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Recent Press Releases

SUMC’s Bike Chicago evaluation report shows how bike giveaways are tools for fighting poverty

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SUMC conducted an evaluation of the first 18 months of CDOT’s Bike Chicago program, which aims to distribute more than 5,000 bicycles directly to Chicago residents. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June…

SUMC joins academic, nonprofit partners to establish Center of Excellence

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Funded by the Federal Highway Administration, the center will assess impacts of increased mobility technologies and services. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2023            Media Contact   Megan Perrero, Partnerships…

SUMC publishes ‘Flex Your Grants’ with RE-AMP to advance the Shared Mobility 2030 Action Agenda

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The paper will be a resource for advocates and policymakers looking to leverage federal funding for clean transportation projects. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 30, 2023            Media Contact   Megan…

Action Agenda Network’s inaugural Shared Mobility 2030 Annual Report delivers initial stocktaking for sector

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The report highlights how shared mobility addresses the intertwined challenges of climate change, racial and social justice, affordability, access and safety. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 23, 2023            Media Contact…

GNPT part of international consortium awarded $1.7 million research grant on informal and shared mobility

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The grant will fund the project, “An Equity, Ecosystems and Engaged Approach to Informal Transport and Shared Mobility,” to establish seven living labs across Asia, Latin America and Africa. FOR…

Immediate past CDOT Commissioner Gia Biagi joins SUMC’s Board

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Biagi will bring her leadership and decades of experience in Chicago to energize SUMC’s mission to replace car-centric transportation with people-focused shared mobility systems.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    …

SUMC publishes evaluation report of Northwest Center’s biking initiatives

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The evaluation report assesses the impact of Divvy bikes, bike lanes and an educational campaign in shifting people’s transportation habits and perceptions in Chicago’s Belmont Cragin neighborhood. The Shared-Use Mobility…

Uber awards SUMC funding to develop online resources about two- and three-wheeled mobility fleets and services

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SUMC, GNPT and external partners will develop online resources for journalists, policymakers, and researchers about the current and future role of two- and three-wheelers in urban and rural transportation.  …

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