Mobility on Demand & Design Possibilities

By: Bill Hampton - February 10, 2015 at 2:04 PM

In this column that originally appeared in Automotive Design & Production magazine, Mobility Designer Dan Sturges comments on how expanding mobility services may give vehicle designers a new type of freedom.

2013 U.S. Intercity Bus Report

By: Bill Hampton - January 19, 2014 at 2:42 PM

Developments during 2013 in the U.S. intercity bus industry are summarized in this 17-page report from DePaul University's Chicago-based Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development.

UN World Urbanization Prospects

By: Bill Hampton - December 29, 2013 at 11:01 PM

By 2050, urban dwellers will account for 86% of the population of developed regions and 64% of that in less-developed regions, according to this 2011 update from the Population Division of the United Nations' Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs.

Connecting and Transforming the Future of Transportation

By: Bill Hampton - December 29, 2013 at 6:55 PM

It is becoming universally clear that the most commonly pursued solutions don't fully address urban transportation's increasingly complex human, physical, and political context.

IBM Advancing Mobility - 2010

By: Bill Hampton - December 29, 2013 at 9:34 AM

This pivotal 2010 analysis by the IBM Institute for Business Value updates a 2008 IBM study that showed how automakers could tap additional revenue streams by adopting new mobility models.

Roadmap to 2030

By: Bill Hampton - December 29, 2013 at 9:12 AM

This report by General Motors Co. summarizes a series of six forums about sustainable mobility that were held in conjunction with the World Expo 2010 Shanghai.