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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...

A future of shared mobility

source : news.mit.edu  -  School of Architecture and Planning MIT and Uber team up to study the potential for shared rides and vehicles to reshape urban mobility. The Senseable City Lab and the transportation company Uber are...

‘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...

Enabling intermodal urban transport through complementary services: From Flexible Mobility Services to the Shared...

By Giorgio Ambrosino, John D. Nelson, Marco Boero, Irene Pettinelli, (Research in Transportation Economics, Volume 59, November 2016, Pages 179–184) 1. Introduction Collective transport services have long been seen as an important means for improving sustainable mobility...
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A future beyond traffic gridlock

http://www.ted.com/talks/bill_ford_a_future_beyond_traffic_gridlock?utm_source=tedcomshare&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=tedspread Bill Ford is a car guy — his great-grandfather was Henry Ford, and he grew up inside the massive Ford Motor Co. So when he worries about cars' impact on the environment, and about...

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...

Apple CEO Tim Cook visited a $1 billion bike-sharing startup in China

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Apple chief executive Tim Cook paid a visit to Chinese bike-sharing company ofo on Tuesday, as the country's ride-sharing startups fight aggressively for investor dollars and market share. Cook visited the...

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...
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Italy’s car sharing drives its economy

Alain de Muyser general secretary Benelux. CREDIT: Editpress  By ELENA COMELLI It has long been agreed that a “sharing economy” will be a growing living model adopted in many sectors, and, in Italy, this model is...
Ride Sharing

Vehicle Miles Traveled And Ridesharing

by Matt Piotrowski   Vehicle miles traveled (VMT) have soared in recent years, in large part due to weaker oil prices. Lower costs for traveling by car or truck have motivated consumers to take to the road in...

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