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Ride India

The demand for ride-sharing apps in India and why more people are using them

By Sanchit Khera If there is a way to save cost, then a majority of the Indian consumers will try to check it out. That’s been one of the more important ways in which ride...
Regulatory Ride-share

Regulatory questions remain as some markets seek to cap ride share services

By Bethany Blankley New York City is the first major U.S. city to limit private companies from providing ride-share services to customers as cities and states across the country debate how to regulate the...
Ride-Share Drivers

Legislation passed in New York City favouring ride-share drivers, and Australia could be next

By Emmanuel Josserand, University of Technology Sydney and Sarah Kaine, University of Technology Sydney This week, New York City legislated to require a minimum pay rate for ride-share drivers  — the result of a two-year campaign by the Independent Drivers Guild. This massive mobilisation of drivers...
Profitable Ride

Ride-sharing operators can be profitable – if they cooperate with governments

By Tom Barratt,  Alex Veen,  Caleb Goods,  Emmanuel Josserand,  Sarah Kaine   Australians in need of personal transport other than taxis have many options – Shofer, Taxify, GoCatch, Shebah and Uber. India’s Ola launched a few months ago, and Chinese DiDi started...
Disruptive Cycle

Smart Mobility: The disruptive cycle

By Tan Zhai Yun If you hope to disrupt a market, it would be better to cooperate with the authorities to ensure that your service is here to stay. This is a lesson that Ng...
Malaisya Sharing

Malaysia’s ride-sharing empire looks set to grow

By MARK RAO  SO YOU just got laid off and you need to keep things going, and you need a steady source of income that could keep you afloat in the longer run. One of the...
Malaysia Mobility

Smart Mobility: Car sharing catching on in Malaysia

By Vanesha Shurentheran Car sharing is catching on in the country, especially among millennials, many of whom cannot afford to own a car because of the rising cost of living or who are too environmentally...
Texas Rideshare

A Texas city just replaced its entire bus system with a rideshare service

by Jaime Bender Arlington, Texas, is a large suburb about 20 miles west of Dallas. Its last census count was almost 400,000. It plays host to the Texas Rangers' baseball stadium, the Dallas Cowboys' football stadium...
Rural Areas

Can Shared Mobility work in small cities or rural areas ?

  Shared mobility have experienced success in cities that have a really good transit background already... All of these modes team up to enable people to live car-free or car-light lifestyles. But now mid-sized cities, smaller communities...
Uber Taxi

Uber partners with local taxi operators

By Lisa Wang US-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc yesterday announced partnerships with three small-scale Taipei taxi operators to set up its UberTaxi service, in its latest efforts to secure a licensed operation. Uber Taiwan, a...

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