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For years, automakers wildly overpromised on self-driving cars and electric vehicles—what now?

On Jul 14, 2019
@rainbeck shared
Everything starts with a vision. The positive part is that we now know what is in front of us. And that things will change no matter what. #automotive #AutonomousVehicles #SelfDrivingCars #autonomous via @futureof_mobi https://t.co/8gHRBMH2BA
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Big and small auto company execs are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the future of AVs—and they are far less sanguine about electric vehicles (EVs) as well—because the raft of rosy projections in recent years have not even remotely come true.

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On Jul 14, 2019
@rainbeck shared
Everything starts with a vision. The positive part is that we now know what is in front of us. And that things will change no matter what. #automotive #AutonomousVehicles #SelfDrivingCars #autonomous via @futureof_mobi https://t.co/8gHRBMH2BA
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For years, automakers wildly overpromised on self-driving cars and electric vehicles—what now?

Big and small auto company execs are becoming increasingly pessimistic about the future of AVs—and they are far less sanguine about electric vehicles (EVs) as well—because the raft of rosy ...



On Jul 14, 2019
@danielbongardt shared
RT @giztransportCN: #China, a transport & #mobility powerhouse? The latest GIZ study not only analyses and explores the trends & opportunities of 21st century Chinese #transport, it also puts the sector’s dynamics into perspective by drawing comparisons with #Germany: https://t.co/Fds2hyDSFp https://t.co/Wq7inuoOIa
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Mobility Developments in 21st Century China: Snapshots, Dynamics & Future Perspectives

Today, China is the world’s largest car market, has the planet’s largest High-Speed Rail (HSR) system, is the world’s second largest civil aviation market and houses seven of the planet’s ...

On Jul 16, 2019
@humantransit shared
Once again: The experience of a semi-rural area has no relevance to how we manage cities. Good piece. https://t.co/ulP2hCGZdA
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The Innisfil experiment: the town that replaced public transit with Uber

Ridership is high and there’s plenty of work for drivers, but success has come at a cost to this Ontario town

On Jul 15, 2019
@SPhillipsLuethi shared
RT @KeaGru: Join #TransLink for the next Future of Mobility event, next week, July 24, at #SFU Vancouver. "Mobility as a service, and seamless integration of transportation". Great line-up: @DavidZipper, @CatherinKARGAS, @SPhillipsLuethi, @Ayan604, & more! https://t.co/ZNhZY4fACV #MAAS
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Mobility as a Service: One app to plan, book and pay for all transportation

Come hear from a panel of experts on Mobility as a Service and the seamless integration of transportation. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

On Jul 10, 2019
@macilree shared
RT @AlastairGSmith: If you really want to reduce emissions, subsidise #ebikes. https://t.co/6ef7BhWHez @JulieAnneGenter @CyclingActionNZ
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E-bike incentives over twice as effective as e-car grants

The UK is falling behind when it comes to green transport because it is failing to promote electric pedalling alongside electric cars, says the …

On Jul 16, 2019
@PaulABarter shared
Wellington in NZ @WgtnCC is embarking on a review of its parking policies, including considering some #Shoupista approaches, such as demand-based on-street parking price-setting. https://t.co/hwn8aMg3th
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Smarter ways to manage city parking

Click through the tabs below to explore the different feedback options to help you provide us with your thoughts. We’ll use what you tell us at this stage to help develop a new draft ...

On Jul 13, 2019
@PaulABarter shared
RT @giztransport: South Africa Launches Green Transport Strategy https://t.co/nPt832TGYe
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South Africa Launches Green Transport Strategy

Tracking the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda

On Jul 11, 2019
@SharedUseCntr shared
This week's Mobility Hub is here with a new SUMC #datasharing paper, RFPs, and #sharedmobility headlines. https://t.co/OM0MsJ0fND
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Mobility Hub Newsletter: July 11, 2019

Announcements New White Paper for Transit Agencies: Objective-Driven Data Sharing for Transit Agencies in Mobility Partnerships Download the Executive Summary. Drawing on lessons learned ...

On Jul 10, 2019
@macilree shared
RT @CBTransport: It's a year since @transportgovuk published its plan to cut emissions from road transport. Our latest blog looks at what needs to happen next on the #RoadToZero: https://t.co/mmtyQj7kXv
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What's next on the Road to Zero?

A year ago, Campaign for Better Transport welcomed Road to Zero, but warned that it lacked the necessary urgency to tackle road transport’s contribution to climate change. A year on, the ...

