Top news of the week: 10.03.2020.

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On Mar 3, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
[email protected] has announced its fourth round of grants to #mobility and technology companies, covering solutions from #EV #solar charging systems to an on-demand parking app and a platform for smart #ridehail pick/dropoff management. https://t.co/rQR6enPV8l
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PlanetM To Assist Four Michigan Mobility Startups

PlanetM To Assist Four Michigan Mobility Startups

LANSING—PlanetM, the mobility initiative of the Michigan Economic Development Corp., announced a fourth round of PlanetM Mobility Grants to four mobility and technology companies. ...

On Mar 7, 2020
@PaulABarter shared
Interesting analysis of #parking in Copenhagen and calling for more dynamic pricing approaches. But I was surprised to read that the number of cars there increased by some 31% between 2008 and 2019. https://t.co/7A3CRJS89J
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Parking in Copenhagen: A sound investment?

Parking in Copenhagen: A sound investment?

In this article, we analyse the private market for parking in the City of Copenhagen. We argue in favour of more widespread use of differentiated pricing structures to restore the supply ...

On Mar 5, 2020
@PaulABarter shared
Michael Manville: Ending the parking minimum "does not mean the planning police show up and confiscate your car” https://t.co/UMCEAGIduL
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The NWWNC’s elimination of parking minimums can make housing more affordable

The NWWNC’s elimination of parking minimums can make housing more affordable

Students have to deal with many stressors at UCLA, such as difficult courses and imposter syndrome. But the most anxiety-inducing factor isn't even related to academics – it's the expenses.…

On Mar 6, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
If you want to make sure #sustainable #transportation works for everyone, then you have to think about how your advocacy affects different marginalized groups. @greenfieldjohn gives advice on how not to be a "livable streets jerk" on @Chicago_Reader. https://t.co/3Jxgg2rQA5
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How to avoid being a livable streets jerk

How to avoid being a livable streets jerk

Thoughtful transportation advocacy requires intersectionality and a willingness to listen.

On Mar 3, 2020
@SharedUseCntr shared
[email protected] will be expanding its @GIGCarShare service to Seattle with 250 free-floating @Toyota Priuses by May. This comes just months after the exit of several big-name #carshare companies from the region. https://t.co/YPufIINOBv
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Free-floating car-share will return to Seattle this spring with new AAA service

Free-floating car-share will return to Seattle this spring with new AAA service

Seattle is getting a new free-floating car-share service this spring, filling a void left by popular mobility options that exited the city over the past few months. AAA is expanding its GIG ...

On Mar 8, 2020
@FIAFdn shared
To achieve equality we must work to understand risks for ♀️in public mobility and the solutions to make public spaces and transport equal and safe for all Read @sheilawatson100 + @Kate_Turnr in @ITF_Forum's compendium: https://t.co/vpOMgG08Tx #IWD2020  #EachforEqual
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Transport Connectivity: A Gender Perspective

Transport Connectivity: A Gender Perspective

’Transport Connectivity: A Gender Perspective’ contains 19 contributions which highlight how better transport connections improve access to opportunities for women and girls. You …

On Mar 8, 2020
@thetransitfan shared
RT @arrival: We have some big news... READ MORE: https://t.co/epvVHxOZJH https://t.co/boyN0Dg1uI
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UPS invests in Arrival and orders 10,000 Generation 2 Electric Vehicles

UPS invests in Arrival and orders 10,000 Generation 2 Electric Vehicles

UPS orders hundreds of millions of euros worth of bespoke purpose built electric vehicles from Arrival, accelerating UPS’ transition to a zero emissions fleet. UPS and Arrival …

On Mar 3, 2020
@LSECities shared
RT @LSE_London: #Transport: "London has achieved the impossible by eradicating the private car – and still having desperate traffic congestion". Tony Travers, LSE London Director. What will happen after #MayoralElections? Find out more on @guardian https://t.co/2PQprrCery https://t.co/4pZlqGr8xz
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How London got rid of private cars – and grew more congested than ever

How London got rid of private cars – and grew more congested than ever

Britain’s biggest city has almost ground to a halt, thanks to the rise of Uber, delivery drivers – and cycle lanes. Can anything be done to end the gridlock and pollution?