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Mastercard and Kisio help passengers book entire trip in one app

Mastercard and Kisio help passengers book entire trip in one app

By embedding payment and security technology into trip planning and ticketing capabilities, transportation providers and cities can move towards mobility-as-a-service solutions.

Niagara's Maid of the Mist goes electric

Niagara's Maid of the Mist goes electric

The first all-electric vessels ever built in the US will be powered by high-capacity battery packs that will be charged using hydropower between trips.

Washington state rewards carbon zero commuters

Washington state rewards carbon zero commuters

Washington Business Alliance and Hytch aim to reduce congestion and carbon emissions by using a rewards platform to reinforce desired behaviours.

Blockchain integrated in Reno's intelligent mobility initiative

Blockchain integrated in Reno's intelligent mobility initiative

The technology will be used by the University of Nevada to develop a new standard for attested data integrity between autonomous vehicles and road infrastructure.

Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities

Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities

Frost & Sullivan’s data-driven study found that none of the cities achieved a score that would qualify them to be termed smart mobility leaders.

Mobility app eases travel for California festival goers

Mobility app eases travel for California festival goers

Here Mobility’s SoMo app is enabling attendees of the 2019 Coachella music festival in the city of Indio to find and share free rides.

Monaco gives mobility a boost with e-bikes

Monaco gives mobility a boost with e-bikes

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.

Multi-city platform aims to unlock the kerb

Multi-city platform aims to unlock the kerb

With kerbside management central to many smart mobility options, Coord is making standardised kerb data publicly available through an open database licence.

Lyft commits to help rebuild cities around people

Lyft commits to help rebuild cities around people

Through its City Works programme, the ride-sharing company will invest $50 million or 1 per cent of profits in locally-driven transportation or other initiatives.

National League of Cities suggests charging road users by the mile

National League of Cities suggests charging road users by the mile

The National League of Cities has released a report aimed at helping local leaders pilot road user charge systems to address the country’s transportation infrastructure deficit.