transit

Transit aggregates bike-share bike locations from multiple services in Seattle and Washington, DC

With multiple bike-share services to choose from, it can be a pain to open up two or three apps just to see which has the bike closest to you. Transit, an app that shows (you guessed it) transit optio

Transit raises another $5M from Accel to become a hub for public transportation

Transit started off as a slick app that helped you get in a complex metro area with public transportation, but now co-founder Jake Sion has higher ambitions than that: being the go-to spot for getting

Citymapper ties with Gett to launch shared taxi commuter route in London

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

Esri helps move masses for marches

Since President Trump took office, there have been protests large and small across the United States and around the globe. Esri, the big-data collection and analysis company, has helped communities us

Transit app begins crowdsourcing data to provide accurate, real-time info

Bikeshare conference brings pedal power to the people

As the North American Bikeshare Association begins its annual conference in Austin, Texas, participants will be focusing on social equity. If you’re wondering what that means, wonder no more, th

New York’s transit plans include facial recognition tech in bridges and tunnels

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo held a press conference earlier this week aimed at building a bridge (and tunnel) to the mid-21st century. The governor’s ambitious and controversial plan highli

Moovit tries to streamline the commute experience with an updated transit app

Figuring out public transportation can be a difficult experience — a lot of the data exists in disparate spots on the internet, and there are a lot of apps trying to jockey for a spot on your phone.

Transit’s public transportation tracking app gets a big overhaul and $2.4M in funding

A big annoyance of city living is checking a site like Nextbus for your bus or rail’s arrival time, and then getting there only to find that you’ve missed it by a split second or the doors

Autonomous buses take to the busy streets of Helsinki

Make way for robot! Two driverless buses will be hitting the streets in Helsinki for some real-world testing for the next month or so. The EasyMile minibuses have previously been tested on public road

Passport raises $8 million to help cities offer pay-by-mobile parking, transit

Passport Inc. raised $8 million in a Series B round of funding to help cities make parking and transportation systems easier for people to use, and harder for them to abuse. MK Capital led the investm

Elon Musk has an idea for autonomous transit vehicles but he’s being coy about it

Elon Musk has a plan to solve the traffic crisis in our cities. A vague, secret plan. He may not actually have a plan. But he did say something out loud in public about it, and he doesn't usually do t

Apple Said To Be Bringing Transit Directions To iOS 9

Apple is said to be planning to bring built-in transit directions to its native Maps app in iOS 9. Transit directions were left out when Apple replaced Google Maps with its own offering as the default

Apple Details An Elaborate Transit Navigation System In Patent Applications

Apple has a couple of new patent application with the USPTO (via AppleInsider) that details what could be its solution for providing transit directions. The patents describe something that resembles a

Zoute Brings Its Real-Time Transit App To iPhone, More Markets

Zoute, a transit application that combines real-time departure info and fixed route schedules, is now available for iPhone users in eight major markets across the U.S. Originally launched on Android f

iOS 8 Said To Take Maps To The Next Level With Added Data And Transit Directions

Apple has just shipped iOS 7.1, which brings a number of small enhancements and some considerable performance improvements to older devices, but now the way is clear for iOS 8, and already the rumor m

Zoute’s New Transit App Brings Real-Time Departure Info, Detailed Schedules To Android

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.zoute.me/">Zoute</a> is the latest application to join the competitive transit app space, which this past year saw Apple scooping up services like <a href="https://

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 boar

Google Glass Gets Transit Directions So You Can Get Your $1,500 Head Computer Stolen On The Bus

Today, Google Glass gets transit directions via the new XE10 update, as long as you’ve paired it with an Android phone. Previously, the head computer would give you directions to nearby location

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Explained: A Technically Possible Sci-Fi Dream He’s Too Busy To Work On Right Now

Extravagant entrepreneur know for his futurey projects has explained his Hyperloop project in detail to Businessweek's Ashlee Vance ahead of publishing his blog post and holding his press conference t
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