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Congestion Myths vs. Reality
PwC, October 2018

PwC explores myths about congestion and what it really means on city streets. These myths include:



Ride-hailing reduces the number of cars on the road.

E-commerce has no effect on congestion.

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20 days ago
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Parking Magazine, February 2019
It’s time to predict opportunity — the industry is not imploding. What we will see in tomorrow’s smart cities however, is the evolution of new mobility services taking over existing ones.


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8 months ago
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Parking, January 2018
Find out how parking professionals can prepare for the future of parking.
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7 months ago
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Parking Will Survive the Self-Driving Vehicle
Parking, August and September 2017
This article refutes the idea that self-driving cars will cause the impending death of the parking industry.
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8 months ago
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Parking, December 2017
This article discusses study findings that show how generations will form households and where people will live in the future.

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8 months ago
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Robotic Parking Hubs: Coming to a Town Near You
Parking, January 2018
Already, apps are changing how consumers find parking. Yet more change will come with robotic parking. Now, what if the car is parking itself? This article discusses various types of automated parking and how ...

8 months ago
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Transit Parking Innovates for Future of Transportation
Parking, January 2018
This article discusses LA Metro's transit parking program.
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8 months ago
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Price the Curb Properly - Letter to the Editor from NPA president Christine Banning
Crain's New York Business, November 2018
This article explains the need for cities to employ policies that clear the curb and move cars off the street without punishing consumers.

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8 months ago
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Parking Keeps You Moving Infographic
PwC, October 2018
This infographic shows that U.S. cities face increasing traffic congestion and how parking is a part of the solution to congestion.
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8 months ago
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All Files (Zip file) - An Ecosystem Approach to Reducing Congestion
PwC, October 2018
This study, commissioned by NPA and authored by PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC (PwC), explores the real causes of congestion and highlights how parking, in conjunction with other forms of mobility, ...

8 months ago
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NPA Congestion Study - Citizen-Centered Ecosystem Graphic
PwC, October 2018
This graphic illustrates the ecosystem approach which considers the interdependencies of the city across all levers and participants, including infrastructure wear and tear and the importance of traffic ...

8 months ago
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Full Report - An Ecosystem Approach to Reducing Congestion
PwC, October 2018
This study, commissioned by NPA and authored by PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC (PwC), explores the real causes of congestion and highlights how parking, in conjunction with other forms of mobility, optimizes ...

8 months ago
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Executive Summary - An Ecosystem Approach to Reducing Congestion
Prepared by PwC, October 2018
The Executive Summary of a groundbreaking study that demonstrates how parking can be applied as a shared mobility solution to reduce congestion. The study commissioned by NPA was authored ...

9 months ago
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Finding the Value of Urban Parking
Texas A&M Transportation Institute, January 2018 
30 percent of congestion in cities is attributable to drivers searching for parking. This report examines how smart parking can reduce congestion and increase land value, using the city of Houston ...

22 days ago
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How Autonomous Vehicles Will Reshape Cities
The Economist, May 2018
This article discusses how AVs give urban planners and policymakers a wider range of choices.
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27 days ago
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Contrary to “Fair Share” Claims, Businesses Do Contribute Tax Revenue
Tax Foundation, May 2018
Businesses in developing countries pay, on average, one-third of all taxes collected. Claims that corporations are not paying their “fair share” of taxes are unfounded and unsupported ...

27 days ago
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Job Implications of State Minimum Wage Increases
American Action Forum, February 2018
This study highlights the number of job losses, and where most will occur, as a result of the minimum wage increases taking place in 12 states plus Washington, D.C.
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27 days ago
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Tax Cuts Work
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, April 2018
Business optimism is at an all-time high due to tax reform. This infographic shows how small businesses are taking advantage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
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one month ago
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Uber and Lyft Are Forcing Parking Companies to Adapt or Die
Los Angeles Times, July 2018
Valets at restaurants and nightclubs in Los Angeles are seeing a loss of business as ride-hailing services rise. This article interviews Proper Parking president, Brandon Helfer, and discusses ...

