29 October, 2018

Automated driving: It's not only about the technology but also about the people!

Together with Alphabet Fleet Management (Switzerland), we at the SBB Lab at the University of St. Gallen have carried out a study on customer benefits and acceptance of automated vehicles in Switzerland. In contrast to the emerging economies of China, Turkey or Brazil, where more people are interested in automated driving, the study shows that people in Switzerland are more skeptical about it. More than half of the respondents are not interested in using a fully automatic vehicle.

02 October, 2018

Dealing with overtourism: A complex solution for a simple problem

This contribution starts easy and ends complex. Overtourism is a simple and easy-to-explain challenge. Solutions might be quick and easy. However to get there, we are encountering a serious challenge: The allocation of property rights with regard to public goods.