The Mobility Report: № 23

Israeli-American philanthropist Moti Kahana has launched a taxi-driving initiative in the US to advocate for a safe zone in Syria and raise funds for humanitarian aid. (Link)

Uber has undertaken an extraordinary experiment in behavioral science to subtly entice an independent work force to maximize its growth. (Link)

Lyft is testing a new service in San Francisco and Chicago called Shuttle. Like the name suggests, Shuttle is basically a bus. (Link)

A Swedish ad perfectly skewers the hype surrounding self-driving cars. (Link)

Zophop, an Indian startup, is your private assistant for public transit. (Link)

General Motor’s Cruise Automation is poised to add 1,100 Silicon Valley self-driving car tech jobs. (Link)

The Dresden S-train, one of Deutsche Bahn‘s urban-suburban rails, has introduced “good mood” train compartments. (Link)

Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler and supplier Bosch are teaming up to develop self-driving cars in an alliance aimed at accelerating the production of “robo-taxis”. (Link)

Anthony Barba

Anthony Barba

Anthony is the Mobility Report's editor. Originally from New York, he now lives with his family in Berlin. Mr. Barba's first car was a 1978 VW Scirocco.

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