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Surgeon General’s Prescription for Health: Walk More  An Action Guide About How to Get America Back on Its Feet

Surgeon General’s Prescription for Health: Walk More An Action Guide About How to Get America Back on Its Feet

| September 16, 2015

  By Jay Walljasper, JayWalljasper.com   We’ve always known walking is good for us— it burns calories, reduces stress and helps the environment. But we never knew how really great it is for us until the just released Call to Action on Walking from US Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, who explains, “An average of […]

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Oxford researcher wins ITF Award for work on logistics governance

Oxford researcher wins ITF Award for work on logistics governance

| June 7, 2015

“Young Researcher of the Year Award” for Turkish scientist Dr Nihan Akyelken / Presentation at global Summit of transport ministers Paris – Turkish-born Dr Nihan Akyelken from University of Oxford is the recipient of the International Transport Forum’s 2015 Young Researcher of the Year Award. The Award was presented during the 2015 Summit of transport […]

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Oxford researcher wins ITF Award for work on logistics governance 

Oxford researcher wins ITF Award for work on logistics governance 

| May 26, 2015

“Young Researcher of the Year Award” for Turkish scientist Dr Nihan Akyelken / Presentation at global Summit of transport ministers Paris – Turkish-born Dr Nihan Akyelken from University of Oxford is the recipient of the International Transport Forum’s 2015 Young Researcher of the Year Award. The Award will be presented during the 2015 Summit of […]

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Data Mining Reveals When a Yellow Taxi Is Cheaper Than Uber

Data Mining Reveals When a Yellow Taxi Is Cheaper Than Uber

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Article originally appeared in the MIT Technology Review 03.16.2015. Computer scientists have compared a vast dataset of Yellow Taxi fares in New York City against Uber prices for the first time.       “The crowdsourced cab service, Uber, is currently taking the world by storm. Commuters use the service’s smartphone app to order a […]

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Mobi Recommended Resource:  Re-Programming Mobility: the Digital Transformation of Transportation in the United States

Mobi Recommended Resource: Re-Programming Mobility: the Digital Transformation of Transportation in the United States

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Access this report to gain a better understanding of how mobility and accessibility might change in the U.S. by 2030.   The Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation, has developed a set of four alternative future scenarios (to 2030) using a selection of representative U.S. metropolitan areas to […]

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With New Mobility Trends and Ventures, European Officials Struggle to Balance Innovation and Regulation

With New Mobility Trends and Ventures, European Officials Struggle to Balance Innovation and Regulation

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Nicolas Zahn, Masters student at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, for the Huffington Post. At the second World Collaborative Mobility Congress (Wocomoco), held May 7-8 in Bern, Switzerland, entrepreneurs and policymakers discussed over the two days their experiences and identified challenges ahead in reshaping mobility. Entrepreneurs are missing clear […]

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The True Future of Transportation Has Two Big Barriers to Entry

The True Future of Transportation Has Two Big Barriers to Entry

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Susan Shaheen and Matt Christensen, The Atlantic CityLab   In the wake of the automobile’s 20th-century boom, the next notable shift in urban transportation may largely be defined by the digitization of mobility, including public transit and shared-vehicle services. With a growing population of multi-modal travelers and the development of shared-use transportation, the demand for seamless […]

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How a New Bike Messenger Firm Got its Wheels Turning in India

How a New Bike Messenger Firm Got its Wheels Turning in India

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Sameer Hashmi, BBC News The idea struck Rajiv Singh during a business trip to Germany, when a man arrived with a document from an office on the other side of town. At first Mr Singh, who is based in Bangalore in India, presumed that the delivery came from a postman – but he soon […]

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Does Carsharing Really Reduce Overall Driving?

Does Carsharing Really Reduce Overall Driving?

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Steven T. Jones, San Francisco Bay Guardian   “At the Share conference that I covered for this week’s Guardian, there were wildly divergent claims for how many vehicles carsharing companies such as City Car Share, Zipcar, and Getaround take off the road. I was also a little skeptical of claims that carsharing dramatically reduces overall […]

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