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*NEW* The Story of Green Raiteros: A Shared & Electric Lifeline for California Farmworkers, 2020

This case study on Green Raiteros is part of a collaboration between SUMC and the Hewlett Foundation that aims to explore a broad array of electric and shared mobility pilot projects across the U.S. and to build greater understanding of these innovative ...

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Autonomous Vehicles for Equity: Linden LEAP Shuttle, Columbus, OH

As part of the Smart Columbus Initiative, a USDOT Smart City grant that allocates funds to cities for the use of innovative technology, the Linden LEAP autonomous vehicle (AV) shuttle pilot program launched in February 2020 in Columbus, Ohio.[2] From ...

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Bridj Microtransit Shutdown

Bridj (pronounced “bridge”) was a transportation startup that operated tech-enabled, demand-based commuter vans in several cities, including a limited pilot with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA). Bridj abruptly ceased operation ...

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Centennial, Colorado and Lyft First/Last Mile Pilot Project Review

From August 2016 to February 2017, the City of Centennial, Colorado operated a pilot program to provide first/last mile connections to transit using an innovative public-private partnership (P3). Now that the Centennial-Lyft pilot project is over, planners ...

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Charged for Growth: Electric Mobility Planning in San Jose, CA, 2020

This case study on San Jose is part of a collaboration between SUMC and the Hewlett Foundation that aims to explore a broad array of electric and shared mobility pilot projects across the U.S. and to build greater understanding of these innovative projects ...

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Charlevoix, MI Rural Food Delivery Program

This case study is part of a larger review of Public Transit Food Delivery Programs that have popped-up across the country in response to COVID-19.  The Charlevoix County Transit (CCT) example below offers a rural perspective and a complimentary case ...

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Community Engagement Mobility Project Examples

This case study looks at several mobility pilot projects and how they used community engagement to work with the neighborhood residents to identify mobility barriers and solutions.  The examples are intended to compliment the Community Engagement Learning ...

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COVID-19 Resource Homepage

On March 11th, 2020, the World Health Organization declared coronavirus COVID-19 a worldwide pandemic. While responses to the spread of COVID-19 throughout the spring of 2020 varied by outbreak severity, location and culture, many people around the globe ...

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Denver RTD Access-a-Ride Food Delivery Program

This case study is part of a larger review of Public Transit Food Delivery Programs that have popped-up across the country in response to COVID-19.  The Regional Transportation District (RTD) example below offers a large transit agency perspective and ...

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Denver RTD Partners with Masabi and Transit for App Development

For users in the Denver metro area, the Uber app now offers customers a choice between transit, UberX, and Pool, integrating real-time transit data to show cost and travel time for each option on a single platform. Customers who choose the transit option ...

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