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Bike-share system coming to SMART stations by next spring

Bike-share system coming to SMART stations by next spring

By KEVIN FIXLER A bike-sharing system built around the North Bay’s commuter rail line could debut this fall, adding new options for people to get around town while reducing local reliance on cars. The plan envisions...
Five Promises of Micromobility

Five Promises of Micromobility

Posted by florentcrivello Disclaimer: I’m a product manager at Uber. This piece represents my views only, and not those of people working on behalf of Uber.   A wave of electric scooters and bikes has been taking...
With new mobility options, Detroit goes multimodal

With new mobility options, Detroit goes multimodal

By David Sands It's a chilly Thursday night in late January, and Detroiter Tamara Ballinger is waiting for a bus at DDOT's Rosa Parks Transit Center. The 21-year-old college student and fast food worker is...
Will electric skates solve the last-mile problem?

Will electric skates solve the last-mile problem?

By Lloyd Alter The "last mile problem" was first described in terms of telephone wires – the most costly lines were the ones that served the individual homes. According to Stigo of the Urban Travel Blog,...
E-scooters and E-bikes are redefining urban transportation

E-scooters and E-bikes are redefining urban transportation

By guest author Anil Niraula. You might have already seen people whooshing by on e-scooters and e-bikes on the sidewalks of your city. The flood of dockless transport has caught many, including policymakers, off guard....
E-scooter legislation worries bike advocates

E-scooter legislation worries bike advocates

By Doug McClellan BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — Cycling advocates are casting a wary eye on bills pending in several statehouses that seek to legalize electric scooters. Their concerns aren't with e-scooters as such, but with the scooter...
A new geography of sustainable transit

A new geography of sustainable transit

By Mira Klein Alongside “smart cities” and “transit-oriented development,” the term “mobility hubs” is joining the buzzy phrases making their mark on sustainable urban planning. Mobility hubs are a cornerstone concept for shared mobility transit, which...
Unlike Bike Shares, Scooters Are Here to Stay

Unlike Bike Shares, Scooters Are Here to Stay

By Peter Simek   It’s been less than a year since city leaders were freaking out about the proliferation of dock-less bike shares, which were clogging sidewalks and ending up in trees and vacant lots. Despite some...
Why are bike share companies pivoting to e-scooters?

Why are bike share companies pivoting to e-scooters?

BY ALEX VUOCOLO Lime and other dockless bike share companies are pivoting from bicycles to electric scooters. Scooter services have outpaced bike share in demand. Lime will quietly remove bikes from several cities this month. In Mountain...
Domestic bike-sharing industry rebuilds after bubble bursts: analysts

Domestic bike-sharing industry rebuilds after bubble bursts: analysts

  Bike-sharing companies are raising their rates as they face decreasing profit margins, but experts said the industry is at present the best way to solve the last-mile problem for commuters. Industry insiders said that the...

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