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9 things you can share which you never thought about

In a way, the sharing economy has existed for thousands of years. People have always shared tools and resources, but with the appearance of the internet, sharing economy (shareconomy) has become a widely spread phenomena which keep growing in the […]

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May 9, 2019


Shared mobility news: BMW joins forces with Daimler

This month the world of car sharing had some important news. BMW and Daimler, both producers of premium cars, have joined forces on a new joint venture which pools several of their mobility services in one. The 1 billion dollar […]

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March 15, 2019


Ridesharing adventures of an Amsterdam expat

Hi! My name is Lucija and I live in Amsterdam since January this year. I am working here as an expat. For me, moving to Amsterdam was a chance to start over: a new and exciting chapter in my life, […]

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March 1, 2019


One-way or round trip: which shared solution fits you best?

When planning your trip with shared mobility, there is a list of things to keep in mind to help you make the best decision which mode to choose. 1.     Choosing the start and end locations 2.     What kind of vehicle […]

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February 22, 2019


This Valentine’s day… 5 tips to treat yourself.

Dear urban commuters, single parents, workaholics, trendsetters… it’s time to take a break. While on Valentine’s day so much time and money is invested into chocolate, gifts and flowers, there should be something else that you invest in… in yourself. […]

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February 13, 2019


How the way you move around will change in 2019

Beyond the worldwide mobility trends that will no doubt affect the Netherlands, there have been some important announcements lately from local municipalities to mobility companies, that will affect the way you move around in 2019. Let’s take a look! In […]

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December 24, 2018


Scooter sharing service Felyx expanding to the Hague

The popular e-scooter service that already operates in Amsterdam and Rotterdam will bring 200 scooters in the Hague in March 2019. In the summer of 2017, Felyx launched in Amsterdam with 100 scooters and almost one year later they brought […]

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December 19, 2018


Ioniq Carsharing stops at the end of 2018

Ioniq Car Sharing will halt its carsharing service in Amsterdam at the end of 2018. The carsharing service was launched in September 2017 with 100 electric Huyndai Ioniqs cars operating according to the one-way trip model. The service reached 10.000 […]

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December 19, 2018


Renault to launch carsharing service in Amsterdam

In January 2019, Renault will launch a carsharing service in Amsterdam adding 200 electric city cars in the city’s growing shared mobility pool. The model will be the five-door supermini electric car Renault ZOE. The cars will be placed around […]

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December 19, 2018


Parking fees in Amsterdam to rise in 2019

This fall, the city of Amsterdam announced that starting in April 2019, parking fees for vehicles without a parking license will rise significantly throughout the city; in certain neighborhoods, visitors will be asked to pay twice as much. These will […]

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December 19, 2018


How smart on-demand mobility is changing the way you’ll move around

If you are Dutch, or you’ve been in the Netherlands for a while, you’ll know that public transport works well and you’ll have your own bike for small distances in the city. Owning a car is, especially for those of […]

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December 6, 2018


Bike-sharing returns to Amsterdam in 2019

After a not-so-successful first try, the city of Amsterdam gives a second change to bike-sharing in the city center. Starting most likely in the spring of 2019, the city will give three bike-sharing providers license to place a total of […]

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December 3, 2018


Amsterdam gets fewer tram & bus stops

GVB, the public transport operator in Amsterdam, announced that it will be bringing down the number of bus and tram stops by 21. It is unclear when these cuts will begin and be completed. The current number in the city […]

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November 19, 2018


Felyx scooter sharing expands to Rotterdam

Felyx, the Dutch e-scooter sharing service, just launched in Rotterdam, bringing 324 scooters in the city. Approximately one year ago, Felyx placed their first 100 e-scooters in Amsterdam and since the service has gained some very enthusiastic fans. Here is […]

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October 3, 2018


ViaVan launches on-demand ride-sharing service in Amsterdam

ViaVan is an on-demand ride-sharing service. Through the ViaVan app, passengers will be matched in real time with other riders headed their way, sharing their trip in a professionally-chauffeured van. ViaVan intends to serve as an extension of the city’s […]

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March 5, 2018


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