Shared Mobility

Dominion Energy Virginia Approved for $20.8 Million for Several EV Pilot Programs

On March 26, 2020, the State Corporation Commission of Virginia approved all EV-related components of Dominion Energy Virginia's Grid Transformation Plan 1B. The $20.8 million in approved investment includes rebates for make-ready charging infrastructure, rebates for smart charging equipment that enables managed charging, and utility-owned charging infrastructure at strategic locations. Approvals include almost $8 [...]

By |2020-04-03T13:04:53-04:00April 3rd, 2020|

Denver Poised to Become Ride-Hail EV Hotspot

Source: Colorado Sun Colorado burst onto the EV scene in 2019, implementing a suite of new policies designed to kickstart transportation electrification across the state. As a part of this effort, the Centennial State became the 11th to join the ZEV program last year, requiring automakers to ramp up EV offerings in the state to reduce transportation [...]

By |2020-03-18T09:44:11-04:00March 18th, 2020|

Forth Leading on TNC Electrification in Portland

Source: EV Hub    Ride-hail trips are 70 percent more polluting than the rides they displace, according to new research from the Union of Concerned Scientists. Nationwide, the number of Transportation Network Company (TNC) vehicles has more than doubled since 2012. In the nine cities where Uber and Lyft ridership is highest, TNC rides [...]

By |2020-03-02T15:52:20-05:00March 2nd, 2020|

Emissions Impact of For-Hire Vehicles and the Role of EVs

The launch of app-based for-hire vehicle (FHV) companies has led to increased shared mobility options, but the increase in vehicle miles traveled created by this growing sector has also presented challenges. Jen Roberton, Transportation Policy Advisor from the NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, and Mark Simon, Director of EV Policy at NYC Department of [...]

By |2020-01-27T16:52:55-05:00February 5th, 2020|

Annual Holiday Celebration and Food Drive!

Join Forth as we celebrate the holiday season - and the growth that the electric, shared and smart mobility industry has experienced over the past twelve months! We will host an electric transportation trivia, provide a recap of the biggest local and national news of 2019 and host our second food drive. Enjoy special [...]

By |2019-07-25T13:01:43-04:00December 18th, 2019|

The Micromobility Policy Playbook

The emergence of electric scooters into the roadways has changed the landscape of first and last mile transportation in cities. This new and exciting mode of transportation has the nation split. On one hand, the scooters provide a new way to get around in cities, but and the lack of effective policies around rights of way [...]

By |2019-06-20T21:32:03-04:00November 12th, 2019|

Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum & Expo

The Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum & Expo aims to improve transportation efficiency, reduce vehicle emissions, and address the mobility needs of all by sharing research, technology, planning, and policy developments.  Visit the Event Website Register for the Event

By |2019-05-06T23:41:05-04:00October 1st, 2019|

Monetizing Mobility: Show Me the Money!

Experts including Karma Automotive and The City of Columbus will address the business models underpinning mobility, to establish how TNCs, cities, public transit and automakers can work together to develop a sustainable model for intermodal mobility. It will tackle key challenges including: Look at financials model underpinning mobility (carsharing, e-hailing, micromobility etc.) services. Move [...]

By |2019-06-07T18:39:10-04:00June 20th, 2019|

Electrifying TNC Vehicles Requires More Fast Charging

Switching to EVs could save drivers for transportation network companies (TNC) like Uber and Lyft thousands. The potential for extra money in their pockets would alleviate pressure as international protests against companies like Uber are picking up steam. Some studies suggest that the average TNC driver makes less than $10 an hour after [...]

By |2020-02-18T22:30:11-05:00May 9th, 2019|

Forth’s Electric Mobility Networking Mixer at ACT Expo

Forth is taking our networking happy hour on the road. Join us for our networking reception ahead of the ACT Expo Connect with fellow conference attendees and get the latest scoop on our efforts to promote electric, shared and autonomous mobility. The reception will take place at the Quarter Deck Bar & Lounge at Gladstone’s Long [...]

By |2019-02-28T09:03:10-05:00April 22nd, 2019|