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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...
Mobility on demand market to surpass usd 200 billion by 2024

Mobility on demand market to surpass usd 200 billion by 2024

  Global Mobility on Demand Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $100 billion to over $200 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market...
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...
Rental car companies need to evolve now, or they will die

Rental car companies need to evolve now, or they will die

By Rob Cosentino There’s a scene in the movie Planes, Trains and Automobiles where Steve Martin’s character, Neal, is dropped off in the middle of a rental car lot, looking for a car that isn’t there. By the...
Vancouver drops two spots in shared mobility ranking

Vancouver drops two spots in shared mobility ranking

  After ranking fifth in the 2018 Shared Mobility City Index (SMCI) by transportation consultant Movmi Shared Transportation Services, Vancouver dropped two spots, to No. 7, in this year’s report. The study, by Vancouver-based Movmi, aims to assess the scope of...
Metro considers subsidies for taxi, ride-sharing services to help late-night riders

Metro considers subsidies for taxi, ride-sharing services to help late-night riders

BY DAN SCHERE Washington’s regional transit system is planning a $1 million, one-year pilot program to subsidize taxi and ride-sharing trips for Metro users between midnight and 4 a.m. when the subway system is closed. Business...
The chinese are coming

The chinese are coming

By Michael Dunne China's January light vehicle numbers are in -- and they are not pretty. (Except for electric cars. But more on that in a minute). Overall light vehicle sales declined a stunning 18 percent year-on-year. January...
Uber spent $28m per month on robo-taxis

Uber spent $28m per month on robo-taxis

By Andrew Chesterton Uber had planned to have as many 75,000 self-driving vehicles on its fleet in 2019, part of a broader plan to introduce a robo-taxi service in 13 American cities by 2022. And the company...
Allison+Partners report suggests a shift from car culture to mobility culture

Allison+Partners report suggests a shift from car culture to mobility culture

  A new report from Allison+Partners, a global marketing and communications agency, suggests that changing definitions of transportation and an influx of new mobility solutions are paving the way for the birth of a new culture—the mobility culture. Resulting from...
Lyft Uber

Lyft and Uber’s plans to go public, explained

  In a matter of only a few years, the ridesharing apps Uber and Lyft have gone from novel ideas to core pieces of the transportation fabric in cities around the globe. Now, both companies are...

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