Thinking Cities Articles
AVs

PREPARE FOR IMPACT   Suzanne Hoadley examines the wider implications of an automated future for cities and regions   Vehicle automation is possibly the most talked about development in the...

Big Data

Small Button, Big Data PING if you care! Simone Feigl discusses cyclists contributing to a better traffic infrastructure in cities   In 2017 Mobiel 21, the Flemish organisation for sustainable...

Mobility

A MOVING STORY   At the “Decongesting Europe” event, the final conference of the FLOW and TRACE EU projects, the city of Dublin presented some of its work on tackling...

Microdistribution

SPECIAL DELIVERY     Last mile solutions from European research projects in Barcelona   Seeking to optimise and improve the problems associated with last mile traffic, Barcelona is implementing the last mile...

NACTO

Better Cities, One Street at a Time   Skye Duncan and Melinda Hanson outline the global benefits brought about by the publication of the Global Street Design Guide In 2014,...

Vision Zero

THE APPLE BITES BACK Boosting traffic safety and sustainable transport with Vision Zero in New York City, by Michael Replogle and Julia Kite   New Yorkers’ obsession with boosting their...

Internet of Things

BETTER TOGETHER   CityVerve – the smart city demonstrator that has inspired Manchester, by Mark Duncan Technology is transforming our cities. It is empowering governments, businesses and citizens to tackle...

RISK TO EXIST

It’s time to face up to the risks as well as the opportunities of automation, says the European Transport Safety Council’s Antonio Avenoso   Regular users of computers running Microsoft...

OK COMMUTER

Positive Drive is a gamified tracking and tracing campaign to uncover the mobility behaviour of employees in the Luxembourgish Cloche d’Or business area. Dr Martin Kracheel and Patrick van Egmond...

THE SOUND OF PROGRESS

Visually impaired travellers in Kaunas are now finding it far easier to navigate their way around Lithuania’s second city with the help of an innovative audible bus information app, as...

ODENSIFICATION: how to grow your city organically

Thinking Cities’ Pasquale Cancellara talks to Steen Møller, Deputy Mayor for Employment and Social Services Department for the City of Odense, Denmark Odense is a well-known, middle-sized city in Denmark...

CYCLE OF CHANGE

Sjors van Duren is Policy Advisor for the Province of Gelderland in the Netherlands and Programme Director of Velo-city 2017, the major cycling conference that takes place from 13-16th of...