Transport News courtesy of Transportation News Radio

News of multimodal transport and logistics

Noticias del transporte Transporte News Radio

Transport News. Latest news and current transport and logistics: road, rail, sea, air, supply chain. free information.

 


European Commission urged to develop regulations for Hyperloop projects  VentureBeat

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies presented European officials with a framework to jump-start creation of deployment rules for the mobility system.


NEXT Future Transportation Inc. announces the launch of 'THINK NEXT' – A Nordic company to change our view on mobility  TippNews DAILY

OSLO, Norway and SAN JOSE, Calif., May 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Future Transportation Inc., the game-changing Silicon Valley ...


Immense Simulations gets new funding for its transportation modelling platform  Traffic Technology Today

UK-based mobility software developer Immense Simulations has secured US$4.6m in Series A funding that will aid the continued growth and development of its ...


ITF 2019 – U.S. Secretary of Transportation talks regulations on futuristic transport technology  FreightWaves

At the International Transport Forum 2019 held in Leipzig, Austria, Elaine L. Chao, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, spoke at a plenary ...


Carpool service Scoop launches in Detroit  Crain's Detroit Business

San Francisco-based carpooling *service* provider Scoop Technologies launched in Detroit Wednesday with Dan Gilbert's Bedrock family of companies as its first ...


In a jam: how traffic slows urban economies  Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Spiraling traffic and poor urban planning could rob developing countries of opportunities and jam economic progress ...


Voith to present innovative product solutions for urban transportation at UITP Global Public Transport Summit 2019  Automotive World

Product solutions facilitate more efficient public transportation.


Former GM Execs Share Vision of Smart Mobility Services  Auto Rental News Magazine

While automotive OEMs, transit agencies, car rental companies, and even energy corporations across the globe plan and launch smart mobility services such as ...


Residents of Polish cities love micro mobility - report  The First News

Poland is sixth in Europe in terms of car ownership per thousand residents - an average of 571 vehicles per 1000 people, according to a report by Deloitte ...


Dassault Systèmes Enables Renault's LCI to Experiment with an Electric Car for Last-Mile Delivery  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.


Podcast: Episode 2 – Simon Reed, Transport for London  Intelligent Transport

Our guest for Episode 2 of the Intelligent Transport Podcast is Simon Reed – Head of Technology and Data for Surface Transport at Transport for London.


DSOs as key actors in e-mobility  Smart Energy

Dominique Lagarde, Director of the Enedis Electric Mobility Programme, speaks about the role that DSOs can play in the global move to electrify transport.


How Cities Can Ensure Fair, Affordable Transit Amid a Glut of Emerging Transportation Technologies  Pacific Standard

Being an urban transportation planner these days is no walk (or e-scooter ride) in the park. A well-intentioned city official will strive to allocate street space to ...


Skyports, AZ Turnhout and City of Turnhout announce medical drone delivery agreement in Belgium  sUAS News

In September, drones will be used at AZ Turnhout to transport pathology samples and pharmaceuticals between the two major hospital sites during a unique trial ...


Uber Launches Electric "Jump" Bikes In London, But No Scooters  Forbes

Uber announced on Friday that it is launching its new electric Jump bikes in London following rollouts in Berlin, Lisbon, Paris, and Brussels. The company's red ...


London-based intelligent mobility startup Immense Simulations raises €4.1 million in Series A funding  EU-Startups

London-based Immense Simulations has built AI-powered simulation smart city software to make transport planning faster and safer. The startup has just ...


Microtransit services to boost public transit ridership and increase mobility  Intelligent Transport

The role of public transport continues to change, the role of mobility operators to ensure this benefits the passenger, could the answer be microtransit?


TC Sessions: Mobility announces its July 10 agenda  TechCrunch

TechCrunch Sessions is heading to San Jose on July 10 and we're thrilled to announce our jam-packed agenda, overflowing with some of the biggest names ...


Governing transport in the algorithmic age  American Journal of Transportation

Transport policy needs to ready itself for the age of algorithms, and policy makers must become algorithmically literate. This is the key message of a new report ...


Volocopter to open its first air taxi landing facility ahead of trials in Singapore  VentureBeat

Germany's Volocopter has announced plans to launch its first Volo-Port landing pad to support an air taxi trial in Singapore.


