Shared Mobility Thoughts

The shared mobility blog.

January 2017

What do four intelligent entrepreneurs in the shared mobility space think of the future of carsharing, and the shared economy as a whole? We had the pleasure of interviewing these… Read More

As we welcome 2017 and anticipate the changes that coming years will bring to the mobility structure we know so well today, we start to ponder radical ideas such as… Read More

We had the pleasure of speaking with Susan Shaheen, a professor at University of Berkley and Co-Director at Transportation Sustainability Research Center. A researcher of sustainable transportation and a pioneer… Read More

What started in the late forties by the tenants of a housing cooperative in Switzerland has now reached the masses. Anybody you talk to today has heard of Uber, Zipcar… Read More

December 2016

As technology develops, our ways of transportation do as well. New driver systems like parking assist and in-car entertainment are quickly becoming commonplace, but much more significant changes in technology… Read More

What does the future of carsharing look like? With more initiatives to turn self-owned vehicles into revenue generating streams through sharing networks when the vehicle is going unused, it seems that all… Read More

We reviewed the Enrique Peñalosa Ted Talk, the past mayor of Bogota, entitled "Why Buses Represent Democracy in Action," which we found to be not only interesting, but enlightening on topics of… Read More

November 2016

What do four of the smartest women in shared mobility think of the future of carsharing? We had the pleasure of interviewing them to gather their thoughts, which we've compiled into… Read More

If there were a 'Google search' for transportation, we'd really be doing society a huge liberty, wouldn't we? We had the honour of reviewing Josep Laborda's article on LinkedIN, and… Read More

movmi has worked with ReachNow for quite some time and we are proud to be part of the team that designed the product behind ReachNow latest city and service expansions. ReachNow is… Read More

Having worked with ReachNow for some time, we are proud to summarize the latest ReachNow press release with the latest developments and announcement. ReachNow is BMW's premium carsharing program that was launched… Read More

What's Vancouver like when it comes to seeing the city by foot or bike? We reviewed the 2015 Report Card entitle "Walking + Cycling in Vancouver" by the City of… Read More

October 2016

It’s a common question and thought in our industry in regards to the future of mobility, which is exactly why we found the report entitled “An integrated perspective on the… Read More

We had the opportunity to talk with Vilhelm Hedberg, Founder of EKar, the Middle East's first pay-as-you-go hourly and daily car rental service. After having been named the Number One… Read More

movmi is pleased to announce two new partners, Bob Farrow and Alexa Suter. Bob Farrow is founder and Managing Director of BFC Consulting, a niche consulting business specialising in the… Read More

We had the pleasure of interviewing 4 of the smartest women working in the shared mobility space to gather their thoughts on the future of shared mobility, as well as its… Read More

Vancouver, a bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia, is among Canada’s densest, most ethnically diverse cities and ranks third for quality of life globally. A popular filming location, Vancouver has… Read More

September 2016

Philadelphia, which is Pennsylvania’s largest city, is notable for its rich history and sites like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall (where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed) and… Read More

With so many different forms of shared mobility available globally today, it's interesting to discover how one development, like the installation of a bike share program, can support another form like… Read More

Portland is Oregon’s largest city, and sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of the snow-capped Mount Hood. Known for its parks, bridges and bicycle paths, as well as… Read More

August 2016

Seattle, nicknamed "Emerald City," is surrounded by water, mountains and evergreen forests, and is home to a thriving tech industry, with Microsoft and headquartered in its metropolitan area. This West… Read More

There are so many developments in new mobility, and our founder, Sandra, has been asked  We reviewed the New Mobility Report by WSP Group on behalf of Metrolinx, the regional transportation authority for… Read More

Uber, an online transportation network company headquartered in San Francisco, is arguably the best alternative to taking taxis in terms of convenience, cost, and environmental friendliness. Having recently rolled out… Read More

In a recent article on the Boston Globe, we discovered how some of the biggest business are transforming their ways in an effort to become "smart" using smart technology apps.… Read More

Toronto, ranked #4 on the North American Shared Mobility City Index, is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. With a population of 2,615,060 (2011),… Read More

Tokyo, a city of 13 million, offers a surprising balance of hi-tech efficiency and traditional neighbourhood values, along with punctual transport, the convenience, and the safety and cleanliness.  For the second… Read More

July 2016

ReachNow is Seattle's most recent car sharing company with a fleet of sleek BMWs. ReachNow is drastically improving the urban mobility of Seattle while adding a more luxurious way to car share. Alexa took… Read More

Ranked number 3 on the North American Shared Mobility City Index, or the SMCI, Montréal, although not the capital of Canada, is depicted as ‘cultural capital’ of Canada and is predominantly… Read More

What started in the late forties by the tenants of a housing cooperative in Switzerland, has now reached the masses. Anybody you talk to today has heard of Uber, Zipcar… Read More

Making the whole of Germany a more convenient landscape for urban transit-users, the moovel mobility app is now available in the Slack messenger service, providing public transport information and showing… Read More


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