one month ago
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New Report Presents Staggering Amount of Parking In US Cities
Archinect, July 2018
A new report estimates the total parking supply in five US cities, showing high amounts of land use dedicated to parking with low use percentages.
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one month ago
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Neglecting Aging Public Transportation Hurts Our Economy
Politico, June 2018
Every dollar invested in public transportation results in $4 in economic returns. Yet, public transportation is deteriorating and, according to the ASCE, in the worst condition of any category of US transportation. ...

one month ago
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Congestion Pricing, Aging Population and Automation
Brookings, March 2018
This article discusses Stockholm’s congestion pricing program which reduced air pollution and improved child health.
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one month ago
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Traffic: Why It’s Getting Worse, What Government Can Do
Brookings, January 2004
From peak-hour tolls to expanding road capacity, what do these really do for reducing congestion?
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one month ago
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Travel Behavior: Shared Mobility and Transportation Equity
U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, August 2017
Transportation equity is important for ensuring access to opportunities for jobs, healthcare, and goods and services. This comprehensive report ...

one month ago
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When Calling an Uber Can Benefit Cities & States
The New York Times, February 2018
This article discusses how local governments are using surcharges on ride-hailing services to raise revenue.
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one month ago
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How to Get Rid of Parking Minimums: Decatur, GA
Strong Towns, November 2015
Decatur, GA removed parking minimums and instead implemented maximums for commercial use. Learn how developers reacted to this change, and the city planners' recommendations to other cities considering reducing ...

one month ago
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SUM Zones: Fighting Congestion with a Home for Rideshare
Eno Center for Transportation, November 2015
With the rise of Transportation network companies (TNCs) and parcel deliveries, the curb is changing. To help reduce congestion and improve safety, Shared Use Mobility Zones (SUM ...

one month ago
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Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG) - Parking Facilities
National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), May 2017
When designing a parking facility, many design and functional elements need to be considered. Get up-to-date overview on design, codes and standards and emerging issues ...

one month ago
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Seattle Congestion Pricing
Next City, April 2018
As Seattle considers being the first city in the United States to implement a congestion pricing scheme, advocates and proponents debate unintended consequences.
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one month ago
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RideShare in DC
The Washington Post, April 2018
Ride-hailing is increasing dramatically in Washington, D.C., which is eating into Metro and taxi ridership, while increasing the number of vehicle trips in D.C. New mobility expert, Bruce Schaller, and Ernest Chrappah, director of ...

one month ago
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CNBC Interview with Bill Gurley re: Uber & AVs
CNBC, April 2018
In this video interview, Bill Gurley discusses unicorn companies recently going public and his views on Uber's workplace culture.
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one month ago
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Autonomous Vehicle Sales
WardsAuto, April 2018
Find out which carmakers and suppliers are in a race to put self-driving vehicles on the road and who countries will be leading the movement to adopt autonomous vehicles. Article discusses the findings of “The Autonomous Vehicle Roadmap” ...

one month ago
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2018 Summit Handout
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, May 2018
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has given the American infrastructure a grade of D+. Find out the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's four suggested areas of focus to get American moving again.
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one month ago
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More People Moving to Suburbs
Brookings, March 2018
Census data shows a change in population trends - more people are moving to the suburbs and rural areas. This article looks into the reasons why and where these trends are most apparent in the United States.
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one month ago
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Lyft Moves Street Pickups to Reduce Congestion
Mission Local, March 2018
In a pilot program, Lyft uses geofencing technology to decrease the congestion on Valencia Street in San Francisco by moving pick-ups to a side street.
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one month ago
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Minimum Wage by State
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), July 2018
Get up-to-date minimum wage legislation by state as well as future enacted increases.
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one month ago
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Vancouver Proposed Parking Tax Hike
Global News, March 2018
A plan to make parking lot taxes in Downtown Vancouver one of the highest in North America is leading to concern that consumers will avoid visiting downtown Vancouver for shopping, dining and entertainment.
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one month ago
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Sidewalk Labs’ New Curb Visualization Tool
The Verge, March 2018
With the rise of ride-sharing and autonomous vehicles on the horizon, cities need to rethink their curb usage. Sidewalk Labs' app has mapped out parking rules in San Francisco to help manage traffic congestion and ...

