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As rural communities age, their public transport is shrinking. It's time to fix this  World Economic Forum

Ageing rural populations are losing the public transport services that keep them connected. It's time to explore ways to build sustainable mobility solutions for ...

Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth  Reuters

Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros ($561 million) in Germany's biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in its ...

Free transport, improved mobility: Brussels sets eyes on carbon neutrality by 2050  The Brussels Times

Brussels' new coalition government will steer the region towards carbon-neutrality, boost road safety and push for greener mobility by developing the transport.

Mobility study shows extent of technology's impact on transportation  SmartCitiesWorld

The study covers 37 cities across 15 countries and looks at social-demographic changes including work patterns, use of digital technologies and regional ...

Transport for West Midlands to use Chordant's oneTRANSPORT Data Marketplace  Traffic Technology Today

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has chosen the oneTRANSPORT Data Marketplace from Anglo-American IoT (Internet of Things) ecosystems developer ...

Analysis for international ultra-high-speed transport connection in Pacific Northwest released

Study determines the proposed connection between British Columbia, Washington and Oregon would promote economic growth; reduce emissions and ...

Driving Adoption In New Mobility: Loyalty Programs  Forbes

It's important to drive adoption of new mobility, especially in urban centres. Can loyalty programs help?

2040: San Francisco plans for zero-emission transport

The City of San Francisco has released the 'Electric Vehicle Roadmap' with the goal to transitioning transport off fossil fuels by 2040. The initiative includes a ...

CPC to explore new concept of public transport on UK motorways -  Intelligent Transport

CPC project will use autonomous technology to reimagine the UK's motorways as an extensive public transport network using self-driving, electric vehicles.

Exploring Dubai's plans for the future of mobility  Intelligent Transport

As Dubai continues to grow as a metropolitan hub, Intelligent Transport discusses the urban mobility scene in Dubai with His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer.

Department For Transport Asks Stakeholders Today Whether U.K. Should Legalize E-Scooters  Forbes

The U.K.'s Department for Transport (DfT) is meeting with stakeholders on July 15 to gauge views on whether e-scooters should be legalized for use in ...

The future of mobility in Catalonia rests on the changes of today  Intelligent Transport

Social and environmental changes within Catalonia will lay the foundations for the future, mobility needs must keep pace with this level of change.

Bolt Mobility Launches In Washington, DC  PRNewswire

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bolt, a mobility company dedicated to revolutionizing transportation by providing safe, smart, and sustainable ...

People-centric mobility crucial to future of urban transport  Government Europa

A new study calls on policymakers in cities to invest in 'people-centric mobility', focusing on the end user experience of urban transport options.

Moovit and FREE NOW partner to offer integrated mobility services in Italy  Intelligent Transport

Moovit has integrated with FREE NOW to provide its taxi-hailing services as part of its urban mobility app for users in Italy.

Is mobility app Citymapper ready for take off?  Sifted

It was going to be the transport operating system of cities around the world — and then it wasn't. As Citymapper ends its ride-hailing *service*, we ask: what's next ...

The future of mobility is debated at the Transport as a Service conference  Smart Highways

SMART Highways attended the Transportation as a *Service* (TaaS) Technology Conference that took place over two days in Birmingham's National Motorcycle ...

Industry, transport and buildings associations weigh in on CO₂ pricing ahead of climate cabinet meeting  Clean Energy Wire

Ahead of Chancellor Angela Merkel's climate cabinet meeting tonight (18 July), various organisations have voiced their positions on CO₂ pricing in Germany.

Electric scooters are the future of transport in our congested cities

Travelling to work the other day, I was nearly knocked down by a fellow commuter whizzing past on an electric scooter.

Future Mobility Zones and tomorrow's transport infrastructure  Transport Network

Mike Batheram, director for local authorities at Atkins, discusses the role of Future Mobility Zones. First things first: What are Future Mobility Zones? Against a ...

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs proposes mobility nirvana  GreenBiz

This article is adapted from the newsletter Transport Weekly, running Tuesdays. Subscribe here. After 18 months of hard discussions, community engagement ...

