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Omoove

Omoove’s Mobility Revolution

Octavian Chelu, principal consultant, AT&T, Frost & Sullivan, explained how important cities and megacities have become. Today, 54% of the global population lives in cities, a figure that is expected to increase to 67%...
Shared

Managing the Transition to Shared Automated Vehicles: Building Today While Designing for Tomorrow

By Susan Shaheen and Adam Cohen We often get asked questions from urban planners, policymakers, and real estate professionals asking how they should prepare for the future of mobility, today. Some are architects and developers...
algorithm

MIT’s Super-Efficient Dispatching Algorithm Minimizes a City’s Taxi Fleet

By Philip E. Ross Photo: iStockphoto Researchers at MIT say they’ve found an efficient dispatching algorithm that can cut a city’s fleet of taxis by 30 percent. They describe their work in a paper published today in Nature. “New York...
Park

Going Beyond Park Boundaries to Make Cities More Livable

By Catherine Nagel and Thatcher Bailey Parks and recreation drive real solutions to the big challenges facing American cities. They are powerful agents helping communities address financial stability, environmental threats, and social isolation, just to...

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...

Uber – The New Wave!

Convenience has taken a whole new dimension in the transportation sector. With a smartphone, internet access, and a bank account (all of which you must have right now), you can have a driver take...
BMW Daimler

BMW and Daimler merge their mobility companies

Mercedes-Benz and BMW have been the fiercest of rivals for more than a hundred years. Now, they’re teaming up to pursue the future of mobility together. In a surprise announcement, Daimler and BMW revealed plans...
Claims

Claims in the digital age: How insurers can get started

By Pia Brüggemann, Tanguy Catlin, Jonas Chinczewski, Johannes-Tobias Lorenz, and Samantha Prymak. The insurance industry is in the midst of a radical, digitally infused shake-up. Customers are embracing digital channels, and technologies such as the...
p2p

P2P carsharing and the evolution of private mobility

P2P carsharing: Valerio Sandri, TEDxCopenhagenSalon: This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Valerio tells us how car sharing solves a list of practical problems common to all...
sustainable city

The Evolution to a Smart & Sustainable City

By Mike Zamora (Mike Zamora is Managing Director for Asia Real Estate Advisors, currently based in Hong Kong, where he has been involved in many different aspects of real estate throughout Asia, Europe and the...

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