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Columbus unveils three smart mobility pilots and seeks community participation

Columbus unveils three smart mobility pilots and seeks community participation

Smart mobility hubs, connected vehicles and the re-commissioned Linden LEAP aim to improve mobility and road safety as well as provide community food support.

Columbus exceeds electric vehicle adoption target

Columbus exceeds electric vehicle adoption target

In 2016, Columbus set a goal to increase electric vehicle adoption to 3,200 vehicles by March 2020 to help speed the city’s transition to an electrified, low-emissions transportation system.

Autonomous shuttles deployed in Columbus neighbourhood

Autonomous shuttles deployed in Columbus neighbourhood

Operating in the South Linden neighbourhood of Columbus, the Leap (Linden Empowers All People) shuttle will seek to close first-mile/last-mile transit gaps.

City Lights: Mark Patton. Vice President, Smart Cities, Columbus Partnership

City Lights: Mark Patton. Vice President, Smart Cities, Columbus Partnership

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Mark Patton, vice president, Smart Cities, Columbus Partnership, about the Ohio city’s journey so far.

Columbus implements single payment platform across different mobility services

Columbus implements single payment platform across different mobility services

Siemens Mobility and Bytemark are working with the Ohio city to integrate new technology into the Smart Columbus Operating System for a frictionless customer experience.

Denso builds smart mobility ecosystem for Dublin, Ohio

Denso builds smart mobility ecosystem for Dublin, Ohio

The municipality hopes the partnership will help it to shape the future of smart mobility and ultimately make roads safer and more efficient.

App-based ride service launches for Columbus community

App-based ride service launches for Columbus community

The on-demand deployment connects riders to the Southpark Industrial Park, the Mid-Ohio Foodbank and the new Mount Carmel Grove City Hospital.

Columbus builds connected vehicle environment

Columbus builds connected vehicle environment

Smart Columbus has chosen intelligent transportation system provider Kapsch to oversee the integration of the environment, designed to improve safety and mobility.

Virgin Hyperloop One kicks off US road trip

Virgin Hyperloop One kicks off US road trip

The mass transit system is being presented to state and local governments and stakeholders – including those in Ohio, Missouri and Texas, where feasibility studies are ongoing.

Singapore university embarks on autonomous trial

Singapore university embarks on autonomous trial

The EasyMile EZ10 bus shuttle service is part of the National University of Singapore’s ongoing efforts to build a smart, safe and sustainable campus.