Topic : mobility on demand

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Uber Express POOL launching in several cities, including D.C., Denver

Bus| February 26, 2018

When riders hail an Uber Express POOL, they’ll be asked to wait a few minutes prior to the trip’s start, and/or walk to a nearby pick up spot, or from a nearby drop off point, to help optimize the route in as straight a line as possible.

15 transport, tech cos. sign shared mobility principles for livable cities

Management & Operations| February 1, 2018

Together they account for 77 million passenger trips per day and inform the travel decisions of 10 million people each day.

Management & Operations| November 21, 2017

LA Metro teams to bring shared rides to select train stations

The project will be supported in part by a $1.35 million from Mobility on Demand Sandbox grant from the Federal Transit Administration FTA.

Technology| September 28, 2017

Ford, Lyft team for development, deployment of self-driving cars

Company will put self-driving vehicles on Lyft's open platform, which will allow Ford to integrate into Lyft's ride-hailing system and access a number of real-life driving scenarios from which the cars can learn how to act and react.

Shuttle| August 24, 2017

Keolis' Australian unit to pilot two on-demand passenger services

This is the first trial of on-demand transport in the state of NSW, and will allow passengers to book transport from or near their home to a local transport hub or landmark.

Management & Operations| May 18, 2017

UITP Summit offers glimpse at the future of mobility

The theme of the biennial Global Public Transport Summit was “Lead the TRANSITion” and served to highlight the need for public transport to take the lead faced with the numerous changes and challenges

Management & Operations| April 20, 2017

FTA taps nonprofit to lead mobility-on-demand innovation project

The initiative, which will be lead by the Shared-Use Mobility Center, will focus on helping recipients of FTA’s Mobility On Demand Sandbox program funding demonstrate innovative transportation solutions in 11 cities across the U.S.

March 7, 2017

Untangling the jumbled path towards the ultimate connected city

Smartphone owners feel connected much of the time, for better or worse. But shouldn’t that be the goal for physical movement as well, to be literally that connected — with a transportation system that could take one anywhere at any time? That’s a big ask. But what’s exciting is how realistic the vision is for cities that dramatically alter outdated transportation planning.

February 1, 2017

Overcoming obstacles in mobility on-demand public-private agreements

The recent rise of “mobility on demand” services like Uber and Zipcar has shifted society’s understanding of transportation systems and how they operate. Governments, advocates, and communities are responding by experimenting with their relationships to these services to ensure that on-demand options work with transportation networks to benefit public mobility.

Accessibility| July 11, 2014

Helsinki plan aims to make car ownership pointless in 10 years

Helsinki aims to transcend conventional public transport by allowing people to purchase mobility in real time, straight from their smartphones.

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