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In this section you can read the latest news from across the whole sector that highlights the development of affordable, accessible and low-carbon shared mobility.

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Can transport innovation be pro-social?

Community Transport Association Seminar Report 26 October 2016 This packed seminar looked at transport innovation from a wide variety of angles – from technology to lifestyle changes, infrastructure to policy – and whether (but mainly how) it could be pro-social. We were delighted to attend   Read more »»

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Inaugural UK Bike Share Conference

The first ever UK bike sharing conference was hosted by Bikeplus in Oxford on 4-5th October, the two day event combined presentations, panels and workshops for the sector with a review of the Shared Electric Bike Programme. Headline speaker Lucy Yu called for better integration of bike   Read more »»

Published 5/10/16

New Guidance for Local Authorities Developing Bike Share Schemes


Today at the first UK Bike Share Conference, Bikeplus launched new guidance to help towns and cities set up successful bike share schemes The guidance takes all the best experience from the UK and overseas covering all aspects of procurement and scheme implementation. Local authorities   Read more »»

Published 29/9/16

Reading EasyGo multimodal scheme is ready to go!

The New EasyGo card links car club vehicles, bike share and public transport supported by a sustainable travel incentive scheme. Reading Borough Council was awarded £48,800 funding as part of the Carplus Developing Car Clubs in England Programme, funded by the Department for Transport. This funding   Read more »»

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Shared Transport Conference Scotland

The Shared Transport Conference held in Glasgow on 20th September, showcased case studies demonstrating how sustainable mobility is developing, as well as describing best practice. Delegates also participated in an interactive session prioritising space and shared transport in town centres. A varied selection of speakers gave   Read more »»

Published 27/9/16

Shared Transport on the agenda as Mobility Matters column launched in LTT

In a new column for Local Transport Today, Alistair Kirkbride, Carplus Bikeplus Director, shares his perspective on developments in the field of shared transport.   I’m going to use this column to explore the shared transport landscape and some of the tectonic shifts that are   Read more »»

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Automotive investment in future mobility - the numbers

A fascinating piece from Reuters summarises the breadth and scale of major vehicle manufacturer’s spending on future mobility – including shared transport, software, ticketing, ride hailing and connectivity. This shows the quiet growth of manufacturers’ interests in a changing mobility market. Whilst Ford has some recent   Read more »»

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Wocomoco: How can we expand the market for shared transport?

Wocomoco, Warsaw, 7 September 2016 Carplus Bikeplus Director Alistair Kirkbride will be speaking at Wocomoco today in a session titled New co-mobility services: How to expand the customer base? The session will cover some of the trends in shared – or ‘co’ – mobility services  –   Read more »»

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Mobility as a Service: Open access should be a priority

‘Mobility as a Service’ or MaaS is the most important disruptor of transport today. It’s easy to dismiss this as hype, but, in its recent report for the DfT, the Transport Systems Catapult outlines: ‘A future in which people buy bundles of mobility services from   Read more »»

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Liftshare comes of age!

Congratulations to pioneering 2+ car sharing company Liftshare Liftshare is 18 today, 22 August. It is now a thriving car sharing community, with over 1,000,000 trips shared through its site per month, saving people millions of pounds and reducing CO2 emissions. Liftshare was founded in   Read more »»

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