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New York pilots smartphone app to assist blind and low-vision bus riders
27 Oct 2020
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Transit Innovation Partnership have launched the programme that helps riders use their smartphones to find bus stops and learn of arrival times.
Dallas public transit agency upgrades kiosks to become touchless
24 Aug 2020
Interactive Citypost smart digital kiosks at Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus and light rail stations have been upgraded to be contactless to help address Covid-19 concerns.
O-City joins Visa's Ready for Transit programme
30 Jun 2020
Visa’s transit programme is aimed at companies whose technology products and capabilities can help agencies and riders realise the benefits of tapping to ride with a contactless card or digital wallet.
Adelaide Metro partners with Moovit to provide locals with easier commute
23 Jun 2020
Moovit’s journey planner app combines official information from Adelaide Metro as well as crowdsourced information to calculate the best route for each journey.
New light rail system planned for Helsinki
26 May 2020
The Viikki-Malmi line will be a new public transport trunk connection from the city centre to Kumpula, Viikki, Latokartano and the Malmi Airport area, and on to Malmi or Jakomäki.
Glasgow increases proportion of low-emission bus journeys
07 Jan 2020
At least 40 per cent of bus journeys through the city centre will now be made by buses that meet the city’s low emission zone standards.
Optibus aims to increase public transit ridership with new release
01 Aug 2019
Solution allows transit providers to get a view of the entire transit corridor at once and coordinate trip times that would benefit passengers travelling through the corridor.
New York's MTA tests high-tech solutions for subway and buses
30 Jul 2019
The goal of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Transit Tech Lab accelerator programme is to establish the city as the centre of innovation for mobility and public transit.
UK bus operator offers real-time service updates via Google Maps
12 Jul 2019
Go North West is working with ITO World to integrate the information which will be used by those using its Manchester service to make more informed travel decisions.
UK wants to use location data to empower more bus passengers
02 Apr 2019
The government has announced £4 million in funding for a platform that will enable app developers to use information from GPS trackers.
Newcastle light rail opens for business
19 Feb 2019
Mobility operator Keolis Downer has added the rail service to the Australian city’s multi-modal transport network alongside its bus and ferry operations
London bus safety trial reduces collisions
20 Nov 2018
Abellio London has seen nearly a 30 per cent reduction in avoidable collisions using Mobileye’s safety technology and a 60 per cent reduction in injuries from such collisions
Chinese tech company launches smart 'Panda' bus
04 Sep 2018
Artificial intelligence specialist, DeepBlue Technology, has designed an autonomous bus, inspired by one of the country’s iconic symbols
Sacramento gets charged up in green deal
18 Jun 2018
Projects are part of a green city investment and include a community-based car-sharing platform
Helsinki self-driving bus goes on schedule
16 May 2018
The electric minibus has accepted first passengers as part of a scheduled service in regular traffic on roads in the Finnish city’s Kivikko district
Moovit hits 1,500 city landmark
22 Aug 2017
Dayton in Ohio is the latest addition to the public transport app, which is used by more than 70 million people
Big data optimises transportation in Belfort
25 Jan 2017
TCS and Gfi Informatique launch a smart city solution in the French city aimed at improving urban transportation
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
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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