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Smart pods, regenerative braking and personal air vehicles: Future smart mobility visions on show at CES 2020

Smart pods, regenerative braking and personal air vehicles: Future smart mobility visions on show at CES 2020

Hyundai will put forward its ’human-centred’ mobility solution for cities at the Las Vegas technology show, while Segway-Ninebot claims its new products go ’beyond micro-mobility’.

Five strategic shifts cities must make to face "new reality"

Five strategic shifts cities must make to face "new reality"

Only by using advanced technologies such as urban modelling tools and artificial intelligence will cities be able to address the new round of challenges they face, says ABI Research.

Where does micro-mobility have most potential?

Where does micro-mobility have most potential?

The high proportion of short-distance trips – independent of a city’s density or public transit network – highlights the universal potential for shared scooters and bikes in a new report.

Lime works with London cycling campaigners to promote e-bikes

Lime works with London cycling campaigners to promote e-bikes

The company will engage with members of the London Cycling Campaign and local groups across the UK capital to find out their urban mobility needs and priorities.

Atlanta imposes scooter and e-bike ban at night

Atlanta imposes scooter and e-bike ban at night

Following recent fatalities, the city’s mayor said it is evident that immediate action is necessary to keep Atlanta’s residents and visitors safe.

Chicago involves citizens in future bike-share plans

Chicago involves citizens in future bike-share plans

The city is growing its fleet and using a community tour on the South Side to engage residents with the bike-share team and inform the next phase of its expansion.

Bolt launches e-scooters in Washington DC

Bolt launches e-scooters in Washington DC

The mobility company aims to work with cities on a local level to solve traffic and parking congestion with safe, sustainable transport options.

Ride Report aims to provide trustworthy micro-mobility data to cities

Ride Report aims to provide trustworthy micro-mobility data to cities

Scheme operators will be scored based on their performance against rigorous data benchmarks, helping cities understand which operators are meeting their compliance requirements.

AI helps boost usability of micro-mobility schemes

AI helps boost usability of micro-mobility schemes

Data captured by Stage Intelligence from cities operating schemes around the world shows artificial intelligence can increase operational efficiencies.

Fulfilling the promise of intelligent transportation services

Fulfilling the promise of intelligent transportation services

This was the theme of the 13th ITC European Congress, which brought together mayors, city officials and industry leaders to discuss the challenges ahead for smart mobility.