@BenedictEvans 2 years ago
Nice KPMG visualization of daily journeys across different city types. Obvious implications for transport. https://t.co/hO8T0SPiT3
@BenedictEvans 3 years ago
Automatic electric elevator, 1904 (early autonomous public transport) https://t.co/UfbVdEWiBs
@BenedictEvans 3 years ago
Early autonomous transport https://t.co/GzbLF5Uke3
@BenedictEvans 5 years ago
RT @mikebutcher: This is pretty damn clever: Citymapper launches seamless routing between Cabs and Public Transport http://tcrn.ch/25y8XSN
@BenedictEvans 5 years ago
RT @johnhenry: New e-ink bus info on some London stops #transport #tfl #digital https://t.co/uOwsIIloYV
@BenedictEvans 5 years ago
RT @philosophygeek: Why are we trying to legislate against AirBnB in San Francisco while ignoring actual problems? The homeless, SROs, transportation, etc.
@BenedictEvans 5 years ago
RT @philgontier: The convenience and simplicity of using #ApplePay on London transport is simply... brilliant. https://t.co/dhFPxr9LBB
@BenedictEvans 5 years ago
RT @geektimecom: Israeli public transport app #Moovit is now the world’s largest local transport app http://bit.ly/1KxxrRv #DontMiss http://t.co/L7NAVsR9Iq
@BenedictEvans 5 years ago
RT @jimwaterson: They've just abolished tickets on the Athens Metro system since no one's got any cash. So public transport network is being run for free.
@BenedictEvans 5 years ago
So, Apple Maps now has pretty good public transport directions, even for pretty bad public transport http://t.co/EHQSi1LSd6
@BenedictEvans 5 years ago
Alternatively, NGO discovers existence of costs of rent, transport, salaries, tax... https://twitter.com/fmbutt/status/607580322809585664
@BenedictEvans 5 years ago
RT @jp_mcginnis: deaths per billion miles traveled for different methods of transportation MT @SamWangPhD: http://election.princeton.edu/2015/05/13/train-travel-is-incredibly-safe/ http://t.co/G5oVOXRS4z
@BenedictEvans 5 years ago
RT @stevesi: Reading text on Apple Watch transports my brain when I first used a Blackberry 950 ('98). I "think" this can't be useful then I find it is.
@BenedictEvans 6 years ago
For those who asked: sample monthly real cost of using public transport to commute from SF to Silicon Valley. YMMV http://t.co/tp8iB7nGr4
@BenedictEvans 6 years ago
There's something fundamentally absurd in the fact that it would be cheaper for me to lease a Tesla than commute by public transport
@BenedictEvans 6 years ago
Self-driving and on-demand cars are the unbundling of public transport from circuit switching to packet switching. http://ben-evans.com/benedictevans/2015/2/28/notes-on-cars
@BenedictEvans 6 years ago
Self-driving and on-demand cars are the unbundling of public transport from circuit switching to packet switching.
@BenedictEvans 6 years ago
Wondering when tech votes in SF will be a meaningful block for housing policies, public safety, transport. Does boom last long enough?
@BenedictEvans 6 years ago
If everyone takes an Uber instead of driving themselves, how does that 'take cars off the road'? Even w/no public transport substitution?
@BenedictEvans 6 years ago
The Youtube Gangnam math error is not as cool as the one that gave infinite money in Transport Tycoon https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8690206
@BenedictEvans 6 years ago
Systemic government failures make the U.S. fertile ground for innovation in some key areas. Finance, transport, TV, health, education.
@BenedictEvans 6 years ago
There's a whole class of apps around public transport whose main competitive advantage v Google Maps is that the UX isn't terrible
@BenedictEvans 6 years ago
Citymapper launches in the Bay Area. Proper proper transport UX. & parking their tanks on Google's lawn
@BenedictEvans 6 years ago
Killer apps for mobile in emerging markets: Street addresses. Bank accounts. Savings. Transport. Identity. Low down on Maslow's hierarchy.
@BenedictEvans 6 years ago
Wondering what impact better apps would have on public transport adoption, and how much ride-sharing erodes it.
@BenedictEvans 6 years ago
'What Uber and Hailo really want is to resell my job to me for a fee'