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CLEVR personal electric mobility as Miami Dade public transit

A new public transit alternative for smart cities that solves the first/last mile problem responsibly while generating revenue for the city

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CLEVR is a turnkey intelligent LEV mobility platform built for operationally efficient fleet deployment, real-time control and management, composed of the following elements:

  • - Fleet Grade LEVs - an e-bike and an electric kickscooter that are designed and built for fleet use. The kickscooter is a 3-wheel vehicle that offers greater stability and is more universally approachable for all skill levels and age groups.
  • - CLEVR Nav enhanced GPS - Precise real time GPS tracking and control of vehicles within 3' accuracy and ability to geofence designated areas & control vehicle speed over-the-air.
  • - CLEVR Power (Battery as a Service) - Smart modular battery designed to seamlessly operate both CLEVR vehicles.
  • - CLEVR App & Command Center - White label app for users to interact with the fleet vehicles and a cloud connected command center that enables fleet operators to manage their batteries & vehicles and cities to implement rules in real time.

CLEVR Mobility was founded out of a passion for trying to solve the urban transportation challenges that are the product of global population growth and urban densification. The rise of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) as a flexible alternative to traditional modes of transport has truly opened the door to innovative first/last mile solutions. We believe that intelligent use of technology can avoid unnecessary friction between operators intent on rapidly disrupting personal transportation and the cities that need to balance change with the inherent liabilities and burdens that often come with those changes. In fact, rather than trying to manage the haphazard deployment of dockless last mile e-mobility, we believe cities should be investing in this form of transit themselves - it is a much lower cost investment than larger projects like rail, and offer the potential for revenue while addressing critical transportation and congestion issues. This approach enables cities to offer the service to commuters as part of the transit eco-system while also ensuring equitable deployment and access to all neighborhoods and socio-economic groups.

Describe who will use your solution (1,000 characters)

The user base for CLEVR's mobility platform is very broad. The kickscooter is a 3-wheeled design which offers inherent stability and is easy to ride for all ages and skill levels. Similarly, the pedal assist e-bike offers an alternative that is active yet provides assistance for terrain and hot climates. In the same way that other means of public transit are meant to be as universal as possible, CLEVR's vehicles are a first/last mile extension of that. Commuters, students, retirees, tourists and recreational users will all benefit and the city will benefit from a reduction in car use, congestion and pollution.

Describe your solution's stage of development

  • Prototype - you have built a prototype and tested it with potential users

Tell us about your team or organization (500 characters)

The CLEVR management team consists of the following people: Chrisitan Scheder, CEO & Co-founder Alex Nesic, COO & Co-founder Dr Kirill Mostov, CTO & Co-founder Red Smith, CFO Bios of the team can be found in the attached presentation. Our website is

Size of your team or organization

  • 2-10

Funding Request

  • $100,000

Describe how you would pilot your idea (1000 characters)

The initial deployment would consist of approximately 500-1000 CLEVR scooters branded with Miami Dade transit and operated by CLEVR Mobility. The $100K funding would be put toward non-recurring costs to integrate the platform into Miami Dade transit systems as well as community outreach to build awareness of the program. Beyond the initial deployment, CLEVR would continue and expand the program based on need and demand. Revenue would be generated by usage of the fleet devices, and CLEVR would pay Miami a monthly fee per device to continue the service. The typical revenue generated by this type of shared mobility approx $20-$30 per day per device. Potential areas for deployment include downtown, Brickell, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Miami Beach, Wynwood, Little Havana.

Describe how you would measure the success of your pilot (1000 characters)

Success of the pilot would quite simply be measured by sustainable usage of deployed vehicles (ex, 5-7 rides per day) and responsible operation and control of the fleet in partnership with Miami Dade. Certain key revenue benchmarks can also be used to measure success. Secondary measurements would also include demonstrating that ridership of existing transit options was positively impacted by deployment of CLEVR vehicles.

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The city should create bicycle trails on the highway. Example: if they were to take 1 lane from I-95 north and 1 from south, they will be able to make a bicycle trail in the middle of the highway. By building 5 foot tall concrete barrier with plastic glass ontop of the barrier, protecting cyclists from motorists and any flying debris. And at each existing exit, making a stairway to allow cyclists to safely get On and Off under the bridge and back on the highway. The same can be done for all major highways. This will motivate people to cosider cycling as a much faster way of transportation at high peak hours. Especially from Golden Glades to Downtown Miami on I-95.

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