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Ann Arbor launches contactless mobile ticketing solution

Ann Arbor launches contactless mobile ticketing solution

Mobile ticketing is considered an important component in helping make transit as safe as possible by removing the need to physically exchange currency, tickets or passes.

Which US states are on the Covid-19 Watch List?

Which US states are on the Covid-19 Watch List?

Urban Footprint has combined datasets to help governments and frontline organisations better understand where spikes may happen next and plan ahead to deliver relief and essential resources.

Michigan announces plans for autonomous vehicle corridor

Michigan announces plans for autonomous vehicle corridor

The initial phase of the project will test technology and explore the viability of a more than 40-mile driverless vehicle corridor between Downtown Detroit and Ann Arbor.

Michigan formally launches future mobility office

Michigan formally launches future mobility office

The Office of Future Mobility and Electrification will be headed up by Trevor Pawl, named as the US state’s chief mobility officer.

Five companies selected in Michigan mobility initiative to address Covid-19 challenges

Five companies selected in Michigan mobility initiative to address Covid-19 challenges

A disinfecting robot, contactless autonomous delivery system and vehicle safety partitions are among the solutions to have received funding by PlanetM’s challenge.

Camera-based road-mapping project extends to Michigan

Camera-based road-mapping project extends to Michigan

Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development and road intelligence company Carmera have produced comprehensive, accurate mapping data for roadway features in central Detroit and Ann Arbor.

Which US states rank as innovation champions?

Which US states rank as innovation champions?

The Consumer Technology Association ranks the states on how supportive their policies are and the latest list shows innovation is not confined to the coastal tech hubs.

Continental launches smart intersections with wrong-way driver detection in Michigan

Continental launches smart intersections with wrong-way driver detection in Michigan

The hub in Auburn Hills features a range of technology aimed at increasing safety at intersections, improving traffic flow and reducing pollution.

Tech providers chosen for Michigan Mobility Challenge

Tech providers chosen for Michigan Mobility Challenge

Detroiters will be able to see the technology first-hand in public demonstrations next year and book rides using a mobility-as-a-service app developed by Moovit.

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.