Making It Happen
Tiny Transit is more than a concept. It is a movement and a growing industry. We can’t wait yet another generation for change. The time is now, and we need to do it right—safely, sensibly, efficiently, affordably, and inclusively. These companies are industry leaders and innovators that are making it happen.
We are working to get pilot projects off the ground to demonstrate this new paradigm that offers practical solutions to communities that see opportunities and economic resilience as part of rethinking transportation.
Electric Cab North America, based in Austin, Texas, leading the country in electric fleets. It now operates in six cities and it’s growing. There is a lot to be learned from their experience and what they see happening nationwide.
Electric Cab North America was just awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. Here is its presentation on First/Last Mile solutions.
Polaris GEM is the industry leader in manufacturing Neighborhood Electric Vehicles (NEVs). Polaris makes GEMs for all kinds of applications: shuttles, facilities maintenance, college campuses, hotels, food trucks, and personal use getting around neighborhoods. We love GEMs because they’re surprisingly roomy, beautifully made, inexpensive to maintain, and customizable. Polaris GEM is the exclusive provider for Electric Cab North America’s fleet.
Who doesn’t love pedicabs? We do! Founded in Austin, Texas, Movemint Bike Cab operates a fleet of 55+ pedicabs locally, with greater company presence in various markets across Texas. Movemint’s manufacturing line, Precision Pedicab is one of three U.S. manufacturers where industry enthusiasts are now referring to them as the Tesla of pedicabs. Movemint also provides charter services, tourism and branding opportunities, and special-event last-mile transportation solutions for people and vendors across the country. It’s a joyful and dynamic business that truly encompasses the journey. http://austinpedicab.org