Mobility & Transportation

By Sanathan Kassiedass

Mobility & Transportation - Issue #66

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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.

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I am excited to share with you a partnership that Trapeze has inked with Uber, to expand its taxi and TNC integration capabilities to enable transit agencies to provide their para transit riders with trips supplied by Uber – on demand, without having to leave the platform, even if the rider does not have the Uber app. You can read more about it in my blog post.
Last week, my wife and I went shopping for a new SUV. At an Acura dealer, a sales rep said that they would be transitioning to an entirely electric fleet in a few years. I couldn’t find an article to back that up, but I can see the trend in transit as back at my old stomping ground at Metrolinx they are helping transit agencies to plan for the move to all-electric fleets (thanks Yoland Da Silva!)
I also love that Lyft is bringing back shared rides, Shopify is continuing to help the little guy compete and get their goods to your door quickly, and our friends at Code for Canada have some tips for governments seeking to hire tech sector talent.

TNCs
Lyft brings shared rides back to more U.S. cities in bid to win riders
Getaround: Rideshare or Car Share?
Local Goods Delivery
Shopify signs deal to buy logistics company Deliverr for US$2.1 billion
Electric Vehicles
Moving towards a future with battery electric bus transit fleets across Ontario
Transit & Government
‘Historic’ agreement for I-285 transit lanes to be signed next week
How can government recruit tech talent?
Jobs To Be Done
Techstars Startup Digest Mobility & Transportation is curated by:
Sanathan Kassiedass Sanathan Kassiedass
sanathan.kassiedass@startupdigestmail.com
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