Lyft’s 100% Electrification Target, Autonomy, Charging — CleanTech Talk Podcast

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2021 03:22:22 +0000

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zachary Shahan, Director and CEO of CleanTechnica, and Sam Arons, Director of Sustainability at Lyft, sit down to talk about Lyft’s transition to 100% electric vehicles. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded SoundCloud player is a […]

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How to Move America to Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2021 00:33:43 +0000

There is one action the new Biden administration can take that, more than anything else, will set the United States on a more successful course to electrifying the cars and trucks we drive: to communicate a bold vision of what transportation electrification looks like in

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The Race to Tackling Transportation Emissions by Electrifying Ridehailing Fleets

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 20:33:16 +0000

A new insight brief calls for cross-sector collaboration between transportation network companies, policymakers, utilities and key cities’ stakeholders to align on ridehailing electrification and accelerate toward ambitious transportation-sector climate goals

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What We Learned from 100 Million Miles of Ridehailing Data

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 18:55:09 +0000

Transportation network company (TNC) fleets, like Uber and Lyft in America, Didi in China, and Ola in India, may account for a relatively small share of the number of total automobiles on the road globally. But don’t let that fool you. Electrifying ridehailing has outsized potential to reduce emissions and catalyze electrification in other transportation sectors

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Docked, Dockless, & Hybrid — Exploring The Different Models of Shared Micromobility

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 27 Dec 2020 03:21:19 +0000

In the fall of 2020, Lyft, working with the City of Portland, dramatically expanded and upgraded Portland, Oregon’s bikeshare system, called Biketown. The expansion included adding an additional 13-square mile area for the city and the introduction of an entirely electric fleet, solidifying Biketown’s unique relevance among bikeshare systems

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In Battle Over Scooter Bans & Restrictions, City Officials See Few Differences Among Companies & Hear Little From Their Riders

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2020 04:11:13 +0000

Micromobility companies offering inexpensive rentals of electric scooters and bikes saw explosive growth before the start of the pandemic. The two largest, Bird and Lime, had reached valuations of over $2 billion each, a startling amount for such young companies. 

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Robotaxis Can Now Collect Cash Money From Passengers In California

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2020 06:34:36 +0000

More than a dozen companies have long been approved to test out self-driving cars in California. Now, they can also charge passengers if they launch a robotaxi service

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