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Lyft Launches Scooter Biz in Denver

Denver Map Lyft Scooter

Lyft launched its scooter business in Denver on Thursday, the first market for the company as it expands beyond ride-hailing and into other means of transportation. Lyft is one of a handful of companies to receive permits from city officials to operate a dockless scooter or bike-share business. TechCrunch   …

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Virgin Hyperloop Plans Facility in Spain

Virgin Hyperloop One

Virgin Hyperloop One plans a $500 million testing center in the Andalusia region of Spain to try out components of its planned pod-through-tube transportation system.  There won’t be a test track at the facility, so the entire assembled hyperloop system won’t be tested, but the technology used to build it …

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Madrid and Other Cities Expanding Car-Free Zones

Starting in November, Madrid will bar non-resident vehicles from driving anywhere in the city center. The only cars that will be allowed downtown will be those that belong to locals, zero-emissions delivery vehicles, taxis, and public transit like buses. Madrid is not the only city getting ready to take the car-free plunge. Urban …

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Uber Still Holds Hope for Autonomous Cars

Driverless Volvo Uber

Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said this week that the company still believes it has an important role in the future of autonomous vehicles, and that driverless cars will be an important part of the future of the company. Khosrowshahi’s remarks were the first extensive ones on the future of …

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Road Warriors – Monday News for Travelers

Hyper Loop One Car

Welcome to a new work week, road warriors. Here’s a rundown of news from around the country affecting how you travel for work. Compiled by David Royse | LedeTree MASSIVE EXPANSION COMING AT O’HARE – DOZENS OF NEW GATES Do you already cringe when you learn you have to connect …

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