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Issue 07/2015

Innovative ways to get about town

Increasingly, cities are looking at new more efficient means of transportation

Despite decades of attempts to reduce urban traffic, by encouraging car-pooling or deterring drivers with congestion charges, city driving is more time-consuming than ever, and often ends in gridlock. There is also the issue of poor and sometimes harmful air quality.

In a bid to improve transport systems while protecting the environment, authorities are embracing new technologies and adapting old ideas to offer commuters more energy efficient, eco-friendly, less costly public transport.

Issue 03/2015

Tired of the tedious daily commute?

A new way to get around town

Hate the rush-hour, bumper-to-bumper routine, which ends in a lengthy search for that elusive, expensive parking space? Despite decades of car-pooling and deterring drivers with congestion charges, city driving is more time-consuming and choked than ever and often ends in gridlock, not to mention harmful air quality in some places. Cities worldwide are embracing new technologies and adapting old ideas to offer more energy-efficient, environmentally-friendly, less costly public transport.