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Ride-Share Drivers

Legislation passed in New York City favouring ride-share drivers, and Australia could be next

By Emmanuel Josserand, University of Technology Sydney and Sarah Kaine, University of Technology Sydney This week, New York City legislated to require a minimum pay rate for ride-share drivers  — the result of a two-year campaign by the Independent Drivers Guild. This massive mobilisation of drivers...
Uber Ambulance

Uber reduces ambulance usage in major cities, economists find

  The advent of Uber in cities across the country has reduced per capita ambulance volume by at least 7 percent as low-risk patients likely opt to avoid the more expensive ride with paramedics, according...

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...

MIT scientists affirm that sharing rides could drastically improve the efficiency of car and...

Sharing rides could drastically improve the efficiency of car and taxi transportation. Unleashing such potential, however, requires understanding how urban parameters affect the fraction of individual trips that can be shared, a quantity that...
Honda Mobility

The future of mobility according to Honda

By Randy S. Peregrino   INDEED, the world is heading to the future, where vehicles will be run by green energies and more in-sync with humans. That is why the 45th Tokyo Motor Show was all about...

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...
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...
Transit Carpool

Colorado Springs’ Mountain Metro Transit Carpool Matching Service Gets an Upgrade

By Rachel Riley A revamped online service can help local residents find someone to share a ride with -- whether it's a regular commute to work or a one-time trip to Denver International Airport. Mountain Metropolitan...
Sharing Service

Electric Vehicle Car-Sharing Service Brings a New Kind of Drive Time to Downtown

  Despite what seems like near-constant gridlock across the city, and Los Angeles’ reputation as an auto-focused metropolis, not everyone who lives here owns a car. That is particularly true in Downtown, where a growing...
Automakers expand connected car ecosystem with payment technologies

Automakers expand connected car ecosystem with payment technologies

By David Jones As integrated payments technology continues to evolve and internet of things technology expands the automation of voice control and natural language, the auto industry is increasingly looking at mobile purchasing as another key...

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