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Report reveals what global transit commutes looked like in 2020
27 Jan 2021
Moovit’s 2020 Global Public Transport Report includes two new categories: Covid-19 impact on public transit usage, and mobile payment demand for mass transit rides.
Mobility a major focus for smart city innovation growth
11 Jan 2021
Increasingly complex operating landscapes are forcing cities to seek out novel technologies and business models to help support future urban mobility.
Routing Company raises $5m in seed funding to power demand-responsive transit
15 Dec 2020
The Routing Company’s technology powers an easy-to-use platform that helps cities and other transit providers solve the problem of how to deliver reliable demand-responsive transit.
Ireland bids to cut bus emissions with plug-in capable electric hybrid propulsion systems
14 Dec 2020
BAE Systems’ new plug-in technology means that as well as using the onboard generator to charge itself while the bus is on the move, the buses can also plug into the grid for power.
Cashless mobile ticketing fare system rolled out in San Joaquin County
23 Nov 2020
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.
Rochester debuts MaaS-enabled fare payments-as-a-service platform
10 Nov 2020
Masabi claims roll-out of RTS Go marks a turning point in the fare collection industry with transit agencies no longer needing to purchase their own design-and-build bespoke ticketing systems.
New York pilots smartphone app to assist blind and low-vision bus riders
27 Oct 2020
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Transit Innovation Partnership have launched the programme that helps riders use their smartphones to find bus stops and learn of arrival times.
Specialists to jointly develop MaaS applications
22 Jul 2020
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.
Emergency on-demand transit service launched to help essential workers
07 Apr 2020
Moovit’s Emergency Mobilisation service enables public and private companies to transform unused vehicle fleets into an on-demand service during the coronavirus outbreak.
Moovit uses augmented reality for better public transit navigation
11 Feb 2020
Based on user feedback, Moovit is using AR to display digital directions on top of real-world images to help point the way for users to get to their destination.
City-wide mobile ticketing rolled out in Bucharest
29 Jan 2020
The multi-lingual app and payments platform is part of the mayor’s plan for the Romanian capital to become a smart city and allows for cashless travel on urban, express, regional and city bus routes.
Miami app rewards commuters for adopting shared transit
09 Dec 2019
The rewards platform encourages users to adopt shared transportation options by providing rewards every time they connect or use a partner mobility service.
Lyft brings MaaS options to US and Canadian cities
30 Sep 2019
The ride-sharing company wants to help users unlock the transportation options in their city by enabling them to see all ride options from within its app.
Canadian city launches on-demand transit service with Via
29 Aug 2019
Riders in Sault Ste Marie can use the Via app to hail a shuttle directly from their smartphone and advanced algorithms enable multiple riders to seamlessly share the vehicle.
Miami launches contactless payment for transit riders
22 Aug 2019
The city is modernising its fare system with open payment technology from Cubic Transportation Systems that allows riders to tap and pay for journeys.
New York's MTA tests high-tech solutions for subway and buses
30 Jul 2019
The goal of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Transit Tech Lab accelerator programme is to establish the city as the centre of innovation for mobility and public transit.
APEJ smart city spending to reach $35bn by 2022
10 Apr 2019
Analyst IDC reports that hardware currently represents the highest spending but it will be overtaken by services.
WATCH: Accessible smart cities
SmartCitiesWorld recently chaired a panel discussion outlining the accessibility challenges smart cities need to overcome.
22 Feb 2021
Think tank: City life on Mars? Creating human centred communities in space and beyond
15 Feb 2021
Beyond the pandemic: the technology that will remain part of our smart cities
08 Feb 2021
The future of public safety: why smart cities need to look to the cloud
09 Feb 2021
Insight Report: Distributed Acoustic Sensors and the Smart Cities of the Future
03 Feb 2021
Research Report: How smart is your office?
16 Dec 2020
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