Tag Archives: shared mobility

Webinar: Building an Equitable Transportation System with Shared Mobility

(Credit: Shared Use Mobility Center)
Shared mobility holds enormous potential to help meet the mobility needs for underserved populations that are too often left behind in the planning process. Join the Shared-Use Mobility Center for a free webinar to learn how to use shared mobility to address these important mobility issues. Presenters will discuss emerging best practices that cities are using to help address transportation equity needs in their communities. The webinar will also cover ways that transportation and policy experts can use SUMC’s Shared... Read more

Webinar: How to Use Shared Mobility to Build First/Last Mile Connections

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Join the Shared-Use Mobility Center for a free webinar to learn how to use shared mobility to address first/last mile issues and increase access to public transportation. Presenters will cover emerging best practices that cities are using to leverage shared mobility to build first/last mile connections. The webinar will also cover ways that transportation and policy experts can use SUMC’s new Shared Mobility Toolkit. Register now... Read more

Webinar: Shared Mobility and the Transformation of Public Transit

(Credit: Shared Use Mobility Center)
The ability to conveniently request, track, and pay for trips via mobile devices is transforming transportation mobility options. A report for the Transportation Research Board examined the relationship between public transportation and shared modes. This webinar will focus on several of the report’s key findings. The presenters will also discuss the opportunities and challenges for public transportation as they relate to technology-enabled mobility services and potential actions that public agencies may take to promote cooperation between public and private mobility... Read more

Private Mobility, Public Interest: How Public Agencies Can Work with Emerging Mobility Providers

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Private Mobility, Public Interest is a report for public-sector leaders committed to making it easy for their citizens to get where they want to go. The report identifies actionable short-term opportunities for today’s transit agencies and municipalities to work with emerging mobility providers. This report is an independent analysis built on a foundation of more than 100 interviews with industry representatives from the public and private sectors. Read report... Read more

No, Uber’s Not Going to Replace Buses, But It Can Complement Them

(Credit: Transit Center)
In a new report, “Private Mobility, Public Interest,” TransitCenter deflates some of the hype surrounding ridesharing services while laying out several opportunities for productive collaboration between public transit agencies and private mobility providers. Despite what you may have read, none of these services will replace transit — at least not buses and trains that move large numbers of people. But that doesn’t mean they can’t help transit agencies improve service, diversify their offerings, and operate more effectively. Read more... Read more

Shared Mobility and the Transformation of Public Transit

(Credit: San Diego Magazine)
This new report from the Transportation Research Board (TRB) examines the relationship between public transportation and shared modes, such as bikesharing, carsharing, microtransit and ridesourcing services. The objective of this research was to examine potential issues of new modes and explore opportunities and challenges for public transportation as they relate to technology-enabled mobility services, including suggesting ways that transit can learn from, build upon, and interface with these new modes. Learn more... Read more