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Carpooling’s Comeback: is Sharing Rides the Way Forward?

Freya Sawbridge - November 18, 2020 1

In 1960 Bob Dylan carpooled from Minnesota to New York and in 1964 Jim Morrison from Florida to LA. Art Garfunkel sometimes rejected chartered plane flights and carpooled his way to gigs. Back then, people used the traditional thumb-out-on-the-side-of-the-road tactic but now, with Wi-Fi access and t

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Why do Americans still prefer cars?

Sng Ee Ping - November 4, 2020 1

At the turn of the century, transportation in the United States was the envy of the world, the development of the railroad system was the phenomena of the industrial revolution. Today, the public transportation system in the United States is ailing and urban gridlock is an insidious problem. The ave

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Riding in a Robot: The launch of Driverless Taxis in Phoenix

Freya Sawbridge - November 10, 2020

Seven months after their planned launch date, Waymo is re-booting their driverless taxi fleet in Phoenix and anyone living in the suburbs of Chandler, Tempe and Mesa can hail one. In Waymo’s promotional tweet, they stated “you’ve been asking, and now it’s here”. But are we going to use it now that i

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What are the options for electric scooter rental in Singapore?

Julius Ijidola - May 20, 2020

What are the options for electric scooter rental in Singapore? - Singapore is one of the fastest-growing countries in the world; it's also one of the most densely populated. Transportation in Singapore, although pretty advanced, doesn’t quite meet the needs of its fast-growing population. This chall

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What Is A Bikesharing System?

Alexandra Pacurar - October 30, 2019 1

With climate change at the forefront of political discourse and polluted Asian cities causing a myriad of health concerns, it’s not surprising that many conscious commuters are looking for more healthful ways to get to work. Bikes have quickly moved from a recreational activity to an essential means

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The New Meaning of Safety for Local Travel

Alexandra Pacurar - June 12, 2020 3

While the way we move around the city has always needed to be safe, the coronavirus outbreak has given this dimension a whole new meaning. A meaning that is likely to—directly or indirectly—impact its other three verticals: cost, time and environmental impact. So, how will safety change the way we g

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