Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC)

Chicago, IL 60603


About Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC)


18 S. Michigan Avenue
Floor 12
Chicago, IL 60603
United States of America
(312) 448-6202

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The Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC) is a public-interest organization working to foster collaboration in shared mobility (including bikesharing, carsharing, ridesharing and more) and help connect the growing industry with transit agencies, cities and communities across the nation. 

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Alt. Mobility

SUMC joins Center of Excellence on New Mobility and Automated Vehicles

Nov. 13, 2023
Funded by the Federal Highway Administration, the Center of Excellence on New Mobility and Automated Vehicles will assess impacts of increased mobility technologies and services...
Shared Mobility

Shared Mobility 2030 Action Agenda Network releases its inaugural Shared Mobility 2030 Action Agenda Annual Report

Oct. 24, 2023
The Shared Mobility 2030 Action Agenda Annual Report highlights the efforts and accomplishments of members of the transit industry and is a key component of the Shared Mobility...
Shared-Use Mobility Center
Alt. Mobility

Vinnova awards SUMC $47,000 to develop design framework for mobility hubs centered around women and caregivers

Aug. 30, 2023
SUMC aims to assess if by centering women, it can lead to increases in accessibility for women and other more vulnerable users of transportation systems.
Shared-Use Mobility Center
Shared Mobility

Global Network for Popular Transportation joins SUMC

Feb. 8, 2023
The partnership allows the two entities to pool its collective resources and expertise to further achieve its mission in advancing shared mobility.
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Imperial County Transportation Commission partners with Via to launch new zero-emission public transportation service

Jan. 30, 2023
Calexico On Demand, which launched Jan. 9, is a tech-enabled microtransit service designed to expand access to flexible, equitable mobility for seniors, low-income and youth populations...
Shared-Use Mobility Center
Shared Mobility 2030 Action Agenda
Shared Mobility

Shared Mobility 2030 Action Agenda released

Nov. 3, 2022
The agenda is the centerpiece of a one-of-a-kind initiative for advancing shared mobility, which holds its members accountable to a to-do list of actions that will accelerate ...
Shared Use
Shared Mobility

New Shared Mobility Network announces visionary 2030 goals

May 17, 2022
More than 50 organizations agree to make shared mobility the first, best choice over private car use.
Shared Use

Shared-Use Mobility Center welcomes Benjamin (Benjie) de la Peña as next CEO

Jan. 5, 2021
Sharon Feigon will stay on as founder in residence.

Articles & News

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Shared Mobility

OP-ED: Shifting institutions to create the shared mobility revolution

April 28, 2023
The rules, norms and organizational arrangements for our transportation systems are requiring a shift because of advancements in technology and the need to create more accessible...
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Shared Mobility

OP-ED: Throwing good money after a bad solution: How our transport investments lead to greater costs for our households

April 14, 2023
Finding new ways to sustainably fund shared mobility services instead of car-centric transportation can reduce cost burdens on households and improve the resiliency of the industry...
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Shared Mobility

OP-ED: Stopping a highway with a calculator

March 31, 2023
Developing a clear standard and a consistent way to measure and calculate carbon emissions will better inform which projects and services should benefit from funding.
'How can we achieve an equitable energy system' courtesy of ACEEE.
Shared Mobility

OP-ED: Begin with the end in mind

March 3, 2023
After a century of terrible results, we could build shared mobility that makes a better planet and more equitable society but only if we work with communities and focus on outcomes...
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Shared Mobility

OP-ED: Handholds and Training Wheels: Shifting more households to using shared mobility

Feb. 3, 2023
We need to think about tools, incentives and the human interaction that can bring joy and learning when it comes to getting around without a private vehicle.
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Shared Mobility

OP-ED: Paying the technical debt 

Jan. 20, 2023
Investing in and updating our technology and information systems to be interoperable can make shared mobility more reliable and available, accessible and easier to use.
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Shared Mobility

OP-ED: The cost of not having choices

Jan. 6, 2023
Standards can be made to make shared mobility more reliable, easier to use, more available, more equitable and accessible, more environmentally sustainable and more economically...

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The Shared Use Mobility Center Announces the MOD On-Ramp

Feb. 9, 2018
The Shared-Use Mobility Center seeks proposals from transportation providers to receive technical assistance to develop mobility-on-demand (MOD) projects.

SUMC to Lead FTA Mobility On Demand Innovation and Knowledge Accelerator Project

April 19, 2017
The Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC) has entered into an agreement with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to operate a new technical assistance effort to support the successful...
Car Sharing

National Study to Explore Impacts of UberPool, Microtransit, Tech Shuttles & Other Forms of Private Transit

Jan. 1, 2017
The Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC) has been selected by the Transportation Research Board (TRB) to conduct a new study exploring the effects of private transportation services...