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Moovit uses augmented reality for better public transit navigation
11 Feb 2020
Based on user feedback, Moovit is using AR to display digital directions on top of real-world images to help point the way for users to get to their destination.
City-wide mobile ticketing rolled out in Bucharest
29 Jan 2020
The multi-lingual app and payments platform is part of the mayor’s plan for the Romanian capital to become a smart city and allows for cashless travel on urban, express, regional and city bus routes.
Public transport ITS market experiencing rapid growth in Europe and US
24 Jan 2020
The penetration rate of on-board computers featuring GPS location functionality and wireless communications is now at very high levels in both North America and Western Europe.
Tampere launches carbon footprint calculator
15 Jan 2020
The calculator aims to allow users to find a route and check how much their carbon footprint would be affected by using public transport, cycling or walking, compared to driving.
Sacramento launches US’ largest on-demand public microtransit system
14 Jan 2020
Described as a mix between ride-hailing and taking the bus, the on-demand service uses small shuttle vehicles and costs $2.50 a ride.
London receives £4 million investment for EV infrastructure
23 Dec 2019
The investment will see more than 1,000 EV charging points deployed across 29 London boroughs from next year, building on the 1,500-strong network already installed.
UK transport operators apprehensive about adopting new technology
11 Dec 2019
Majority of transport leaders point the finger at public nervousness as one of the barriers that has stopped their organisation from adopting new technologies in the past.
Aira deal to make transportation better for people with vision impairment
20 Nov 2019
The intent of the partnership is to make public transit “more accessible and inclusive”, empowering blind and low vision riders to travel with more confidence.
Onboard passenger information solution for UK bus and coach industry
24 Sep 2019
In addition to being able to use reliable, high-performance onboard wi-fi, passengers will have instant access to accurate arrival times, assistance and onward travel options.
ViaVan launches first- and last-mile transit solution in Finland
17 Sep 2019
Transit solution will allow residents of the Helsinki suburb of Espoo to book on-demand rides and connect to train and Metro stations in the operating zone.
Planet Smart City’s ‘operating system’ vision for affordable housing
Planet Smart City is making waves, with big investment and large-scale housing developments. SmartCitiesWorld finds out more.
19 Feb 2020
Driving the MaaS conversation forward as the future of transport
07 Feb 2020
The future of smart city tech: Helping governments be proactive, not reactive
03 Feb 2020
5 ways to get more from your existing water and wastewater assets now
17 Feb 2020
WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects
08 Jan 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Blockchain for smart city cybersecurity and data monetisation
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
28 Feb 2020
Smart City Expo - Brazil 2020
06 Mar 2020
11 Mar 2020
Smart IoT London 2020
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