Disruptive developments could curb carbon emissions  Khaleej Times

Global passenger transport will increase nearly three-fold between 2015 to 2050, from 44 trillion to 122 trillion passenger- kilometres....


Market faces challenge of new forms of transport - English  Agenzia ANSA

(ANSA) - Scooters, electric bikes, vehicles available on the sharing economy that are powered by batteries or solar power - these forms of transport, which until a ...


Voom targets escooter boom with on-demand insurance for per-trip coverage  VentureBeat

With escooters proliferating, and other on-demand mobility services booming, Voom has built a custom insurance platform that charges on a per-ride basis.


Vice minister says Korea could become a mobility model  Korea JoongAng Daily

LEIPZIG, Germany - As the government tackles the recent surge in demand for new mobility services, the vice minister for transport said Korea's take on new ...


New mobility platform enhancing first- and last-mile journeys  Intelligent Transport

Passengers on SNCF's high-speed trains can now book first- and last-mile journeys providing a more integrated approach to mobility.


Picap raises US$2.5 million despite legal uncertainty  Contxto

Despite legal troubles with Colombia's transportation authorities, last-mile delivery app Picap recently raised US$2.5 million from Signia and others.


New PTV and Arcadis partnership to develop urban mobility solutions  Traffic Technology Today

German transportation software developer PTV Group has signed a cooperation agreement with the Netherlands-based design, engineering, and project ...


MOBI Announces Citopia, the Second Phase of the MOBI Grand Challenge, with Judges Panel from the Government of Singapore, United Nations, EU, and Architects of the Smart Cities Challenge (USA) Among Others  PRNewswire

LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI), a nonprofit consortium that counts the majority of the world's ...


Safety, society and economy: the benefits of CAVs to the UK  Intelligent Transport

Daniel Ruiz, CEO at Zenzic,discusses CAVs in the UK and explains how to take advantage of the social and economic benefits.


How Mobility Can Create A More Inclusive, Sustainable And Prosperous Global Society  Forbes

The future of mobility offers an enormous promise: that more people and goods will be able to move faster, safer, cheaper, and cleaner than today, with greater ...


E-Scooters And Bike Shares Proliferate First, Then 'Ask Forgiveness'; New Guide Aims To Help Cities  Forbes

The National League of Cities released a guide designed for local leaders learning how to integrate e-scooters and bike shares into their communities.


Self-Driving Shuttle Pulled Over in Rhode Island  Transport Topics Online

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route.


“Walled garden” a concern as micro-mobility services flourish  FreightWaves

Electric scooters and dockless e-bikes offer exciting opportunities for reducing car usage, but municipalities are struggling to retain authority over the public ...


Slyd – Egypt’s first micro-mobility startup  Ventures Africa

Slyd, Egypt and the MENA's first electric scooter ride-hailing platform was created for quick short distance trips under five kilometres.


Seamless or stressful: Which future will we choose for our region’s transit network?  Greater Greater Washington

Transit operations across the Washington metro area are fragmented and don't adequately match the region's transport demands. The Washington area has 15 ...


1,000 electric, rentable bikes called Wheels are coming to Atlanta  Curbed Atlanta

Dockless vehicles come equipped with helmets, Bluetooth speakers.


Traffex podcast addresses inclusive mobility  Transport Network

The latest episode in the Talking Transport podcast series is all about the vital issue of inclusive mobility and how transport planners and providers can make ...


New mobility ecosystem opening seamless travel opportunities  International Airport Review

Seamless travel has become a buzz word for the airport industry, but few organisations think about how this relates to the getting-to and leaving the airport.


Keep 'em moving – 4 practical tips for improving beef cattle mobility  Beef Magazine

Beef cattle mobility has been a hot topic in recent years. Let's look at what causes mobility issues and how to prevent concerns.


Comprehensive Study on Global Smart Transportation Market Global Analysis by Top Key Players like Kapsch Traffic Com, Gemalto NV, Thales Group, Alstom, Schneider Electric, Siemens Ltd., MSR-Traffic, Cubic Corporation  StockNewsMagazine

Global smart transportation market is expected to register a healthy CAGR of 19.7% in the forecast period of 2019 to 2026. Global Smart Transportation Market ...


