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Partnership aims to bring MaaS to the kerbside

Partnership aims to bring MaaS to the kerbside

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.

Blockchain platform developed for mobility-as-a-service

Blockchain platform developed for mobility-as-a-service

Sony has announced the development of a blockchain-based common database as part of a challenge proposed by Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.

Emergency on-demand transit service launched to help essential workers

Emergency on-demand transit service launched to help essential workers

Moovit’s Emergency Mobilisation service enables public and private companies to transform unused vehicle fleets into an on-demand service during the coronavirus outbreak.

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Paul Comfort about the themes of his new book, The Future of Public Transportation.

UK plans regulatory “shake-up” to make way for transport tech

UK plans regulatory “shake-up” to make way for transport tech

Alongside the review, the government also announced £90 million in funding for technology trials in three new ‘future transport zones’.

Women in Mobility Group launches in the UK

Women in Mobility Group launches in the UK

SmartCitiesWorld talks to the founders of the Women in Mobility Group’s London network about why the initiative is necessary and how it plans to boost diversity in the UK transport sector.

Driving the MaaS conversation forward as the future of transport

Driving the MaaS conversation forward as the future of transport

Mobility-as-a-service will only be successful if we can all come together to realise a joint vision of ensuring seamless travel for every commuter, says Andy Taylor, Director of Strategy, Cubic Transportation Systems.

Private car journeys forecast to decrease 10% in largest cities by 2030

Private car journeys forecast to decrease 10% in largest cities by 2030

According to new research from Kantar, Manchester is set to see the biggest shift in the way people travel, followed by Moscow and São Paulo.

Government shared mobility initiatives driving MaaS market

Government shared mobility initiatives driving MaaS market

P&S Intelligence highlights the growing emphasis on the public mobility model over vehicle ownership to minimise traffic congestion and pollution.

New Zealand’s Timaru prepares to throw out bus timetables in favour of on-demand services

New Zealand’s Timaru prepares to throw out bus timetables in favour of on-demand services

Timaru’s on-demand public transport service will begin with a two-month pilot, followed by a year-long city-wide trial.