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How the rise of car sharing could change the property market

How the rise of car sharing could change the property market

facebook twitter pinterest By Kate Burke The rise of car sharing could slash property prices with inner-city buyers increasingly happy to forgo a parking space for other transport alternatives. With parking becoming less crucial to buyers, developers are increasingly...
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...
Grab to integrate public transport data in Southeast Asian mega cities

Grab to integrate public transport data in Southeast Asian mega cities

By KENTARO IWAMOTO Southeast Asia's largest ride-hailer Grab will add public transport information to its platform as it moves a step closer to becoming a one-stop mobility app. The new service called "Trip Planner" will integrate...
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...
Shuttles Help Fill The Commute Gap Between Train Stations, Workplaces

Shuttles Help Fill The Commute Gap Between Train Stations, Workplaces

By Bob Seay Commuting these days isn't what it used to be. Instead of trying to draw workers into Boston, some Massachusetts businesses are often trying to get their most coveted employees to leave 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...
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...
Confident Demand

Confident of demand, more firms looking to offer shared e-scooter and PMD services

By CYNTHIA CHOO Since it rolled out its e-scooters in Singapore in November last year, American e-scooter company Lime has seen the number of trips taken daily on its bright green wheelers increase by three fold. Homegrown...
Owned Cars

Will Privately-Owned Cars Go The Way Of DVDs And CDs?

By Alex Thomson Over the past decade or so, the technology industry has transformed many things we used to buy as physical products into digital services we subscribe to or access on a pay-per-use basis. Think...

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