DENSO leads $20M Series A round in Bond Mobility; micromobility services for urban transportation  Green Car Congress

DENSO has taken a stake in Palo Alto, Calif.-based Bond Mobility Inc., a speed eBike sharing company that delivers high-performance micromobility services.


Low-carbon transition still not a transport policy priority, report finds  The Green News

A new report on the Irish transport sector has found that the low-carbon transition is still not a policy priority in Ireland, with fragmented views on the way forward ...


5 minutes with Karina Ricks: on the future of mobility and transit in Pittsburgh  NEXTpittsburgh

As Karina Ricks works to improve mobility and transit for the people of Pittsburgh, she's often reminded of her time in Washington, D.C. in the early aughts.


Mobility and the data marketplace: IMPACT>MOBILITY builds partnerships  Government Europa

The IMPACT>MOBILITY summit aims to examine the business models and data management challenges facing Mobility as a *Service* (MaaS).


On-Demand Specialized Mobility Insurance Platform Voom Raises $5M | News Brief  NoCamels - Israeli Innovation News

The telematics-based startup has emerged from stealth and closed $5 million in a Series A funding round. | NoCamels.


The Micromobility Revolution's Glaring Safety Gap  CityLab

As dockless shared-mobility devices spread nationwide, so do the risks of accident and injury. Here's why more federal safety oversight is needed.


How Can Cities Improve Transit Without Spending Billions?  Cato Institute

Austin's transit ridership has declined despite spending more and more money on transit each year. The solution is not to spend more money but to spend it ...


TfN to introduce an open data 'disruption messaging' tool  Transport Network

Transport for the North (TfN) has partnered with transit data experts, Ito World, to pioneer a 'Disruption Messaging' solution to improve the quality and speed of ...


European Startup Prize for Mobility reveals 10 champions of change in transport  Asset Finance International

The second European Startup Prize for Mobility (EUSP) has revealed the 10 winning companies in its 2019 awards that are creating a new transport landscape ...


TRL's Wallis discovers new mobility  Transport Network

Rob Wallis is to leave TRL after six years as its chief executive and chief executive of its parent company, the Transport Research Foundation (TRF). TRL said Mr ...


BMW kicks it on city streets with E-Scooter launch  New Atlas

Though some folks still walk to work from the city transit station, many choose to scoot in. BMW is looking for a slice of the last mile commute pie and its latest ...


Karhoo launches door-to-door mobility service in France  ITS International

Karhoo has joined forces with SNCF Mobilités to bring door-to-door transport services to travellers across France.


Vice transport minister opposes market entry of Uber  The Korea Herald

LEIPZIG, Germany -- Citing the role of taxis in Korea as a form of quasi-public transport, South Korea's vice transport minister said Wednesday that he ...


100,000,000 mobile ticket sales milestone reached by Corethree  Intelligent Transport

Number of m-tickets processed by the UK's leading provider shows accelerating appetite for smarter digital ticketing, both in-country and overseas.


The IoT and the Future of Smart Cities Depends on Smart Mobility as a Building Block  IoT Evolution World

Smart Mobility, whether it be moving people, goods, or services is the lifeblood of our future city, and one that we must get right before a city can truly become a ...


EU auditors to examine transport bottlenecks  Public Finance International

Auditors are to investigate whether European Union countries are taking effective action to tackle transportation headaches in major cities.


Mobility investors talk profitability, public-private partnerships and why the NYC subway could use an innovation platform  FreightWaves

Concerns about profitability in the ride-sharing sector are overblown, public-private partnerships are on the rise and transit and commuting platforms are the ...


Usain Bolt reveals $US10,000 electric micro car with swappable battery  The Driven

Usain Bolt's micromobility company launches 2-seater electric car that will start from just under $US10,000.


Improving safety and mobility of vulnerable road users through intelligent transport systems - On Society  BMC Blogs Network

Despite substantial progress in improving road safety over the last decade, vulnerable road users (VRUs) have not profited as much as vehicle occupants from ...


How scooter startups Tier and Voi plan to conquer Germany  Sifted

Will brand new scooters and partnerships with local governments and transport companies help scooter startups Tier and Voi dominate the German market?


