public transit ride sharing car and shuttle services
Shared Transport has grown in recent years along with increased interest in urban redevelopment, environmental, energy and economic concerns. Wireless technology now provides innovative solutions. In terms of mobility, first and last mile solutions that help reduce traffic congestion and transit costs.
Car Sharing is a service that provides members with access to transport for hourly use. The shared cars are accessed with a reservation; charges are by time or mile. Benefits include affordable access, less dependence on fossil fuels and incentives to walk, cycle and public transit use.
Shared Trucks and Cargo Bikes Deliver at Lower Costs in the Commercial Sector
Public Transit there is an untapped potential to integrate and offer shared modes to increase access and lower costs. Efforts are underway to develop integration platforms that cross modes and aggregate information about available transit options so that users can choose from a real-time menu to get to their destination, including transit, taxi service, cars or ride sharing.
Bike Sharing Systems Worldwide Have Grown from 74 to over 1000 since 2005
Bike Sharing encourages individuals the use of multiple transportation modes. Benefits range from increased mobility and health benefits to reduced fuel use. The objective is to integrate cycling into the daily transport network for commuting, personal trips and recreation. Publicly owned, contractor and nonprofit operated programs utilize IT-driven real-time information use technology to assist in demand management throughout a community.
The Story of Mobility in America
Ride Sharing includes car and van pooling for commuters traveling to/from their place of employment as well as real-time ride sharing services through a mobile app before the trip starts and through which the passenger pays a share of the trip cost.
Ride-Sourcing providers operating as Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) use online platforms to connect passengers with drivers who use personal, non-commercial, vehicles. These companies are using traditional ride sharing, i.e. the sharing of one vehicle by multiple riders to reduce vehicle trips.
Shared Mobility and Transit Logistics In Your Community