The Bike Sharing World Map collects information on the status of bike share programs worldwide. The map shows self-service automated, advanced automated and mixed automated/manned public use bike-sharing services. The map shows operators, but not the location of available bikes or stations.
Microtransit refers to rides provided by private firms and public agencies in smaller vehicles. While not a new concept, technology has spawned new options by private companies that offer on-demand services and dynamic routing; these services are viewed as a prelude to autonomous shuttle service in the future. Some of these services are partnering with public transit agencies to test whether/how microtransit can work with public transit systems.
Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) issued its New Mobility Playbook in September 2017 to state overarching priorities and near term next steps related to transportation technology, with a focus on driverless (or automated vehicles)
Bicycle Transit Stations provide amenities or bicyclists at transit stations. Amenities include high capacity, secure bicycle parking, repairs and retail for bike-related services and products. In some cases, facilities include lockers, changing rooms and showers. Also referred to as Bicycle Hubs.
With dockless bike share systems, bicycles can be parked within a defined district at a bike rack or along the sidewalk With dockless bike share systems, bicycles can be parked within a defined district at a bike rack or along the sidewalk rather than at stations. Dockless bikes can be located and unlocked using a smartphone app. Multiple companies are launching services around the globe.
The city of Los Angeles California released its first Transportation Technology strategies in September 2016 to weave emerging policy and technology innovation (apps, software, shared use, vehicles, signage, payment ) into local /regional formal transportation plans.
Rideables are portable, motorized devices for travel on streets, sidewalks and paved paths. Also referred to as personal mobility devices. Rideables can include hoverboards, motorized scooters, motorized skateboards and one-wheels. In general, rideables do not include motorized wheelchairs/scooters.
Like valets for car parking, valet services allow bicyclists to check a bicycle into a parking facility. Bike parking facilities can be fixed or established for events such as sporting events or fairs.
Metro Arts is responsible for arts & cultural policy/programming for the combined city/county government of Nashville, Tennessee. In June 2016, they released a toolkit for artists interested in building bike racks as art.
A road diet reduces the number or size of street travel lanes to support multiple modes of transportation, other public utility uses, economic development and/or other amenities. Other terms include lane diets.
Cable transport describes a variety of transportation systems that move people in motor-less, engine-less vehicles propelled by a steel cable. Cable transport describes a variety of transportation systems that move people in motor-less, engine-less vehicles propelled by a steel cable.