Flashcards in PIEs Deck (11):
A membership-based car sharing company that provides automobile reservations to 500 thousand members or "Zipsters." With a fleet of over 8,000 self-service vehicles in urban areas throughout 28 North American states and in parts of the United Kingdom.
McConnell Public Safety and Transportation Operation Center (MPSTOC)
-Responds to transportation events/accidents (like Nyah's potty incidents)
SMT Rail Corporation
-Brings together engineers, scientists, investers
-Provide safest, fastest, greenest mode of transportation
-Assist in reduction of human carbon footprint
-Protect ecosystem wherever mass transportation is
-To add attractive, secure, and safe transportation to the public
Leads the PRT (Personal Rapid Transit) to become widespread
Enviromental Performance Vehicles
Manufactures electric and hybrid cars
Build Fuel-less Vehicles, and move forward to Nature
Panasonic World Solar Challenge
The objective of this competition is to promote research on solar-powered cars. Teams from universities and enterprises participate. In 2005, 22 teams from 11 countries entered the primary race category.
The World Economic Forum
They are an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
United Nations Global Pulse
-Monitor the impacts of global and local socio-economic crises
-To gain a better understanding of changes in human well-being, and to get real-time feedback on how well policy responses are working.
-Working to promote awareness of the opportunities Big Data presents for relief and development, forge public-private data sharing partnerships, generate high-impact analytical tools and approaches through its network of Pulse Labs, and drive broad adoption of useful innovations across the UN System.
-The world’s leading telecommunications operators
-Help customers communicate, interact and collaborate more.