• Smart City

    Moonshot or Earthbound: Rethinking Shared Mobility for a Post-COVID Recovery

    By Scott Shepard, Chief Business Officer, Iomob Technology Services The past six months has left our heads spinning. From complete lockdown and isolation, to phased reopenings, to a summer that encouraged (and promoted) holiday travel to desinations throughout Europe, the mobility landscape we have learned to navigate in and around has been ever changing. Fellow urbanists […]

  • The COVID-19 Shared Mobility Action Plan

    By Augustin Friedel, Shared Mobility Expert & Stephanie Hagen, Director, Urban Mobility Company  With many countries in various levels of quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it comes as little surprise that the Shared Mobility sector has been hit particularly hard. Not only are most people staying home, but those who do need to travel […]

  • 4 Key Themes of Women and Mobility Today

    By Rebecca Sands, Content & Project Manager at Autonomy In a recent consultation held by the International Transport Forum, Autonomy had the chance to gather with a number of experts to engage in a dialogue about some of the most prominent gender issues in transport. With the goal of brainstorming ways innovation could provide better […]

  • Meituan Bike

    China’s Sharing Economy Matured When It Seemed to Be Wilting

    By Greg Grigorian, Head of Partnerships, Pandaily Agile and astute, Du, a freelance translator in his mid-twenties feels at home in Beijing’s narrow traditional alleys called hutong. He effortlessly circumvents hordes of gawking sightseers, dodges advances from pesky peddlers and disappears in a doorway of a pharmacy. “I need to return something,” he utters hastily. The gangly […]

  • Has Public Transit Finally Found Its First Mile-Last Mile Partner In Micromobility?

    By David Zipper, Visiting Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School of Government Imagine the nearest transit stop is a mile away from you.  Would you be willing to walk to it?  If you’re like most Americans, you usually wouldn’t; few will walk further than a half mile.  But what if you could get to the station quickly […]

  • How Startups Can Grow in the Automotive Industry

    By Karina Schultz, Head of Marketing, dynamics – powered by MHP Automotive Startups Grow with Increasing OEM Uncertainty – Here is How With electric cars, ridesharing, and self-driving technology, the automotive industry is on the verge of disruption. In the near future, people won’t need to own vehicles anymore – it’ll become a luxury. Just […]

  • Ask the Experts – Alexandre Droulers, Uber

    Ask the Experts is Autonomy’s video series which seeks to understand the newest trends in urban mobility by going straight to the source: the innovators who are making them happen! In this edition we check in with Alexandre Droulers, General Manager New Mobility Projects, Western Europe at Uber who discusses Uber’s major multimodal transformation and […]