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Uber acquires Routematch in latest SaaS push

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Uber said the Atlanta-based transit software company, which works with more than 500 agencies globally, will bring expertise in payment, fixed-route and trip planning services.

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Uber acquires Routematch in latest SaaS push

Uber acquires Routematch in latest SaaS push

Uber said the Atlanta-based transit software company, which works with more than 500 agencies globally, will bring expertise in payment, fixed-route and trip planning services.

Los Angeles And Via Experiment With Low-Income Rideshare Service

Los Angeles And Via Experiment With Low-Income Rideshare Service

Residents of three LA area boroughs can now hail a flat-rate $1.75 or $3.75 shared ride to or from public transit, without a smartphone or a credit card.

Uber will soon let people in California book accessible minibus rides with public transit deal

Uber will soon let people in California book accessible minibus rides with public transit deal

This article was originally published by Sarah Wray on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. ...

D.C.'s Transit System Won't Fully Restart Service Until Next Spring

D.C.'s Transit System Won't Fully Restart Service Until Next Spring

A phased recovery plan for the Metro system in the Washington, D.C. area doesn't envision a quick return to normal levels of service. Across the country, transit agencies are figuring out ...

Denver Mass Transit Forms Partnership with Uber

Denver Mass Transit Forms Partnership with Uber

For the first time, riders can now plan bus or rail trips on their Uber app. However, some transit experts caution against letting private-sector firms become the de facto mobility manager ...

What does the future of transportation look like?

What does the future of transportation look like?

“Imagine Uber and a city bus had a baby.”

Uber Wants to Sell You Train Tickets. And Be Your Bus Service, Too.

Uber Wants to Sell You Train Tickets. And Be Your Bus Service, Too.

The ride-hailing company, craving growth, is looking to public transit for riders and revenue. Cities aren’t sure whether to welcome it.

Who Will Ride Transit After Coronavirus?

Who Will Ride Transit After Coronavirus?

After lockdowns ease, public transportation ridership in the U.S. is likely to remain low for years. But some see a way forward for a new understanding of transit’s role.

A Plunge in Mass Transit Ridership Deals a Huge Blow to Climate Change Mitigation

A Plunge in Mass Transit Ridership Deals a Huge Blow to Climate Change Mitigation

Transit agencies ask Congress for relief as commuters return to their cars and fare revenues tank. Meanwhile, driving direction requests—and carbon emissions—soar.

Can a Ridehailing App Be Ethical?

Can a Ridehailing App Be Ethical?

Via pays its drivers more than any other company, focuses on environmentally friendly practices, and wants to decrease traffic congestion. But is there a catch?

Transdev, Torc Robotics partner on autonomous shuttles

Transdev, Torc Robotics partner on autonomous shuttles

The i-Cristal shuttles will initially be deployed in two locations in France, with hopes to fully integrate them into Transdev's network across 20 countries. 

Public transportation: Why most of us in Greater Cincinnati don't use it

Public transportation: Why most of us in Greater Cincinnati don't use it

Ever tried to get around the city without a car? It's not easy.

Mind the Gender Gap

Mind the Gender Gap

In the U.S., women account for more than half of all transit ridership, yet their travel patterns and preferences have rarely been accounted for in planning efforts — or even measured.