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Late-Night Transportation:  How Two Public Agencies Are Filling Service Gaps  Through Mobility on Demand By Susan Shaheen and Adam Cohen   Late-night transportation options are critical to meeting the travel needs of late-night/early-morning commuters, particularly those without an automobile who need employment access and other services. In some cases, riders may... View Article

Convergence of Sharing and Automation:  Need for Proactive Public Policy and Research Understanding By Susan Shaheen and Adam Cohen In recent years, on-demand passenger and courier services – known as Mobility on Demand (MOD) – have grown rapidly due to technology advancements; changing consumer patterns (both mobility and retail consumption); and... View Article

Five Strategies to Enhance Transportation Equity in Shared Mobility Shared mobility has the potential to offer communities a wide array of benefits including: increased mobility; greater environmental awareness; reduced vehicle emissions; and enhanced first-and-last mile connections to public transportation. While increasingly becoming more mainstream, the demographics of shared mobility users... View Article

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Impacts of Microtransit: Early Understanding Last year, we wrote about the impacts of shared mobility on transportation demand management. Microtransit is a privately or publicly operated, technology-enabled transport service that typically uses multi-passenger/pooledshuttles or vans to provide on-demand or fixed-schedule services with either dynamic or fixed routing. In recent years,... View Article