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Bike-share Cos are warning Seattle riders of brake lines deliberately cutLINK

The Hamptons on-demand helicopter war is back on. The town has considered closing the airport down entirely. LINK

On demand office spaces for Tokyo commuters. Tokyo Metro is partnering with Fuji Xerox to trial tiny office spaces in certain stations alongside their busy network. These mini booths will offer a desk and seat and Wifi. The project was conceived out of the observation that many people now choose to work outside the office. LINK

Car-sharing company that promises free rentals arrives in NYC. L.A.-based WaiveCar partners with Williamsburg building to dip toe in local market LINK

Ride-sharing services are poised to chip away at the higher prices that real estate around subways and bus stops has earned, according to a report from MetLife Inc.’s asset-management business released Tuesday. LINK

Porsche kicks off ridesharing project in London with Gett. A new on demand service allows users to choose to travel exclusively in Porsches around London. LINK

A handful of high-ranking California Department of Motor Vehicles officials met with Apple employees in April to discuss facets of the company’s ongoing autonomous car programLINK

After Settling With Uber, Waymo Targets Engineer Anthony Levandowski for Trade Secrets. Ride-hailing giant may be on the hook for $120 million or more.  LINK

This startup hopes to keep barf bags out of self-driving cars – by filtering out road vibrationsLINK

“We’re going to have self-driving vehicles in theater for the Army before we’ll have self-driving cars on the streets,”  Pentagon to Beat Uber, Tesla in Race Over Self-Driving VehiclesLINK

AUDIO (NPR): After DieselGate, VW turns to new leadership and electric cars LINK

Decentralized Alternative Cabs Serving & Empowering Everyone (DACSEE), a ride-hailing platform built on blockchain technology targeting the Asian market, has launched its mobile application, debuting in Malaysia LINK

Here we go again… New court ruling could force Uber, Lyft to convert drivers to employees. The California Supreme Court has ruled that it will now be harder for employers to formally classify their workers as independent contractors rather than employeesLINK

First Adidas now New Balance. Centered around the mass transit system in Boston, the rainbow-hued silhouette takes color inspiration from the shades that represent the train lines. Sadly, no free rides with these kicks. LINK

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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