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Onboard passenger information solution for UK bus and coach industry

Onboard passenger information solution for UK bus and coach industry

In addition to being able to use reliable, high-performance onboard wi-fi, passengers will have instant access to accurate arrival times, assistance and onward travel options.

ViaVan launches first- and last-mile transit solution in Finland

ViaVan launches first- and last-mile transit solution in Finland

Transit solution will allow residents of the Helsinki suburb of Espoo to book on-demand rides and connect to train and Metro stations in the operating zone.

Hitachi Rail pilots smart ticket technology

Hitachi Rail pilots smart ticket technology

The sensor beacon technology being developed and trialled could eventually result in the removal of ticket barriers and signal an end to queues at the ticket machine.

UK bus operator offers real-time service updates via Google Maps

UK bus operator offers real-time service updates via Google Maps

Go North West is working with ITO World to integrate the information which will be used by those using its Manchester service to make more informed travel decisions.

Alliance seeks clarity on legal framework and roles in MaaS ecosystems

Alliance seeks clarity on legal framework and roles in MaaS ecosystems

An analysis by the Mobility-as-a-Service Alliance provides an insight into the rights and obligations of private actors and public transport authorities and operators.

No ticket to ride: Why the transport industry needs to keep up with the demand for mobile

No ticket to ride: Why the transport industry needs to keep up with the demand for mobile

To meet the demand for ease and continuity in travel, transport operators need to collaborate to offer passengers one virtual ticket, from beginning to end, says Steve Wakeland, Executive Chairman, ITSO.

Canberra launches smart city light rail network

Canberra launches smart city light rail network

The Australian capital describes the network as a key building block in its vision to create a smart and sustainable city, serving 500,000 people by 2030.

Denver travellers in Uber transit ticket world-first

Denver travellers in Uber transit ticket world-first

Users of the ride-hailing app in the US city are able to buy Regional Transportation District tickets through the app and then use their phone to ride rail and bus services.

London public transport information rolled out in Uber app

London public transport information rolled out in Uber app

Travellers can now plan and see their public transport journey with real-time information and end-to-end directions on one screen.

Continuous connectivity: a foundation for smart cities

Continuous connectivity: a foundation for smart cities

A survey from BAI Communications finds that smart city commuters want to use digital connectivity to work smarter, live better and reduce stress.