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Ride-sharing Startup Via to Launch First Ever On-Demand Public Transit System

Ride sharing hailing Startup Via to Launch First Ever On-Demand Public Transit System urban mobility

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Arlington, Texas and West Sacramento, California have selected Via, the leading technology developer and provider of dynamic on-demand ride sharing, to launch a pioneering comprehensive on-demand public transit solution for both cities. In Arlington, the new Via service will launch within a month, replacing the city’s single-route bus service and offering transportation options

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NAVYA Unveils First Fully Self-driving Electric Taxi Cab

NAVYA Unveils First Fully Autonomous vehicle electric Taxi cab in Paris sustainable urban mobility

The AUTONOM CAB Builds on Global Success of its AUTONOM SHUTTLES to Create Sustainable Modern Mobility Solutions for Congested Urban Centers PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, NAVYA unveiled AUTONOM CAB, an unprecedented response to the challenges of modern mobility, creating a veritable revolution in the urban mobility market. Autonomous, personalized and shared, this unique mobility solution answers the major challenges urban populations face

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Arro Wins Contract for a Citywide Taxicab Ride-Hailing App

ARRO ride-hailing app provides a Convenient, Affordable and Safe Way to Hire and Pay For a Ride HOUSTON, Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The City of Houston has finalized its contract with Arro, the highly rated e-hail app that successfully launched in New York City last year, making it the universal transportation app for Houston’s for-hire vehicles. Arro, a New

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Circulation & Uber Provides Non-emergency Medical Transportation

A new online tool is tapping into the popularity of ride-hailing services to help make sure patients don’t miss their doctor’s appointments. The tool — called Circulation — launched Tuesday in partnership with Boston Children’s Hospital to provide non-emergency transportation for patients. It’s integrated with Uber’s API and hospital electronic medical records. This means the Uber rides are customized to the patient’s medical

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Didi Expands On-Demand Services to Bicycle-Sharing

Didi Chuxing dominates car-hailing in China, is investing tens of millions of dollars in ofo, a bikes-on-demand startup conceived two years ago on the grounds of Beijing’s prestigious Peking University as a student project, and which now bills itself as the country’s largest bicycle-sharing platform. The company founded by college alumnus Dai Wei operates almost 70,000 bright-yellow bikes and handles half a million

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Ford Acquires Chariot, Launch GoBike in San Francisco

Ford is teaming up with major global cities – starting with San Francisco – to solve congestion issues and help people move more easily, today and in the future. The company announced an agreement to acquire Chariot, a San Francisco-based crowd-sourced shuttle service, and collaborating with bike-sharing provider Motivate to expand its transportation solutions in city centers. Ford also is

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PSA’s Future On-Demand Services

PSA has already set aside €100m to invest in start-up companies working on transport innovations, ranging from car sharing and hailing to car-ownership clubs. This month, the group will unveil a second tranche of investments at the Paris Motor Show. PSA’s vehicle service, once launched, may operate under a new brand rather than the Peugeot, Citroen or DS marques currently

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