McKinsey Report – Mobility As A Service Is The Future Of U.S. Urban Transportation  Benzinga

As urban spaces keep expanding their boundaries due to a steady population influx, they are faced with increased road congestion as more vehicles take to the ...


Arcadis and PTV Group Partner to Enhance Mobility Solutions in the Urban Environment  GlobeNewswire

Amsterdam, 15 May 2019 - Arcadis (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading global Design & Consultancy organization for natural and built assets, and PTV Group, ...


Portland’s e-scooter pilot could set public-private data sharing precedents for mobility partnerships  GeekWire

In Portland and other cities across the country where local governments are partnering with companies to introduce e-scooters, agreements involving ...


Transportation budget agreement invests billions in roads and bridges, includes MNLARS fix  Minnesota Senate Republican Caucus

An agreement has been reached on a comprehensive transportation funding package that invests billions in Minnesota's transportation infrastructure over the ...


Ford Motor Company to Share Details on Mobility Business at Citi's 2019 Car of the Future Symposium  Associated Press

Press release *content* from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.


Global Ride sharing Market 2019 is projected to rise high CAGR of 19.75%  StockNewsMagazine

Global Ride Sharing Market grow to USD 257.44 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 19.75% in the forecast period of 2019-2026.


Daimler in transition: focus on sustainability, efficiency and mobility of the future  PRNewswire

BERLIN, May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Annual Meeting in Berlin: shareholders to vote on new Group structure Sustainability to be anchored even more firmly in ...


Speed cameras: Police seek to offload costly work to NZTA  RNZ

Police want to hand the nation's speed camera network over to the New Zealand Transport Agency, because of rising costs and the belief it doesn't align with ...


Govt of India plans to create 10 million jobs for Electric Mobility industry  Urban Transport News

It is good news for the Indian jobseekers that Govt. of India is now making a blueprint to create specialised workforce for the electric mobility industry.


Micro-mobility revolution has just begun  Stuff.co.nz

Lime Scooters, Onzo​ Bikes and the like may seem like novelties at the moment but will likely revolutionise urban transport within 20 years, says micro-mobility ...


Montreal smart mobility project wins Quebec innovation award  Traffic Technology Today

A major smart mobility project in Montreal that uses a traffic light priority system from Minnesota-based Global Traffic Technologies (GTT) has won the Quebec ...


2 years on, Raahgiri Day is back in Delhi  Hindustan Times

After a gap of over two years, Raahgiri Day—an initiative to reclaim the city's streets from vehicles and promote pedestrian and sustainable mobility options—is ...


Micromobility Startup Yulu Looks To Curb Traffic Congestion, Air Pollution  Inc42 Media

Operating 8500 bicycles and 500 escooters at present, micromobility startup Yulu has also partnered with global giant Uber. Read More.


Formula 1 champ Nico Rosberg says Formula E will drive electric car transition  The Driven

As the world transitions to zero emissions transport in the form of electric vehicles, Formula 1 champion Nico Rosberg has hailed the ABB Formula E electric car ...


New initiatives to improve mobility announced in New York  Intelligent Transport

The new initiatives will bring mass transit, deliveries and pedestrianisation into focus for the city's administration to assess the best use of space and services.


'World's largest fleet of fuel cell trains' ordered  Railway Gazette International

GERMANY: Following a European tender, the Fahma rolling stock subsidiary of Rhein-Main transport authority RMV has awarded Alstom a contract to...


Smart Mobility City Tracker analyses smart city progress  Government Europa

Market analysis firm Frost & Sullivan has developed a Smart Mobility City Tracker, studying the progress of smart technologies in 100 cities.


Bangalore Metro to launch Common Mobility Card on pilot basis  Urban Transport News

The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRC) is planning to launch the 'Common Mobility Card' for metro commuters on a pilot basis.


Putting the brakes on East European mobility / All the news / Homepage  Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso

The new legislation on haulage road transport, limiting East European companies' access to Western European markets, is perceived by many in the East as yet ...


Truck Market – Adoption of Electric Vehicles and Rising Trend of Electric Mobility Drives Demand  Market Industry Reports

Truck is a motor vehicle used to transport goods and the size of the truck varies according to their material handling capacity. The global truck market is primarily ...


