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Lisbon develops mobility catalogue to make third-party apps more accurate

Lisbon develops mobility catalogue to make third-party apps more accurate

The City of Lisbon is developing a new architecture and the first tools to improve the accuracy of journey-planning apps.

Global open innovation contest looks for "society-changing" ideas

Global open innovation contest looks for "society-changing" ideas

NTT Data experts will work with respective winners to determine where the start-up company’s product or service could be used in its client ecosystem.

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.

Jorudan rolls out mobile ticketing in Japanese cities

Jorudan rolls out mobile ticketing in Japanese cities

The country’s leading trip-planning service has integrated with Masabi’s Justride SDK platform helping public transport operators and cities start to realise mobility-as-a-service.

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.

MaaS: Are cities going to miss the bus?

MaaS: Are cities going to miss the bus?

At a recent roundtable event, city leaders cut through the MaaS hype.

Smart city traffic tech revenue set to more than double

Smart city traffic tech revenue set to more than double

Research by Juniper finds that revenues will reach $4.4bn by 2023 and the leading traffic technology cities are Barcelona and San Francisco.

No ticket to ride: Why the transport industry needs to keep up with the demand for mobile

No ticket to ride: Why the transport industry needs to keep up with the demand for mobile

To meet the demand for ease and continuity in travel, transport operators need to collaborate to offer passengers one virtual ticket, from beginning to end, says Steve Wakeland, Executive Chairman, ITSO.

A vision for digital mobility infrastructure

A vision for digital mobility infrastructure

Phil Williams, Director of Strategic Partnerships at open mobility platform Iomob, outlines a vision for digital mobility infrastructure which will be fundamental in the shift to shared, sustainable urban mobility systems.

Many Brits won't give up their cars, even for the environment

Many Brits won't give up their cars, even for the environment

Concern for the environment is the least popular reason to switch from a private car to alternative modes of transport, says a new survey.
Mind the gap: Southwark's innovative approach to expanding connectivity

Special Reports

Mind the gap: Southwark's innovative approach to expanding connectivity

Ahead of her participation at Smart IoT Connect, Davina Fell, Digital Infrastructure Programme Manager, Southwark Council, talks to Sarah Wray about councils’ connectivity challenges – and opportunities.

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