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Mobility & Transportation - Issue #52

Micromobility, Porche's new electric vehicle, flying taxis, e-scooters and more!
Issue #52  •  September 17  •  view online
Mobility & Transportation
Mobility & Transportation
Insight into all things transportation and mobility, covering driverless vehicles, trends in public transportation, the rise of cycling, ride- and car-share, smart city developments, ITS, and more.
Micromobility, Porche’s new electric vehicle, flying taxis, e-scooters and more!

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Micromobility could replace 48% of car trips in 10 US cities
The group analyzed more than 50 million car trips and found that 48% of trips in the most congested U.S. metro areas are under three miles. If a fraction of those trips were replaced by shared bikes and scooters, cities would experience less traffic congestion, reduced emissions and a boost to the local economy, according to the research group
London Is Changing Its Skyscraper Designs—to Favor Cyclists

Salt Lake City intersection gets makeover sponsored by e-scooter company

Ford Launches Bugs At Sensors Because Keeping Them Clean Is Crucial For Self-Driving Cars

Why Micromobility Waste Is Irrelevant

Ride-hailing giant Didi is trying to shame bad drivers and passengers with public lists

Mitsubishi Invests in Mobile App Whim

TomTom launches a fully autonomous test car to develop HD maps

Cities now have three choices for how to regulate e-scooters

Porsche Taycan finally revealed

China wants 1 million FCEVs on their roads by 2030

North American Cities Release Vision for Autonomous Vehicle Policy

Netherlands is planning a bidirectional charging network

Flying taxi startup Volocopter raises $55 million in round led by Volvo parent Geely

APTA calls for late-night transit to help service-sector workers

Self-Driving Bugaloo: How Ford Is Keeping Autonomous Car Sensors Squeaky Clean

From ancient Rome to modern Atlanta, the shape of cities has been defined by the technologies that allow commuters to get to work in about 30 minutes.

Techstars Startup Digest Mobility & Transportation is curated by:
Timo Hoffmann Timo Hoffmann
timo.hoffmann@startupdigestmail.com
Manuel Heckmann Manuel Heckmann - COO & Co-Founder
manuel.heckmann@startupdigestmail.com
James Gleave James Gleave
james.gleave@startupdigestmail.com
Alyssa Haerle Alyssa Haerle - Director of Transit Development, Circuit Transit - Alyssa is a zero emissions mobility professional based in Los Angeles, CA. At Circuit, she works with public and private transit customers to design complimentary, eco-friendly transit solutions in the first/last mile space.
alyssa.haerle@startupdigestmail.com
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