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COVID-19 Impacts on Shared Mobility: On-Demand Rides Shifting to Delivery Services

On Apr 30, 2020
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RT @SusanShaheen1: Delighted to share our latest blog (published on 4/26/20 and hosted on Medium/In The Startup). In this piece, we focus on "COVID-19 Impacts on Shared Mobility: On-Demand Rides Shifting to Delivery Services;" please see: https://t.co/wtSqFfdqL9 #sharedmobility #TNC #taxi #COVID19 https://t.co/NGGjgdn5SU
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Transportation Network Companies (TNCs, also known as ridehailing and ridesourcing) generate a significant percentage of their gross bookings from trips in large metropolitan areas, including trips…

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COVID-19 Impacts on Shared Mobility: On-Demand Rides Shifting to Delivery Services

COVID-19 Impacts on Shared Mobility: On-Demand Rides Shifting to Delivery Services

Transportation Network Companies (TNCs, also known as ridehailing and ridesourcing) generate a significant percentage of their gross bookings from trips in large metropolitan areas, ...

San Francisco and New York City are limiting cars on certain streets to prioritize other modes of transit.

San Francisco and New York City are limiting cars on certain streets to prioritize other modes of transit.

American cities are creating car-free zones to prioritize other modes of transit.

Urban tech is a $65 billion industry. Here’s how COVID-19 could upend it

Urban tech is a $65 billion industry. Here’s how COVID-19 could upend it

In the wake of COVID-19, digital technology will play a crucial role in determining which cities thrive—and which ones falter.

Boston is the most congested US city — again

Boston is the most congested US city — again

The annual INRIX global traffic scorecard ranks the world's most congested cities, finding that Boston drivers lost an average of six days to traffic in 2019.

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1 2 6 3 5* 4 17 7 8 45 19 0 10 20 30 40 50 Rest of U.S. 11 large/less dense metros 8 large/dense metros New York area TNC trips per person, 2017 In central city Urban tracts outside central ...

Late-Night Transportation: How Two Public Agencies Are Filling Service Gaps Through Mobility on Demand

Late-Night Transportation: How Two Public Agencies Are Filling Service Gaps Through Mobility on Demand

Late-Night Transportation: How Two Public Agencies Are Filling Service Gaps Through Mobility on Demand By Susan Shaheen and Adam Cohen   Late-night transportation options are critical to ...

Faster internet is coming, but only for a few

Faster internet is coming, but only for a few

Rural areas, small towns and poor neighborhoods in big cities are still being left out.

Shared Mobility Services: How One Vehicle Can Do the Work of 10

Shared Mobility Services: How One Vehicle Can Do the Work of 10

New data has emerged to explain why transportation network company (TNC) services like Uber and Lyft are adding to congestion in cities. Traffic analyst Bruce Schaller in his report, “The ...

Can Shared Rides Reduce Traffic Congestion?

Can Shared Rides Reduce Traffic Congestion?

The key to leveraging carpooling services and shared vehicles may be better algorithms and regulation.

COVID-19 is hitting the nation’s largest metros the hardest, making a “restart” of the economy more difficult

COVID-19 is hitting the nation’s largest metros the hardest, making a “restart” of the economy more difficult

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown America into a coast-to-coast lockdown, spurring ubiquitous economic impacts. Data on smartphone movement indicate that virtually all regions of the ...

Book review: ‘Uberland’ is a timely, accessible analysis of a Silicon Valley innovator

Book review: ‘Uberland’ is a timely, accessible analysis of a Silicon Valley innovator

My first Uber ride was memorable. It was 2013, less than a year after the launch of UberX, the service that enabled anyone with an Internet connection to summon anyone with a car and an ...

The New Shame of Our Cities

The New Shame of Our Cities

Perhaps no song has been belted out more often than the one that claims that America is moving “back to the city.” Newspapers, notably the New York Times, devote enormous space to this ...

Will COVID-19 Spell the End of Urban Density? Don’t Bet On It.

Will COVID-19 Spell the End of Urban Density? Don’t Bet On It.

While crowded sidewalks and packed subways are obvious vulnerabilities, cities also have remarkable resilience in the face of pandemics.

New York gig economy under threat as city cracks down on app-based services

New York gig economy under threat as city cracks down on app-based services

City has jumped to the forefront of a worldwide push to clamp down on companies such as Uber, Lyft and Airbnb

Ford trials multi-modal delivery to reduce congestion

Ford trials multi-modal delivery to reduce congestion

The automotive company’s cloud-based software identifies optimum places for van drivers to pull over near a multiple drop-off point and then hands over to last leg delivery