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EMT Valencia launches cashless mobile ticketing solution

EMT Valencia launches cashless mobile ticketing solution

With passengers able to purchase and display tickets directly on their smartphones, it will also provide passengers with a Covid-safe way to ride public transport and help speed up journey times.

Austin transport authority expands partnership to upgrade fare collection

Austin transport authority expands partnership to upgrade fare collection

Bytemark will upgrade Capital Metro’s existing account-based system to include tap-and-go contactless payments plus a host of other functionality aiming to provide fast, easy, and safe payment solutions.

Specialists to jointly develop MaaS applications

Specialists to jointly develop MaaS applications

Masabi and Kyyti have formed a partnership to provide best-of-breed mobility-as-a-service solutions to transport authorities, agencies and operators around the world.

Partnership aims to bring MaaS to the kerbside

Partnership aims to bring MaaS to the kerbside

Moovit and Tranzito are joining forces to create kerbside mobility hubs which enable users to plan their trips and book and pay for shared mobility rides from A to B without a smartphone.

Adelaide Metro partners with Moovit to provide locals with easier commute

Adelaide Metro partners with Moovit to provide locals with easier commute

Moovit’s journey planner app combines official information from Adelaide Metro as well as crowdsourced information to calculate the best route for each journey.

Plan, book and pay platform offers MaaS product suite for transit agencies

Plan, book and pay platform offers MaaS product suite for transit agencies

The idea is to give agencies comprehensive MaaS abilities that will help strengthen connections with passengers by making transit more enjoyable and more convenient.

Blockchain platform developed for mobility-as-a-service

Blockchain platform developed for mobility-as-a-service

Sony has announced the development of a blockchain-based common database as part of a challenge proposed by Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.

MaaS vendors urged to pursue neutral platform approach

MaaS vendors urged to pursue neutral platform approach

Revenue generated by MaaS platforms is forecast to pass $52 billion by 2027, but this growth won’t begin to materialise until 2021 due to coronavirus.

Emergency on-demand transit service launched to help essential workers

Emergency on-demand transit service launched to help essential workers

Moovit’s Emergency Mobilisation service enables public and private companies to transform unused vehicle fleets into an on-demand service during the coronavirus outbreak.

Smart city start-up challenge launches in Ruhr Metropolis

Smart city start-up challenge launches in Ruhr Metropolis

The German cities of Bochum, Bottrop, Gelsenkirchen and Hagen and their business partners are seeking innovative solutions for their individual problems and development projects.