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Lyft brings MaaS options to US and Canadian cities

Lyft brings MaaS options to US and Canadian cities

The ride-sharing company wants to help users unlock the transportation options in their city by enabling them to see all ride options from within its app.

Canadian city launches on-demand transit service with Via

Canadian city launches on-demand transit service with Via

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.

Miami launches contactless payment for transit riders

Miami launches contactless payment for transit riders

The city is modernising its fare system with open payment technology from Cubic Transportation Systems that allows riders to tap and pay for journeys.

New York's MTA tests high-tech solutions for subway and buses

New York's MTA tests high-tech solutions for subway and buses

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.

APEJ smart city spending to reach $35bn by 2022

APEJ smart city spending to reach $35bn by 2022

Analyst IDC reports that hardware currently represents the highest spending but it will be overtaken by services.

V2I tech to benefit five million bus riders

V2I tech to benefit five million bus riders

Culver City in California is expanding its bus signal priority system using vehicle-to-infrastructure technology from Iteris