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Malaysia MRT Corp Taps Rail Veteran Zohari For MRT3 Execution

Malaysia MRT Corp Taps Rail Veteran Zohari For MRT3 Execution Circle Line Klang Valley mass transit public transport urban mobility

Malaysia’s MRT Corp has tapped rail veteran Dato Ir. Zohari Sulaiman to oversee the third.  MRT line project, its first to be implemented without a project delivery partner (PDP). Zohari, a seasoned industry man with over 36 years’ worth of experience, has been appointed project director for the MRT Circle Line, also known as MRT3. He departs from Prasarana Malaysia

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Switch Transit App Simplifies Commuting for Public and Private Transit

Switch Transit App Simplifies Commuting for Public and Private Transit ride hailing sharing urban mobility

Switch is the first to integrate real-time, micro-transit ride generation capability to ensure consumers have access to efficient on-demand services anytime, anywhere CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Switch Mobility, a joint-venture partnership between DemandTrans, Inc. of Chicago and The Kyyti Group of Helsinki, Finland, today announced the launch of its Dynamic Mobility as a Service (MaaS) app “Switch” to

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Urban Mobility: 10 Cities Leading the Way in Asia Pacific

Urban Mobility 10 Cities Leading the Way in Asia Pacific report by ULI CLC Singapore

From using new technology to creating innovative skywalks, ten Asia-Pacific cities face congestion issues head-on!  SINGAPORE (June 6, 2017) As inner-city congestion increases owing to populations rise, a new publication from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) sets out how 10 cities in Asia-Pacific are developing solutions to this pressing challenge. Urban Mobility: 10 Cities

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Riyadh is building the World’s Largest Public Transit System

Riyadh Saudi Arabia World Largest Public Mass Transit System public transport urban mobility

High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh to present project at UITP Global Summit at Montreal’s Palais des Congrès, May 15-17 MONTREAL, May 12, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – The City of Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia, is building the world’s largest public transit system — in just five years. It will be presenting the project at the Palais des  Congrès, in Montreal, Quebec, during the global summit of the Union

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Uber Partners Town to Offer First in Canada Urban Mobility Connectivity

Uber Partners Innisfil Town Council to Offer First Urban Mobility Connectivity In Canada transit last mile ride hailing sharing

Innisfil’s council, which serves a community of about 36,000 just 45 minutes North of Toronto and Uber today launched Canada’s first ride-sharing to transit partnership.   This partnership will not only encourage residents to access local transit hubs but will help them get around town and explore the community.   The Partnership This partnership will help Innisfil residents connect with the Barrie-South

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Transit Oriented Development: Building Sustainable Communities in America

Transit Oriented Development Building Sustainable urban mobility and Communities in America

Transit-oriented development (TOD) is compact, mixed-use development near transit where people can easily access jobs and services. When implemented well, TOD offers a diverse mix of amenities and housing choices and provides a safe, attractive environment for all users, including pedestrians and bicyclists. By focusing commercial and residential development near transit hubs, TOD can help boost transit ridership and promote

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onTime™ Commute App Makes Finding Commuter Rail Schedules Fast and Easy in Cities

STONY BROOK, N.Y., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Understanding the schedules for the nation’s busiest commuter rails is no longer an exercise in frustration, thanks to a new commuter app from Mobileware, onTime™ Commute. onTime™ Commute is a new and improved all-in-one free app based on a collection of smart, intuitive apps for each city. The onTime™ apps for iPhone and iPad

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The New Klang Valley MRT SBK Line Reached 1 Million Ridership in 27 days


27 days after its launch of Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Phase 1 line from Sungai Buloh to Semantan (SBK Line), Mass Transit Operator Rapid Rail Sdn Bhd (a subsidiary of Prasarana Malaysia) celebrated its landmark one millionth ridership 2 days ago. Launched by Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak on December 15, the first phase of the SBK Line

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Penang Launches LinkBike- First Bike Sharing Services in Malaysia

Recently, Penang launched the first bicycle sharing services in Northern Malaysia, the LinkBike bicycle sharing services – provides commuters with a greener, healthier and more efficient mode of transport. According to LinkBike, the bicycle sharing services was initiated by Penang Island City Council (MPPP) to make Penang at par with international cities like Melbourne, Amsterdam, Tokyo and others, in terms of

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