transport

  • GoEuro Adds Benelux Markets To Its European Journey Planner Platform

    GoEuro Adds Benelux Markets To Its European Journey Planner Platform

    After its┬ámulti-million top-up round back in January, European multi-modal transport journey planner platform GoEuro has made good on its pledge to expand into more markets, adding three more to its roster today. The new markets bring seven new rail providers and five additional coach companies on stream for the journey planning service, which allows users to compare different models of… Read More

  • TRAFI Raises $500K In Seed Funding To Be The Go-To Transit App For Emerging Markets

    TRAFI Raises $500K In Seed Funding To Be The Go-To Transit App For Emerging Markets

    Lithuanian startup TRAFI is announcing a seed funding round of $500,000 U.S. today, provided by Practica Capital. In addition to the funding, former Nokia Maps chief Sylvain Grande is joining the board, and the company hopes to pursue a strategy of aggressive expansion in key markets not well covered by leading players like Google. Read More

  • Hailo Hail-By-App Cab Service Makes It Stateside, Opens For Business In Boston

    Hailo Hail-By-App Cab Service Makes It Stateside, Opens For Business In Boston

    Hailo, the company that began life as an app for easily hailing and paying for black cab service in London less than a year ago, has now officially kicked off service in Boston, its first U.S. city. The app-based taxi service got its sea legs in Europe first in London, and then with an expansion to Dublin, and then moved across the pond with a launch in Toronto a little less than a month ago… Read More

  • The Return Of The Blimp . . . As A Green Cargo Carrier

    It’s not news that cargo planes aren’t the greenest way to transport heavy loads, but some companies are working on other ways to send goods through the air. Could blimps make a comeback as a greener cargo carrier? Speaking to an audience at the World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment in Oxford, England, scientist David King recently predicted that helium-powered ships could… Read More