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All Americans deserve the opportunity to participate in the American dream. But in order for that to happen, we must first bridge the mobility gap. Many upper-and-middle-class Americans buy gas, pay for insurance, and maintain a car without the weight of substantial financial burdens on their shoulders. Most purchase homes... View Article

As shared mobility options continue to emerge and evolve, there is a lack of clarity regarding what services exist and how these services impact our urban environments. UC Berkeley’s TSRC (Transportation Sustainability Research Center) recently developed a holistic guide that compares and contrasts these services.

A new wave of shared electric-bike services will be launched in England next year as a result of “kick-start” funding provided by the UK government. Electric-assisted bikes encourage people to try out or return to cycling. Planned schemes include services in a hilly area, in a small historic city for transporting heavier loads using electric-assist cargo bikes, and for visitors in a tourist area.

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IT-based public bikesharing has grown rapidly in North America over the past eight years. What are the trends in business models employed by bikesharing operators? What are the user impacts across cities of differing system and population sizes?