Trendwatch Cities & Mobility: July 10, 2020

July 10th, 2020


New York Times: Uber Makes Offer to Buy Postmates Delivery Service

The ride-hailing company has been trying to expand its food-delivery business to compensate for the collapse of its main business.       

Smart Cities Dive: Denver's Traffic Crossings to Get an AI Makeover

The cameras assign speed vectors to everything in the intersection and predict trajectory to determine pedestrians' intent to cross.       

Fast Company: Forget Telehealth. The Future of Medicine Could Be Drive-Through Doctors

Could drive-through clinics make medical care safer—and help hospitals offset the $50 billion they’re losing each month during the COVID-19 pandemic?     

Electrek: EVPassport Wants to Provide $39/mo Unlimited Charging on Major EV Charger Networks     

The included networks are Electrify America, EVgo, Chargepoint, Hubject and Greenlots, along with some smaller regional networks on the US West Coast.       

Bloomberg: It’s Not Too Late to Turn the Electric Scooter Industry Around 

Micromobility companies like Bird and Lime have laid-off workers, left markets, and scrapped vehicles in recent months. But these two industry insiders see a way forward for more-sustainable shared transportation.  

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