Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment

Eyes on the Horizon with ITNAmerica: Changing the Future of Transportation for Seniors

ITNAmerica’s 2023 Annual Conference painted a clear vision of its continuing efforts to improve transportation for seniors and others with mobility challenges. The conference consisted of two parts. T. Bella Dinh-Zarr, Ph.D., MPH, Senior Public Health & Transportation Advisor to both the Traffic Injury Research Foundation and the FIA Foundation, succinctly stated the increasing influence […]

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Viodi View – 04/13/23

Navigating CES, which stretches through multiple Las Vegas convention halls and venues, is challenging. That journey is exponentially more difficult when one is in a wheelchair. Skip to the end of this issue to hear from Cruise’s Michele Lee and Google’s Sasha Blair-Goldensohn as they provide a first-hand look at the challenges and some of […]

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Designing Mobility for the Next Billion Passengers

“If we’re overlooking this population, we’re losing out on a huge moneymaking opportunity,” states Michele Lee, Senior Public Affairs Manager, Accessibility for Cruise. Speaking in the above interview, Lee echoes recent Cruise-funded research from the National Disability Institute (PDF) that found that adopting accessible Autonomous Vehicles by people with disabilities could increase employment by 9.1M […]

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The Puppy Dog Rental Car – A Bridge to Autonomy

Once upon a time, an enterprising car rental business shook up the car rental industry by delivering the vehicle to the customer. It was no longer necessary for the customer to find someone to give her a ride to an often inconveniently located car rental lot across town. With this model, the car rental lot […]

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A New Spin On Rideshare and Carshare -#SDC2022

As 2022 ends, autonomous technology which lowers the costs of and improves the quality of mobility is still just a promise. Fundamentally, technology must serve the needs of those who will use a given mobility solution. By starting with humans at the center of its efforts, Carolina RIDES+ is providing a foundation for understanding how […]