Comparing fleet size and local government relations for Cycling-as-a-Service providers in the Netherlands

15th June 2018 / 0 comments

This visualisation is an early preliminary result of my ongoing PhD research into the potential role of cycling-based mobility services in urban mobility transitions in the Netherlands. The first phase of this research concerns business models for ‘Cycling-as-a-Service’, a term I use to refer to all forms of mobility service that provide temporary access to…

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Book Review: Les mobilités partagées (Shared Mobilities) by Maxime Huré

7th August 2017 / 0 comments

Publications de la Sorbonne, Paris (2017), 160pp., €20. This review appeared in the Journal of Transport History, June 27, 2017 (DOI: Les mobilités partagées (Shared Mobilities) is the first of a new series (ed. Mathieu Flonneau and Arnaud Passalacqua) on Mobilities and Societies from Publications de la Sorbonne. The advent of the sharing economy in urban…

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What is Cycling-as-a-Service?

7th August 2017 / 1 comment

Cycling-as-a-Service refers to the practice of cycling on a bicycle that you do not own, but which you are able to access temporarily. It is a subset of Mobility-as-a-Service, which in turn is part of the Sharing Economy. Cycling-as-a-Service is increasingly common in the developed world in the form of bikeshare, although it is growing…

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