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How the internet is clogging up city streets

How the internet is clogging up city streets

Traffic in New York is slowing down. Jams are endemic in Manhattan, especially in its business districts. Daytime traffic in the busiest areas now moves almost 20% more slowly than it did five years ago. It seems a place ripe for wide use of ride-hailing apps that, you might think, would alleviate some of the(…)

2getthere partners with NTU Singapore and SMRT

2getthere partners with NTU Singapore and SMRT

2getthere, the Utrecht-based company specializing in autonomous transit systems, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) and SMRT Services have joined forces to deploy fully automated Group Rapid Transit (GRT) autonomous vehicles (AV) on the NTU Smart Campus by 2019. The three parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), paving the way for the GRT to be(…)

Toyota Connected Europe to bring advanced mobility services to the European market

Toyota Connected Europe to bring advanced mobility services to the European market

Toyota Connected (TC) is expanding the global reach of its technology-driven mobility solutions with the launch of Toyota Connected Europe (TCEU). The new start-up company, based in London, will support the growing adoption of new mobility businesses in Europe with products and services tailored to the unique needs of the market. Toyota Connected North America’s(…)

REPORT: Taxi & Mobility Update 2018: What does tomorrow’s mobility look like?

REPORT: Taxi & Mobility Update 2018: What does tomorrow’s mobility look like?

What’s tomorrow’s mobility going to look like? And what’s the taxi industry’s role in styling that new mobility? Or continuing to work in it? These and other questions were asked by the organisers and participants at the sixth annual international Taxi & Mobility Update conference, held in Brussels on 19 and 20 April. As always,(…)

Taxi & Mobility Intell Update 2018 – presentations

Taxi & Mobility Intell Update 2018 – presentations

April 19-20, 2018 – Brussels, Van der Valk Hotel  Thursday April 19   Welcome by conference organiser Wim Faber, MobilityIntell, introducing conference moderator Richard Harris, Mobility as a Service Alliance and Member of the Supervisory Board of ERTICO, London Introductory keynote – “A view towards the horizon: The mobility landscape today and a view towards(…)

Taxi Helsinki started offering fixed-fare trips

Taxi Helsinki started offering fixed-fare trips

Taxi Helsinki, the largest Finnish taxi company and market-leader in the Helsinki market, has introduced a flat-rate taxi fare, writes Kauppalehti. To get a pre-determined price clients need to use the Taxi Helsinki app. “The app provides the customer with a pre-certified price at the time of the order, and the fixed price varies, for(…)

You can still register for Taxi & Mobility Update in Brussels! April 19-20, 2018!

You can still register for Taxi & Mobility Update in Brussels! April 19-20, 2018!

You can still register for the sixth Taxi & Mobility Update, which will be held in Brussels on April 19 and 20, 2018 at the Van der Valk Hotel just near Brussels Airport. The key question for this year: ‘Access to the Mobility Market’. Or: Who’s in, who’s out? You can register here: http://www.mobilityintell.com/registration-update-2018/ Conference(…)

Worth a look – great pictures of taxi drivers

Worth a look – great pictures of taxi drivers

Photographer Matthew Joseph took pictures of taxi drivers in six cities and asked what drew them to the profession. “As a photographer it’s people, faces, journeys and stories that fascinate me,” says Joseph. “Taxi drivers tick these boxes in abundance.” Shot over a 12-month period, Joseph started the project in New York and moved to(…)

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