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Lime launches MaaS platform and forms partnership with Wheels

Lime launches MaaS platform and forms partnership with Wheels

The new micro-mobility platform will launch this winter in Austin, Berlin, Miami and Seattle with Lime aiming to be the one-stop-shop for anyone looking to take a car-free trip under five miles.

Kagoshima and Hachijo-jima introduce mobile ticketing in-app service

Kagoshima and Hachijo-jima introduce mobile ticketing in-app service

The two deployments are the latest driven by the partnership between Jorudan and Masabi signed in 2019 to integrate their services and roll out mobile ticketing in cities across Japan.

Mobile ticketing option introduced on local transit systems in Toronto area

Mobile ticketing option introduced on local transit systems in Toronto area

Presto E-Tickets allow customers on DRT and HSR transit systems to use their smartphones to make in-app cashless and contactless fare purchases, which can then be visually verified.

EMT Valencia launches cashless mobile ticketing solution

EMT Valencia launches cashless mobile ticketing solution

With passengers able to purchase and display tickets directly on their smartphones, it will also provide passengers with a Covid-safe way to ride public transport and help speed up journey times.

Austin transport authority expands partnership to upgrade fare collection

Austin transport authority expands partnership to upgrade fare collection

Bytemark will upgrade Capital Metro’s existing account-based system to include tap-and-go contactless payments plus a host of other functionality aiming to provide fast, easy, and safe payment solutions.

Specialists to jointly develop MaaS applications

Specialists to jointly develop MaaS applications

Masabi and Kyyti have formed a partnership to provide best-of-breed mobility-as-a-service solutions to transport authorities, agencies and operators around the world.

Partnership aims to bring MaaS to the kerbside

Partnership aims to bring MaaS to the kerbside

Moovit and Tranzito are joining forces to create kerbside mobility hubs which enable users to plan their trips and book and pay for shared mobility rides from A to B without a smartphone.

Blockchain platform developed for mobility-as-a-service

Blockchain platform developed for mobility-as-a-service

Sony has announced the development of a blockchain-based common database as part of a challenge proposed by Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.

Emergency on-demand transit service launched to help essential workers

Emergency on-demand transit service launched to help essential workers

Moovit’s Emergency Mobilisation service enables public and private companies to transform unused vehicle fleets into an on-demand service during the coronavirus outbreak.

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Paul Comfort about the themes of his new book, The Future of Public Transportation.