User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-Independent
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Bicycles
Last updated: May 21 2020 19:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Is it scooter company Lime's moment to shine? 20.5.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Is it scooter company Lime's moment to shine? Katie Fehrenbacher Wed, 05/20/2020 - 02:20 If you look at the headlines about the shared scooter industry — with service shut-downs and cratering valuations — you easily could predict the long-hyped sector's demise. But what if now is the moment for scooters to really shine and deliver the unique transportation value that the new world needs? At least for a company that remains standing.  For Andrew Savage, Lime's head of sustainability and impact, the time for scooters has arrived, in a similar way that online meeting platform Zoom, food delivery services and connected biking company Peloton are exploding during the shelter-in-place order. "I believe that post-pandemic, it will be micromobility's moment," said Savage in an interview.  If you haven't been following the roller coaster ride of Lime lately, here's a recap. The company, along with some of its peers, shut down most services when the pandemic hit, laid off some employees, ended up raising a $170 ...
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America is terrible at building things. Let's fix that, starting with transportation 22.4.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Respected venture capitalist Marc Andreessen is calling for a resurgence of U.S. manufacturing and transportation projects. We should build things such as EV charging infrastructure, zero-emissions public transit and protected lanes for micromobility.
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Coronavirus has exposed the fragility of auto-centric cities 21.4.2020 GreenBiz.com
We need to develop neighborhoods that ensure access to food, healthcare, education and jobs — without relying on personal vehicles.
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Here are 4 ways cities are coping with the effects of COVID-19 15.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Cities — from Wuhan in China to New York in the United States — have been at the front lines of the novel coronavirus crisis and will be in the same position for future crises.
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How COVID-19 will redesign urban mobility 14.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Despite the hard transportation times for public transit and micromobility, it's not all doom and gloom.
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The pandemic as prism for urban mobility 14.4.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Despite the hard transportation times for public transit and micromobility, it's not all doom and gloom.
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The low price of freed parking 11.2.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The 270 million vehicles in the United States are parked over 90 percent of the time. There are far more parking spaces than vehicles. How many spaces? The data is imprecise. There could be 500 million parking lot spaces and 1 billion spaces on streets. Add parking in home garages, carports and driveways, and another estimate is 2 billion parking spaces.
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Trend: Last-mile transportation inches closer to home 3.2.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Last-mile freight is a major contributor to local air pollution, often in disadvantaged communities. But there’s some good news amidst all this urban doom and gloom.
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How cities can engage with Mobility as a Service 28.1.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
All forms of mobility must grapple with the same market pressures — competitive economic models, ownership and sourcing of data, and cities' public policy goals.
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Autonomous vehicles could help cities address their climate goals, if they start planning now 21.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
How do cities make sure AVs achieve the “heaven” rather than the “hell” scenario?
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Top 10 transportation trends to watch for in 2020 17.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
City greenzones. Methane biodigesters. Connected schoolbuses. There's a lot in store for the next year in mobility.
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Here are the cities that are leading in electrifying transportation 21.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From e-bikes to light rail, East Coast to West Coast, policies and plans are making municipalities more sustainable.
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What it will take for micromobility to have real, sustained impact 12.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Shared bikes and scooters can contribute to lowering transportation emissions, but they can also have a more immediate impact on cities: equity.
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How cities and states can get more zero-carbon vehicles on the road 29.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Current mandates aren't enough and states need to scale up their efforts. Federal government also needs to support local efforts.
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5 startups unlocking the mobility revolution 15.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From data to electrification, these entpreneurs are surmounting barriers to reaching an equitable, sustainable mobility future and empowering first movers to act.
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So long diesel cars, hello micromobility 18.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
These major European cities could move pretty swiftly to the point where transit and scooters emerge as the backbone of urban transportation.
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Here's how e-scooter and e-bike companies could embrace the circular economy 28.8.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Shared micromobility services may reduce emissions, but the short lifespan of the scooters and bicycles raises questions about materials use and deeper supply-chain impacts.
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Cities organize in the face of scooter data controversy 1.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
A California bill, a newly launched foundation and a city-friendly acquisition are all pieces of an evolving landscape that could determine the future of how private mobility providers and cities will work together to share and use data.
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Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs proposes mobility nirvana 26.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Imagine, a city where the residents and commuters wouldn't need to own cars.
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Civic crowdfunding reduces the risk of 'bikelash' 6.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Want to protect cyclists as bike-sharing and dockless bicycle ventures expand? Seek community input.
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