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Singapore tops urban mobility readiness index

Singapore tops urban mobility readiness index

The index by the Oliver Wyman Forum ranks 30 cities on how prepared they are to incorporate the latest mobility technologies and what they are doing to reshape urban mobility.

Smart City Expo announces awards finalists

Smart City Expo announces awards finalists

A total of 28 cities and projects have been chosen across seven categories for the World Smart City Awards 2019 and winners will be announced on 20 November.

UK bus operator trials Google Pay for mobile ticketing

UK bus operator trials Google Pay for mobile ticketing

Passengers taking part in the First Bus pilot in Glasgow can tap their Android phone on a contactless reader to validate their journey.

Mobility company teams with blockchain groups for automated payments

Mobility company teams with blockchain groups for automated payments

Greyp envisions a network where every vehicle has a digital wallet and is advancing its work on automating vehicle payments for tolls, rentals and green-energy charging.

Momentum behind MaaS continues to build in Europe

Momentum behind MaaS continues to build in Europe

Vulog has announced the latest update to its multi-modal, multi-city platform which has increased user engagement by a third, while Iomob and Karhoo are partnering for MaaS projects.

Smart technologies trigger virtuous circle of economic growth in cities

Smart technologies trigger virtuous circle of economic growth in cities

By using these technologies to transform and interconnect their urban ecosystem, government leaders aim to deliver a myriad of benefits to their stakeholders.

E-bus rapid transit line opens in the Basque country

E-bus rapid transit line opens in the Basque country

The 12km line will be 100 per cent electric and will connect the French cities of Bayonne and Biarritz in 30 minutes and be operated by Keolis.

Communities with the most limited evacuation routes in the US revealed

Communities with the most limited evacuation routes in the US revealed

Areas with constrained evacuation routes can face challenges in getting residents to safety before a disaster hits, as happened in 2018’s Camp Fire in Paradise, California.

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.

Teralytics raises $17.5mn to power global human mobility

Teralytics raises $17.5mn to power global human mobility

Leading investors in smart technologies are backing the mobility analytics company to build what claims to be the world’s first intelligent mobility operating system.