Ratan Tata invests in Ola Electric to bring green mobility in India  Urban Transport News

Renowned industrialist and business icon Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons has funded Ola Electric Mobility Pvt Ltd to bring green mobility.


You'll Soon Be Able to Hail a Helicopter in Shenzhen  That's Online

Shenzheners may soon have the ability to hail a helicopter from a rooftop. Pretty cool, right?


Government awards £25 million to zero-emission transport innovations  Open Access Government

Projects across the country are set to benefit from £25 million government investment to develop ground-breaking zero-emission transport innovations.


E-mobility plays key role in Australia’s push for sustainable transportation  Finfeed

With electric vehicles making headlines as part of Federal election commitments, perhaps the time has finally come for electric mobility to have its moment in ...


"This is not a policy against cars"  Fleet Europe

A 25% reduction in CO2 emissions and a 10% reduction in kilometres driven by 2021. Those are the ambitious targets Deloitte Belgium set. Fleet Europe spoke ...


Donnie's on the road again  Whitman Hanson Express

WHITMAN — Not long ago, if you had asked Donnie Westhaver of Whitman what he would be doing in two years, driving a motorcycle would probably not be ...


MemxPro Showcases New Industrial TLC SSDs for Smart Surveillance and Retail Markets at Computex 2019  PR.com

Migrate from HDD to SSD for Ruggedness, Durability and Advanced Security Features.


Will govt’s ambitious Bengaluru Mobility Plan be the panacea to end commuter woes?  The News Minute

While the government's efforts in 2019 are welcome, it is imperative to acknowledge that there is no single solution to transform mobility across all cities.


Lime COO bullish on prospects despite regulatory concerns over e-scooters  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Shared e-scooter firm Lime is on the right path despite regulatory concerns about the vehicles, the firm's chief operating officer Joe Kraus said on ...


Final Four ticket-holders, guarantee your transportation now!  Euroleague

Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four ticket-holders, be sure to guarantee that your means of getting to and around host city Vitoria-Gasteiz are in place for the ...


ICAT to host 3 days ‘NuGen Mobility Summit’ in November 2019  Urban Transport News

The International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) is organizing a NuGen Mobility Summit, 2019, at Manesar, NCR, from 27th to 29th November 2019.


Lime's prospects bullish despite regulatory concerns on e-scooters: CEO  The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - Shared e-scooter firm Lime is on the right path - despite regulatory concerns about the vehicles, the firm's chief operating officer Joe Kraus said ...


How regulation can enable the shared mobility revolution  Verdict

The adoption of new mobility solutions will require an overhaul of city infrastructure, bringing with an urgent need for new mobility regulation.


How the shared mobility revolution is fuelling a decline in car ownership  Verdict

Cities are changing at a pace never seen before and with a change in structure and behaviour, there has been a meteoric rise in 'shared mobility'.


Cork, Belfast prepare for Dublin Port cruise reduction  RTE.ie

Efforts are under way by the port of Cork city and Belfast Harbour to transport cruise line passengers to Dublin city by bus or by train, when the Dublin Port closes ...


Finance pinpoints reasons for Slovenia's unsustainable mobility  STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija

The newspaper Finance writes about Slovenia's inadequate public passenger transportation system in Thursday's editorial, blaming "transport hawks", i.e. those ...


LA targets 100% electric vehicles by 2050  www.electrive.com

Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti has just introduced a target for the eradication of CO2 emissions in all transport, housing, industrial and governmental ...


Drones, smart mobility added to agenda of ITS World Congress  English Hamburg News

Urban air traffic and sustainable mobility become focal points of congress in Hamburg.


Mahindra Deploys Electric Vehicles with Uber in Hyderabad  Urban Transport News

The Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. yesterday announced the deployment of its Electric Vehicles (EVs) with Uber to provide Zero Emission mobility in Hyderabad.


TII appoints Turas Mobility Services to operate M50's free-flow tolling system and eFlow  Fleet Transport

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has appointed Turas Mobility Services, a motorway customer *service* joint venture operation established by Irish business ...


News search

Transport News

Colabora con nosotros

Colabora con el mantenimiento de la emisora



Other links