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Denver’s RTD teams with Lyft on mobile fare payment
07 Dec 2020
Launch of mobile ticketing solution for RTD public transit makes customers in the Denver Metro region the first to be able to purchase tickets to ride local buses and trains through the Lyft app.
Boston surveys citizens on the impact of Covid-19 on commuting
07 Dec 2020
A majority of the responses indicated a plan to return to pre-pandemic commuting choices and, of those who did plan to switch, more plan to change to driving alone than any other mode.
On-demand shared transit service launched in Detroit suburbs
01 Dec 2020
Those living in the Farmington and Farmington Hills area can plan their journeys and book their trip on the Smart Quick Connect On-Demand service, a dynamically-routed transit system.
Bedford Park launches suburban-city job access mobility pilot
20 Nov 2020
Pilot aims to increase transit ridership and the use of shared modes of travel by providing the community’s commuters’ access to safe and reliable last‐mile connections.
Ecommpay announces payment service for mobility sector
03 Nov 2020
The solution allows mobility companies to offer familiar payment methods while building a unified payment process, in order to expand into new markets.
What role will ride-sharing play in the post-Covid-19 era?
16 Jul 2020
James Cox, CEO of MIT-born start-up Routable AI, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about future trends in the sector following the impact of the global pandemic.
End-to-end platform aims to better manage sustainable mobility options
08 Jul 2020
The platform helps to coordinate mobile assets and users to provide real-time insights into how they use company cars, scooters, charging stations and other components of the mobility ecosystem.
Report reveals how citizens are rethinking transportation
25 Jun 2020
Lime surveyed citizens in Berlin, London, New York City, Seattle and Seoul about their pre- and post-Covid-19 lockdown transport choices and how these may impact future decisions.
Peachtree Corners launches fleet of teleoperated scooters for public use
20 May 2020
The Gwinnett County city in the US will run an initial six-month pilot of the e-scooters which will also provide another form of transport to help recover from lockdown.
Uber files lawsuit against LADOT over dockless data-sharing
25 Mar 2020
Uber claimed it has been left with little choice than to take the action but LADOT defended its data policy and lamented the “unfortunate timing".
Private car journeys forecast to decrease 10% in largest cities by 2030
18 Feb 2020
According to new research from Kantar, Manchester is set to see the biggest shift in the way people travel, followed by Moscow and São Paulo.
Milton Keynes launches ride-sharing trial
03 Feb 2020
Trial will help the council understand whether shared ride services could complement Milton Keynes’ bus network as part of its review later this year.
Government shared mobility initiatives driving MaaS market
02 Jan 2020
P&S Intelligence highlights the growing emphasis on the public mobility model over vehicle ownership to minimise traffic congestion and pollution.
LA could mandate EVs for ride-sharing companies
30 Dec 2019
The Mayor’s comments follow the recent launch of LA’s Zero Emissions 2028 Roadmap 2.0, aiming to deliver a 25 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.
Tech providers chosen for Michigan Mobility Challenge
06 Nov 2019
Detroiters will be able to see the technology first-hand in public demonstrations next year and book rides using a mobility-as-a-service app developed by Moovit.
Moovit and Waze launch carpool pilot
30 Oct 2019
The companies claim this is the first community collaboration of its kind and will roll out to Android users in the US, Brazil, Mexico and Israel.
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.
Boston mayor wants better management of ride-sharing services
24 Jul 2019
Mayor Martin Walsh says the city has to find ways to make ride-share part of sustainable and equitable transportation systems.
Mobility study shows extent of technology's impact on transportation
10 Jul 2019
The study covers 37 cities across 15 countries and looks at social-demographic changes including work patterns, use of digital technologies and regional development.
Melbourne chosen as next pilot city for Uber Air
13 Jun 2019
It will join Dallas and Los Angeles with test flights due to begin in 2020 with a view to commercial operations commencing in 2023.
Lyft commits to help rebuild cities around people
01 Apr 2019
Through its City Works programme, the ride-sharing company will invest $50 million or 1 per cent of profits in locally-driven transportation or other initiatives.
Boston pilots dedicated ride-sharing zone
15 Mar 2019
The pick-up and drop-off trial is designed to minimise the disruption that can often accompany ride-sharing services in cities.
Uber calls on European cities to invest in public transport
18 Jan 2019
The ride-hailing giant says public transportation will continue to be the backbone of mobility.
25 Feb 2021
How consumer tech is making Stockholm run more smoothly
Smartphones are proving to be an unusual but effective tool in improving the quality of roads in Sweden.
Think tank: Sex(ism) and the city
Financing city digitisation in a post-pandemic world
How can public services break silos to get smarter?
White Paper: Edge computing and AI - the foundations of the best in class smart city
Insight Report: Distributed Acoustic Sensors and the Smart Cities of the Future
Research Report: How smart is your office?
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