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Uber Taxi

Uber partners with local taxi operators

By Lisa Wang US-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc yesterday announced partnerships with three small-scale Taipei taxi operators to set up its UberTaxi service, in its latest efforts to secure a licensed operation. Uber Taiwan, a...
Car Share Italy

Italy’s car sharing drives its economy

Alain de Muyser general secretary Benelux. CREDIT: Editpress  By ELENA COMELLI It has long been agreed that a “sharing economy” will be a growing living model adopted in many sectors, and, in Italy, this model is...

Co-utile Ridesharing

Ridesharing has the potential to bring a wealth of benefits both to the actors directly involved in the shared trip (e.g., shared travel costs or access to high-occupancy vehicle facilities) and also to the...

Can Shared Mobility work in small cities or rural areas ?

  Shared mobility have experienced success in cities that have a really good transit background already... All of these modes team up to enable people to live car-free or car-light lifestyles. But now mid-sized cities, smaller...

Aiming for a green (and electric) future

By Sumantra Barooah A full electric city bus today costs around Rs. 1.5 crore. The first electric city bus by Ashok Leyland, expected to be launched by late next year, would be significantly cheaper, perhaps by...
Ridesharing with friends

How much is trust: The cost and benefit of ridesharing with friends

By YaoliWanga. StephanWintera. NicoleRonaldb Ridesharing with social contacts (i.e., ‘friends’) is substantially more accepted than with strangers. However, limiting ridesharing to friends while rejecting strangers also reduces ride choices and increases detour costs. This work...

Town, County Consider New Rideshare, Bikeshare Programs

By Lisa Finn  SOUTHOLD, NY — With the North Fork continuing to emerge as a tourist destination, Southold Town is seeking alternatives to help solve traffic congestion issues and help visitors and residents traverse area...

Using bilateral trading to increase ridership and user permanence in ridesharing systems

By Neda Masoud, Roger Lloret-Batlle, R. Jayakrishnan Increasing Ridesharing (Abstract) One of the main obstacles that has challenged peer-to-peer (P2P) ridesharing systems in operating as stand-alone systems is reaching a critical mass of participants. Toward this...

Shared-use mobility: what is it? Present and Future

Shared-use Mobility: today, we start we a new series of article on shared-use mobility. In the following articles, we will analyze each of the transportation services that are shared among users. Today, we analyze...

Ridesharing: a Victim Of Alaska’s Budget Battle

BY STEVEN GREENHUT As Alaska’s legislative session ends, some perplexing in-house political gamesmanship has kept a popular bipartisan measure from making it to the House floor. It’s a shame, because freedom-loving Alaska now remains one...

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