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Israeli mobility innovators pitch at event hosted by Detroit Regional Chamber, PlanetM

The Detroit Regional Chamber’s Destination Detroit and PlanetM welcomed the Israeli DRIVE delegation, a group of five advanced mobility startups, to connect with Detroit region automotive leaders. Learn why this is so important to advancing mobility in Michigan.

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Ypsi's third annual TEDx event approaches mobility in unconventional ways

The 10 speakers who will present at TEDxYDL will tackle the topic of mobility in a variety of unexpected ways, from senior mobility to driverless vehicles to the intersection of disability and mobility.

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Chelsea area gets a boost from Fiat Chrysler's new $30 million self-driving vehicle test facility

The Sylvan Township site has been used for testing conventional vehicles since 1954, but this month marks the first time the proving grounds will host self-driving vehicles.

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Saving lives and delivering innovative care: when mobility and health care intersect

Applications for mobility innovation are as broad and as wide-reaching as the imagination. In Detroit, leaders in mobility and health care are beginning to speak the same language. Learn why this is so important.

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Chariot provides mobility solutions to Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge residents

The city of Ferndale has partnered with Chariot, Ford Mobility’s app-based microtransit shuttle service, to improve mobility within the city.


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Ford outlines safety measures for autonomous vehicles

Consumers are slowly building confidence in self-driving technology. Ford is one of just a few companies to publish a report detailing its testing methods and anticipated deployment of autonomous vehicles.

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Mobility Week Detroit is coming in October—find out what's happening

October 7-12 is Mobility Week Detroit. Find out what's going on and plan to attend and learn more about how the Detroit region is championing next generation mobility.


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Startup Spotlight: SEEVA

Imagine how much easier a snow-plow driver’s life would be if they could defrost their windshields in seconds instead of minutes. That is what SEEVA Technologies is doing for truck fleets thanks to its rapid defrost technology, just one of its “visibility for mobility” products.

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Scooters offer new mobility options in downtown Detroit

When Frank Sorise begins his new job in marketing at Xenith on downtown Detroit’s west side in September, it’s a good bet he’s will hop on a Bird scooter and breeze along the 1.5-mile route from his loft in Brush Park.


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PlanetM Landing Zone attracts mobility companies to Detroit

Long before he returned to Detroit, Tarun Kajeepeta began mulling alternatives to traditional car ownership or car rentals, neither of which was practical or affordable while he was working as a temporary consultant in Melbourne, Australia.

Feature StoryThe report was commissioned by the American Center for Mobility, led by Michigan State University, and supported by Texas A&M Transportation Institute.

Collaborative mobility study predicts job growth for some, decline for others

A recent study commissioned by the American Center for Mobility suggests that autonomous vehicle technology will dent some job categories, boost others.

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Dearborn goes big on multimodal planning

The City of Dearborn is in the midst of a multimodal plan that will combine many facets of connectivity to make transportation easier for citizens, employees, and visitors.

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Robotics programs in Michigan can receive $3 million in grants

Michigan schools have until November 8 to apply for more than $3 million in grant money to expand their robotics programs. The grants will be awarded by the Michigan Department of Education.


Feature StoryGarry Bulluck is deputy chief of mobility innovation for the City of Detroit

Carefully-planned mobility makes transportation accessible for all

Mobility innovation can create economic opportunity for disadvantaged populations if users' needs are a priority during the planning phase. We look at the critical importance transportation has on social and economic equity in the age of advanced mobility.

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Startup Spotlight Podcast: Lyft

Lyft's Elliot Darvick, general manager of Michigan and Ohio, talks to Driven about what Lyft is doing to alleviate some of Detroit’s mobility issues and why the ride-hailing service is excited to be a part of the ecosystem.

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5 strategies to engage mobility innovation

Any company can cultivate innovation with the right strategy. At TU Automotive Detroit, Ted Serbinski, managing director of mobility at Techstars, outlined building blocks for startup innovation. We share his top five.

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Mobility Moments Podcast: Mark de la Vergne

September 7, 2018 - From simple transit solutions to future-focused mobility, there's a lot going on behind the scenes right now in the city of Detroit to make getting around easier, faster, and safer. And some of the initiatives are getting the private sector involved. Learn about what's happening in Detroit from Mark de la Vergne, chief of mobility innovation for the City of Detroit.

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