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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 ...

Arlington, TX and Via Microtransit Partnership

*UPDATED* The City of Arlington, TX and Via MOD P3 RFP and Contract Process

The city of Arlington, Texas issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) on August 2, 2017 for qualified mobility service and technology providers to assist with and develop a demand responsive rideshare service pilot project.  Proposals were due on August ...

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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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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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Examples of Mobility on Demand Policies and Public-Private Partnerships to Increase Accessibility

For questions about this report, please contact Judy Shanley. Ph.D.,  Easterseals Director, NCMM: jshanley@easterseals.com or Albert Benedict, Research Manager, Shared-Use Mobility Center: Albert@sharedusemobilitycenter.org This case study offers ...

Little Roady Autonomous Shuttle Pilot, Providence, Rhode Island

This case study on the Little Roady 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 ...

Lone Tree Link Shuttles

Lone Tree Link: a Last-Mile Leader

The Lone Tree link is a free shuttle that addresses the first mile/last mile (FMLM) issue for a quickly-growing Denver suburb at the end of the light rail system. The shuttle is part of what SUMC has termed (in a forthcoming TCRP Report) “consortium ...

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Marketing Mobility on Demand Projects

In our discussions with Mobility On Demand (MOD) practitioners and others, we have found that marketing innovative new modes and services is a critical yet challenging piece to running a successful MOD project. In December the Shared Use Mobility Center, ...

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