On Jul 12, 2019
@SharedUseCntr shared
The next wave of #MaaS providers might just be public authorities. Berlin #transportation agency @BVG_Kampagne just launched the MaaS app Jelbi that lets users plan and pay for #transit, #bikeshare, #carshare, and EV motor #scooters. https://t.co/vGjK00EYTh
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Watch Out, Uber. Berlin Is The New Amazon For Transportation (With Lower Fares)

A new app from Berlin's BVG will plan and book your whole trip through every mode of local transportation -- including competitors -- with a single form of payment.

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On Jul 16, 2019
@SharedUseCntr shared
Check out this @globetrender interview on the future of shared #transportation with Chris Snyder, CEO of @ridewithvia's #microtransit joint venture with @MercedesBenz called ViaVan. https://t.co/gJ5GjDcXHD
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Uber Pool rival ViaVan wants urbanites to stop driving their own cars

ViaVan uses 'virtual bus stops' for pick-ups and drop-offs to make ridesharing with other passengers easier in congested cities

On Jul 16, 2019
@macilree shared
RT @AutoExpress: NEWS: #BMW may not replace the all-electric i3 hatchback when it reaches the end of production, say senior bosses…>> https://t.co/nn0zOfYPQD https://t.co/z1QXyI1osJ
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BMW i3 electric car may not be replaced

BMW’s i3 bespoke electric hatchback is unlikely to be replaced as the firm focuses on developing ‘mainstream’ EVs

On Jul 15, 2019
@transportgovuk shared
In world first, all new-build homes with a parking space could soon be fitted with an #electric car chargepoint, making charging easier, cheaper and more convenient ⚡️🚘🏠 Find out more 👉 https://t.co/zXqeCxrLh1 #RoadToZero #FutureOfTransport #NetZero https://t.co/q7mubreCZf
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Electric car chargepoints to be installed in all future homes in world first

Consultation proposing that new-build homes are fitted with an electric car chargepoint is launched.

On Jul 11, 2019
@UNRSC shared
RT @WRIRossCities: Once a month, #AddisAbaba’s residents reclaim city streets for #CarFreeDay, becoming a role model for the region. Streets can be more than just a medium to move cars – they can be a place for #people, too. https://t.co/faNc71hUI4
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Reclaiming the Streets: Addis Ababa, Other African Cities Launch Car-Free Days

African cities have an imbalance. Around half of the population walks, bicycles or takes public transport to get around, usually under unsafe and difficult conditions. But despite this ...

On Jul 11, 2019
@PaulABarter shared
RT @TransitLeap: from the Economist over a year ago https://t.co/hItVBb6U1r I've been saying this for nearly a decade. https://t.co/WdUrV7ZXGJ
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On Jul 16, 2019
@PaulABarter shared
RT @TalkingTranspo1: "there is no doubt that the availability of parking in Christchurch is linked to the poor transport outcomes we are seeing, which is now seen as a millstone around the city’s economy". Parking prices in Auckland, Wellington and Chch https://t.co/0hcAsOHGdc https://t.co/eueR7FKCf8
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Car parking policy – cheap isn’t good

This article first appeared at TraNZport and is republished with permission. If you want to see heads explode, start talking about car parking. Better yet, tell someone that car park fees ...

On Jul 15, 2019
@moovelUS shared
RT @Daimler: We launched our first #MobilityService over 10 years ago. Do you know: Where did our journey begin as a pioneer of free-floating #Carsharing? 👉 https://t.co/FCFRaFwGh4 #DaimlerMobility #Throwback #FunFacts #MobilityServices https://t.co/sKkJBaCkDU
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Daimler Financial Services

Car sharing, mobility apps, mobility as a service, on-demand mobility - almost ten years ago, Daimler AG gave the go-ahead for a new type of mobility. Services that are now available ...

On Jul 14, 2019
@PaulABarter shared
RT @ITDP_HQ: Through this experiment, @ITDPmx learned that even a simple monitoring device can have a huge impact on the safety and efficiency of public transport systems. https://t.co/0PrNqaDOhn https://t.co/OccEdHW2N5
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On Mexico City’s Buses, a Little Technology Goes a Long Way

By Santiago Fernández Reyes & Gonzalo Peón Carballo, ITDP Mexico (see in Full Report in Spanish here) Over eight million people rely on public transport in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area ...