This assessment examines the number of EVs in Transportation Network Company fleets within each of the participating cities of the EV Shared Mobility project and highlights the change and make-up of their fleet from January 2019 through June 2020.
As a part of the EV Shared Mobility Project, the City of New York seeks to deployment of charging infrastructure to accelerate the electrification of the City’s expanding ride-hail industry. Multiple departments across the City including the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, the New York City Department of Transportation, and the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission are collaborating to realize project goals.
The EV Shared Mobility Playbook summarizes the findings from the project interventions, compares and analyzes the cities’ results, and identifies factors that affect the success of shared mobility electrification programs. The Playbook is be a resource for other cities or organizations that are considering pilot programs for electrification in shared mobility spaces.
As a part of the EV Shared Mobility Project, Seattle will test whether the deployment of charging infrastructure at prioritized locations would increase the use of electric vehicles (EVs) in shared mobility services. The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has developed a methodology which is detailed in their EVSE Roadmap (“Roadmap”) for prioritizing charging station deployments to serve areas where gaps in shared mobility, equity, transit access, and EV charging infrastructure have been identified.
Forth has hired creative agency, Brand Definition, to work closely with Forth to develop a two-part driver outreach initiative that will be implemented in the summer and fall of 2020.
As a part of the EV Shared Mobility Project, the City and County of Denver will capitalize on statewide momentum towards transportation electrification in Colorado and draw on their advantageous contracting and permitting position to advance public EV charging deployment.
As a part of the EV Shared Mobility project, Forth will use their expertise in raising awareness to advance electric, smart, and shared mobility services and to encourage EV adoption among ride-hail drivers working for transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft.
Seattle’s Dynamic Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) Siting Model is a GIS-based tool to guide EVSE deployments that align with the City’s priorities and the EV Shared Mobility Project’s objectives. The model includes a variety of different data sources that are nearly all publicly available.
The EV Shared Mobility Analysis Tool (BETA) is a free tool to analyze the business case for electrifying ride-hail services. The tool currently allows users to understand the income potential of providing ride-hail services through various means of acquiring a vehicle, including owning, renting, and leasing.