Research Reports

Ride-Hailing’s Climate Risks

2020-02-25T14:05:07-05:00February 25th, 2020|

Ride-hailing trips today result in an estimated 69 percent more climate pollution on average than the trips they displace. Fortunately, the industry can implement several strategies to address the negative impacts of ride-hailing and contribute to a low-carbon transportation future.

Carsharing’s Impact and Future

2019-11-08T16:40:27-05:00October 23rd, 2019|

Carsharing provides members access to a fleet of autos for short-term use throughout the day, reducing the need for one or more personal vehicles. This report reviews key terms and definitions for carsharing, common carsharing business models, and existing impact studies. The report argues that as carsharing evolves toward automation, policies that encourage transportation equity for underserved communities and vehicle sharing (both pooled and sequential) should be explored. 

Electrifying Ride-Hailing in Seattle

2019-10-02T13:46:03-04:00September 17th, 2019|

This report reviews lessons learned from relevant studies and initial outreach activities and provide recommendations for future engagement and action to electrify ride-hailing services in the Seattle area.