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Mobility a major focus for smart city innovation growth
11 Jan 2021
Increasingly complex operating landscapes are forcing cities to seek out novel technologies and business models to help support future urban mobility.
Oxbotica secures £47m in new funding
06 Jan 2021
Oxford-based Oxbotica will use the funding to accelerate commercial deployment of its autonomy software platform across multiple industries and key markets.
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.
Partnership aims to bring MaaS to the kerbside
25 Jun 2020
Moovit and Tranzito are joining forces to create kerbside mobility hubs which enable users to plan their trips and book and pay for shared mobility rides from A to B without a smartphone.
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.
Partnership aims to deploy shared transportation programmes around the world
03 Jun 2020
Through a strategic alliance, Ride On and Enzen aim to deliver urban mobility solutions to help transition people away from the use of private vehicles to more sustainable forms of transport like e-bikes.
Ultralight e-bike aims to address the daily challenges of city life
29 May 2020
The Eeyo 1 is the first e-bike project in the new Gogoro Eeyo "human-electric hybrid" brand, which has been established to develop innovations in lightweight electric-assisted transportation.
Apcoa and Here announce strategic collaboration around digital parking
26 May 2020
The companies intend to develop and commercialise digital parking services and high-definition indoor maps of parking facilities in Europe.
Seville to run urban air mobility pilot
17 Mar 2020
EHang will work with the Seville government to develop the programme which will include passenger transportation, air logistics and command-and-control platforms in the city.
Moovit uses augmented reality for better public transit navigation
11 Feb 2020
Based on user feedback, Moovit is using AR to display digital directions on top of real-world images to help point the way for users to get to their destination.
Qatar unveils autonomous, electric transport initiative
16 Dec 2019
The goal of Project Qatar Mobility is to develop a sustainable and commercial deployment of autonomous driving shuttles and bus services.
Lime works with London cycling campaigners to promote e-bikes
28 Aug 2019
The company will engage with members of the London Cycling Campaign and local groups across the UK capital to find out their urban mobility needs and priorities.
Monaco gives mobility a boost with e-bikes
04 Apr 2019
The Principality is rolling out 300 electric pedal-assist bikes from PBSC and 35 smart charging stations as a key part of its smart city strategy.
Moovit and SpotHero simplify commuting in San Francisco
12 Mar 2019
Bay Area commuters using Moovit’s Trip Planner can find parking facilities near their transit station and plan a route to their final destination
TfL collaborates with Bosch on smart mobility
11 Mar 2019
Transport for London is the first organisation to sign up to Bosch’s newly opened London Connectory urban incubator
Seat and IBM announce urban mobility app
26 Feb 2019
Mobility Advisor will use the IBM Watson artificial intelligence app to help urban citizens make more informed choices about daily transportation options
University trials driverless shuttle
14 Feb 2019
Researchers at the University of South Florida have begun an autonomous trial with Coast Autonomous to transport students, faculty staff and visitors in a driverless vehicle
Big names invest in AI-based mass transit platform
13 Dec 2018
Alibaba joins Verizon Ventures and other investors in the Optibus platform that uses advanced algorithms to help cites better plan mass transportation operations
New eMobility calculator for city infrastructure
25 Sep 2018
Tool from Siemens is intended to map a clear pathway of how a city can shape its mobility networks to achieve long-term sustainability
Mercedes-Benz unveils the urban future
11 Sep 2018
Its autonomous driving platform can be fitted with a cargo module for goods transportation or with a people-mover module
Blockchain mobility protocol for smart cities
03 Sep 2018
iomob and Centrality have announced a joint venture to develop a decentralised protocol for urban mobility
The rise of bike-share
21 Aug 2018
Research from Credence finds that the global bike-sharing services will expand at 12.5 per cent by 2026 with station-based sharing preferred over dockless
LA’s digital ‘playbook’ for mobility
20 Jun 2018
Los Angeles is in the midst of a mobility revolution that will continue its global reputation of how city transportation should evolve
GoMetro signs global distribution deal
17 May 2018
Start-up wants to tap GMG’s deep experience and know-how in the distribution and development of enterprise software for the international market
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
Think Tank: Building Circular Cities
The road ahead for machine learning
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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