one month ago
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Regulation & the Economy
Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, September 2017
Gain a better understanding of government regulations in the context of economic impact, and recommendations on how to make these regulations work better.
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one month ago
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Identifying Regulations That Impact Jobs and the Economy
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, March 2017
Over 190,000 regulations have been put into place since 1976. This report examines federal regulatory rulemaking over the past nine years, and analyzes regulations based on their impact ...

one month ago
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Greenhouse Gas Inventory Data Explorer
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,  April 2017
The Transportation Sector leads emission outputs at 28%. Use this online data tool to compare greenhouse gas emissions by industry sector.
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4 months ago
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What Science Says Uber and Lyft are Doing to San Francisco
SF Gate, May 2019
Ride-hailing companies once promised that their services would reduce the number of cars clogging city streets. In fact, the opposite is true in dense parts of cities.
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4 months ago
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3 Cities to Charge for Curb Space in New Micromobility Pilot
Smart Cities Dive, March 2019
Three cities will be part of a collaborative pilot program to manage dockless scooters and other new forms of mobility by using a platform from mobility solutions company Passport.
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4 months ago
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The Race to Code the Curb
CityLab, April 2019
Everyone—from ride-hailing cars to delivery trucks to bikes and scooters—wants a piece of the curb. How can smart cities map and manage this precious resource?
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4 months ago
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Seattle Explores Congestion Pricing
KIRO7, May 2019
Seattle said Thursday it’s exploring possibly charging drivers to use some city streets to ease congestion and reduce pollution – using tolls to clear roads during peak driving times and shift people to public transportation and ...

4 months ago
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London’s Experience With Congestion Pricing: It’s Working!
StreetsBlog NYC, May 2019
London implemented congestion pricing in 2003, so its experience provides some useful guideposts. But it also lays bare some of the challenges facing New York.
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4 months ago
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L.A. Will Never Get Rid of its Traffic Problem, With or Without Congestion Pricing
Los Angeles Times, March 2019
Opinion: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority wants to explore congestion pricing. This is a bad idea.
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4 months ago
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Mobility’s Second Great Inflection Point
McKinsey Quarterly, February 2019
Radically new dynamics in the early 20th century transformed cars and, in turn, the world. Here’s why the next great inflection point is upon us, auguring changes no less profound.
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4 months ago
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Can Regulators Help Empower an Equitable Future for Mobility?
The Washington Post
Regulators are the arbiters of public safety, but in a changing landscape, they can also play a big role in moving the needle so that all of society prospers.
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4 months ago
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How Self-Driving Cars Might Transform City Parking
IEEE Spectrum, February 2019
Autonomous vehicles could use parking lots more efficiently, but also worsen gridlock
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4 months ago
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Free Parking: Is it the Secret Ingredient in NYC’s Traffic Problem?
CityLimits.org, February 2019
If it makes sense to charge cars to drive on the city’s busiest streets, thereby discouraging auto use and speeding up traffic, wouldn’t it make sense to do something similar for parking? ...

4 months ago
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Don’t Be Fooled By Congestion Pricing
CommonWealth Magazine, May 2019
By Christine Banning, IOM, CAE. Because Boston is considering charging congestion pricing fees, it’s important to know the effects these fees will have on residents, businesses, and jobs.
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5 months ago
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Are Curbs The Next Frontier In Urban Mobility?
Forbes, April 2019
True management of the curb is about improving the experience for citizens throughout their journey.
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5 months ago
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Making Micromobility Work for Citizens, Cities, and Service Providers
Deloitte Insights, April 2019
E-scooters and dockless bicycles appeared in cities’ bike lanes suddenly and in great numbers, showing a real demand for single-occupant vehicles—and creating challenges for both ...

5 months ago
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Chicago Will Launch a Pilot With 2,500+ Scooters on June 15, With a Nighttime Curfew
StreetsBlog Chicago, May 2019
Chicago announced a program that is designed to test how scooters as a mobility option can support these goals and to evaluate the impact of the technology on Chicagoans.
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5 months ago
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Uber and Lyft Increased Traffic Delays in San Francisco by 40 Percent
New Scientist, May 2019
Uber and Lyft drivers are on strike to demand regulated fares and livable wages, in the lead-up to Uber’s initial public offering on the stock exchange on 10 May. Now there is some more ...

