Check out Jeff Speck on Ted: Talking about walking. Enjoy!

Jeff Speck is a city planner and architectural designer who, through writing, lectures, and built work, advocates internationally for smart growth and sustainable design. As Director of Design at the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 through 2007, he oversaw the Mayors’ Institute on City Design and created the Governors’ Institute on Community Design, a federal program that helps…

Courier talk: Electric bicycles

I talked to a bike courier an hour ago and that’s what he told me about electric bicycles… (Berlin) “I mention them much more often and they are damn fast, when I met one at a traffic light I have to struggle to get him, no matter which age ore body fitness… I already thought…

Lars Thomsen speech, the past September, at the 25th International AVL Conference “Engine & Environment” in Graz, Austria

Lars Thomsen can “predict” the future. He is one of the futurist and gives a small view into his world. (in German) He shows some comparison to what NOKIA happened, when Apple released the iPhone. Is the auto industry at a similar point? Battery prices will fall, he says, and public charging infrastructure will continue…