April 30, 2018

The Emerging Mobility Summit held in Columbus, OH, April 24-25th brought together over 150 subject matter experts and entrepreneurs from around the country along with local stakeholders from the greater Columbus region. The sold-out event featured small facilitated discussions that stimulated lively exchanges on the future of transportation and mobility to i...

April 27, 2018

Imagine a world in which a vehicle is refueled with the ease of E-ZPass: hands free, no credit card swiping, a completely background transaction.

Andy Daga envisions such a world. Daga, 61, is chief executive of Momentum Dynamics Corp., a Malvern tech company that has developed a wireless recharging system for electric vehicles in which energy is transferred...

April 26, 2018

The ride-hailing company announced on Thursday that it plans to become one of the largest voluntary purchasers of carbon offsets in the world.

Over the years, John Zimmer, the co-founder and president of Lyft, has often pointed to a class he took as an undergraduate as the source of his ideas about environmental sustainability—and by extension, Lyft’s goals t...

April 25, 2018

Last week, Gerber announced that it’s moving its headquarters from New Jersey to Rosslyn, a few blocks away from us at Mobility Lab.

Gerber will be joining its parent company Nestle, which announced last year its move from the Los Angeles metro region to Rosslyn.

Why is Nestle moving both its headquarters and one of its subsidiaries to this slice of Arlin...

April 24, 2018

76 percent of Americans commute to work by driving alone. But for many people, car dependency evaporates when they go to college.

In a 2014 analysis of per-capita transit utilization, FiveThirtyEight found that a plethora of college towns, sprinkled across red, purple, and blue states, boast ridership rates right up there with metropolises like San Francisco,...

April 23, 2018

When most people think of SEPTA they think of taking a train into the city or catching a bus or trolley to school or work; maybe hopping on the Market-Frankford Line to go to Center City or the Broad Street Line to the sports complex to take in a game.

While SEPTA drives many of us to our destinations each day, what may not come immediately to mind is the way...

April 20, 2018

Lyft announced a multimillion-dollar investment to become a completely carbon-neutral transportation service. The ride-hailing company said on Thursday that it would purchase an undisclosed number of carbon offsets, which are investments in environmental projects elsewhere to balance out Lyft’s own carbon footprint. In the first year alone, Lyft says it anti...

April 19, 2018

Carpooling app Scoop,  which recently raised $10 million in funding, is expanding into its fourth market, Portland.

Scoop is a corporate carpooling service that works with companies like LinkedIn, Workday, T-Mobile and Symantec. In conjunction with its launch in Portland, Scoop is bringing on Oregon Health Science University as a customer.

“OHSU is continually...

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Philly officials support automated bus lane enforcement and say it could improve ‘transit equity’ - PlanPhilly

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