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EUROCITIES recommends that municipalities manage this new economic model through regulation and extend it to all citizens.
The room-rental service will team with cities to address concerns that include taxes and safety, but critics see a ploy to stave off regulation, the New York Times reports.
The first-of-its-kind initiative would introduce fleets of shared electric vehicles into disadvantaged neighborhoods, the Shared-Use Mobility Center says.
The ridesharing app revolutionizing urban transit is getting a lift from Chinese customers fed up with limited taxi service, the Washington Post reports.
The popularity of Airbnb has sparked a battle over the legality of renting accommodations in residential neighborhoods, the Los Angeles Times reports.
The bike-rental service provides tourists with an opportunity to meet locals and pick up tips about cycling around Amsterdam, The Pop-Up City reports.
Mounting restrictions on the use of personal automobiles are fueling the rise of car sharing in Chinese cities, Chinadialogue reports.
Creating a system for taxi passengers to share rides could shrink New York’s taxi fleet by up to 40 percent, the New York Times reports.
Books, music and the occasional pedometer are traded in Geneva’s exchange boxes, The Pop-Up City reports.
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