Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Students working with INIST on a business case for ATN

Today I just had an interesting conversation with students at Presidio University in San Francisco. The students are working on a business plan on how to finance and operate an ATN system. For those of you who don't know about Presidio School, See image:

Presidio School of Business

The students are working together with INIST, International Institute of Sustainable Transportation, with Ron Swenson as mentor. We expect their very interesting work to be available for the general public this summer and I very much look forward to this.






Previous Posts from Christer Lindstrom

12/2/2013
As usual, many of the things that changes our world start in Silicon Valley. Today the Podcar/ATN community experiences a dramatic increase of interest from universities and cities in The Valley. Under leadership from Ron Swenson of INIST, seven cities and three universities now collaborate in movin... more
8/12/2013
To travel is not for everyone. For some, it's because they don't want to. However for most people travel is essential in their everyday life, but some can't. This is for many different reasons - age, financial, health or other disability. Some people are not even allowed to travel due to political r... more
6/21/2013
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4/24/2013
Today I had a short visit with people at Capitol Hill to talk about the upcoming conference in Washington DC in October. For both US and European decision makers the issue of unemployment is high on the list of important tasks to address, something that ties closely into what we do at the confe... more
3/16/2013
I sometimes get the question "Why solar?" for Podcar systems. Well, there are many reasons for it. First, the sun is the most natural source of energy on earth, and it's endless free energy. Second, the electric energy derevied by PV cells is very suitable for transportation as electric motors are h... more
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