CU Denver study finds ride-hailing increases vehicle miles traveled

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increase in the miles cars travel for ride-hailing passengers in Denver’s metro area, according to a study published this week in the journal Transportation by researchers at the University of Colorado Denver. Although our data collection focused on the Denver region, these results provide insight into the impacts of ride-hailing. Lead author and CU Denver civil engineering Ph.D. Ride-hailing accounts for approximately an 83.5%

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GM expands Maven carsharing to Denver, LA and San Francisco

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Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, is expanding to the western United States, adding the Denver, Los Angeles and San Francisco markets. In 10 months, Maven has launched three products and has grown to 13 US cities: Ann Arbor, Michigan; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Detroit; Los Angeles; Jersey City, New Jersey; New York City; Orlando, Florida; San Diego; San Francisco; and Washington, D.C.

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Car2Go leaving Portland, Denver, other US cities due to "highly volatile" market

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Portland, Oregon is one of many larger cities in the U.S. currently undergoing a transportation shakeup that’s still confusing even to some transportation groups and policy wonks. It certainly seems puzzling as well to Share Now—that’s the combined company formed by BMW and Daimler, from their car-sharing operations that has been. Car Sharing Mobility

Will Poop Power Electric Cars? Sure Will At Denver Zoo

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Denver Zoo realised the In terms of renewable energy, you have to give credit to the first person who thought of using excrement as a source of fuel. At the risk of dragging things down to gutter-level, one place you'll find one heck of a lot of excrement is at a zoo. You don't need us to tell you that big animals produce large amounts of waste.

Capstone Receives order for 34 microturbines for Denver RTD electric bus fleet

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The buses are expected to be delivered to Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) later this year. The new Denver RTD buses will operate on the 16 th Street Mall in downtown Denver. Capstone Turbine. Corporation has received an order for thirty-four liquid fuel C30 microturbines for use in DesignLine’s Eco Saver IV range extended electric buses.

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Study quantifies impact of oil and gas emissions on Denver’s ozone problem

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In cities such as Denver, NO x comes primarily from vehicle tailpipes. First, it contains the major city of Denver as well as active oil and gas regions to the northeast. And they’d also like to see followup work at a series of coordinated ground sites—for example, between Denver and Fort Collins to the north—to capture what’s going on in different places across the region.

Modelling the Impact of PHEVs on Ozone in Denver

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Researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) modeled the emissions impact had plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) replaced light duty gasoline vehicles in the Denver, Colorado area in summer 2006. Ozone concentration increases were modeled for small areas near central Denver.

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Lightning Hybrids to Introduce Hydraulic Hybrid Sports Sedan at Denver Auto Show

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Colorado start-up Lightning Hybrids will unveil the prototype of its hydraulic hybrid four-seat sports sedan at the Denver Auto Show 1-5 April. Rendering of the LH4. Click to enlarge. This will also mark the public debut for the hydraulic hybrid drivetrain. The car, the LH4, features a 240 hp (179 kW) drivetrain consisting of a 90 hp (67 kW) proprietary 2-stroke biodiesel and 150 hp (112 kW) hydraulic system.

First drive review: The 2020 Mini Cooper SE electric car realigns how I see EVs

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By the time I reach the sunny south Denver park full of revelers basking in the first official day without stay-at-home restrictions, I wished I had ignored my newfound freedom decree. After nearly three hours behind the wheel of the all-electric 2020 Mini Cooper SE, my back ached for anything that resembled comfortable. I found respite at a tree

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Lyft will rent 200 Kia Niro EVs to its drivers by the week, in Colorado

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The ride-hailing operator Lyft last Thursday launched a program that makes 200 fully electric vehicles available to its drivers in the Denver market. The entire lot of vehicles consists of the Kia Niro EV—a vehicle model that has an EPA-rated 239-mile range and isn’t yet available in Colorado. Lyft plans to make the vehicles available

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Spectacular #YearOfJoe Comes To Breathtaking Finish As #YearOfJoe2 Kicks Off With A Bang!

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Just as revolutionary for your Greenius, for the first time ever, I didn’t have to keep in touch with events, projects or deadlines back home when I was in Hawaii, or Sweden, Amsterdam, Denver, Tucson or any other place I went during #YOJ.

