Tag Archives: Sustainable transport

15May/17

Lyft partners with Waymo

IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (MAY 15, 2017) (REUTERS VIA SKYPE) – U.S. ride services company Lyft Inc and Alphabet Inc’s self-driving car unit Waymo have launched a self-driving vehicle partnership, bringing together two rivals to dominant ride-sharing service Uber Technologies Inc.
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13Apr/17

How Uganda is financing its top cyclists

Yusufu Mbaziira founded a bicycle courier inside his small town, Kasubi, a Kampala suburb in 2002. He hopes that the courier service can empower the riders financially, while helping to produce world class cyclists. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

07Mar/17

Future of mobility: a personal capsule which drives, flies and hops on train

Imagine ordering a capsule which can drive and fly on its own taking you across the city. The concept, called “Pop.Up”, was unveiled at the Geneva car show and is a big leap into the future.

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23Jan/17

First self-driving bus line opens to the public in Paris

The French capital inaugurated its first autonomous shuttle bus service as an experiment in what Paris authorities hope will be the future of public transport.

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22Nov/16

Uber lays out vision for flying urban transportation system

Ride hailing company Uber released a white paper in October that envisions a future where commuters jetting city from to city in compact aircraft is as normal as taking the train. Continue reading

24Oct/16

Chemical bicycle lock makes thieves vomit

A pair of San Francisco inventors fed up with getting their bicycles stolen have come up with a chemical deterrent to stop thieves.
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05Jan/16

Lyft’s vision for an on-demand network of self-driving cars will mean fewer cars on the road

Lyft, an American ride-hailing service, announced on Monday that General Motors has invested $500 million in the company, and the companies together plan to develop a network of autonomous vehicles.
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