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Reducing barriers to hybrid & electric-vehicle use in car sharing services and fleets

source : http://urbanforesight.org PRISMS focused on developing intelligent in-vehicle technology and analytical tools to reduce the barriers to the use of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in car sharing services and fleets. The project was undertaken by...

Comparing car-sharing schemes in Switzerland: User groups and usage patterns.

By Henrik Becker, Francesco Ciari, Kay W. Axhausen, (ETH Zurich, Institute for Transport Planning and Systems, Stefano-Franscini-Platz 5, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland) Free-floating car-sharing schemes operate without fixed car-sharing stations, ahead reservations or return-trip requirements. Providing...

City Car Share: Assessment of Short-Term Travel – Behavior Impacts

By Robert Cervero, Nina Creedman, Muhammad Pohan, Madhav Pai, University of California at Berkeley, Institute of Urban and Regional Development One of the more innovative and potentially resourceful urban transportation initiatives in recent times is...

City CarShare: Longer-Term Travel Demand and Car Ownership Impacts

By Robert Cervero (1), Aaron Golub (2),  Brendan Nee (3) (Department of City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley, CA) Four years after the introduction of City CarShare in the San Francisco, Bay area in...

On-demand mobility experiment coming to MIT

source : news.mit.edu  - William Litant | Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics Electric shuttles will whisk volunteers about campus while gathering data for on-demand transportation services. Starting this month, there’s a new way for some...

‘Reddy,’ set, go! Bike sharing begins second year

Don't be surprised by the number of red bicycles popping up on Buffalo streets. Reddy Bikeshare began its second year of operation Monday, with 200 bike rentals coming to 35 locations around the city by...

Case Study: First and Last Mile Connections: new Mobility – Extract –

By Logan Sand, Samantha Beckerman, Catherine Cox Blair. (NRDC, Natural Resources Defence Council) Shared mobility is comprised of short-term transportation solutions enabling users to access various shared vehicles, bicycles, or other low-speed modes. In North America...

From connected car to connected life

Following its US$8bn buy-out by Samsung, will Harman’s push for connected car leadership be pushed aside? Don’t bet on it, Harman’s Phil Eyler tells Freddie Holmes Harman may have made its name as a...

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...

Shared mobility: Rethinking rights-of-way for seamless movement

Coupled with advancements in the internet, social networking, location-based services and mobile technologies, and buoyed by the growing popularity of the sharing economy, shared mobility has emerged as hugely influential movement in urban transport. This...

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