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Shared-use mobility: what is it? Present and Future

Shared-use Mobility: today, we start we a new series of article on shared-use mobility. In the following articles, we will analyze each of the transportation services that are shared among users. Today, we analyze...

New player to enter Hong Kong bike-sharing market

 Four cycling enthusiasts are set to launch a new bike-sharing mobile application, challenging the ­status of Gobee.bike – the city’s first and only service – by ­promising cheaper charges and designated parking spaces. To...
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...
China Bike

China rides into a bike-sharing future

By Lu Hai Liang Beijing was once a city of personal bicycles and domestic brands such as the heavy but reliable Flying Pigeon were all over the capital before cars and scooters began to proliferate...

BICYCLE SHARING SCHEMES: ENHANCING SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY

Extract of the Report prepared by Peter Migdley for the UN - Department of Economics and Social Affairs, Commission on Sustainable Development. Overview of bicycle-sharing schemes Also called "Public-Use Bicycles" (PUBs), "Bicycle Transit, "Bikesharing" or "Smart...
Bike Approach

Bike-sharing grows as innovative approach to [almost] free wheeling

By Kody Acevedo If you’ve spotted an unattended yellow bike parked in arbitrary spots around town, don’t fret—they do indeed serve a purpose. The dockless two-wheelers are part of a new variety of bike-share programs that debuted...
Bike Sharing

Chinese Bike Sharing Firms Eye South Korea

  When I lived in Singapore in 2017, the frequent breakdown of the city-state’s “world-class” metro and its slow buses led me into the world of bike sharing. Now, the three bike sharing companies I used there —...
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...
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...

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