What The Open Mobility Foundation Says About Cities, Software, And Standards  Forbes

Last month, fifteen cities created something unprecedented: their own code standards body.

ABB Deems Formula E Vital For Testing And Showcasing Future Of Electric Mobility  Forbes

Tarak Mehta, President of Electrification business at ABB, says electric vehicles are about to become ubiquitous and his company's sponsorship of the event ...

UK transport authority exploits data to deliver improved services  SmartCitiesWorld

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has selected Chordant's oneTransport data marketplace in a bid to deliver improved transport services for residents and ...

Company car remains core transport option amid growing interest in mobility services  Asset Finance International

Companies see mobility solutions as value-added services to support their vehicle fleet, rather than a *service* that will replace it, new research shows.

UK delegation explores partnership in electric mobility  Livemint

As India shifts towards a cleaner environment through the revolution of electric mobility, states such as Haryana, Maharashtra and Telangana have invited ...

The wheels to a low-carbon transport system  The Hindu

It rests on accessing public *service*, choosing rapid transit over car driving and supporting electric vehicle transition.

Volvo Group and Samsung SDI Enter Strategic Alliance for Electromobility  PRNewswire

GÖTEBORG, Sweden, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for Volvo ...

AI and crowdsourcing fueling mapping innovation to meet smart city and mobility needs  VentureBeat

The geolocation demands of new mobility services have created an explosion in mapping startups that think they can take on Google and Apple.

Toyota Supports Tokyo 2020 with Specially-designed APM Mobility Vehicle  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - JCN NewsWire) Offering last one mile transport, relief to staff and visitors during Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 TOKYO, Jul, 18 2019 - (JC.

10 mobility startups to look out for in 2019 and beyond  EU-Startups

Transport plays a central role in our daily lives and recent technological advances have enabled it to become more connected, convenient and most of all, ...

Cities and Industry Launch New Foundation to Manage Mobility  Government Technology

An international coalition of cities, departments of transportation, nonprofits, mobility companies and other stakeholders is taking a big swing at urban mobility ...

These 10 cities define smart mobility  Global Fleet

While all cities across the globe are making their mobility systems smarter, some citiers perform better than others. The following 10 cities pave the way in terms ...

Is mobility as a service (MaaS) a risk to motor retail?  AM

Whether called future mobility, mobility as a *service*, or smart transport, new usage models are likely to affect automotive retailers' sales volumes.

Lime Exec: Scooters, Bikes, and Ride-Sharing Will Boost Real Estate Values  Fortune

Lime business chief David Richter says streets decluttered of cars could make people's real estate more valuable.

Mobile CCTVs and improved app to be used in clampdown against errant PMD riders  CNA

Mobile closed circuit television (CCTV) camera systems will be used to detect personal mobility device (PMD) riders who flout the law as part of an 18-month trial ...

A Quiet And Emissions-Free Transport Of The Future  Forbes

It's vitally important that we work together, for zero-emission electric vehicles (EVs) can enable the world to eventually replace fossil-fuel transportation.

C3-Mobility – closed carbon cycle and climate-neutral fuels for the traffic of the future  SciTech Europa

Benedikt Heuser explains how electricity-based liquid fuels can help to reduce CO2 emissions as an important complement to electric mobility.

Thinking about future mobility and production engineering  EurekAlert

Transport paths of people and goods are the main arteries of our networked society, locally as daily used commutes or globally as international merchant ...

Medical Travel Companions (MTC), the Leading Travel Assistance Provider, Joins the HERE Mobility Marketplace  PRNewswire

SYDNEY, June 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- HERE Mobility, announced today that Medical Travel Companions (MTC), a leading provider of transportation and ...

US cities come together to create mobility management plan  Intelligent Transport

The Open Mobility Foundation (OMF), formed by cities from across the U.S. seeks to improve transportation across the country with open data sources.

Webinar highlights: how MaaS can create smarter, more liveable cities  Intelligent Transport

Following our successful webinar in partnership with moovel group (becomes REACH NOW) earlier in 2019, Thomas Friderich, Head of Business Development ...

