Posts tagged with 'vehicle sharing'
Transit Experts Discuss Cool Ideas for Mobility-Inspired Businesses
Transit Experts Discuss Cool Ideas for Mobility-Inspired Businesses
Janette Sadik-Khan rides a bicycle to work. Photo via New York magazine. Kate Rockwood of Fast Company magazine interviewed six entrepreneurial transit experts about how to get city dwellers out of their cars for the September issue’s “Fast Talk” department. ...
Bikes of Burden and the Effect of Wealth on Transportation Choices
Bikes of Burden and the Effect of Wealth on Transportation Choices
I want to add to my point earlier today about the need to differentiate between modal shifts that are happening as a result of the economy and modal shifts that are happening as a result of changing preferences. I think ...
Does the Recession Make Us Want To Share Or Just to Save?
Does the Recession Make Us Want To Share Or Just to Save?
It’s always exciting to see a colleague’s picture in the newspaper. Fellow EMBARQer Chris Ganson made it onto the Washington Post’s cover for riding SmartBike! Very cool. The article looked at how the recession has made us want to share ...
There Must Be a Catch, Right?
There Must Be a Catch, Right?
Via Inhabitat, I see that Chiyu Chen, a student at the Royal College of Art, has designed what must be the most awesome bike-sharing technology ever. Using the same technology that the Prius has to recapture the bike’s kinetic energy ...
Mobility-Driven Companies Shake Up the Bikesharing Market
Mobility-Driven Companies Shake Up the Bikesharing Market
It seems that D.C.’s 10,000+ SmartBike members may have to wait some time for the District’s promised ten-fold expansion. ClearChannel Outdoor, the advertising giant that operates SmartBike, has little interest to expand the pilot, according to news last week from ...
Mobility-Driven Companies Shake Up the Bikesharing Market
Mobility-Driven Companies Shake Up the Bikesharing Market
Originally posted at TheCityFix DC. Montreal’s Public Bike System (PBS), also known as “Bixi,” provides a competitive alternative to the bikes-for-advertising business model. Photo by amlibrarian. It seems that D.C.’s 10,000+ SmartBike members may have to wait some time for ...