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Uber-like services in the suburbs? ‘Microtransit’ tech wants to make it happen – Curbed

The microtransit “movement” is an evolution of campus developments in corporations over the past 30 years. These locally delivered shuttle services will develop around shopping destinations and planned urban and suburban communities. Look for apartment/condo developments to add an alternative to owning a car. Keep an eye on partnering between communities, developers, and transportation network companies. […]

The microtransit “movement” is an evolution of campus developments in corporations over the past 30 years. These locally delivered shuttle services will develop around shopping destinations and planned urban and suburban communities. Look for apartment/condo developments to add an alternative to owning a car. Keep an eye on partnering between communities, developers, and transportation network companies.

Proponents of the growing micro-transit movement see it as a means of cheaply and efficiently expanding mass transit access. These types of services, which offer on-demand transit, could become the feeder system for larger regional transport systems, ferrying riders from neighborhoods to local transit hubs. Many also see a big opportunity for these services to feature automated and electric vehicles, which would lead to more sustainable and efficient mass transit. Trials in Las Vegas and Helsinki are workin

Source: Uber-like services in the suburbs? ‘Microtransit’ tech wants to make it happen – Curbed

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