5 months ago
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The IoT and the Future of Smart Cities Depends on Smart Mobility as a Building Block
IoT Evolution, May 2019
Smart Mobility, whether it be moving people, goods, or services is the lifeblood of our future city, and one that we must get right before a city can truly become a well-oiled ...

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The Future of Parking Experts Roundup
YourParkingSpace, January 2019
YourParkingSpace asked top experts in the field to offer their opinion on the future of parking.
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5 months ago
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Pittsburgh Parking Authority: How Steel City Transformed into an Innovation Powerhouse
Flowbird,
In 2012, Pittsburgh became the first U.S. city to implement an on-street pay-by-plate system on a large scale.
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5 months ago
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Three Major Cities Partner With Passport and Shared Scooter Company on First-of-its-Kind Micro-Mobility Management Solution
Passport, March 2019
Initial scooter-share pilots in Charlotte, Detroit and Omaha are creating a framework for future micro-mobility programs.
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5 months ago
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Georgia Bill Would Set Aside Funds From Uber, Lyft, Taxis for Mobility and “Innovation”
Saporta Report, March 2019
A major new bill aims to get Georgians who don’t have cars on the road, even if they don’t live in transit-dense metro Atlanta. As much as $60 million per year to ...

5 months ago
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The Race to Become the All-In-One Transport App
Axios, February 2019
As new transportation options like bike and scooter rental services proliferate, ride-hailing companies are rushing to outfit their mobile apps with as many services as possible, including public transit.
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5 months ago
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A New Geography of Sustainable Transit
Southwest Journal, March 2019
Alongside “smart cities” and “transit-oriented development,” the term “mobility hubs” is joining the buzzy phrases making their mark on sustainable urban planning.
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5 months ago
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Uber and Lyft are Losing Money. At Some Point, We’ll Pay for it.
The Washington Post, March 2019
The ride-sharing market offers a real-life illustration of the old economist’s joke: “We’re losing money on every unit, but we’ll make it up in volume!”
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5 months ago
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Boston Mayor Announces Lower Speed Limits, Ride-Hailing Zone Initiatives
Smart Cities Dive, March 2019
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh proposed several initiatives to improve the city's transportation infrastructure, designed to boost safety, ease traffic congestion and provide more viable ...

5 months ago
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Uber, Lyft Reduce Transit Use, Increase Vehicle Miles, Report Says
SF Gate, October 2017
As ride-hailing has exploded in popularity, it’s caused a slight decrease in car ownership — but has also reduced use of public transit, biking and walking. The result is a likely increase in ...

5 months ago
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Mobility as a Service with Susan Zielinski
ITE Talks Transportation, March 2019
Susan Zielinski, independent consultant and former managing director of the SMART program at the University of Michigan, discusses Mobility as a Service (Maas), including what initiatives are currently ...

5 months ago
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Despite ‘Car-Free’ Hype, Millennials Drive a Lot
CityLab, March 2019
Despite the buzz around ride-hailing and bike lanes, car ownership among younger Americans looks a lot like that of older Americans.
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#Data
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UPS Partners With Matternet To Transport Medical Samples Via Drone Across Hospital System In Raleigh, N.C.
UPS Pressroom, March 2019
First FAA sanctioned use of a drone for routine revenue flights involving the transport of a product under a contractual delivery agreement
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5 months ago
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San Diego Teams with the Marines on Smart City Projects
StateTech, March 2019
The city and military branch will partner on drones, smart street lighting and other applications.
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UPS Hit With $33.8 Million in NYC Parking Fines; FedEx, $14.9 Million
Freight Waves, March 2019
The total amount of commercial parking fines incurred in New York City in 2018 was $181.5 million, meaning the two delivery giants were responsible for about one quarter of the city’s ...

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Why Avis And Enterprise Are Beating Car Dealerships To The Future
Forbes, April 2019
Both Enterprise and Avis have created options that address a more flexible, adaptable, variable approach to transportation. Crain’s Automotive News calls it the “reinvention of rental.” Reinvention ...