Day: June 21, 2021

Trends

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: INTERVIEW WITH EDDIE INLOW, FOUNDER & CEO OF SHIFT TRANSIT

This is the first edition of movmi’s Partner Spotlight interview series. We truly believe that cultivating partnerships is the key to successful shared mobility. Today we have over 60 partners and this series will give you insights into the exceptional innovation happening across our network. This month, movmi’s Venkatesh Gopal chats with Eddie Inlow, the CEO of Shift Transit. Shift is an urban mobility operations company that manages more than 25,000 bikes, scooters, carsharing vehicles, and microtransit vans on a daily basis.

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Safety

IMPROVING USER SAFETY FOR RIDE SHARING APPS

We provide all our users with practical information for the scenarios above, from safely cutting a ride short to de-escalating an angry driver to worst-case scenarios of being taken to an off-grid location. Since space is so constrained in a moving vehicle, none of the solutions we offer are based on physical techniques. Instead, our solutions inform action plans that can be executed easily and immediately.

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Financial Fridays

FINANCIAL FRIDAYS: PRIORITIZING OPERATIONS WITH KAMEALE TERRY, NICHOLAS HILL & VENKATESH GOPAL

For the third session of our Financial Fridays series, Venkatesh is joined by Kameale Terry, Co-Founder and CEO of ChargerHelp! and Nicholas Hill, an industry expert from the world of car sharing operations in North America. They discuss the importance of operational processes within shared mobility organizations, when you should take time to update and tweak these processes and why having a fully involved and goal oriented team can be the key to operational success.

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Partner Network

HOW TO BALANCE UTILIZATION AND AVAILABILITY IN SHARED SHUTTLES?

Imagine a situation where BigCo is a major employer in an office park facing a colossal problem. They need to expand their space to accommodate hundreds of new staff, but Mid City has strict land-use policies. BigCo has to demonstrate how it will mitigate traffic congestion, GHG emissions, and parking in order to get approval for expansion. Kitchen posters and email campaigns aren’t enough. City staff suggested offering a shuttle service for all the corporations in the office park, even if the hundreds of other commuters aren’t BigCo employees.

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E-scooters

MICROMOBILITY UPDATE 2021: SHARED E-SCOOTERS, CANADA

Understanding the key e-scooter developments and players that have helped advance this sector over the past five years, can give us valuable insights on where the industry is going and how we can successfully shape it to meet the needs of both cities and riders here in Canada.

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Bike Sharing

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: BYKKO

In our #PartnerSpotlight series, we wish to share what we have learnt so far about our partners and how they see their solutions solving today’s transportation challenges. This month we explore eBike sharing. With the current boom in biking across cities globally and with micromobility gaining traction as a viable and sustainable transportation alternative for private and public applications we feel this is quite the need of the hour. BYKKO works in bringing the eBike shared micromobility model to life.

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shared mobility

HOW ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE IN SHARED MOBILITY?

Over the past decade, shared transportation services have grown tremendously in popularity as a result of renewed interest in environmental, energy, and economic concerns, all of which have intensified the need for sustainable solutions. There are several benefits of using shared mobility including, reduced traffic congestion, reduced transportation costs, equitable access and affordable choices for various income groups and it can be used as a first and last mile solution. But is shared mobility truly environmentally sustainable and why is this important?

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