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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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6 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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6 months ago
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Robotic Parking Hubs: Coming to a Town Near You
Parking, January 2018
This article discusses various types of automated parking.

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6 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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The Rise of the Shared Economy and Future of Parking Assets
Parking, January 2018
This article suggests ways parking professionals can prepare for the future of parking.
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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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6 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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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, ...

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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 ...

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Congestion Myths vs. Reality
PwC, October 2018
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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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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 ...

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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 ...

7 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 ...

2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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 ...

2 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 ...

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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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2 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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2 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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2 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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2 months ago
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Daimler and BMW Invest $1.1 Billion in Urban Mobility Services
Bloglikes, February 2019
Daimler AG and BMW Group plan to invest $1.1 billion (€1 billion) to foster urban mobility services over the coming years.
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2 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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2 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? ...

2 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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3 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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3 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 ...

3 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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3 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 ...

3 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 ...

3 months ago
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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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3 months ago
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Pittsburgh Parking Authority: How Steel City Transformed into an Innovation Powerhouse
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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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3 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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3 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 ...

3 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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3 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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3 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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3 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 ...

3 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 ...

3 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 ...

3 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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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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3 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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3 months ago
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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 ...

3 months ago
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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 ...

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Fort Lauderdale, FL Adopts Centralized Mobility Management System
Smart Cities Dive, February 2019
Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has teamed up with transportation solutions company Passport on what the partners are calling a first-of-its-kind centralized mobility management system.
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What’s It Like Living in a City Without Uber or Lyft?
Slate, February 2019
This article discusses what happens when a thriving North American city (Vancouver, Canada) passes on the ride-hail bandwagon.
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No, Robocars Won't Circle Around to Avoid Paying for Parking
Forbes, February 2019
This article explains why allowing self-driving cars to cruise around streets until needed will clog roads and not be as economical as expected.
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Airports Have Been Hit by the Rise of Uber and Lyft
The Economist, November 2018
This article discusses how airports are looking at ways to make up falling revenues from car parking and car rentals.
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Smart City Market Is Growing But Fragmentation Defines Its Current State
IIoT World, April 2017
This article discusses how smart city fragmentation is tied to market complexity, ecosystem and other challenges.
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INRIX Parking Data Coverage Expansion
INRIX, October 2018
INRIX announces the addition of more than 100,000 new parking lots, doubling the size of their off-street parking database.
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ParkChicago
ParkChicago
This webtool explains how to use ParkChicago parking app.
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What is LA Express Park™?
LA Express Park
This webtool explains how to use LA Express Park parking app.
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The Online Platform Economy in 2018
JPMorgan Chase Institute, September 2018
This study tracks supply-side participation and earnings in the Online Platform Economy, including transportation platforms.
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What Can You Learn From The American Community Survey?
U.S. Census Bureau, September 2018
This webtool uses an interactive map to explore some of the most popular topics from the 2017 ACS, including commuting data for each state.
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How People Travel to Work: 2013
U.S. Census Bureau, August 2015
This report focuses on patterns of commuting by private vehicle among U.S. workers in 2013.
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Quarterly Summary of State and Local Government Tax Revenue
U.S. Census Bureau, June 2018
Quarterly estimates of state and local government tax revenue at a national level, as well as detailed tax revenue data for individual states.
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Population Estimates and Projections: 2014-2060
U.S. Census Bureau, March 2015
This report summarizes results from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2014 National Projections.
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San Luis Obispo, Calif., Automates Parking Enforcement
Government Technology, August 2018
This article explains San Luis Obispo's new automated parking enforcement system.
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#Data
#Zoning
#CityCaseStudy
#Parking

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Driver’s License Declines, Not a Millennial Trend
The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, October 2011
This study examines research that shows driver age affects a variety of important aspects of road transportation.
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Licensed Vehicle Drivers, Federal Highway Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation, November 2017
This brief presents data showing an increase in older drivers.
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#Data
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Declines in Mass Transit
CityLab, February 2017
This article sites reasons for declines in transit passengers.
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#Local
#Mobility
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12 Things Successful People Do on Their Commutes
Reader's Digest
This article offers advice on how to make the best of your commute.
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How Do Transit Agencies Deal with People's Irrational Driving Preference?
Mobility Lab, March 2018
This article examines why people drive.
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#PublicTransportation
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Features of the New ITE Parking Generation Manual
ITE Journal, February 2019
This article reviews the updates and improvements in the 5th Edition of the ITE Parking Generation Manual (PGM).
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#PublicPolicy
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Shared Parking, 3rd Edition: What to Expect
ITE Journal, February 2019
This article explains updates and changes in the new 3rd Edition of Shared Parking that is expected to be published by The Urban Land Institute, the International Council of Shopping Centers, and NPA in the first ...

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Parking as Part of the Transportation Ecosystem: Supporting Consumer Choice and Multimodal Options For Livable Cities
ITE Journal, February 2019
This article by NPA President, Christine Banning, IOM, CAE, explains how mobility hubs are the parking garages of the future.
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6 months ago
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Why A New Study Says Ridesharing Makes Everyone's Commute Worse
WUSA, February 2019
This article discusses a new study by University of Kentucky researchers which claims that ridesharing apps are causing declines in mass transit ridership and making traffic worse in major cities ...

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Airport Parking & Hotels Highlights The Hidden Costs Of ‘Kiss & Fly’ Drop-Off Lanes
Travel Daily News, February 2019
This article explains how Kiss and Fly, the practice of dropping-off and collecting a traveler from the airport, results in twice as many car journeys when compared ...

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The Autonomous Vehicle Parking Problem
Transport Policy, March 2019
Using a traffic microsimulation model and data from downtown San Francisco, this paper suggests that AVs could more than double vehicle travel to, from and within dense, urban cores.
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Autonomous Vehicle Heaven or Hell? Creating a Transportation Revolution that Benefits All
The Greenlining Institute, January 2019
This report represents the first in-depth analysis of a wide range of mobility, health, and economic implications of three interconnected revolutions ...

6 months ago
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PwC Outlines Causes and Shared-Mobility Solutions to Congestion
Fleet News Daily, November 2018
This article discusses the report from PwC, commissioned by NPA, which, explores the underlying causes of congestion and potential solutions in an evolving mobility landscape.
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PwC Aims to Debunk Congestion Myths and Simplify Strategy Decisions
SmartCitiesWorld, November 2018
This article discusses the PwC study that debunks congestion myths and provides planners and cities with models and levers for reducing congestion.
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Parking Safe From Autonomous Cars For Now, Experts Say
Real Estate Weekly, December 2018
This article discusses that while the short-term projections for office and commercial parking remain stable, more distant outlooks are less certain.
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Study: Solving Atlanta’s Traffic Woes Could Hinge On Better Parking Practices
Curbed Atlanta, December 2018
This article explores a new study conducted by consulting firm PwC’s Strategy& which suggests there’s one lens that many experts aren’t looking through to solve traffic problems: ...

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Lyft's 'Experiment' To Ditch Personal Vehicles Turned Drivers Into Ride-Sharing Passengers
Mashable, December 2018
This article discusses the results of Lyft's "Ditch Your Car Challenge" when 2,000 people across 35 North American cities vowed to get around without driving their ...

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