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AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge finalists announced

AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge finalists announced

The 11 start-ups chosen are committed to tackling common urban challenges in areas such as air quality, carbon emissions, digital inclusion and congestion.

One in four Americans want a Covid vaccine before riding public transit

One in four Americans want a Covid vaccine before riding public transit

More than half of US citizens are deeply cautious about using sharing economy services or riding public transportation, according to a new study by Genomatica.

New partners sign up to self-driving mobility trials in Norway

New partners sign up to self-driving mobility trials in Norway

The purpose of the self-driving vehicle trials is to explore ways to integrate autonomous vehicles into Ruter’s public transport service and provide new mobility services.

Next-gen e-bike features smart voice navigation

Next-gen e-bike features smart voice navigation

Hellobike says that the navigation system on its Yunqi electric bike helps citizens focus on the road as well as maintain social distancing.

Miami-Dade rewards public transport users and monetises app

Miami-Dade rewards public transport users and monetises app

Miami-Dade Department of Transportation and Public Works’ incentive programme enables travellers to earn ‘stars’, based on a digital loyalty currency owned and operated by Cubic.

Autonomous shuttles deployed in Columbus neighbourhood

Autonomous shuttles deployed in Columbus neighbourhood

Operating in the South Linden neighbourhood of Columbus, the Leap (Linden Empowers All People) shuttle will seek to close first-mile/last-mile transit gaps.

Accelerator addresses NYC's public transit challenges

Accelerator addresses NYC's public transit challenges

Start-ups and entrepreneurs with products that improve accessibility, enhance traffic coordination, or create new sources of revenue are invited to submit applications.