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UK bus open data project gains momentum
04 Jan 2021
Department for Transport is working with MaaS specialist Moovit to utilise the Bus Open Data Service, a central source of timetable, bus location, and fare data.
Hitachi Rail announces plans to test battery-powered long-distance trains
15 Dec 2020
Hitachi Rail and Eversholt Rail have signed an exclusive agreement aimed at bringing battery power and fuel savings of 20 per cent to the GWR passenger service between London and Penzance.
On-demand shared transit service launched in Detroit suburbs
01 Dec 2020
Those living in the Farmington and Farmington Hills area can plan their journeys and book their trip on the Smart Quick Connect On-Demand service, a dynamically-routed transit system.
Nairobi trial bids to drive contactless payments across Kenya bus services
18 Nov 2020
Goal is to drive contactless payments across the entire Matatu bus service, which is a dominant transport mode across Kenya, and could see up to 10,000 buses become cashless.
Companies collaborate to better understand mobility behaviours
12 Nov 2020
SkedGo and Motiontag are combining advanced journey planning and analytics capabilities to understand how, when and why people travel, and measure changes in travel behaviour.
First passengers travel safely on Virgin Hyperloop
09 Nov 2020
The test on the new form of transportation took place at Virgin Hyperloop’s 500-metre DevLoop test site in Las Vegas, where the company has previously run over 400 unoccupied tests.
Kagoshima and Hachijo-jima introduce mobile ticketing in-app service
03 Sep 2020
The two deployments are the latest driven by the partnership between Jorudan and Masabi signed in 2019 to integrate their services and roll out mobile ticketing in cities across Japan.
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.
Plan, book and pay platform offers MaaS product suite for transit agencies
17 Jun 2020
The idea is to give agencies comprehensive MaaS abilities that will help strengthen connections with passengers by making transit more enjoyable and more convenient.
Autonomous shuttles deployed in Columbus neighbourhood
07 Feb 2020
Operating in the South Linden neighbourhood of Columbus, the Leap (Linden Empowers All People) shuttle will seek to close first-mile/last-mile transit gaps.
Onboard passenger information solution for UK bus and coach industry
24 Sep 2019
In addition to being able to use reliable, high-performance onboard wi-fi, passengers will have instant access to accurate arrival times, assistance and onward travel options.
Mobileye helps cities and utilities prepare for a smarter future
05 Sep 2019
The Intel company is using IoT connectivity from Orange Business Services for its next-generation platform that helps municipalities plan for smart cities.
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.
Schiphol Airport eases passenger journey
23 Aug 2018
The major transit hub in the Netherlands is using Veovo’s BlipTrack technology to battle its increasing capacity
UK seeks to revolutionise rail travel
09 Aug 2018
Plans have been set out for greater sharing of train data to enable technology companies to develop intelligent travel apps
Smart restrooms gather momentum at airports
29 Jul 2018
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the US is piloting Infax’s TRAX SmartRestroom facility analytics system
Virtuosys and Angel Trains to demonstrate smart railway solution
22 Feb 2018
Companies named as winners of government funding under the Accelerating Innovation in Rail programme to deliver mesh wi-fi, passenger content network and staff applications project
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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