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Top 35 Commuting Innovations in May

From Driverless Transportation Pods to Bus-Tracking Apps

— May 27, 2016 — Autos
The most innovative May 2016 commuting ideas cover a range of ways to get around, including autonomous public vehicles and improved e-bike designs.

A high demand for ridesharing services is giving way for new businesses to be created. For instance, HyreCar works as a car rental service that's specifically tailored to those who want to become a driver through platforms like Lyft or Uber, but find themselves without a car. Major automakers are now getting involved in public ridesharing programs as well. Recently, BMW unveiled its ReachNow program, which is a convenient and flexible service for drivers.

Transportation terminals are also becoming more advanced, featuring interactive advertisements, special promotions for commuters and connected high-tech hubs that help people make the most of their time while waiting for public transit.
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Partially Printable E-Bikes
Partially Printable E-Bikes
The Trayser E-Bike Can Be Maintained With 3D-Printed Replacement Parts
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34
Signaling Cycling Jackets
Signaling Cycling Jackets
The Clara Smart Jacket Displays Turn and Brake SIgnals
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33
Flexible Car-Sharing Services
Flexible Car-Sharing Services
BMW's ReachNow Service Includes a Range of Additional Features
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32
Autonomous Public Transportation
Autonomous Public Transportation
Beverly Hills Discusses a Program to Develop Futuristic System
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31
Smart Bicycle Bells
Smart Bicycle Bells
Shoka's Bell Enhances Navigation, Safety and Gamifies Cycling
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30
Arm-Pedaled Bicycles
Arm-Pedaled Bicycles
This Unique Bicycle Can Be Pedaled With Both Feet and Arms
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29
Bus Tracking Apps
Bus Tracking Apps
The Tallinja App Helps Maltese Commuters Track Buses In Real Time
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28
Smart Pedal-Assist Bikes
Smart Pedal-Assist Bikes
The Freway Mountain Bicycle Features 27 Speeds and Off-Road Capabilities
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27
Mobile Work Pods
Mobile Work Pods
'WorkonWheels' Uses Autonomous Driving for Workspace Pods
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26
Pedestrian Safety Ads
Pedestrian Safety Ads
These TTC Ads Encourage Pedestrians to Stay Focused and Stay Safe
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25
Ridesharing Car Rentals
Ridesharing Car Rentals
'HyreCar' Helps People Without a Car Rent One to Drive for Uber and Lyft
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24
Camera-Embedded Cyclist Helmets
Camera-Embedded Cyclist Helmets
The Cyclevision Safety Helmet Records Footage During Rides
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23
Train Station Beer Promotions
Train Station Beer Promotions
This Commuter Hub is Celebrating National Beer Day with Huge Deals
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22
Rugged Speedy Smart Cycles
Rugged Speedy Smart Cycles
The Lapierre Overvolt FS 900 Off-Road Bike Has Ample Power and Features
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21
Tech-Augmented E-Bikes
Tech-Augmented E-Bikes
The Turbo FLR E-Bike Features High-Tech Headlights, Display and Battery
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20
Sculptural Connected Bus Stops
Sculptural Connected Bus Stops
The 'B Stop' Transit Station Integrates Tech and Modern Design
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19
Bicycle Lock Alarms
Bicycle Lock Alarms
The 'goLock VENTURE' Locking System Keeps an Eye on Your Bicycle
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18
Decorative Bike Planters
Decorative Bike Planters
Colleen Jordan Creates a Playful Accessory for Spring/Summer Cyclists
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17
Cyclist Turning Signals
Cyclist Turning Signals
The 'WingLight' Direction Indicators Drivers and Pedestrians Informed
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16
Robot-Produced Bicycles
Robot-Produced Bicycles
The Mokumono Bike is Quick and Inexpensive to Produce
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15
Foldable Bike Locks
Foldable Bike Locks
Altor Makes Thwarting Bike Theft Convenient
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14
Aerodynamic Bike Reflectors
Aerodynamic Bike Reflectors
The 'FLECTR' Bicycle Reflector is Designed with Style and Function
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13
Candy Giveaway Billboards
Candy Giveaway Billboards
This Interactive Candy Advertisement Gives Out Gummy Sweets
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12
Stealthy Electric Bicycles
Stealthy Electric Bicycles
The Gtech eBike Could Overhaul Urban Commuter Culture
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11
Futuristic Hover Bikes
Futuristic Hover Bikes
The Chico is a Conceptual Vehicle that Features a Rounded Pod Shape
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10
Commemorative Commuter Bikes
Commemorative Commuter Bikes
The Canyon Brooks 150 is a Exclusive Cycle Built Urban Riding
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9
Conceptual Chainless Bikes
Conceptual Chainless Bikes
Ikea's Bicycle Frame is Maintainence-Free with a Drive Belt Mechanism
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8
Driverless Transportation Pods
Driverless Transportation Pods
Singapore's GRT Pods Could Revolutionize Public Transport
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7
Reduced Spoke Bicycles
Reduced Spoke Bicycles
Ion Lucien's Conceptual Bike Opts
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6
Discreet E-Bike Designs
Discreet E-Bike Designs
This Bike's Components are Enclosed in the Frame or the Rear Swing Arm
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5
Bike-Friendly Office Buildings
Bike-Friendly Office Buildings
The Oslo Solar Building is Designed for Bike Storage and Repairs
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4
Tour-Oriented Bicycles
Tour-Oriented Bicycles
The Chacha Customizable Bike Features Accessories Geared to Exploration
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3
Foldable E-Bike Concepts
Foldable E-Bike Concepts
Ford's MoDe:Flex eBike Demonstrates Smart Mobility
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2
E-Bike Conversion Accessories
E-Bike Conversion Accessories
The TranzX Works is a Sleek Battery that Turns Bikes into E-Bikes
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1
Ultra-Compact Bicycles
Ultra-Compact Bicycles
The 'Halfbike' is Designed For Compact Urban Storage
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