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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...
The race for pole-position in the ride-sharing market

The race for pole-position in the ride-sharing market

By Mark Jennings Uber was an unknown quantity when it arrived in New Zealand. “Now it’s a verb, it’s a noun, everyone uses it and I think that that has been the evolution in terms of...
Will smart cities end the trend of individual car-ownership?

Will smart cities end the trend of individual car-ownership?

By Neha Bhatia The streets of Dubai are abuzz with ride-hailing and -sharing platforms, and industry momentum around delivering future mobility, in line with the requirements of smart cities, has intensified after HE Sultan Al Mansouri, the UAE’s...
Unlike Bike Shares, Scooters Are Here to Stay

Unlike Bike Shares, Scooters Are Here to Stay

By Peter Simek   It’s been less than a year since city leaders were freaking out about the proliferation of dock-less bike shares, which were clogging sidewalks and ending up in trees and vacant lots. Despite some...
How DC's ridesharing saves money, reduces congestion

How DC’s ridesharing saves money, reduces congestion

BY STEPHANIE KANOWITZ   A new ridesharing program set up by the Washington, D.C., Department of Public Works (DPW) aims to reduce the number of cars on the congested roads of the nation’s capital and the...
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 partners with INSHUR to reward safe driving

Uber partners with INSHUR to reward safe driving

INSHUR and Uber have partnered to offer a range of insurance services to drivers who use the Uber app.  The fully digital insurance service is one of the first of its kind. INSHUR uses information...

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