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Webinar: Three Revolutions – Transforming Transportation

June 26, 2018
Webinar: Three Revolutions – Transforming Transportation

By Arturo Herrera - featuring Daniel Sperling, Robin Chase, and Austin Brown

Join SSF and Island Press in a 90-minute webinar, led by Dr. Daniel Sperling, on the three revolutions transforming the passenger transit sector.

Uber Will Start Paying Drivers Extra to Switch to Electric Vehicles

June 20, 2018
Uber Will Start Paying Drivers Extra to Switch to Electric Vehicles

By Loukia Papadopoulos 

A new pilot program by Uber, called the EV Champions Initiative, kicked off today in seven cities across the US and Canada to increase electrical vehicle (EV) adoption. The program will aim to "deliver at least 5 million EV rides over the next year" in Austin, Los Angeles, Montreal, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, and Seattle.

Three Revolutions - US Green Chamber of Commerce

June 05, 2018
Three Revolutions

US Green Chamber of Commerce featuring Daniel Sperling and Michelle Thatcher

Join us on our Global Sustainability Leaders series as we go beyond the basics of sustainable transportation and take a closer look at three major innovations-- electrification, pooling and Automation with Dr. Daniel Sperling, one of the world’s foremost leading experts.

Making It Easier to Get Transportation to Rural Health Care

May 07, 2018
Making It Easier to Get Transportation to Rural Health Care

by Katherine Seligman

If you’re 60 or older, need a ride and happen to live in the small sunbelt town of Wickenburg, Ariz., you can call the Freedom Express. A van driven by an older adult volunteer will pick you up, for, what the name implies, free.

'Three Revolutions' That Will Change How People Move

April 14, 2018
'Three Revolutions' That Will Change How People Move

By Cody Drabble featuring Daniel Sperling

The emergence of electric, automated and shared vehicles — and the popularity some of them have found — are seen as signs that the world of transportation could be on the cusp of a more affordable, accessible and sustainable system.

The Scooter-Sharing Apocalypse is Coming

April 11, 2018
The Scooter-Sharing Apocalypse is Coming

by Lisa Napoli

From D.C. and Dallas to Seattle and San Diego, the dockless apocalypse, or “wheelmageddon,” has dawned. Just as Wi-Fi untethered Internet users from dialing up for service, new technology allows would-be riders to locate bikes or scooters scattered on city streets without searching out a tethered docking station.