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How Will a Hyperloop System Affect the Taxi Industry?

The way we move through and between cities is about to change. In coming years, advancements such as the hyperloop system are set to fundamentally shift how we choose to get from place to place. Smart companies in the transportation industry are monitoring these trends and planning business models which will embrace the coming changes. But first things first… What is the Hyperloop? The hyperloop is a currently-theoretical transportation system first proposed in 2012 by Elon Musk, best kno...
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How Autonomous Vehicles Could Integrate with Fleet Management Systems

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are set to change the fundamentals of the entire transportation industry. Whether it’s via a taxi booking service or a paratransit dispatch system, connected and autonomous vehicles will change fleet management, both challenging and benefitting the industry. Smart providers will plan for and embrace the coming changes. Here, we take a look at just how automation is set to impact fleet management. A Slow Start: The Top 3 Challenges for Fleet Managers Integrating AVs &nbs...
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What to Expect from Self-Driving Vehicle Regulations

As autonomous vehicles (AVs) approach mainstream release, it’s clear that new regulations will be required. Existing rules that cover vehicles driven by a human are inadequate in the face of the new challenges raised by AVs—especially in the areas of safety and liability. How will upcoming regulations affect the transportation industry? Here are some of the measures under consideration, and what you can expect to see in the transit space with the dawn of self-driving vehicle integration. Unchar...
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Key Trends that Distinguish North America and Europe in the Autonomous Vehicle Evolution

Automation is an emerging trend in the transportation space. Self-driving vehicles are no longer a technology of the future; they are on our streets today, with tests being rolled out in cities like Pittsburgh, Paris and Singapore. Forward-thinking policymakers and smart businesses are already engaging with this trend and attracting buy-in from end users. Pulling Ahead: Anticipating a Self-Driving World Today’s autonomous vehicles are equipped with systems that allow them to perceive the enviro...
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4 Steps to Shaping a Smarter City

Across the globe, many urban centres are investing time and resources in becoming a smart city. Government and private businesses are working together—with the help of digital technology—to build cities that are more liveable, workable and sustainable. Enabled by the expansion of big data, we are seeing cities boost their efficiency and productivity, all the while creating safer and more accessible services for residents. It might seem daunting to figure out how to contribute or where to start, ...
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What Earned These 4 North American Cities a Spot on Global Smart City Lists?

As urban populations continue to grow, much emphasis has been placed on the concept of a ‘smart city.’ From issues of mobility and sustainability to accessibility and community engagement, modern cities are grappling with some big ticket items when it comes to urban planning. But what exactly constitutes a smart city, and how have certain urban centers risen to the top of the rankings? What Makes a Smart City? At its most basic level, a city is smart if it’s using digital and systems technologi...
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