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Carshare’s cost: prices levels in the US (2011-2016)

The cost to carshare is falling down. In this study, the researchers Joseph Schwieterman and Alice Bieszczat - from DePaul University, Chicago - explore the changing prices and level of taxation for carsharing in the...

Zipcar Carsharing Case Study

Zipcar’s Organizational Overview Zipcar is a subsidiary of Avis Budget Group which acquired it in 2013. Originally Zipcar was founded by Antje Danielson and Robin Chase in 2000. Zipcar’s famous tagline: “Wheels when you...
ReFeel

ReFeel eMobility launched Sustainable Mobility in the Corporate Car Sharing World

Last October, there was the official launch of ReFeel emobility that presented in Italy the first eco-sustainable corporate car-sharing project within a network of smart-working centers. The electric corporate car sharing service is based on...

FROM PARKING LOT TO PARADISE

This is a summary of the article "From Parking lot to Paradise", by Carlo Ratti and Assaf Biderman - Scientific American 317, 54 - 59 (2017). Carlo Ratti is director of the Senseable City...
City dilemma: Making smart tech work citywide with limited funds

City dilemma: Making smart tech work citywide with limited funds

By Matt Hamblen It has taken years for some cities to create a vision for smart city technology, then to launch tech trials and early rollouts.  Now, cities and tech companies are eager to make...
EV

The potential impact of electric vehicles on global energy systems

By Hauke Engel, Russell Hensley, Stefan Knupfer, and Shivika Sahdev Could electric vehicles (EVs) soon face a different kind of gridlock? With the electrification of mobility accelerating, energy producers and distributors need to understand the...

This formula explains why NYC is great for ride-sharing and Sydney is terrible

The ebb and flow of a city may feel entirely unique, but it turns out there are universal laws that may govern the chaos of your commute. A team from the Senseable City Lab at...

Scalable privacy-enhanced traffic monitoring in vehicular ad hoc networks (VANET)

Researchers Yi Liu, Jie Ling, Qianhong Wu, and Bo Qin proposed a Vehicular ad hoc network (VANET) to improve traffic safety and driving experience. This is realized by equipping vehicles with capacity to talk to each other. Vehicular...

Modeling and Analysis of Collaborative Consumption in Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing

By Saif Benjaafar (1), Guangwen Kong (1), Xiang Li (1), and Costas Courcoubetis (2) (1 Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Minnesota) (2 Engineering and Systems Design, Singapore University of Technology and Design) We are...
Are e-scooters the future for commuters?

Are e-scooters the future for commuters?

By MELALIN MAHAVONGTRAKUL As cities around the world move toward greater mobility, different transportation modes are being introduced, offering commuters more options to help get them to where they need to be. One such mode...

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