Germany overtakes Norway as third largest e-mobility market  Clean Energy Wire

Germany is rising to become the world's third largest electromobility market, having outpaced Norway for the first time in absolute sales figures in 2019, the ...

[Newsmaker]Mobility startups protest government's ride-sharing reform plan  The Korea Herald

South Korea's major mobility startups raised their voice against the government's latest plan to overhaul the controversial ride-sharing business here, saying ...

Volvo Group, Samsung SDI to develop batteries for electric trucks  Truck News

GOTHENBERG, Sweden – The Volvo Group and South Korean battery maker Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for ...

Ford Motor Co. to renovate Detroit's Michigan Central Station into “future mobility” research center  Archinect

Oliver Wainwright pens a piece on the upcoming renovation of the Michigan Central Station, which was a celebrated icon of Detroit when it first opened in 1913.

Robot Bus to the Beach? Driverless Buses for Smart Mobility Solutions

Congested streets full of passenger cars are a challenge for growing cities around the world, and Helsinki is looking for means to decrease traffic congestion as ...

Autonomous bus service begins in SA  Manufacturers' Monthly

Automation specialists SAGE Automation have partnered with French autonomous vehicle manufacturer Easy Mile to launch a free self-driving bus trial in SA.

Transport data marketplace to boost West Midlands infrastructure  Government Europa

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has selected smart city platform Chordant's oneTRANSPORT data marketplace to improve its transport infrastructure.

Ford Spearheads Mobility Living Lab For Real-World Workout Of Self-Driving Tech And More  Forbes

We need to ensure that self-driving tech and other mobility advances are actually viable in the real-world, which Ford has boldly embarked upon by seeking to ...

May Mobility makes wheelchair-accessible e-shuttle

May Mobility that partners with Magna and has select funders such as BMW iVentures or Toyota AI onboard is moving its autonomous electric vehicle concept ...

Smart Mobility Living Lab announces first test routes for autonomous vehicles  Intelligent Transport

24 kilometres of London roadways chosen for the real-world trial of self-driving cars within the UK which will be monitored by CCTV along the routes.

Car-sharing, public ride apps... 7 ways SA will be investing in future mobility - Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula  Wheels24

From ride-sharing platforms to unique e-hailing services, the 2019 South African Transport Conference has revealed interesting ways South Africa will be ...

How MaaS and AVs can cut Oslo traffic  ITS International

A new study shows that on-demand AVs and MaaS together could make a significant difference to traffic in Oslo, Norway – but only if ride-share is involved too.

BMW Names Production Chief Oliver Zipse as New CEO  Transport Topics Online

BMW AG promoted production chief Oliver Zipse to chief executive officer, resetting its leadership to catch up with rivals in the transition to an era of self-driving, ...

New legislation aims to promote safe, accessible transportation

The bill would require states to use a portion of their federal highway money to create a grant program to fund safer and more accessible projects.

Urban mobility: The need and future in India  The Financial Express

As a developing nation, India cannot afford such huge investments and needs to shift from car-dependency to public transport.

A mobile future for a smart Australia  Government News

Australia has a population based largely in cities scattered throughout the country, and moving forward we will need smart thinking and solutions to improve ...

Picking up the pace – India Inc. accelerates the electric mobility transition  The Climate Group

In India, the case for companies to get on board with electric mobility is clear, but how can India Inc. accelerate the pace of demand and innovation in clean ...

How ride-hailing is changing urban mobility  American City & County

Ride-hailing services are one example of how urban transportation is changing. Their rapid growth is easy to understand. The people who use them like the ...

Cities lead the way on open source tools for mobility  SmartCitiesWorld

The Open Mobility Foundation aims to evolve how cities better manage transportation today and in the future and develop and deploy digital mobility tools.

Today’s Pickup: Mobility companies tout commitment to equity; Refraction launches three-wheeled delivery robot  FreightWaves

Good day, To their chagrin, mobility companies aren't necessarily known for their civic mindedness. So perhaps it's not so surprising that equity was a.

