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May 8, 2019

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Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft are so popular in San Francisco that they have become the single biggest factor behind the city’s increasingly snarled traffic, according to a new report.

April 23, 2019

April 19, 2019

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Car-sharing service Car2Go was out of service in the Chicago area on Friday after dozens of its vehicles were stolen through the app this week.

Up to 100 cars were reported missing on Wednesday, the Chicago police department confirmed. Most cars have since been recovered, but a representative for Car2Go said Chicago vehicles have been put out of service until further notice.

March 7, 2019

As an environmentally minded college student in California, Logan Green led a campaign to raise campus parking rates to discourage driving. Some 15 years later, as CEO of Lyft, Mr. Green has continued to promote the idea of reducing automobile ownership. “It’s time to redesign our cities around people, not cars,” he and Lyft co-founder John Zimmer wrote in a letter to investors unveiling the company’s IPO plans.

December 5, 2018

Cities around the country are grappling with what transportation planners call "the last mile problem": how to get people who don’t drive from a transit stop to their final destination faster than walking. It’s an especially big issue in low-income neighborhoods where many people don’t own cars and transit service can be spotty.

December 2, 2018

November 24, 2018

Automakers are offering some of the best deals on a new car this weekend. So should you buy a new car between now and Cyber Monday?

November 2, 2018

Implications for Shared Urban Mobility for Latin American Countries

October 18, 2018

Uber and Lyft already compete in ride-hailing, ride-sharing, bike-sharing and e-scooters. Next year, they'll be competing for investors, too: Both companies are reportedly planning initial public offerings for early 2019.

October 15, 2018

Anyone who owns a car in San Francisco knows the agony of giving up a good parking spot. Every day, the nearly half a million cars registered in the city vie for about 280,000 street parking spaces. 

October 13, 2018

Lily Maxwell, smart cities content writer for, interviews Susan Shaheen Ph.D., a pioneer in future mobility strategies. She was among the first to observe, research, and write about changing dynamics in shared mobility and the likely scenarios through which automated vehicles will gain prominence. She is an internationally recognized expert in mobility and the sharing economy.

October 3, 2018

September 26, 2018


An incentive program points to the company’s ambitions beyond ride-hailing

August 11, 2018

Denver impounds hundreds of scooters without operating permits before drafting rules of the road for pilot program

July 25, 2018

Summer 2018

Study Looks at How We’ll Get From Here to There as Caltrans Plans for Future.

New technology, evolving economic and societal directions, and a changing climate are creating a seismic shift in the way California moves people and goods — and that makes transportation planning particularly challenging.

June 21, 2018

Make Way for Little Vehicles

June 21, 2018


Can e-bikes, electric scooters, velomobiles, and other battery-boosted mobility gizmos really rid the city of the private car?

June 4, 2018

Car-Share Companies Get Coveted Parking in New York City

May 31, 2018


April 10, 2018

Uber Acquires the Bike Share Company JUMP

April 10, 2018