Shared Mobility Thoughts

The shared mobility blog.

June 2017

Our latest edition of our Women in Shared Mobility series features 3 women who operate a carshare company and 1 researcher in the industry. Incredibly intelligent and well-versed in the world… Read More

Learning about the world and industry of carsharing is better encountered with a combination of working on it from the inside and using it as a consumer from the outside. Which is why we… Read More

We recently reviewed a new report from Conduent on traffic congestion as a worldwide issue. While new technological developments, new infrastructure and expanded mobility options are aiding in this issue, the… Read More

After assisting many new carsharing companies with their launch, we know how valuable a streamlined carsharing member journey is. From lead, capture, signup, and registration to the repeatable processes of booking, driving,… Read More

May 2017

We recently published a white paper entitled Navigating Insurance Policies: What Carshare Companies Need to Know When Buying Insurance Policies for the First Time. This white paper provides a guideline for new… Read More

What does the future of not just shared mobility, but mobility as a whole, look like? We had a discussion with our Founder, Sandra Phillips, to gather her thoughts on the subject… Read More

How important is getting from point A to B in determining the lifestyle value of a particular city? In rainy Vancouver, ride-hailing services that are revolutionizing the transportation experience around… Read More

It's no big surprise that the changes we are seeing in technology and mobility are leading to changes in how cities are shaped, what infrastructure they require, and how they… Read More

How is the world of mobility is changing and what challenges lay ahead for carsharing? We reviewed Monocle's recent video entitled Future of Travel, involving the developments in shared mobility… Read More

April 2017

“Vancouver is one of the most vibrant shared mobility markets.” Posted on April 11, 2017 on SCCC Blog Evo, Car2go, Uber – ridesharing is as popular and easy as never before. Movmi,… Read More

What insights can we gain from women in shared mobility when it comes to the future, and especially, the autonomous future? We had the opportunity to interview some incredibly intelligent… Read More

Currently operating in New Jersey and looking to expand to New York State, Getaround's Founder recently discussed this peer-to-peer carsharing service on Talk 1300. Like the Airbnb for cars, Getaround is… Read More

One of the biggest questions of the future falls upon the popularity of private car ownership, which has been at the heart of North American society for generations. We are… Read More

We recently came across an article on Forbes that piqued our attention. Where shared mobility crosses over to, and even encourages the use of, other forms of transportation, the question… Read More

Ride-sharing and car-sharing will evolve when autonomous cars emerge. Interestingly, autonomous cars are being birthed out of ride sharing platforms like Uber, Lyft, Didi, and other programs as they partner with… Read More

March 2017

We participated in the City Car Summit 2017 in Berlin a few weeks ago, and we got to meet some of the industry experts. As you may have guessed, we… Read More

You may have heard of Evo Car Share, British Columbia's free-floating carsharing service, but perhaps you didn't know that movmi helped in its launch, headed by BCAA, and we are proud… Read More

The topic of flexible transportation, specifically public transportation, is receiving increased coverage around the world. The reason for such high coverage is its level of importance – everyone travels! The… Read More

movmi’s SMCI 2017 provides a holistic overview of how 20 North American are positioned compared to their peers to attract shared mobility service provides. Deciding where to launch or whether… Read More

2016 was many things to many people. For the shared mobility community, it was a year of celebration with new bike share launches across North America putting more people on… Read More

February 2017

What insights can we gain from women in shared mobility? Plenty! We had the opportunity to interview some incredibly intelligent women working in the shared economy space, and we've compiled the highlights… Read More

Have you heard of EKar Car Sharing? If you haven't, the CEO of EKar, Vilhelm Hedberg, was recently named the Number One Startup to Watch by Forbes Magazine. Having launched in… Read More

Is your city ready for shared mobility? Look at the cost of parking as described in the 2017 Shared Mobility City Index. In almost any city newspaper or blog, you… Read More

January 2017

Anticipating the challenges and opportunities associated with new mobility, two workshops were held by Metrolinx last year to encourage the development of strategic directions of mobility trends to help inform… Read More

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


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