Urban Mobility Lab workshop to discuss innovative passenger and freight transport in Delhi  Business Standard

Mobility solution providers from all over the country will participate in the Urban Mobility Lab to be held in Delhi on June 26-27 for developing innovative ...

UITP Public Transport Summit: Building the future of mobility  International Business Times, India

Mohamed Mezghani writes for International Business Times, India, on the 2019 UITP Global Public Transport Summit, the future of the sector, and the focus on ...

Mobility of the future - battery or hydrogen or both? Part 1  Innovation Origins

In a small series, Innovation Origins explores the questions of what is more promising for the future, electric mobility with batteries or with fuel cells.

Global On-demand Transportation Market Outlook to 2025: Projecting a CAGR of 17.3%, Driven by High Penetration of Smart Phones & Rising Fuel Prices  Yahoo Finance

Dublin, July 17, 2019 -- The "On-demand Transportation Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size, and Forecasts up to 2025" report has been ...

Why The Argument Over Ownership Of Mobility Data Is Both Silly And Essential  Forbes

We have big interrelated issues to address, from climate change to equity to the future of capitalism, so there is no time to waste.

Effort Aimed At Mobility Solutions Launched In Austin  Downtown Austin, TX Patch

Austin Launches Effort Aimed At Mobility Solutions - Downtown Austin, TX - City:One Challenge seeks to identify transport modes that complement existing ones ...

People-centric mobility is key to quality of life in cities  SmartCitiesWorld

Failure to recognise this means an “overly congested state of mobility will deteriorate”, with major consequences for livability and viability of cities, warns a ...

Mexico City Needs To Address Its Urban Mobility Problems  Forbes

Unless Mexico's government starts play a much bigger role in addressing the underlying infrastructure shortage, Mexico City will never address its urban mobility ...

Newly-launched mobility transport device that gives scooter and powerchair users more independence and freedom  AT Today

Helping mobility scooter and powerchair users travel with ease, a newly-launched “revolution” in mobility transport is looking to make travelling long distances ...

Assessment centre launches alongside TGA scooter safety track  Access and Mobility Professional

A specialist driving assessment centre has launched in Thetford with the help of TGA Mobility, which hosted a mobility scooter test track for health professionals ...

Take the metro during national day celebration, Brussels Mobility says  The Brussels Times

The Belgian national holiday this weekend means that several streets and squares in Brussesl will be closed, and Brussels Mobility is telling citizens to use.

Google Maps launches “stay safe feature” for shared mobility users  Urban Transport News

To provide better and safe commuting experience, in shared mobility Google rolled out a new safety feature 'Stay Safe' for Google Maps users in India.

Need public transport to replace private mobility: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman  DNA India

The day after unveiling her first Budget on Friday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke exclusively to Swati Khandelwal on the Modi 2.0 government's ...

UberWAV Is the Next Best Thing for Accessible Transportation  Muscular Dystrophy News

Columnist Hawken Miller discusses Uber's new accessible option, WAV, and his positive experience with the *service* despite some drawbacks.

POLL: Self-driving cars? South Africans would rather have better roads  Wheels24

Improved infrastructure, car/ride-sharing, self-driving cars... there have been some interesting ideas from the 2019 SA Transport Conference but what do you ...

Mobility Walks to support people on a stroll around Saundersfoot  Tenby Observer

A series of free mobility walks are being held in South Pembrokeshire to help people with mobility problems to enjoy the great outdoors following a successful ...

The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities on the Planet  WIRED

As trends come and go, simple design stands the test of time. And nowhere is that more evident these days than in urban mobility. With everything from ...

CarTrawler aims to help airlines own "first and last mile" through app enhancements  PhocusWire

CarTrawler has created a mobility SDK (software development kit) that enables airlines to offer new ground transportation options to their passengers from within ...

Urban mobility pods to be driven by 360-degree steering technology  FleetPoint

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 08:40. No Comments. 1,248 Views. Artificial Intelligence, Electric Buses, Electric Motors, General News, News, Newsletter, Secondary ...

