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Uber, Lyft, airport shuttles, independent commuter buses, the revolution has begun. But where is it heading and what's needed to create the optimal carless system?

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"Strictly speaking, there's nothing new about microtransit. Informal ride-sharing networks like New York's dollar vans have operated for years, while city agencies run paratransit services for people with disabilities (often at a great loss). But better data on mobility patterns and wide smartphone access have made flexible, on-demand transit more possible than ever. Social trends toward city living and away from car-ownership have also fanned the current flame."

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