Smart Cities News

Data company progresses public transport mapping project in developing world

Data company progresses public transport mapping project in developing world

WhereIsMyTransport is aiming to map the formal and informal public transport networks of the 30 major cities of the Majority World by 2023 and update the information as they expand.

West Midlands announces e-scooter trial

West Midlands announces e-scooter trial

Voi has been awarded an exclusive tender and will work with Transport for West Midlands to bring e-scooters to major towns and cities in the region including Birmingham and Coventry.

Canberra to launch shared e-scooter scheme

Canberra to launch shared e-scooter scheme

The shared scheme will be run by two companies, Beam Mobility and Neuron Mobility, with a maximum of 1,500 e-scooters made available in the Australian capital city.

Spin launches e-scooter trial in Milton Keynes

Spin launches e-scooter trial in Milton Keynes

The Ford-owned micro-mobility unit is working closely with the council to roll out its fleet responsibly and said public safety is the top priority.

Electric mopeds expand micro-mobility options in Italian cities

Electric mopeds expand micro-mobility options in Italian cities

Helbiz has expanded its fleet of electric vehicles following an agreement with moped operator MiMoto and will make them available in Italy initially and then across Europe and the US.

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.

West Midlands local authorities to trial e-scooters

West Midlands local authorities to trial e-scooters

Trials will take place in dedicated zones in each local authority, covering areas where existing on-highway infrastructure is in place to safely accommodate e-scooter use.

Micro-mobility: a good 'fit' for the post-pandemic landscape

Micro-mobility: a good 'fit' for the post-pandemic landscape

While the sector took a hit in pandemic lockdowns, ABI Research says it will continue to grow and forecasts the worldwide installed base of micro-mobility vehicles to reach 50 million by 2026.

US cities selected for Digital Kerb Challenge

US cities selected for Digital Kerb Challenge

Aspen, Nashville, Omaha, and West Palm Beach will team with kerb management company Coord on “smart zone” programmes tailored to their individual mobility challenges.

UK to fast-track e-scooter rental trials to test safety and green credentials

UK to fast-track e-scooter rental trials to test safety and green credentials

The first trials, due to last for 12 months, are expected to begin next week and will be closely monitored so the government can assess the benefits of e-scooters and their impact on public space.