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Mobility & Transportation - Issue #50

We are happy to welcome our new curator, Alyssa Haerle, to our Mobility & Transportation Startup
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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.
We are happy to welcome our new curator, Alyssa Haerle, to our Mobility & Transportation Startup Digest! Hopefully we can get the frequency of the digest up again with her help.
As always, please reach out to us if you have found something interesting you want us to consider including in the digest.
Have fun reading,
Timo, James, Manuel and Alyssa

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Influential Women in Mobility - Vulog
Although women may still be a minority in mobility and the tech industry as a whole, their influence and responsibilities are increasing exponentially and deserve recognition.
Uber made a blueprint for safe self-driving cars it wants the rest of the industry to follow

By zeroing in on humans’ gait, body symmetry and foot placement, University of Michigan researchers are teaching self-driving cars to recognize and predict pedestrian movements with greater precision than current technologies.

Mayor Walsh Pushes For Ride-Share Bill Aimed At Reducing Traffic

Senators propose bills to improve cybersecurity for cars, planes

One Driver Steers Two Trucks With Peloton’s Autonomous Follow System

Bikes or Bust? Analyzing the Impact of Bicycle Infrastructure on Business Performance in San Francisco

The Colored Tags Making a Difference for Visually Impaired People in Spain

Google Maps offers bike-share data in 24 cities

How Global Insurance Brand MetLife is Partnering with Startups to Power Innovation in Financial Wellness

Join MetLife’s innovation office, Techstars and financial wellness startup, Zogo Finance on August 18 at 12pm ET for an online Ask Me Anything to learn what successful startup engagement really looks like. MetLife’s Chief Innovation Officer John Geyer, and VP of Innovation Terrance Luciani will share how they are teaming up with startups to drive new value across their business and are developing multiple POCs and pilots. Save your spot!
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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