Category: Resources

My Favorite Mobility Blogs

Best Transit & Mobility Blogs

If you are interested in the future of mobility, you are constantly in search of well-researched and up-to-date information. A good way to find this type of content are blogs. You have probably realized that there are plenty of mobility and tranportation blogs out there. Here are my top picks that I highly recommend.

Best Transit & Mobility BlogsHuman Transit

This is the blog of public transit consultant Jarrett Walker. It focuses on urban mobility and public transport in North America. Jarrett tries to put into perspective the design of public transit and its underlying goals. It’s a great resource for everything related to public transport and commuting.

 

Best Transit & Mobility Blogs

Streetsblog

Streetsblog is a daily new site discussing how to reduce dependence on cars and push alternative modes such as walking, biking, and public transit. It focuses on urban planning and mobility in the US. The blog’s goals are to prevent pedestrian injuries, build out bicycle networks, and make transit more useful. It also offers numerous videos and a podcast.

 

Best Transit & Mobility Blogs

Zukunft Mobilität

This mobility blog in German language covers pretty much all topics on future mobility. Public transport, air travel, CASE technologies, urban mobility and infrastructure. Author Martin Randelhoff has been blogging about urban transport and mobility for many years and has been featured on German media. If you speak German, that’s the blog to go to!

 

Best Transit & Mobility BlogsEcomobility

EcoMobility is an ICLEI initiative which is a global network of local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. Their goal is to achieve sustainable mobility through policies, planning and implementation. Their resources include articles on public transport, urban freight and emerging mobility trends from electric to shared mobility.

 

Best Transit & Mobility BlogsThe Urban Mobility Daily

The Urban Mobility Daily is a Paris-based initiative connected to the yearly Autonomy & Urban Mobility Summit. Their content focuses on new mobility topics such as electrification, sharing or Mobility-as-a-service in France and the European Union. It is also open for content contributions.

 

The Best Podcasts from Mobility, Transportation & Automotive

Best Mobility Podcasts

If you are interested in new mobility topics, you might know that there are plenty of mobility and transportation podcasts out there. With mobility being such a vast space that is interconnected to public transportation, urban planning, the sharing economy and automotive, podcasts are a great way to stay up-to-date.  So here is a brief overview on my personal favorite podcasts in the mobility field.

Shift mobility podcastShift Mobility Podcast

Shift is the mobility-focused podcast from Automotive News. It broadly covers the future of transportation with topics such as sharing services, autonomous driving,  new automotive business models or smart city. Hosts Pete Bigelow and Leslie Allen usually welcome leading mobility experts from North America. Shift is also a leading magazine in the automotive and mobility industry.

 

Best Mobility Podcasts Digital Kompakt: Automotive Mobility Podcast

The Automotive Mobility Podcast focuses on the CASE topics, namely connected, autonomous, shared and electrified mobility in Germany. The guests are industry experts from German mobility companies. Patrick Setzer with his major industry experience (e.g. BMW, Lufthansa) does a great job of moderating the talks in an informative and competent way. The podcast is integrated in the Digital Kompakt label that is promoted in the advertising sections.

 

Best Mobility Podcasts

Fully Charged   

Fully Charged is a UK-based clean energy & electric vehicle site featuring blogs, vlogs, shows and podcasts on electric cars. It provides plenty of information on electric mobility and the podcast episodes feature numerous industry experts. It is hosted by writer and broadcaster Robert Llewellyn who discusses a broad range of topics in the field of sustainability.

 

Best Mobility Podcasts

The Mobility Podcast

The Mobility Podcast features a broad scope of transportation and technology discussions. Typical topics in the mobility space are micromobility, autonomous vehicles and Mobility-as-a-service (MaaS). The guest list is quite international with thought leaders from mobility companies. The podcast is run by Greg Rogers, Gregory Rodriguez and Pete Gould who have strong backgrounds in politics, law and consulting.

 

Best Mobility Podcasts

Reinventing Transport

Reinventing Transport is a podcast by Paul Barter, an Australian transport-policy researcher. Its common theme is Urban Mobility with talks on parking or transportation case studies of showcase cities such as Singapore. Paul likes to talk to various transport experts and sometimes does episodes only featuring himself. With “Reinventing Parking” he offers a second podcast.

 

Best Mobility PodcastsThe War on Cars           

The War on Cars podcast contrasts the automobile on one and the city on the other side. Activity-based modes like cycling or walking are major topics. The guest list includes writers, media officials and TV hosts to discuss the latest developments in urban transportation. The podcast is hosted by Doug Gordon, Sarah Goodyear and Aaron Naparstek who are located in New York City.

I admit that this is a very subjective selection and I know that there many other great podcasts in the mobility, transportation and automotive space. Let me know which ones are your favorites and why in the comment section below!

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