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. Denver originally sought to leverage relationships with carshare companies to provide vehicles directly [...]
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.
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.
The launch of app-based for-hire vehicle (FHV) companies has led to increased shared mobility options, but the increase in vehicle miles traveled created by this growing sector has also presented challenges.
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.
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.
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.
For this webinar, Forth's Program Manager, Tegan Molloy was joined by guest speaker, Lauren Switzer, Oregon Marketing Manager at Lyft. They discussed the successes and challenges of current campaigns to electrify shared mobility.
The Seattle Department of Transportation conducted a three-part human-centered design study in the summer of 2018 to guide the expansion of the public electric vehicle charging network in low-income communities and communities of color.