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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 ...

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Gainesville Autonomous Transit Shuttle Pilot Program, Gainesville, FL

In December 2017, the City of Gainesville, FL entered into a contract with Transdev Services to develop and launch an autonomous transit system. This Gainesville Autonomous Transit Shuttle program is funded up to $2.7 million by the Florida Department ...

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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MBTA RIDE P3 Partnerships: Lyft/Uber and Centralized Call and Control Center for Paratransit Services

This analysis is designed to complement SUMC's webinar on: Shared Mobility for People with Disabilities--Challenges and Opportunities for Paratransit The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (the "T”), which serves Boston and its metropolitan ...

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MetroLink Pilot by CapMetro in Partnership with RideAustin

Many potential transit trips are hindered by the difficulty of traveling between a point of origin or destination and the closest high-frequency transit route. This is especially the case in suburban areas with lower population or job densities. This ...

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Move Nona AV Shuttle Pilot, Lake Nona, FL

As a way to accommodate the Orlando region’s growing population and influx of new personal vehicles, the city of Orlando and Orange County partnered with Tavistock Development, a private real estate firm located in Central Florida focused on innovative ...

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National Review of Public Transit COVID-19 Delivery Programs

This case study explores some of the examples of public transit delivery programs that arose in response to COVID-19, as it highlights how they operate, who they serve, and how the differing needs of customers and geographic areas influence program design.  ...