldwide by 2020. The human cost  is profound – unimaginable suffering and grief.  The economic cost is a staggering $100 billion a year in developing countries alone.

10 Powerful Policies to Successful Smart Mobility | Dr Hussein Dia

The reform of urban mobility remains one of the biggest challenges confronting policy makers around the world. According to the United Nations, it is estimated that 1.3 million people are killed on the world’s roads each year. If left unchecked, this number could reach 1.9 million fatalities worldwide by 2020. The human cost  is profound – unimaginable suffering and grief.  The economic cost is a staggering $100 billion a year in developing countries alone.

A Scooter That Folds Into a Carry-on Luggage | EarthTechling
Xor Motors, based in Aix-en-Provence, France, is – at first glance – just another electric scooter manufacturer. But it offers a twist. As can be seen seen in this video, the Xor X02 electric scooter can actually be folded small enough to be rolled away by it rider.

A Scooter That Folds Into a Carry-on Luggage | EarthTechling

Xor Motors, based in Aix-en-Provence, France, is – at first glance – just another electric scooter manufacturer. But it offers a twist. As can be seen seen in this video, the Xor X02 electric scooter can actually be folded small enough to be rolled away by it rider.