Smart Cities News

Government shared mobility initiatives driving MaaS market

Government shared mobility initiatives driving MaaS market

P&S Intelligence highlights the growing emphasis on the public mobility model over vehicle ownership to minimise traffic congestion and pollution.

TfL revokes Uber’s licence in London

TfL revokes Uber’s licence in London

TfL cited “a pattern of failures” by the taxi company, including several related to safety. Uber will appeal.

what3words simplifies location-finding in Tokyo

what3words simplifies location-finding in Tokyo

Users of the taxi-hailing app S.Ride can use the digital address technology to navigate to a specific address in the Japanese capital using just three words.

In-app ticketing comes to Denver metro area

In-app ticketing comes to Denver metro area

RTD, Transit and Masabi have come together to enable travellers to plan and pay for trips involving multiple modes of transportation on a single platform.

RideOS aims to accelerate next-generation transportation fleets

RideOS aims to accelerate next-generation transportation fleets

Ridehail API and open source mobile apps are designed to empower companies to build and manage their own ride-hailing network.

Karhoo and iVcardo partner for first and last mile travel everywhere

Karhoo and iVcardo partner for first and last mile travel everywhere

Integration will provide Karhoo with increased infrastructure and access to transport operators beyond those in ride-hailing city strongholds.

The Rapid and Via team for on-demand paratransit

The Rapid and Via team for on-demand paratransit

New network will see the transit agency upgrade its paratransit service in Michigan with on-demand ride-hailing technology, as opposed to pre-scheduling days in advance.

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.

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.

New ride-hailing app launches across the entire UK

New ride-hailing app launches across the entire UK

Founded by an ex-cab driver, Xoox from Perfect Data provides drivers with a live map of all local passengers searching for a ride.