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Bedford Park launches suburban-city job access mobility pilot
20 Nov 2020
Pilot aims to increase transit ridership and the use of shared modes of travel by providing the community’s commuters’ access to safe and reliable last‐mile connections.
Mobility innovation lab launched in Miami-Dade County
01 Jul 2020
C-Lab Miami plans to source and attract innovative mobility ideas and technologies from around the world and test them through local proof-of-concepts.
Sacramento launches US’ largest on-demand public microtransit system
14 Jan 2020
Described as a mix between ride-hailing and taking the bus, the on-demand service uses small shuttle vehicles and costs $2.50 a ride.
New Zealand’s Timaru prepares to throw out bus timetables in favour of on-demand services
03 Dec 2019
Timaru’s on-demand public transport service will begin with a two-month pilot, followed by a year-long city-wide trial.
Canadian city launches on-demand transit service with Via
29 Aug 2019
Riders in Sault Ste Marie can use the Via app to hail a shuttle directly from their smartphone and advanced algorithms enable multiple riders to seamlessly share the vehicle.
The Rapid and Via team for on-demand paratransit
06 Aug 2019
New network will see the transit agency upgrade its paratransit service in Michigan with on-demand ride-hailing technology, as opposed to pre-scheduling days in advance.
App-based ride service launches for Columbus community
19 Jul 2019
The on-demand deployment connects riders to the Southpark Industrial Park, the Mid-Ohio Foodbank and the new Mount Carmel Grove City Hospital.
On-demand shared mobility employed by Tokyo
06 Aug 2018
Urban developer Mori Building is partnering with New York start-up New York to launch an on-demand transit service for employees
Multi-modal bundle available in DC
19 Apr 2018
Via and Mobike are offering what they claim is the industry’s first combined ride-share and bike-share service for the city
Shared ride service launches in London
06 Apr 2018
ViaVan, the joint venture between Mercedes-Benz Vans and Via, has launched what it describes as an alternative to Uber for the UK capital
On-demand shared rides shuttle comes to Europe
07 Sep 2017
Via and Daimler announce strategic investment and partnership to bring Via’s technology to European cities, starting with London
Free flows: New Jersey turns to AI to safeguard water quality
In a guest post, Tiffany Stewart, Assistant Director Newark, N.J. Water & Sewer Department, outlines which technologies are helping it protect its water supply.
25 Jan 2021
The art of the city: how creators may save urban business districts
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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