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Fighting Coronavirus in Transport: Promising Country Experiences

Emilya Galstyan, Georgia Hines - August 25, 2020

The strategies by which governments around the world are trying to combat the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus differ significantly. The risk of transmission of the virus by its hidden carriers (people who have no symptoms of the disease) is also assessed differently. However, throughout the COV

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Now is the Time to Go Green with Local Travel

Georgia Hines, Stew Langille - August 19, 2020 1

Governments around the world are pouring millions of relief dollars into programs to stimulate consumer spending and change behavior.  The government leading the way in subsidies for electric vehicles in 2020 is South Korea. Offering as much as $18.2mn won ($15,613 USD) off the price of vehi

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Singapore: How to Travel Cheaper as Costs Climb

Alexandra Pacurar - August 17, 2020 1

In the 11 weeks that have passed since Singapore started to ease its lockdown measures, prices for certain services have been growing constantly. Private local transportation is one of them. As more and more people are moving around the city, rideshare and taxi providers are taking notice (and advan

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The Great Travel Shift

Stew Langille - August 11, 2020 1

Leisure travel has taken the crown. No longer is business travel the talk of the town. Airport lounges beware. There’s a lot of data coming out about how personal travel is rebounding much faster than business travel. This is a really interesting development for a few reasons, and has huge impacts o

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A New Way Forward: The Rental Model

Alexandra Pacurar - July 30, 2020

How does the rental business model for e-scooters and e-bikes fare mid-pandemic? We’ve been starting to wonder about this potential solution to the transportation challenges that the coronavirus outbreak has brought upon us. With most offers launched a year or two ago (oh, we were so naive back then

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EV vs. Gas: What Car Is Cheaper to Own?

Alexandra Pacurar - July 14, 2020

Trying to determine which type of car—electric or gasoline—is more affordable is no easy task. Most research done in this direction refers mostly to fueling costs, even though there is a great amount of other factors that come into play, not to mention the variables for each of these. We looked at s

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