Sustainable urban mobility – this is something on everyone’s mind: local-authorities, taxi, ride-hail and PHV operators, and consumers. Electric vehicles (EVs) are getting a lot of attention, as they can be a swift solution to emissions issues. But they are not a magic bullet solution to all our issues. Beyond improving car emissions, we also need to radically change how we use cars, and taxi, ride-hail, and PHV operators have a big role in this shift.
Pushing the Future of Public Transit: 5 New Forms of Mobility Local Authorities Are Embracing
Since the first omnibuses took to the streets in the 1800s, public transit has evolved a fair bit. Today, local authorities are under mounting pressure to continue innovating how they deliver and support public transit to better serve citizens in a way that is also sustainable for the environment. And as they innovate, we see a new era of cross-sector collaboration.
10 European Cities Implementing Traffic Restrictions & Congestion Charges
Cities across the map are picking up momentum in regulating cars in their inner-city areas to kerb congestion and make cities more liveable for citizens. Is this new urban mobility era a threat or opportunity to ride-hail operators? We think it’s an opportunity.
Laying the Tracks for Shared & Electric Mobility Services in Suburbs
Urban centres are the usual hotbed for innovation, and this is no exception for new forms of shared and electric mobility. But how do we get this innovation to suburbs where it is needed most to kerb commuting and congestion issues?
Uber Acquired Autocab: New Mobility Marketplace, New Regulation?
The largest ride-hailing company in the world acquires the largest taxi booking and dispatching technology platform in the UK. This takeover doesn’t only impact Uber and Autocab, but taxi & ride-hail industry as at large.
3 Ways to Tackle the Taxi Driver Shortage with Intermodality
As we enter Q4, the ride-hail and taxi driver shortage only becomes more strained among the seasonal high demands. Despite high demands, drivers are not going back. How can operators resolve driver unavailability, price surges, and long waiting times? We have a solution.
Autonomous Vehicles Shaking up the Ride-Hail Industry: Who Will Be the Next Uber?
Autonomous vehicles will level market entry with easier and cheaper fleet management, inviting non-traditional ride-hail operators to the compete in the market. So who could be the next Uber?
Rethinking Fare-Free Public Transport: Is It Really the Best Key to Reduce Cars in Our Cities?
Cities across the world are implementing fare-free public transportation to address mounting congestion and CO2 emission challenges. But will it be the champion urban mobility solution? This I am not sure about.
Top 10 Platforms to Get Your Urban Mobility News, Trends & Insights
From magazines, to podcasts and wider platforms, here are our top places to get urban mobility news, trends, and insights.
5 Principles to Ensure Sustainability and Integration of Intermodal Mobility Solutions
There’s plenty of challenges to be addressed to make intermodal mobility solutions a truly viable option within urban mobility. How can we make intermodality really sustainable and equitable? How can we integrate it with an existing public transport infrastructure? How can we ensure it’s easily adopted by users? I’ve put together five principles to navigate these challenges.