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Polestar taking production orders for Polestar 2 electric fastback

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There will be a Polestar Space in Los Angeles, New York City, and two in the Bay Area this year, with additional Spaces expected to open in Boston, Denver, Texas, Washington D.C., Polestar, the electric performance car brand jointly owned by Volvo Car Group and its parent Zhejiang Geely Holding, is open to take production orders for the Polestar 2 electric fastback. Polestar unveiled the car, which is positioned to take on the Tesla Model 3, in February 2019. Earlier post.).

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Beep launching autonomous shuttle pilot in 2021 at Yellowstone National Park

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In a separate study, Yellowstone is partnering with the NPS Intermountain Regional Alternative Transportation Program, the NPS Denver Service Center, and the DOT Volpe Center to analyze the opportunities, risks and costs of local shuttles possibly originating at Old Faithful and Canyon Village. Beep , a Florida-based autonomous Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) provider, will deploy the first autonomous shuttles at Yellowstone National Park with the National Parks Service (NPS) in May 2021.

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USDOT launches online tracking tool for data on automated driving systems on-road testing

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Currently, the tool has data on on-road testing activities in 17 cities across the country, including Austin, Columbus (Ohio), Dallas, Denver, Jacksonville, Orlando, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.

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ChargePoint ranks US metro areas for EV friendliness; SF Bay Area still on top

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Austin fell to the number-six ranking after having held the number-four spot on the 2013 list; Washington, DC and Boston, MA fell from the ninth and tenth spots, respectively, while EV infrastructure growth and registrations propelled Atlanta and Denver into the top 10. Denver, CO. ChargePoint—the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network—released a list of the top 10 friendliest metropolitan areas in the US for EV drivers.

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Audi A3 e-tron Electric Car Testing Update (Video)

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and Denver. It may have reportedly canceled its two smallest plug-in car projects, but Audi is hardly abandoning electric cars. Three months ago, the German luxury and sports brand said it would bring a limited test fleet of battery-electric Audi A3 hatchbacks to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Now Audi has posted a two-minute video

Lyft commits to 100% EVs by 2030

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Last year Lyft launched hundreds of EVs onto the Lyft platform through Express Drive in Seattle, Atlanta, and Denver. Ridesharing company Lyft—in collaboration with Environmental Defense Fund—has commited to reach 100% electric vehicles on the Lyft platform by 2030.

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New model projects total amount of global urban land could increase by up to a factor of 6 by 2100

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A team from the University of Delaware and the University of Denver has created a new global simulation model to predict how urban land will change over the next 100 years under different social and economic conditions. The research team’s projections show that the amount of urban land on Earth by 2100 could range from about 1.1 million to 3.6 million km 2 across five scenarios (roughly 1.8–5.9 times the global total urban area of about 0.6 million km 2 in 2000).

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car2go pulls plug on car-sharing service in San Diego, Minneapolis/St. Paul

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Those locations include: New York City, Portland, Columbus, Seattle, Denver, Austin, Washington DC, Calgary, Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver. Daimler’s car-sharing service car2go is suspending its operations in San Diego, California and in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. In San Diego, car2go faced a lack of use, the company said. In the Twin Cities, the issue is the high state car rental taxation rates.

Lyft and GM’s Express Drive expands to Colorado and California; adds Bolt EV

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Express Drive will also launch operations in Denver by the fall of 2016. In San Francisco, Los Angeles and Denver combined, more than 130,000 people who applied to become Lyft drivers but didn’t have qualifying cars will now have the opportunity to drive on the platform. Lyft and General Motors are expanding their Express Drive short-term vehicle access program ( earlier post ) to California and Colorado, including the new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV ( earlier post ).

