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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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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.

Feature StoryDetroit Regional Chamber Chief Operating Officer Tammy Carnrike was selected to serve as Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army to represent Michigan

Why Detroit’s automotive infrastructure is important to the military

From an innovation perspective, Detroit’s automotive industry and defense agencies are interconnected, especially in the development of autonomous technologies that will shape the future of mobility.

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11 diverse companies make up Techstars Mobility class of 2018

They're diverse. They're innovative. They're here in Detroit. Meet the Techstars Mobility Accelerator Class of 2018.


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What is the Detroit Mobility Innovation Initiative?

We sat down with Mark de la Vergne, chief of mobility innovation with the City of Detroit, to learn about six key mobility programs being piloted in Detroit right now.


Feature StoryCoaxial Thermophone for Active Noise Control in Vehicles technology from Michigan Technological University

University of Michigan's MTRAC, MEDC accelerate 10 Michigan-grown mobility innovations

Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization grants boost 10 made-in-Michigan mobility innovations.


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Manufacturing Day highlights vibrancy of Michigan's advanced industry

Michigan’s rich manufacturing history has created an ecosystem that is ripe for producing the technical innovation integral to advanced mobility. This fall, Manufacturing Day will showcase the region’s dense cluster of advanced manufacturing assets.

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May Mobility joins communications pilot program with analytics company INRIX

May Mobility has joined a pilot to test an autonomous vehicle communication platform with transportation analytics company INRIX.


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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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Detroit bike share service MoGo expands into Oakland County, partners with DDOT

Thanks to a $495,380 Transportation Alternatives Program grant, MoGo will be adding nearly 30 stations and 150 bicycles in Detroit and the five Oakland County communities.

Feature StoryGov. Rick Snyder met with auto CEOS in a private session prior to the Mackinac Policy Conference

High level talks on the agenda for automotive CEOs and Gov. Snyder

In the quiet before the Mackinac Policy Conference shifts into high gear, automotive OEMs gather for a private discussion with Gov. Snyder. Here’s why this “Auto on the Island” is so impactful.

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New high school curriculum builds skills in automotive cybersecurity

A new Michigan high school curriculum is being developed to fill the skills gap in the field of automotive cybersecurity.


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Mobility Moments Podcast: Embedded at the Mackinac Policy Conference with AARP Michigan

Advancing mobility will have an effect of everyone, but most of all on those who traditionally struggle with transportation, like seniors. At the Mackinac Policy Conference, Driven caught up with Paula Cunningham and Melissa Seifert from AARP Michigan to learn more about seniors, tech, and mobility.

Feature StoryFord’s Living Street display at CES 2018 showcases the City of Tomorrow.

Ford X, Autonomic share mobility cloud, connected cities at TU Automotive

Ford is positioning itself as a mobility solutions leader. But how does this growth involve vehicles? We listened in at the Ford X Fireside Chat at TU Automotive Detroit to learn more about how Ford is facing mobility, city by city.

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Startup Spotlight Podcast: Lyft

August 3, 2018 - 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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