Bengaluru’s Namma Metro, BMTC to introduce common mobility cards by early September  The News Minute

The Bengaluru Metro Rail Transport Corporation Limited (BMRCL) and Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) are collaborating to introduce a ...

Report: People-centric mobility is key for the future success of cities  GlobeNewswire

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., June 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A report released today by Arcadis (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading global design and ...

Aachen's city administration leads the way towards shared mobility  SmartCitiesWorld

Kristine Hess-Akens, from the sustainable mobility projects department, City of Aachen, outlines how the city administration is leading by example in the move ...

TIER Mobility and AXA start their own European Cooperation for scooters  Urban Transport News

AXA Germany and TIER Mobility start a Europe-wide insurance cooperation, as thelegal operating permit for scooters has come into effect in Germany.

May Mobility Makes e-Shuttle Accessible by Wheelchair | Best Brothers Group of Companies  BBG Architecture Life

Americas, Transportation, July 16 2019. UNITED STATES: May Mobility that partners with Magna and has select funders such as BMW iVentures or Toyota AI ...

London Hasn’t Legalized E-Scooters. But a YouTube Star’s Death Shows It’s Still Confronting Their Risks  Fortune

Emily Hartridge, a British YouTube star, died on an e-scooter in London, where the vehicles are effectively illegal.

Fatdaddy to bring awareness for urban e-mobility with European tour  Urban Transport News

Fatdaddy, Enertion and Boosted Boards are hitting ten cities across Europe to introduce new forms of green transportation urban e-mobility.

Renault, Nissan join Waymo for driverless mobility services  The Business Times

THE BUSINESS TIMES Transport - RENAULT and Nissan said on Thursday they had teamed up with Waymo, the autonomous vehicle unit of Google-parent ...

£2m Mobility as a Service innovation fund opens  Smart Highways

A new fund which aims to encourage people out of cars and onto Scotland sustainable public transport network has opened for applications. Applications for the ...

Transport for West Midlands Chooses Chordant's oneTRANSPORT Data Marketplace  PR Web

Chordant's oneTRANSPORT will help West Midlands Combined Authority to better exploit its transport data, to improve transportation services for West Midlands ...

MaaS Alliance study highlights legislative disconnect over transport  Government Europa

A study released by the MaaS Alliance highlights EU-wide uncertainty over legal frameworks applying to the implementation of Mobility-as-a-*Service* (MaaS).

Free Now's Irish boss says the taxi app's new name might seem 'a bit strange' - but give it time

IN THE UPSTAIRS conference room of Free Now's Dublin headquarters, you'll find traces of the cab-hailing app's recently retired moniker, Mytaxi. A large prop ...

Connected Mobility: Future of the Automotive | IoT-enabled Vehicles  Techdadz

The future of transportation is completely going to depend upon exchange of information between cars, which is likely to avoid any road incidents. Similarly ...

How autonomous vehicles and hyperloop are scooting along  TechCrunch

Will transportation technologies become the industry disruptors many pundits suggested they would?

Sustaining mobility in Lebanon  Executive

Lebanon's transport sector is one of the most unsustainable in the Middle East region. This is mostly due to the continuing absence of any public transportation ...

Free public transport: Luxembourg Consumer Association lambasts the 'ripping off' of customers with annual passes  RTL Today

The Luxembourg Consumer Association (ULC) has criticised the fact that residents who have purchased annual transport passes after 1 March will not be ...

Uber re-launching its services in German city of Hamburg  Shine News

Uber, the world's leading mobility online platform, is re-launching its services which can be booked via the app UberX in the German city of Hamburg, the US ...

Urban Air Mobility – Sector Watch 28 June 2019  Cleantech Group

Urban Air Mobility (UAM) is the movement of air passengers and cargo in an urban space using, mostly electric, Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) aircraft and ...

Physical mobility keeping women from social mobility  Daily Times

Majority of our urban planners, social scientists and gender activists may have hardly noticed the link between transport mobility and social mobility of women, ...

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