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The perfectly mobile city would have tube trains as frequent as London, be as safe as Copenhagen and as much car sharing as Stuttgart

With a background of more than a half of the world’s population now living in urban areas, and forecast to rise to 60% by 2030, management consulting firm Arthur D. Little , in partnership with UITP (Union Internationale de Tramways), has this month published study identifying the mobility challenges facing cities around the world . The report includes an update of Arthur D....
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Industry achievers awarded at Frost & Sullivan ‘Future Of Mobility' Awards Banquet

At a banquet during its Urban Mobility 3.0 conference - that debated the impact of connectivity on the future of mobility in London on 19-20 June - Frost & Sullivan presented its ‘Future of Mobility' Excellence in Best Practices Awards to NEC , Royal Mail , HARMAN , BMW AG , and MAHLE Powertrain , among others for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance. ...
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Urban Mobility 3.0: New Urban Mobility Business Models

Frost and Sullivan has assembled powerful players from the mobility world to lead debate on business model issues at its fifth annual Urban Mobility event.   This will take place at the House of Lords and at Siemens “Crystal” building in London’s docklands on 19 th and 20 th June – see http://www.urbanmobility.gilcommunity.com/ .   Transport KTN will be represented...
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Improving urban mobility without new infrastructure

Key players consider a key issue A group of about 20 director-level players from transport and business gathered in London on the afternoon of 19 th March 2013 to discuss “ Improving urban mobility without new infrastructure ”.   They were drawn from a wide range of organisations from the railway and automotive worlds, transport operating companies, transport...
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Innovation in Urban Mobility - policy-making and planning

TRIP document available. The text below is taken directly from the document.  Preface The EU recognises that urban transport plays a fundamental role in meeting the objectives of economic competitiveness, social cohesion and sustainable growth. In accordance with the subsidiarity principle, the EU is supporting local governments in tackling mobility issues which form...
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What does "urban mobility" actually mean, and why will it be a challenge in the years to come?

Those interested in urban mobility might like to familiarise themselves with a few key publications which help to set the scene for this important topic. The Siemens report “ Megacity Challenges ” (2006) is a survey of 25 of the world’s major cities. It identifies transport as the most significant single infrastructure challenge and discusses the key issues to be...
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Urban mobility and future cities

Transport and Future Cities According to a recent report by consultants Arthur D Little , "Existing mobility systems are close to breakdown. By 2050, the average time an urban dweller spends in traffic jams will be 106 hours per year, three times more than today."  Clearly, something needs to be done to change the way that we travel and transport our goods.  The...
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Mobile urban lives: continuity, evolution and security in a changing world

Call for papers Call for papers for the Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute for British Geographers, 3rd - 5th July 2012, Edinburgh Various forms of mobility – involving people, objects, information and ideas – are now ingrained in the social fabric and everyday practices of urban business and social lives. Yet these practices are...
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Industry achievers awarded at Frost & Sullivan ‘Future Of Mobility' Awards Banquet

At a banquet during its Urban Mobility 3.0 conference - that debated the impact of...

Urban Mobility 3.0: New Urban Mobility Business Models

Frost and Sullivan has assembled powerful players from the mobility world to lead debate on...

Innovation in Urban Mobility - policy-making and planning

TRIP document available. The text below is taken directly from the document.  ...

What does "urban mobility" actually mean, and why will it be a challenge in the years to come?

Those interested in urban mobility might like to familiarise themselves with a few key...

Improving urban mobility without new infrastructure

Key players consider a key issue A group of about 20 director-level players from transport...

Urban mobility and future cities

Transport and Future Cities According to a recent report by consultants Arthur D Little ,...

Mobile urban lives: continuity, evolution and security in a changing world

Call for papers Call for papers for the Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical...