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Columbus builds connected vehicle environment

Columbus builds connected vehicle environment

Smart Columbus has chosen intelligent transportation system provider Kapsch to oversee the integration of the environment, designed to improve safety and mobility.

People-centric mobility is key to quality of life in cities

People-centric mobility is key to quality of life in cities

Failure to recognise this means an “overly congested state of mobility will deteriorate”, with major consequences for livability and viability of cities, warns a report.

Smart City Expo World Congress 2019 announces first speakers

Smart City Expo World Congress 2019 announces first speakers

Urban transportation, cyber-security and climate change experts are among those who will take to the stage at the annual event in Barcelona.

Texas creates future mobility innovation zone

Texas creates future mobility innovation zone

Real-estate company Hillwood is establishing the AllianceTexas multi-modal transportation testbed, north of Forth Worth, which incorporates air and rail hubs.

How digital disruption will transform personal mobility

How digital disruption will transform personal mobility

Atos has set out its vision for future mobility in the UK in a new report that considers the role of AI, automation and blockchain in road, rail and other transport solutions.

Fulfilling the promise of intelligent transportation services

Fulfilling the promise of intelligent transportation services

This was the theme of the 13th ITC European Congress, which brought together mayors, city officials and industry leaders to discuss the challenges ahead for smart mobility.

Is greater regulation required for bike-sharing?

Is greater regulation required for bike-sharing?

A report from IESE Business School examined the economic performance of bike-sharing initiatives across 13 cities in Europe as well as emerging potential challenges.

Mapillary launches street-level image and map data marketplace

Mapillary launches street-level image and map data marketplace

Mapmakers and others can post requests on the marketplace, which aims to respond to the increased pressure for up-to-date map data.

Door-to-door transport for travellers across France

Door-to-door transport for travellers across France

Karhoo is partnering with SNCF to deliver the Mon Chauffeur service through an integrated mobility platform that enables train passengers to book first- and last-mile journeys.

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.