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E-bus rapid transit line opens in the Basque country

E-bus rapid transit line opens in the Basque country

The 12km line will be 100 per cent electric and will connect the French cities of Bayonne and Biarritz in 30 minutes and be operated by Keolis.

Communities with the most limited evacuation routes in the US revealed

Communities with the most limited evacuation routes in the US revealed

Areas with constrained evacuation routes can face challenges in getting residents to safety before a disaster hits, as happened in 2018’s Camp Fire in Paradise, California.

Denso builds smart mobility ecosystem for Dublin, Ohio

Denso builds smart mobility ecosystem for Dublin, Ohio

The municipality hopes the partnership will help it to shape the future of smart mobility and ultimately make roads safer and more efficient.

Teralytics raises $17.5mn to power global human mobility

Teralytics raises $17.5mn to power global human mobility

Leading investors in smart technologies are backing the mobility analytics company to build what claims to be the world’s first intelligent mobility operating system.

Arcadis launches smart city start-up programme

Arcadis launches smart city start-up programme

The programme, powered by US seed accelerator Techstars, targets start-ups with innovative solutions that will help shape the cities of the future.

WEF provides cities with a pick-and-mix mobility framework

WEF provides cities with a pick-and-mix mobility framework

The Shared, Electric and Automated Mobility Governance Framework is a set of sustainable mobility guidelines aimed at helping cities reduce congestion and pollution.

Programme aims to certify quality of life initiatives

Programme aims to certify quality of life initiatives

Renault is working with EIT InnoEnergy to assess the impact of its FeliZiudad platform to make cities, towns, and neighbourhoods more sustainable and happier places to live.

Transport for London collects anonymous data via Wi-Fi to improve Tube journeys

Transport for London collects anonymous data via Wi-Fi to improve Tube journeys

The company says individual customer data will never be shared and has worked with the Information Commissioner’s Office to ensure privacy concerns were addressed.

Mobility study shows extent of technology's impact on transportation

Mobility study shows extent of technology's impact on transportation

The study covers 37 cities across 15 countries and looks at social-demographic changes including work patterns, use of digital technologies and regional development.

Alliance seeks clarity on legal framework and roles in MaaS ecosystems

Alliance seeks clarity on legal framework and roles in MaaS ecosystems

An analysis by the Mobility-as-a-Service Alliance provides an insight into the rights and obligations of private actors and public transport authorities and operators.