The Energy Gang podcast: Why TransitTech is so vital to struggling public transportation systems
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Ride sharing has swept transportation systems over the last decade – bringing convenience, but also congestion, inequities, and political fights.
Now a new category of transportation networking is emerging: TransitTech.
It makes up a class of companies that are using tech to help maximize public transit systems. So what does TransitTech look like post-pandemic?
Tiffany Chu joins us this week to discuss the path forward for transit. Tiffany is the co-founder and CEO of Remix, which was recently acquired by Via for $100 million.
We’ll also dig into a new study from Carnegie Mellon University that shows Uber and Lyft are increasing external societal and environmental costs by up to 35% compared to personal car driving.
We’ll wrap up with a discussion about how transportation will play into upcoming legislation on climate and infrastructure.
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