Transportation

Smart Cities: From Automation to Optimization

Traffic Management Centers (TMCs) automate the surveillance, coordination and response to events in the transportation network that disrupt the flow of traffic and impact the ability of the network to… Read more »

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Triggering Urban Mobility through information

For the first time, the majority of population lives nowadays in cities, and will increase up to nearly 70% in 2050. Considering only China and India, they will require 50… Read more »

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Electric Vehicles Explained

Trying to sort out all the different types of Alternative Fuel Vehicles now on the market? Thinking of investing in one yourself? Here are some key terms and features I… Read more »

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Cruise Ship Lines Could Learn Lessons from Data Center Operators

A few days ago a colleague emailed me a photo taken on the ill-fated Carnival Triumph cruise ship, the one that was stranded in the Gulf of Mexico for about… Read more »

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Raise your hand if you like energy prosperity

“The power just went out and I didn’t save that last document!” Does this sound familiar?  We live in a world that is increasingly reliant on energy – global electricity… Read more »

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Gasoline Prices to Rise as Promise in Iraq Upended

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices Rising US oil production, with weekly rates reaching a 28-year high in early June has reduced price volatility for crude… Read more »

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Triggering Urban Mobility through information

For the first time, the majority of population lives nowadays in cities, and will increase up to nearly 70% in 2050. Considering only China and India, they will require 50… Read more »

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US Gasoline Futures Driving towards 2015 Low

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices The seasonal attributes of the gasoline market in the United States are on clear display, with gasoline demand sliding since… Read more »

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US Gasoline—another Psychological Barrier Breached

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices Refining units returning from seasonal maintenance, notably along the heavy concentration of processing capacity along the US Gulf Coast, during… Read more »

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US Gasoline Marketers Eye Bountiful Demand over Thanksgiving Holiday

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices Gasoline demand in the United States is expected to be robust over the Thanksgiving Day holiday, with travel projected to… Read more »

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Global Oil Prices Pressured as Geopolitical Concerns Ease

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices Global oil prices are down $5 bbl from early June as the market retraces a spike in value to a… Read more »

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Trends in Wind Generation, Driving Habits and Network-enabled Devices

Apparently, the Queen of England sent her first email in 1976, some 14 years before the World Wide Web was born. I learned this while reading about the growth of… Read more »

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We Can do Something About the Weather: Adapt Traffic Signal Control Strategies

We can’t change the weather yet, but adapting traffic signal control strategies to account for severe weather conditions is something we can do.   A recent article in the magazine Public… Read more »

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Road to Lower US Gasoline Prices to take Brief Detour

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices The US gasoline futures contract dropped to a fresh low for 2014 mid-September that coincided with the shift away from… Read more »

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Pedal to the Metal, as Low Gasoline Prices Spur Driving Demand

Fuel Marketer Intelligence: Supply Chain Dynamics to Retail Fuel Prices A near vertical arc forms on the 10-year chart of vehicle miles traveled on US roads recently released by the… Read more »

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