Google Orders Fleet of 20,000 Driverless Jaguars. By the end of the year, the companies hope to have up to 20,000 vehicles testing on the road. By 2020, the Jaguars will become part of Waymo’s ride-hailing taxi service, set to begin this year. LINK


Cruise Self-Driving Car Pulled Over, Ticketed In SF. Too Close To Pedestrian. LINK


Uber secretly ditched having two engineers up front in its self-driving cars – and replaced them with solo felons and ex-Pizza Hut managers with three weeks training  LINK


FLASHBACK: Uber receives $8.9 million fine in Colorado for hiring disqualified drivers, felonsLINK


Caring stepdaughter of homeless Arizona woman who was hit and killed by an Uber driver-less car pushes for criminal charges LINK


In light of the fatal Uber crash in Tempe, Governor Ducey sends this letter to Uber ordering the company to suspend its testing of autonomous vehicles in Arizona indefinitely LINK


FLASHBACK: Arizona Governor welcomes Uber’s self-driving vehicles to the state in late 2016. LINK

H/T Liza Dixon


When Uber decided in 2016 to retire its fleet of self-driving Ford Fusion cars in favor of Volvo sport utility vehicles, it also chose to scale back on one notable piece of technology: the safety sensors used to detect objects in the road. LINK


Face recognition used to target Jaywalkers LINK


A Detroit man and his emotional support goat, named Deer, were heckled by passengers and ordered off a public bus in Detroit this past weekend. LINK


Paris Mayor Floats Free year-round Transit for All.  LINK


Falling transit ridership poses an ‘emergency’ for cities  LINK


The Future of Parking Garages Doesn’t Involve Cars At All. In London, a disused garage is being partially converted into studios, restaurants, and more. #futureproofing LINK


Parking lots are being built over in ride-sharing era as downtown construction booms LINK


BMW and Daimler agree to combine CarSharing, Ride-Hailing, Parking, Charging and Multimodality. LINK


Last Week, Canada’s First Women-Only Ride-sharing Service Aims To Curb Sexual Assault in Toronto LINK 


This Week, Canada’s Second Women-Only Ride-sharing Service Aims To Curb Sexual Assault on Vancouver Island LINK


Tesla’s highly-anticipated new navigation and maps engine is coming this weekend LINK


FLASHBACK: Tesla is working on revamping its maps and navigation system with its own maps using new open source modules from MapBox and Valhalla. LINK


28% of Italians use use bike sharing, car sharing or carpooling services, according to a new report released on Tuesday. Increase of 50% since 2015 LINK


Meanwhile in San Diego the Little Italy Association Is Evicting Dockless Bike Sharing.  Little Italy Association District Manager Chris Gomez says, “We are requiring that all vendors remove their bikes/scooter (sic) from the Little Italy boundaries by March 9th or we will take the next step to relocate the units and lock them together.” LINK


The $5000-a-bike City Bikeshare that’s hardly used LINK

H/T Philipp Gloeckler

Anthony Barba

About Anthony Barba

As the founder of mobility as a marketing consultancy pumpkin, Anthony helps brands utilize transportation to increase their competitive advantage & create new revenue streams. once gave TEDx talk on how the rise of the mafia in las vegas is connected to the future of mobility … then walked off stage to buy his daughter a Spider-Man action figure next door.

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