The future of mobility

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(only 3 driving forces? - and then such short ones? look forward to seeing some of the answers to the other questions?? and more research )

Team members

  • Rene de Groot
  • Mark Duivesteijn
  • Stefan Guijt
  • Sander van der Zon

Cheat Sheet:

Edge cities

What are edge cities?
How big are edge cities?
How many people live in an Edge City?
How is the transportation to and in Edge Cities?
What impact have edge cities on the transportation/environment/etc?
Will there be more edge cities in the future?


How much and what kind of companies are using teleworking?
How many people are working from home or another location then the main office?
Are people bound to working places? (IT/hospitals/etc)
Where are they located/What size has the company/what sector are they in?
What is the impact on traffic jams?
What is the impact on the environment?
What is the impact of programs like skype and webbex on teleworking?
What are the cost/benefits for the employee?
What are the cost/benefits for the company?
Are companies or the government supporting this way of working? and Why/not?


What future technologies are being developed?
What are the current technologies being used?
What happens if the fuel burns out? Then what?
What about electric?

  • Batteries? Life? Coverage? Charge time/stations? Costs? saving environment?
    • acceptance?
  • Hybride? Life? Coverage? Charge time/stations? Costs? saving environment?
    • acceptance?
  • What about hydrogen?
    • Life? Coverage? Fuel stations? Costs? saving environment? acceptance?

General questions

Who are traveling?
How do people travel?
Why do people travel?
Would public transportation still be available in 10 to 15 years?
How and how much does the government try to encourage the public transportation?
How and mow much do companies support public transportation?
How much cleaner is public transportation versus a car?
How many cars are there in the Netherlands?
How many roads are there? Length?
How is the mobility of the future affected by the credit crisis?

Driving Forces:

Mobility & Working at home
Mobility & Traffic jams
Mobility & Oil

Systems Diagram:

Diagram will come here when finished.