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Not just for fun: the role of e-scooters in urban planning

Not just for fun: the role of e-scooters in urban planning

BY EMMA RUBIN When Mike Sewell, a civil engineer with Gresham Smith, designed the urban bike network along Sixth Street in 2015, he wanted to connect downtown to more residential areas and encourage more people to bicycle...
The future of urban transport in the region

The future of urban transport in the region

By Riaz Naqvi The need of the hour is to focus on green, clean and sustainable sources of energy rather than fossil fuel-based solutions,” says Dr Dheeraj Bhardwaj, Group CEO of Dubai-based Arnab Mobility. Dr Bhardwaj,...
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,...
Electric scooters promise to be a lasting urban transportation solution

Micro-mobility: The consternation of safe vs. cool

By James Carter The new-fangled world of micro-mobility is one that seems to have the transportation industry buzzing, with record user growth rates and even more dizzying company valuations. It’s not without good reason either. Micro-mobility, which...
Micro-Mobility Is Here to Stay — Cities Should Act Accordingly

Micro-Mobility Is Here to Stay — Cities Should Act Accordingly

BY SKIP DESCANT Seemingly overnight, rent-to-ride electric scooters landed on city streets all across the country. In no time, the tiny two-wheelers jettisoned local governments to iron out legislation that would both allow the new forms...
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...
Sitael launches Vaimoo, the new vehicle sharing platform chosen by the city of Copenhagen

Sitael launches Vaimoo, the new vehicle sharing platform chosen by the city of Copenhagen

  First ride for VAIMOO, the Vehicle Sharing system designed to revolutionize the urban mobility of the future and developed by the Digital Transformation division of SITAEL, the largest privately owned space company in Italy...
Successful Shared Mobility in Cities and Beyond

Successful Shared Mobility in Cities and Beyond

By  Giel Mertens Cities are constantly looking to improve the quality of life for their citizens. New mobility (technology-enabled, on-demand and shared transportation options) has the potential to help cities reduce both carbon emissions and traffic...
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...
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...

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