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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.
Miami-Dade launches rewards programme to promote safe public transit ridership
03 Nov 2020
Riders on all routes get rewards for answering a daily survey promoting protective face coverings and social distancing measures that DTPW has in place on all Miami-Dade rail and buses.
TomTom and Uber strengthen links for more accurate mapping
14 Oct 2020
The ride-sharing company will continue to integrate TomTom’s maps, traffic data and Maps APIs across its global platform but has also joined the company’s Map Editing Programme.
Thames Clippers launches re-branded Uber Boat in London
03 Aug 2020
Thames Clippers is joining forces with Uber to encourage people to travel by boat across London city using its fleet of 20 boats that depart from 23 piers on the Thames.
One in four Americans want a Covid vaccine before riding public transit
30 Jul 2020
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.
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.
Mobility innovation lab launched in Miami-Dade County
01 Jul 2020
C-Lab Miami plans to source and attract innovative mobility ideas and technologies from around the world and test them through local proof-of-concepts.
Mapping platform joins open source foundation
08 Apr 2020
The Urban Computing Foundation will host and govern Mapzen, which aims to develop a truly open platform for mapping, search, navigation, location and transit data.
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".
Uber joins privacy coalition to curb city data collection
02 Mar 2020
Newly formed CARS says it wants to “set the record straight” about MDS programmes but LADOT called it “a disinformation campaign”.
LA wins appeal in data-sharing dispute with Uber’s Jump
13 Feb 2020
Many cities around the world are looking for ways to benefit from dockless scooters and bikes while ensuring safety and reducing disruption. For them and mobility companies, this case is one to watch.
Melbourne councils sign up to jump-start electric bike-share
06 Feb 2020
The Australian city has signed a memorandum of understanding with Jump, a subsidiary of Uber, which will see around 400 e-bikes introduced to the streets in early March.
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.
TfL revokes Uber’s licence in London
25 Nov 2019
TfL cited “a pattern of failures” by the taxi company, including several related to safety. Uber will appeal.
LA launches PPP to steer mobility innovation
18 Nov 2019
Urban Movement Labs aims to unite government, business, academics and residents around new mobility solutions for the city.
In-app ticketing comes to Denver metro area
11 Sep 2019
RTD, Transit and Masabi have come together to enable travellers to plan and pay for trips involving multiple modes of transportation on a single platform.
Forum aims to accelerate open source tools for smarter cities
16 May 2019
The Urban Computing Foundation enables developers to collaborate on software to make improvements in areas such as mobility, energy and road infrastructure in connected cities.
Denver travellers in Uber transit ticket world-first
03 May 2019
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
01 May 2019
Travellers can now plan and see their public transport journey with real-time information and end-to-end directions on one screen.
The near future of urban mobility
17 Apr 2019
Improving mobility is complex, affected by many inter-related and shifting trends. Phil Williams, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Iomob, looks at how we move towards ’mobility heaven’ and avoid ’driverless car hell’.
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.
Start-up aims to turn homes into personal power stations
16 Jan 2019
Resilience Energy is aiming to become the Uber of electricity and help UK homeowners to become energy self-sufficient
GoMedia and Moses connect rail passengers with on-demand taxi sharing
15 Jan 2019
Travellers can book a shared taxi at any time during their rail journey and the driver is updated with the latest arrival information
30 Apr 2021
Cybersecurity: a smart city imperative
Attacks on state and local governments went up dramatically in the pandemic as cybercriminals sought to take advantage of the crisis but have city leaders learned the lessons?
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
Advancing adoption of digital twin technology
Think Tank: When the sea swallows your cities
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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