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NVIDIA dives into Parker mobile processor for next generation of autonomous vehicles

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Built around NVIDIA’s highest performing and most power-efficient Pascal GPU architecture and the next generation of NVIDIA’s Denver CPU architecture, Parker delivers up to 1.5 Parker delivers 50 to 100 percent higher multi-core CPU performance than other mobile processors due to its CPU architecture consisting of two next-generation 64-bit Denver CPU cores (Denver 2.0) The Denver 2.0

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Electrify America releases $300M Cycle 2 national ZEV investment plan; metro charging, autonomous charging, renewable generation

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Electrify America also will continue to invest in these Cycle 1 metros: Boston, Chicago, Denver, Miami, New York City, Philadelphia, Portland, Seattle and Washington, DC. In Cycle 2, Electrify America also will broaden its investment in existing metros by adding: Boulder (CO) for the Denver market; Bremerton (WA) and Olympia (WA) for the Seattle market; and.

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More conferences and events outside of China being cancelled due to caution over COVID-19

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The American Physical Society (APS) has cancelled the 2020 APS March Meeting (2-6 March) in Denver. As the outbreak of the coronavirus now named COVID-19 began to scale in China, the organizers of AutoChina 2020 (the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition) cancelled their event which was due to be held in April. The Shanghai Formula 1 Grand Prix also cancelled.

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NREL study focuses on growing use and impacts of ride-hailing services at airports

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In a new study, NREL researchers focused on the key observability aspects of new modes and the rate of shifts in mobility patterns across airports in the regions of San Francisco, Portland, Denver, and Kansas City—all US DOT Smart City Challenge finalists. Both air travel and the use of ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft are on the rise in cities around the world.

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Mayor Menino Adds Boston

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Arlington, TX Austin, TX Baltimore, MD Boston, MA Boulder, CO Corpus Christi, TX Dallas, TX Denver, CO Fort Worth, TX Irvine, CA Los Angeles, CA Madison, WI Philadelphia, PA Salt Lake City, UT Seattle, WA Wenatchee, WA Become a Partner today. Boston joins in the Plug-In Campaign. By Mayor Thomas M. Menino Guest Column Thursday, February 2, 2006 Here is part of the Mayor's column. "In

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Study finds that current approach to limiting wintertime pollution may initially backfire

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This is contrary to what is typically assumed and suggests a new way to mitigate this type of pollution in Salt Lake City, Denver and beyond. Denver often has the same problem in winter, when brown clouds hang over the city. A major component of the Salt Lake Valley and Denver PM 2.5

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Student winners in solar and hydrogen fuel cell car races

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Trophies for the fastest solar powered model cars were given to Colorado students from The Logan School for Creative Learning (Denver), team name “Thurndercougarfalconbird”, first place; Drake Middle School (Arvada), team name “Drake 4” second place; and Bell Middle School (Golden), team name “3am”, third place.

Preliminary survey results show 27% believe they will be using autonomous car by 2020, 49% a single mobility app

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— Earlier this year, Xerox debuted its own unique mobility app that is currently piloting in Los Angeles, Denver, Centennial and Bengaluru. Preliminary results from a forthcoming 23-city global study from Xerox shows that by 2020, half of all respondents (49%) believe they will have one app for all their transportation needs and 27% of respondents believe they will be using a self-driving car. The online survey was conducted among 18-65 year olds who hold a driver’s license.

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Argonne and RIKEN sign MOU in support of petascale computing

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The MOU was signed at SC13, a supercomputing conference being held in Denver, by Kimihiko Hirao, director of the RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science (AICS) of Japan, and Michael E. Argonne National Laboratory and Japan’s RIKEN research institute signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing a cooperative relationship in support of projects aimed at expanding the use of petascale computing in the scientific and engineering communities. Earlier post.).

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V2G Test Drive

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Xcel Energy announces six-month test drive of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles DENVER - Six plug-in hybrid electric vehicles ( PHEVs ) will be on the road by the end of 2007 as part of a demonstration test of vehicle-to-grid ( V2G ) technology by Xcel Energy.

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Study finds 2008 recession contributed to increase in age of US LDV fleet, slowing of emission reductions

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The global economic recession of 2008—which severely depressed light-duty vehicle sales—resulted in an increase in the age of the light-duty vehicle fleet in the US that likely slowed the rate of decrease of fleet average emissions, according to a study by Gary Bishop and Donald Stedman at the University of Denver. A remote vehicle exhaust sensor (Fuel Efficiency Automobile Test, FEAT), developed at the University of Denver, collected the data sets.

