A homage to the micro scooter

With the summer at our door step, long weekends and even longer days, I want to pay homage to a travel companion I have enjoyed now for quite some time: The micro scooter. I probably got my first micro scooter, or kick-scooter around 2002 when it first became very popular in Switzerland. Ever since, it … Continue reading A homage to the micro scooter

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Spacial limits of alternative transport systems in urban areas

CityMetric pointed in a recent article on Elon Musk's vision for autonomous driving towards an interesting point regarding spacial limits: Musk's vision that everybody will not be moving anymore with public transport but with autonomous cars that offer point-to-point travel is somewhat flawed. The limits are or geometrical nature due to the limit in capacity … Continue reading Spacial limits of alternative transport systems in urban areas