Pitch Deck Teardown: BusRight’s $7M Series A deck

BusRight's pitch deck is well-designed and full of careful touches.

Zūm founder strikes balance between accessibility and a massive logistics network

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with transportation founders, we sat down with Zūm founder Ritu Narayan to catch up on the past year.

KKR to acquire New Zealand bus company Ritchies Transport at value of $347M

Global investment firm KKR has plans to acquire a New Zealand bus and coach company with an 86-year heritage, Ritchies Transport. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but sources familiar with th

BlaBlaCar raises $115 million to build all-in-one travel app

French startup BlaBlaCar has raised a new $115 million funding round (€97 million). While the company is better known for its long distance carpooling marketplace, BlaBlaCar has also added a bus mar

German space agency reveals an autonomous, electric urban mobility prototype for use right here on Earth

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) has debuted a prototype of what it calls “U-Shift,” an urban mobility vehicle designed for multiple uses. U-Shift is a fully electric vehicle, designed fo

Sharethebus becomes Bus.com and raises $5M for event shuttle management

It’s actually a pretty great URL: Bus.com. It’s also a much better brand identity than Sharethebus, which is the old name of the company that just raised a $5 million Series A round from J

China’s futuristic train that floats above traffic now lies deserted

It felt pretty awesome to witness the future of transportation unveiled this summer as China's Transit Elevated Bus (TEB) took to the urban streets of Qinhuangdao for testing. One would think that aft

China has actually built an elevated bus that travels above car traffic

If you’ve ever been surfing through random videos on Facebook or another social media site you’ve probably seen the concept video of that Chinese train/bus hybrid thing that can travel ove

Swiftly Aims To Be The Waze For SF’s Dysfunctional Public Transit System

It’s 11:05 and you need to be at a meeting across town in an hour. The problem is you are car-less and San Francisco’s public transit system sucks. It’s a mere 4 or so miles you&#821

Magic Bus Aims To Magically Ease Silicon Valley Commuter Woes With City-To-City Transportation

Magic Bus is a new startup out of Y Combinator that hopes to end many Bay Area commuter’s slow, soul-crushing daily drive down the 101 with a scheduled, WiFi-enabled, private bus system to trans

Wanderu Lets You Book Bus And Train Tickets From Your iPhone

Wanderu, a travel startup that’s like a Kayak.com but for bus and train tickets instead of flights, is today making its service available for the first time as a mobile application. Launching fi

Busbud, The Kayak For Intercity Bus Travel, Raises $1M Round Led By iNovia Capital And Real Ventures

Canadian startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.busbud.com/">Busbud</a>, which bills itself as the "Kayak for intercity bus travel," today announced that it has raised a first $1 million funding

Bus/Tram Combo Charges Battery As It Picks Up Passengers

German researchers are testing a unique form of public transportation that borrows the best from busses, electric cars, trains and trams without contributing emissions. The vehicle, named <a href="htt

Drive A Bus Through The Desert On Your Phone (For Charity!)

I hope you like the landscape you see here because if you buy <a href="http://amateurpixels.com/">Amateur Pixel's</a> new Desert Bus app, you'll be looking at it for the next eight hours. Seriously.

Solarve: Sanyo Shows World's First Solar Cell-Equipped Bus

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/solarve-620x403.png" /> Sanyo in Japan today <a href="http://jp.sanyo.com/news/2010/08/26-1.html">announced</a> [JP] what it says is the

The Chinese Bus That Allows Traffic To Pass Underneath

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/chinabus.jpg" />We learned yesterday of a new <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/08/04/future-trains-in-china-to-hit

Party with The Pirate Bay's European bus tour (What?)

Um, The Pirate Bay will be having a bus tour party this summer in Europe, where you can meet and greet other liked minded miscreants and trade mixtapes, or something. It all sounds very hippie, yes. T