Lyft is working with engineers and city planners on ways to reduce urban congestion using more ride hailing and car sharing programs in the future.
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Going from San Francisco to LA? Now you can sleep on the way aboard the SleepBus, a wifi enabled transportation idea that has been an instant success.
Via Bikocity: We are all aware of the financial argument for using public transportation — it is way, way cheaper. Weighing out the costs and benefits is tricky, but the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) monthly Transit Savings Reports have made it beautifully clear. Ranking the savings for the 20 cities with the highest rates of public transportation […]
Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti says the city will lease 160 electric cars and 128 plug-in hybrid cars as part of its Sustainable City Plan for the future.
A new Los Angeles car sharing program will serve low income neighborhoods with 100 new cars, 80 of them electric. Charging infrastructure is included.
Originally published on EV Obsession. Some of the factors contributing to the relatively fast adoption of electric vehicles (EV) in some American metropolitan markets have been identified and characterized by a new study from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). The dominant ones, according to the new report, are: stronger consumer incentives, a broader […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica. A large number of BYD’s all-electric, zero-emission buses were used during the recent 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles as athlete transportation, according to a recent press release. Considering that this recent event was the biggest Special Olympics yet hosted, with 6,500 different athletes competing and requiring transportation, the […]
Originally published on EV Obsession. Low-income communities in Los Angeles will likely soon have access to a pilot program for electric vehicle carsharing thanks to the provision of $1.6 million for just such a project by the California Air Resources Board. The $1.6 million grant was announced at a recent event in an affordable housing […]
Last week, Move LA invited Mayor Eric Garcetti and many other esteemed guests to discuss the potential for Measure R2, the next step in funding (fixing) Los Angeles’ transportation woes. Measure R is a half percent sales tax approved in 2008, slated to bring in as much as $40 billion over 30 years. Since 2008, it has helped rapidly increase LA’s metro system.
The Hammer Museum at UCLA hosts weekly talks on hot topics. Being a huge fan of turning Los Angeles into a car-free city, I was eager to hear Seleta Reynolds, our new General Manager at the Department of Transportation. Mayor Garcetti stole her from San Francisco after she helped turn that city into a cyclists’ paradise while also shortening car commute times.
LA Air Force Base is replacing its entire general-purpose fleet with electric vehicles as part of a larger vehicle-to-grid demonstration project.
The L.A. Auto Show is less than a month away, and Henrik Fisker is scheduled to return to the automotive world with Galpin Auto Sports at his side.