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Cashless mobile ticketing fare system rolled out in San Joaquin County

Cashless mobile ticketing fare system rolled out in San Joaquin County

Cashless mobile ticketing is integrated into the Vamos mobility app to help make journeys safer, easier and simpler across transit agencies serving San Joaquin County.

UK solar rail pioneer secures funding for community solar farm

UK solar rail pioneer secures funding for community solar farm

The 3.75 MW Cuckmere Community Solar Farm in Berwick, East Sussex, will be built to power the London mainline railway via a ‘private-wire’ direct connection. 

Bedford Park launches suburban-city job access mobility pilot

Bedford Park launches suburban-city job access mobility pilot

Pilot aims to increase transit ridership and the use of shared modes of travel by providing the community’s commuters’ access to safe and reliable last‐mile connections.

Smart City Expo day one: think digital, think green, think inclusion

Smart City Expo day one: think digital, think green, think inclusion

The first day of the online event confirmed that the smart cities sector is well aware of its destination but it’s how it gets there that will be the problem.

Companies collaborate to better understand mobility behaviours

Companies collaborate to better understand mobility behaviours

SkedGo and Motiontag are combining advanced journey planning and analytics capabilities to understand how, when and why people travel, and measure changes in travel behaviour.

Momentum builds behind a hydrogen-driven economy

Momentum builds behind a hydrogen-driven economy

According to analysis from Frost & Sullivan, hydrogen production will double by 2030 as the world advances towards a sustainable energy economy and countries battle climate change.

Helsinki approves plan for hybrid tram-depot city block

Helsinki approves plan for hybrid tram-depot city block

The block will combine the transport depot and housing and has been proposed to be built in the vicinity of the final stop of the future Crown Bridges tram line.

Business mobility-as-a-service offering to be launched in the UK

Business mobility-as-a-service offering to be launched in the UK

Fleetondemand’s Mobilleo platform will power Kinto’s MaaS offering that consolidates all forms of travel into a single solution where customers can search thousands of different travel providers

First passengers travel safely on Virgin Hyperloop

First passengers travel safely on Virgin Hyperloop

The test on the new form of transportation took place at Virgin Hyperloop’s 500-metre DevLoop test site in Las Vegas, where the company has previously run over 400 unoccupied tests.

Miami-Dade launches rewards programme to promote safe public transit ridership

Miami-Dade launches rewards programme to promote safe public transit ridership

Riders on all routes get rewards for answering a daily survey promoting protective face coverings and social distancing measures that DTPW has in place on all Miami-Dade rail and buses.