Micromobility explores the disruption to urban transport that comes from new electric, lightweight utility vehicles. Using the history of computing as a framework, we unpack how e-bikes, scooters and more will change how people get around cities.


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140: What is Micromobility and why does it matter? (2022 edition) with Horace Dediu

This week Horace and Oliver were together in person for the first time in nearly two and a half years as they got ready for the Micromobility Europe conference. One of the things that they love to do every so often is to revisit the Micromobilty thesis. They want this to be the episode you share with everyone who is perhaps interested in what all the fuss is about...


 2022-06-29  1h23m

139: Designing iconic ebikes - Job Stehmann, Chief Product Officer at Vanmoof

This week Oliver speaks with Job Stehmann from Vanmoof. Job is the chief of product design and technology at Vanmoof and responsible for bringing you the beautiful bikes that they produce. Specifically they tackle: - Vanmoof’s new bikes, the A5 and the S5 and the innovations that they have on them. - The wider context of Micromobility and design, and what works...


 2022-06-07  35m

episode 138: 138: RAMPing heavy micromobility with Mark Frohnmayer of Arcimoto

This week Oliver interviews Mark Frohnmayer, CEO of Arcimoto. Mark has been on the podcast before on episodes 111 and 46, and this time they discuss the latest progress with the vehicles they’re building, like the FUV and where they’ve got to with future vehicles like the Mean Lean Machine. They get into the revisions to the platform they’ve made for manufacturing with one of Oliver’s industry favourites, Sandy Munro, as well as the various variants that they’ve developing...


 2022-05-29  36m

episode 137: The interplay between technology, politics and the social contract with Laura Fox, GM of Citi Bike

This week Oliver interviews Laura Fox, General Manager of the Citi Bike bike sharing service in New York, and Senior Director of Lyft Bikes. This podcast was also released on our sister podcast project, Infinite Block...


 2022-05-18  49m

episode 136: Building Cities for people, not cars - the story of Culdesac with founder Ryan Johnson

This week Oliver interviews with Ryan Johnson, CEO and founder of Culdesac. This was first released over on the Infinite Block, our sister podcast looking at the intersection of urbanism, technology and the social contract (more on that below).Ryan is building the first Micromobility-focused real estate development in the US, with the goal of eventually building the US’s first car free city. The majority of people want to live in walkable/bikeable neighborhoods, yet only 8% do...


 2022-05-09  35m

episode 135: A full stack electric motorbike and battery swapping solution in Rwanda! - Ampersand

This week Oliver interviews Josh Whale, the founder/CEO of Ampersand, based in Rwanda. This is a story that we've wanted to bring our listeners for more than two years - ever since we first heard that there was a team trying to build their own full stack motorbike and battery swapping hardware and software in one of the world's most underserved mobility markets...


 2022-05-01  42m

episode 134: Navigating the regulatory traps of innovation with Bradley Tusk

Bradley Tusk is a political fixer-turned-venture capitalist who specializes in working with startups like Bird, Coinbase, Eaze, FanDuel, and Wheel to break through in highly regulated markets. He was formerly the campaign manager of Michael Bloomberg’s 2009 NYC mayoral bid, the Deputy Governor of Illinois, and the first political advisor at Uber...


 2022-04-12  57m

episode 133: The Tale of Cowboy with Tanguy Goretti

The car is being unbundled


 2022-03-17  36m

 2022-03-03  51m

episode 131: The story of Bird with CEO Travis VanderZanden and Horace Dediu

The car is being unbundled


 2022-02-25  37m