Shared Mobility

Lyft

What Are Transportation Network Companies?

Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), provide on-demand transportation services through app-based platforms to create a new level of convenience for riders—and a host of challenges for policymakers and regulators.

December 14, 2021 - Diana Ionescu

An electric scooter blocks the sidewalk near a street festival in Chicago's West Loop.

Lessons From Five Years of E-Scooters

As cities continue to adapt micromobility regulations to address new devices and technologies, what can we learn from Chicago's five years of e-scooter pilots?

December 9, 2021 - Streetsblog Chicago

Virgin Trains USA

Bike Share Coming to West Palm Beach

A new bike share system will bring 170 bikes to West Palm Beach as part of Brightline's new suite of door-to-door mobility options.

December 6, 2021 - Mass Transit

South Beach Open Streets

Miami Reinstates E-Scooter Program

After abruptly ending its shared e-scooter program last month, Miami is letting the devices return to its streets–with some new rules.

December 3, 2021 - Smart Cities Dive

Venice Beach Pedestrian and Bike Path

What Is Micromobility?

Micromobility is an umbrella term encompassing a variety of small, generally low-speed vehicles and conveyances that can be electric or human-powered and privately owned or part of shared fleets.

October 29, 2021 - Diana Ionescu

Electric Scooter Share

D.C. Plans More Regulations for Micromobility Operators

Operators are pushing back against new proposed rules that some say could 'kneecap' the District's micromobility industry.

September 16, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

Port Authority of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh Launches Comprehensive Mobility as a Service App: Move PGH

The Move PGH pilot program is being credited as a major step forward for the integration of personal technology and shared transportation.

July 12, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

Loking down Flagler Street, Downtown Miami, Florida

Miami Funds Protected Bike Lanes With E-Scooter Fees

The city, which has some of the nation's most dangerous streets for pedestrians and cyclists, is installing 3 miles of new bike lanes and pedestrian ramps on some of its busiest downtown corridors.

June 18, 2021 - Smart Cities Dive

Uber Sidecar Lyft

Study: Ride-Sharing Increases Urban Congestion

New research shows that ride sharing contributes to increased congestion and decreased transit ridership.

April 28, 2021 - MIT News

Multi-Modalism

How E-Scooters Can Complement Public Transit

With some strategic planning on the part of transit agencies and operators, shared e-scooters can be an important ally in the fight against car dependence.

April 8, 2021 - Greater Greater Washington

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Case Study posted on HUD User

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

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