Carsharing & Ridesharing

Uber Pushing Congestion Pricing with New Consultant Study as Durkan Weighs New Ridehailing Fee

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Ridehailing behemoth Uber released a study Wednesday looking at the effect that decongestion pricing would have on Downtown Seattle. Turns out it would decongest...

City Agencies Re-Charge the Debate About Transportation Priorities On Broadway

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If you need space in front of the Capitol Hill light rail station--and you're not a bike or streetcar--contact the Seattle Department of Transportation...
A school crosswalk busy with students and parents in a sea of cars.

Car-Based School Commutes Hurt Families with Kids

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To create more equitable outcomes, the needs of parents with school-age children must be better addressed in future transportation solutions. At 8am any given school...

How Uber Drivers Can Help Us Plan Cities for Self-Driving Cars

Most recently I have taken on a new venture in which I am dedicating my career to helping cities plan for autonomous vehicles (AVs) and...

2016 Numbers: Sound Transit Riding High

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Sound Transit is riding high with incredibly healthy ridership growth for 2016, buoyed in large part to the opening of three new light rail stations in...

Uber’s Hollow Promise For Cities

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Uber has been in the news lately for offering cities a smidgen of their data on traffic patterns. Like so many things with Uber,...

Car2Go Going Head-To-Head With BMW’s ReachNow, But Will Structural Service Changes Have Desirable Outcomes?

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The battle for the carsharing market is ratcheting up in Seattle. Car2Go plans to roll out higher end vehicles as part of its Seattle...

Map Of The Week: Reachnow Expands To All Of Seattle

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In an announcement yesterday, BMW's Reachnow carsharing service is expanding its service area to cover all of Seattle and adding 180 new vehicles to...