Shared Mobility

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Urban Circulators utilizing LSEVs (Low Speed Electric Vehicles) as first/last mile solution in conjunction with public transportation, to serve transit deserts, food deserts and reach underutilized areas of medium to large cities. The scalability of the project would be able to translate to business complexes, universities and hospitals, to transport their customers and reduce traffic congestion. The environmental impact in using electric vehicles would reduce gas emissions.

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Shared mobility refers to the use of shared transportation services, such as ride-sharing, car-sharing, and bike-sharing, to meet individual and collective transportation needs. The goal of shared mobility is to provide convenient and affordable transportation options that can help reduce the number of personal vehicles on the road and promote the use of more sustainable modes of transportation.

One of the main benefits of shared mobility is that it can help reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality in urban areas. By providing alternative modes of transportation, shared mobility can help reduce the number of personal vehicles on the road, which can help reduce traffic and improve air quality. In addition, shared mobility services can help reduce the need for parking, which can help free up space in urban areas for other uses.

Shared mobility can also be more convenient and cost-effective than traditional modes of transportation, especially for short trips or for people who do not own a personal vehicle. Ride-sharing services, for example, can provide a convenient and affordable way to get around, and car-sharing services can allow people to access a vehicle when they need it without the costs and responsibilities of ownership.

However, shared mobility is not without its challenges. Some of the main challenges include regulatory issues, safety concerns, and the need for infrastructure such as charging stations for electric vehicles. In addition, shared mobility services may not be available in all areas, and they may not be suitable for all types of trips. Despite these challenges, shared mobility is expected to continue to grow in popularity in the coming years as more people seek out convenient and sustainable transportation options.

We can and do share a wide range of vehicles. Most of these rideshare options use conventional high speed gasoline vehicles. The use of traditional gasoline vehicles is driven by the expectation that the rides will use highways. For a last mile solution this capability is not necessary.


Urban Speed Vehicles (USVs) are a federally-approved, street-legal vehicle classification under the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS 500) passed in 1998. Their popularity has grown in niche markets with improvements in battery technology and a broader acceptance of electric vehicles.


City leaders and transportation planners are now incorporating USVs as a critical part of the mass transit solution.

Electric USVs are also the ideal starting point for autonomous vehicles because of their capital and operational cost, safety, and versatility.USVs offer an environmentally friendly approach to first and last mile challenges, expanding the distance most people will travel without a car from ¼ miles to 2 miles. Adding autonomy makes them economical as a door to transit option in all neighborhoods. One major advantage of the FMVSS 500 law is that it does not require the extensive crash testing mandated for high speed vehicles. The lower speed allows the vehicles to use lighter weight construction, modular assembly techniques, and fewer parts. The lower barrier to entrance created by FMVSS 500 law provides companies the ability for greater customization, faster innovation, and shorter time to market. The result is an affordable, practical and sustainable “link” in the transportation system that blends with walking, biking, and mass transit. Further the modularity makes local maintenance and repair possible. As reliable automation becomes available these vehicles will be able to charge themselves and arrive at a customer's door ready for a trip to a transit stop or local business.

Urban Speed Vehicles are not subject to the same crash test and safety regulations making is possible to offer a variety of cab modules on a simple chassis platform. The modular design makes it possible to purpose design and build vehicles to meet fleet requirements. Utilizing standard high quality drive components, including lithium iron phosphate batteries and high end drive train components allows Mobility Cubed to build an affordable, reliable and sustainable electric vehicle. A low parts count combined with design modularity means the vehicle can be “kitted” for local assembly and shipped cost effectively all over the world.