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Mayors Join Drive

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Hays of North Little Rock, AK, Mayor Rocky Anderson of Salt Lake City, Mayor Henry Garret of Corpus Christi, TX, Mayor John Hickenlooper of Denver, Mayor Greg Nickels of Seattle, Mayor Ardell Brede of Rochester, NY, Mayor Martin J. Conference of Mayors Join Drive for Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles LAS VEGAS—June 5, 2006— The U.S.

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TRUE US database shows emissions characteristics of US fleet

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To complement its work on real-world emissions in Europe, TRUE has compiled remote sensing data from the states of Colorado and Virginia and the University of Denver to investigate the emissions of US light-duty vehicles.

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BYD unveils first 45' battery-electric commuter coach bus

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BYD has deployed more than 137 battery-electric buses across the country to customers including LA Metro, Los Angeles Department of Transportation, Stanford University, UCLA, UC San Francisco, UC Irvine, Anaheim Resort Transportation, Long Beach Transit, Denver Regional Transportation District, City of Albuquerque, SolTrans, SunLine Transit, Link Transit, COMO Connect, Antelope Valley Transit Authority, and others across North America. 
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Clean Energy signs deals for more than 20M gallons of renewable natural gas in past 45 days

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The County of Denver has signed a three-year service agreement for its CNG station, which provides fuel to over 30 CNG refuse trucks for an expected 750,00 gallons. Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced new and extended contracts for more than 20 million gallons of Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG) to accommodate the continued demand across key business segments for the ultra-low carbon fuel produced from organic waste.

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Hertz adds 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid to rental fleet

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The Sonata Hybrid is available to rent at airports including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Atlanta, Dulles International and Chicago, as well as cities such as San Jose, San Diego and Long Beach in California; Portland, Oregon; and Denver. The Hertz Corporation, which includes the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands, has expanded of its Green Traveler Collection car rental fleet to include the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid ( earlier post ) in select cities across the US.

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Veolia Transportation converting 300 of its US taxis to propane autogas; launching Baltimore’s first propane autogas taxi fleet

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Under the public-private partnership, Program fleets are converting more than 1,200 autogas vehicles and implementing more than 30 autogas fueling stations throughout the southeastern US, Pittsburgh and Denver. In addition to the 50 Checker Yellow taxis in Baltimore by the end of 2012, Veolia Transportation will convert more than 250 of the taxis it operates in Pittsburgh, Jacksonville and Denver to run on propane autogas.

Audi e-tron Pilot Program

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including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, and Washington. Denver is included because its combination of altitude and weather offers a mix of driving conditions to more fully test the car.). New cars are traditionally introduced at auto shows. Audi has taken a different route with the Audi A3 e-tron, an all-electric concept hatchback designed for the urban eco-friendly driver.

Nestlé Waters North America adds 155 new medium-duty propane autogas trucks to delivery fleet

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Equipped with ROUSH CleanTech fuel technology, the trucks operate in three of BBU’s major markets: Chicago, Denver, and Washington DC. Nestlé Waters North America is adding more than 150 medium-duty beverage delivery trucks fueled by propane autogas. Over the vehicles’ lifetime, the 155 Ford F-650 trucks will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 24.6 million pounds. These units will be deployed beginning in April.

Guerrilla charging: theft or public service?

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And he is taunting the authorities in Denver to fine the owner of the Tesla he found plugged in at the airport. So you've finally got your electric car. You're going out of town for a few days and recall a few spots at the airport parking lot that have a regular 110-volt electric outlet on the wall. Do you plug in your Tesla (or Nissan LEAF or Chevy Volt)? Are you "stealing" power? Solar Dave thinks you are.

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US average retail gasoline prices ended 2017 lower than they started

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Rocky Mountains (Denver). Denver, however, is well-supplied from a number of pipelines and nearby refineries, and retail gasoline prices in the city were the second lowest of the 10 cities surveyed for 20 weeks of 2018. US regular retail gasoline prices averaged $2.72 per gallon (gal) in 2018, 30 cents/gal (13%) higher than in 2017 and 57 cents/gal higher than in 2016.

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