Mass transit has made a rebound with the return of city life post-COVID 19, and today a startup that’s building tech to help it run more smoothly is announcing a big round of funding to meet the
Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, face masks are no longer required for Lyft riders and drivers. Yesterday, Florida federal Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle voided a federal mask mandate on transpor
Congress and the Biden administration have a chance to ensure that workers and the public interest, not profit motives of tech companies and large corporations, drive the future of AV technologies.
Shared transportation in Nigeria, Africa’s largest country by population, is a thriving business, at least when done the conventional way: offline. With millions of Nigerians using danfo minibuses a
Spin users planning trips in 84 cities, towns and campuses across the U.S., Canada, Germany and Spain will be able to view Spin's electric scooters and bikes on the app while planning their trip.
James Cox spent much of his professional career at Uber trying to crack the problem of how to reduce congestion through ridesharing. As one of the architects of the Uber Pool service and a longtime pr
The city of Toronto is going to start operating autonomous shuttles on a trial basis, through an agreement with Local Motors that will see that company’s Olli 2.0 all-electric self-driving shutt
Hi, and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages travel from Point A to Point B. I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation report
SpotHero, the Chicago-based company that has developed an on-demand parking app, has raised $50 million in a Series D round led by Macquarie Capital. Union Grove Venture Partners participated in the r
Ford has agreed to acquire Journey Holding Corporation, a company that has developed vehicle tracking software and app-based technology designed for public transportation, as the automaker seeks to sc
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Los Angeles is partnering with on-demand shuttle-based service Via as part of a pilot program that will give people rides to three busy public transit stations. The pilot program, which launched Monda
Mobility service providers are engaging with city transportation authorities in a variety of different ways, but the most extreme example so far might be a new partnership between the city of Arlingto
Passport, company that's managing much of the technical aspects of how people pay to use public transportation resources in cities like London, Miami and Los Angeles, has just raised $43 million. The
Urban transport navigator app Citymapper has announced a tie-up with Gett's UK black cab hailing app to run two commuter lines of shared taxis in London, morning and evenings, between Highbury in Nor
Ford has begun testing of its new Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid with Transport for London, working with the UK city’s local transit authority to pilot 20 of the new vehicles in use during a 12-m
Moovit wants to help you catch ’em all and catch the bus at the same time. It’s integrated with Pokemon Go to make it faster to catch a Grimer. (For the uninitiated, that’s a Pokemon
The local transit app Moovit announced today that it will soon be integrated with the ride-sharing app Uber in 131 cities in 22 countries. This is kind of the chocolate and peanut butter of urban trav
It’s easy to get caught up in the new, cool thing aspect of transportation tech and apps, but there’s some real social benefit and freedom to be found here. Take, for instance, Moovit̵
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 you̵