Automotive

Startup Kelekona develops a 40-seat drone bus

Inspired by the packed to the brim trains from New Jersey to New York, Braeden Kelekona came up with the idea for a 40-seat drone bus. This concept would aim to keep passenger numbers reasonable in order to accommodate desired ...

Engineering

3D detectors measure social distancing to help fight COVID-19

A team of EPFL researchers has repurposed an algorithm they initially developed for self-driving cars to help people comply with social distancing requirements. Their program, which works with a camera, can detect whether ...

Computer Sciences

The privacy risks of compiling mobility data

A new study by MIT researchers finds that the growing practice of compiling massive, anonymized datasets about people's movement patterns is a double-edged sword: While it can provide deep insights into human behavior for ...

Automotive

How micromobility affects the climate

They can be seen in most big cities today, and are both a source of hope and a challenge: electrically powered scooters and bikes. Shared micromobility which allows users to rent and to share these e-scooters and e-bikes ...

Automotive

'Opt for cycling': French car ads must back alternatives

Car advertisements in France will have to include messages encouraging people to consider less-polluting travel alternatives from 2022 as part of the government's drive to rein in CO2 emissions.

Internet

Transportation app could change Australia's car culture

Getting around an Australian city without a car can be a real hassle. Imagine how much easier it would be if you had the option of combining public transport and shared servicesā€”be it bus, train, tram, taxi, car share, ...

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